Position Open - Posted Wednesday, June 13th 2018

Division Finance Manager S. CA

Los Angeles California Mid-Level Full Time Finance/Accounting

Quick Facts

  • Employment Type: Full Time
  • Home or Centralized Office: Home
  • Reports to: Divisional Vice President

About The Position

 Roles and Responsibilities:
·         DFM develops strong relations with distributors/brokers in the Division in order to oversee all spending/market funds and in order to reconcile all AR balances with distributor/broker customers. Including processing and submitting of invoices.
·         In this role, the DFM manages all reporting of spend against program budgets. 
•                     He or she assists/recommends in re-allocation of local budgets within division’s markets.
·         Managing and providing oversight/direction regarding all Division price structures, pricing management, distributor margin analysis, competitive pricing analysis, pricing elasticity studies, etc. and ensuring brand pricing guidelines are executed throughout Division.
·         The DFM maximizes profitability by supporting Division teams with appropriate analysis/insight regarding market analysis, channel performance, pricing analysis, post-program effectiveness, etc.
·         He or she ensures that Division team and distributor/broker efforts are focused on appropriate brands, marques, markets, channels in order to achieve long-term financial objectives. The DFM also maintains and analyzes market data regarding distributor performance and prepares reports for senior management, as appropriate.
·         The DFM participates in Quarterly Business Reviews (QBRs) with major distributors/brokers in order to support achievement of goals.
•                     He or she assists, as required, in the preparation of Division QBRs. In this role, he or she also provides coaching/education/training to the Division team in order to develop financial and analytical capabilities/skill sets of Division personnel.
·         The DFM oversees Division's price support and tactical budgets.

Leading financial skills training/education of Division team in order to build financial+ analytical capabilities of Division personnel (ongoing support and coaching). 

Knowledge and Experience:
·         Bachelor's Degree in Finance or Accounting is required
·         Minimum of 5 years’ experience in Finance leadership experience, including budget management and reporting
·         Significant background in the spirits and wine industry is preferred
·         Exceptional skill in business finance support and budget management
·         Excellent verbal, written, and listening communication skills
·         Understanding of appropriate sales and local marketing tactics in order to achieve Division profit plan as well as brand equity objectives
·         Exceptional skills in brand strategic thinking
·         Some travel is necessary, occasionally requiring air travel


Proximo Spirits Inc

HQ: Jersey City, NJ