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Deutsch Family Wine & Spirits

Commercial Finance Analyst

Stamford, CT · Posted May 18
Job Details

Job Location: 201 TRESSER BLVD SUITE 500 - STAMFORD, CT

Salary Range: Undisclosed

Description

CHEERS! Founded in 1981, Deutsch Family Wine and Spirits markets quality wines produced by prestigious families from major wine regions of the world. With our headquarters in Stamford, CT, DFWS is the 4th largest wine company with one of the fastest growing spirits portfolios. With our family values and unique culture, DFWS was recognized as one of the Top Workplaces in the U.S. in 2022 and 2023.

Deutsch Family Wine & Spirits seeks a Commercial Finance Analyst reporting to the Director of Commercial Finance. The Analyst is a business partner to the Commercial Marketing team. The individual is responsible for financial support, analysis, and providing proactive insights on decisions. This role will exercise independent judgment and discretion to manage marketing spending through risk and opportunity identification. This position must have strong interpersonal skills to effectively communicate with both internal (finance teams, accounting, marketing) and external stakeholders. This position offers a high degree of flexibility between working remotely and working in Stamford, CT. Candidates must live within a commutable distance of our Stamford office.

Qualifications:
  • Bachelor's Degree required in Finance
  • Two- three years' experience in financial analysis/planning with experience in brand planning and commercial finance; CPG experience preferred
  • Advanced Excel skills
  • Excellent written and verbal communication skills
  • Must be adept at managing multiple priorities in a dynamic environment
  • Must be a self-motivated individual with the ability to identify issues/opportunities for improvement and be proactive in addressing them
  • Advanced analytical mind to synthesize data and develop innovative solutions and recommendations to provide to senior leaders
  • Strong interpersonal skills to interface with senior leaders and discuss issues and plans

Responsibilities:
  • Track, analyze and assist in the management and forecasting of the company's 'Point of Sale' allocations and purchases.
  • Lead the ROI process for predefined commercial programs, working with commercial marketing, business intelligence and commercial finance teams.
  • Provides support to summarize offers and reconcile activity/spend for coupon offers
  • Supports reconciliation of custom POS utilizing the Brand Muscle platform
  • Provide financial support to the Commercial Marketing team consisting of the following but not limited to:
    • Overheads & T&E management
    • Agency management
  • Assist the assessment of field commercial spending is in compliance with company guardrails
  • Marketing mix analysis support
  • Ad hoc analysis to assist management in the strategic decision-making process

What We Offer:
  • Competitive compensation
  • Career development opportunities
  • Medical, dental, vision and life insurance, PTO
  • 401(k) match
  • Product allowance to enjoy on DFWS products
  • Tuition Reimbursement and a Post Secondary education scholarship program for employees' children
  • Gym reimbursement
  • Employee Assistance Program

We Value Diversity

At DFWS, we believe that our differences are our strengths. We embrace and celebrate the diversity of our team members, our customers, and our communities. We strive to create a work environment that fosters inclusion, respect, and collaboration. We are constantly learning and growing from our diverse perspectives and experiences. Inclusion and diversity are not just goals for us, but the core of all we do. We welcome and consider applications from all qualified candidates as we foster a culture of inclusion that provides fair and equal opportunities for all.

About Deutsch Family Wine & Spirits

Initially called W.J. Deutsch & Sons Ltd., the company was founded in 1981 by Chairman Bill Deutsch to market quality wines produced by prestigious families from major wine regions of the world. In 2009, it announced the expansion of the award-winning company to include a Spirits Portfolio. Today the company is renowned for its brand-building prowess and its ability to meet the needs of the modern consumer. Bill's son Peter Deutsch is CEO; thus two generations of the Deutsch family work side by side in their continuous quest to build strong brands and relationships throughout the wine and spirits industry.

The portfolio includes award-winning wines from Australia: [ yellow tail ], [ yellow tail ] Pure Bright; California: Bellacosa, Girard Winery, Force & Grace, Josh Cellars, Josh Cellars Reserve, Layer Cake, The Calling; France: Andre Lurton, Beau Joie, Cave de Lugny, Fleurs de Prairie, Hob Nob Vineyards, Sauvion et Fils; Italy: Barone Fini, Villa Pozzi; New Zealand: The Crossings; Portugal: Quinta Do Vale Meao; Argentina: Clos de los Siete; and award-winning spirits: Redemption Whiskey, Bib & Tucker Bourbon, Masterson's Rye, Gray Whale Gin, Luksusowa Vodka and Cantera Negra Tequilla.

Learn more about Deutsch Family Wine & Spirits at www.deutschfamily.com

Deutsch Family Wine & Spirits is an Equal Opportunity Employer.

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