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Posted December 28th

Senior Financial Analyst - Maturing Liquid

Clermont, Kentucky


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Posted December 28th

Senior Financial Analyst - Maturing Liquid

Clermont, Kentucky

Beam Suntory is Crafting the Spirits that Stir the World. Rooted in two centuries of family heritage, Beam Suntory has evolved into the world's third largest leading premium spirits company ... where each employee is treated like family and trusted with legacy. With our greatest assets - our premium spirits and our people - we're driving growth through impactful marketing, innovation and an entrepreneurial spirit. Beam Suntory is a place where you can come Unleash your Spirit by making an impact each and every day.

Senior Financial Analyst - Maturing Liquid

The following positionis open in Kentucky , United States .

What makes this a great opportunity?

The Senior Financial Analyst plays an integral role of planning and financial analysis within the bourbon portfolio of Beam Suntory. This role interacts with Plant Operations, Demand/Supply Planning, Engineering, Innovation, Commercial/Marketing teams and Supply Chain Finance to drive sound planning and financial decisions. In this role you will have the opportunity to further expand leadership skills and financial acumen, while developing a deeper understanding of the spirits business. This role provides a great opportunity for further leadership and career paths within Beam Suntory.

Role Responsibilities

Role Responsibilities

Business Partnership:
  • Partner with Distillery, Warehousing, and Quality teams to optimize distillation and barrel planning.
  • Provide decision support to Engineering and Controllership for potential investments within the maturing liquid process.
  • Partner within Finance to analyze cash requirements, production variances, and ad hoc requests.
  • Collaborate with R&D to support innovative liquid streams.

Financial Modeling:
  • Manage maturing liquid inventory model to allocate liquid supply to demand requirements and estimate future liquid costs.
  • Maintain long term balance sheet progression estimates of maturing liquid inventory and provide visibility to expected inventory levels and cash flow impact.
  • Maintain distillation model to quantify grain and barrel requirements and identify potential risks to plan.

Budgeting:
  • Leverage Activity-Based-Costing Model to determine labor requirements and costs for distillation and warehousing operations.
  • Provide Bill of Material updates for maturing liquid production standards.
  • Provide ending inventory projections and cash flow implications.

Financial Reporting & Analysis:
  • Support month-end close process with timely task completion, production analysis, and KPI reporting.
  • Track and report barrel recovery trends and financial variances.
  • Track and report bulk liquid sales.
  • Drive performance enablement through reporting automation, waste elimination, and other continuous improvement measures.
  • Maintain internal controls by adhering to accounting principles, providing accurate analysis, and supporting maturing inventory cycle counts.

Qualifications & Experience

Role Specific Competencies
  • Possess and maintain high integrity
  • Able to effectively communicate to varying levels of business
  • Must be a self-starter and comfortable operating independently
  • Flexible to changing demands and able to execute in fast-paced environment
  • Applies entrepreneurial and continuous improvement approach to work

Qualifications & Experience

Education -Finance, Accounting, or equivalent degree

Certifications/Licensure -MBA or CPA preferred

Years of experience -5+ years of experience in Finance / Accounting

Industry experience -2+ years of experience in a manufacturing environment; preferably in spirits industry.

Software experience - Intermediate to advanced Excel skills; SAP or similar ERP experience required.

Travel:5% - 10%

In an effort to ensure the health and safety of our workforce while doing our part to protect those around us, Beam Suntory is requiring proof of full COVID vaccination for US salaried employees in our offices and commercial field roles as a condition of employment, subject to medical/religious exemptions.

At Beam Suntory, people are our number one priority, and we believe our people grow together in diverse and inclusive environments where their unique insights, experiences and backgrounds are valued and respected. Beam Suntory is committed to equal employment opportunity regardless of race, color, ancestry, religion, sex, national origin, sexual orientation, age, citizenship, marital status, disability, gender identity, military veteran status and all other characteristics, attributes or choices protected by law. All recruitment and hiring decisions are based on an applicant's skills and experience.
Location
Clermont, Kentucky