Molson Coors Brewing Company

  • Finance Manager - MCI, APAC Region

    Posted Date 3 months ago(2018-04-04 2:55 PM)
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  • Overview


    Reporting to the Molson Coors International (MCI) APAC CFO, this position is responsible for the consolidation and reporting of the MCI APAC business, which includes Japan, S. Korea, China, India, Australia and other countries in APAC region, including the APAC Military business. Responsibilities include Balance Sheet and Cash Flow accounting in line with group standards and accounting principles US GAAP. The ability to do advanced modeling in Excel, familiarity of IT systems, attention to detail, hard work ethic, team attitude, and the ability to work well with others are all imperative pre-requisites for this role. This is an opportunity to join a dynamic, fun, and high-performing team.


    This role also supports the monthly forecasting processes, BPR, AOP and LRP process, including consolidation, control of Local Company Overheads and forecasting the Balance Sheet and Cash Flow.


    The individual is accountable for further embedding Profit after Capital Charge (PACC), our key metric to increase Total Shareholder Return, across the entire business via reporting, training, recognition, communication, sharing of best practices, etc.



    Support of the Finance Director – APAC

    • Complete month-end and quarterly account reconciliations, consolidation of MCI APAC financials and prepare journal entries
    • Ensure compliance with appropriate controls
    • Fiduciary control: Ensure policy compliance (SOX) and US GAAP
    • Safeguarding of company's assets
    • Become a SME for system knowledge and support
    • Partner with IT on system improvements and issue resolution
    • Assist in testing new reports or current report enhancements
    • Drive efficiency in the reporting process through the use of systems, tools, and standardization

    Manage Monthly / Quarterly Close, Reporting, and Analysis

    • Apply partner/customer payments to AR balances and research, investigate, and follow-up on any differences, and follow-up on outstanding/overdue collection
    • Run and reconcile volume report from accounting system
    • Validate, book JE's for, and consolidate monthly Volume, Sales, COGS, BME & G&A accruals
    • Prepare volume report for week, month, YTD, and full year by market for actual/forecast
    • Run G&A report by cost center and expense line in accounting system
    • Prepare and update G&A file by cost center and expense line and compare it to forecast, Plan and YAGO
    • Run APAC profit centers report and prepare P&L's by market, SKU and brand
    • Assist with the compilation and completion of the monthly APAC consolidated financials, which are submitted to and reviewed by CFO - APAC and MCI Denver
    • Ad-hoc reports and analysis for APAC and Executive Leadership Team meetings
    • Responsible for closing the books and ensuring the accuracy of all actuals reported
    • Responsible for ensuring compliance with US GAAP
    • Responsible for calculating and aligning with local partner on complex 50/50 profit split
    • Analyze quarterly production TSA true-up for accuracy and compliance with ABI contract
    • Manage SAP Master Data to align appropriate mapping of accounts
    • Manage customer accounts through credit and collections process by monitoring Days Sales Outstanding, payment due dates, and customer communications
    • Lead Purchase to Pay process
    • Ensure policy compliance (SOX and US GAAP)


    • Ensure the safeguarding of the Company's assets


    Support the Functional MCI APAC Team

    • Manage operating metrics reporting for monthly Business Performance Review ("BPR") meetings
    • Manage the monthly Brand reporting, which is included in the monthly Standard Reporting deck for Brand Marketing Director, CFO – APAC and MCI Denver
    • Track progress against cost savings programs (Value Optimization Program - COGS and G&A)
    • Assist with functional budget management and forecasting
    • Business cases analysis
    • Build and improve the AOP templates to be used by the APAC team from a "Bottom's Up" approach
    • Consolidate market-level AOP submissions into the total APAC AOP submissions for MCI Denver

    Operate As Strategic Finance Business Partner For Australia And South Korea

    • Serve as key stakeholder for inside and outside customers: MCI Commercial Leads, Local partner(s) finance personnel, Denver Finance, MCI IT, Commercial, and Supply Chain Functions, MillerCoors, and MCBC corporate
    • Analyze market data and propose solutions to MCI Commercial Leads and local partner(s) to generate top-line growth
    • Responsible for validating assumptions and providing strategic input while participating in joint business planning with MCI Commercial Leads
    • Provide key insights to drive sustainable top- and bottom-line growth by evaluating partner inventory levels, distribution opportunities, and our pricing versus our competitors
    • Lead preparation of all START business cases for the APAC business and ensure that all START projects meet appropriate financial hurdles
    • Financial lead for M&A opportunities in APAC
    • Develop Excel models as needed and prepare ad-hoc analysis as requested
    • Lead the Revenue Management agenda to drive sustainable top-line growth








    • BA/BS in Finance and/or Accounting


    • Minimum 2-3 years of experience Finance and/or Accounting (experience in Manufacturing is preferred)


    • Attention to details and a team attitude with a track record of strong collaboration, ability to work independently, high-degree of self-initiative, and an ability to thrive in a fast-paced, constantly changing environment


    • Advanced knowledge of Microsoft Excel software


    • Business level English at minimum



    • CPA, MBA, or Graduate Degree in Accounting and/or Finance


    • Experience in international markets


    • Advanced understanding of the financial statements and their creation and classification, including income statements, statements of cash flows, and balance sheets


    • Advanced knowledge of PowerPoint and Word software



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