Apply to this job

Back to search

Posted May 26th

Senior Finance Manager, CA / HI

Irvine, California

Pernod Ricard USA logo


Pernod Ricard USA



View Full Profile

Posted May 26th

Senior Finance Manager, CA / HI

Irvine, California






Full Time

Position Title: Senior Finance Manager, CA / HI

Location: Irvine, CA

At Pernod Ricard, your safety and well-being are our top priority. Pernod Ricard Policy requires that all PRUSA employees (regardless of work location or remote status) must be fully vaccinated (at least two weeks after last vaccine dose) as a condition of employment, and proof of vaccination will be required. The Company will grant reasonable accommodations based on a medical or religious reason preventing vaccination, or as otherwise required by state law.

Who are we?

Pernod Ricard USA is the premium spirits and wine company in the U.S. The company's leading spirits and wines include such prestigious brands as ABSOLUT® Vodka, Chivas Regal® Scotch Whisky, The Glenlivet® Single Malt Scotch Whisky, Jameson® Irish Whiskey, Malibu®, Kahlúa® Liqueur, Beefeater® Gin, and Avión™ Tequila such superior wines as Jacob's Creek® and Brancott Estate®; and such exquisite champagnes and sparkling wines as Perrier-Jouët® Champagne, G.H. Mumm™ Champagne and Mumm Napa® sparkling wines. Learn more about our history, values, strategies and organization by visiting us at

Working at Pernod Ricard

Working for Pernod Ricard USA means working for the co-leader in the global wines and spirits industry - and having the opportunity to work with great people and great brands in diverse and challenging roles. Our success is the result of the passion and creativity of our people, our exceptional portfolio of leading premium brands, and a shared commitment to our values of entrepreneurship, mutual trust, and a strong sense of ethics. Pernod Ricard USA rewards both individual initiative and a spirit of collaboration, and encourages ongoing professional development. Pernod Ricard USA recognizes the importance of continuously building upon our diverse workforce and inclusive culture. We believe in championing an inclusive culture that embraces differences and encourages employees to challenge themselves and their colleagues.


Pernod Ricard USA offers competitive compensation, performance bonuses and domestic & international career development opportunities.

Pernod Ricard USA offers an extensive benefits package that includes:

  • Product allowance to enjoy on Pernod Ricard products
  • Competitive paid Time Off Plan + Well Being Days
  • Medical, dental, vision and life insurance
  • Gym reimbursement
  • Employee Assistance Program
  • BetterUp Care wellness benefits

  • And much, much more! For more information regarding our offerings, please visit :

    * Pernod Ricard USA is anEqual Opportunity Employer of Minorities, Females, Protected Veterans, and Individuals with Disabilities.

    * Offers will be subject to United States local terms.

    Position Summary:

    The position of Senior Finance Manager, CA / HI actively engages the market to identify growth opportunities and provides thought leadership to division sales teams through a combination of routine deliverables and ad-hoc analysis. The role requires an individual with strong communication and interpersonal skills who is highly analytical and can utilize information to influence a wide array of stakeholders from different business functions.

    Major Responsibilities / Accountabilities:

    Finance and Analytics:

  • Key thought-partner and advisor to the regional sales teams and Division Finance Director
  • Maintain accountability for market-level spend accuracy within budget
  • Preparation of annual budgets and latest financial estimates with input from the Sales, Brand, and Revenue Management teams
  • Provide business performance tracking and insights to key stakeholders
  • Build ad-hoc "what-if" type analysis to support leadership decision making and conduct program post-analysis to evaluate ROI
  • Present financial business reviews to division leadership and distributor partners
  • Provide business performance tracking and insights to key stakeholders
  • Period end close responsibilities including preparation of accruals and analysis of actual results versus budget/forecast
  • Coach market teams to make profitable decisions

  • Pricing:

  • Improve net sales performance by actively identifying strategic and tactical pricing optimization opportunities
  • Plan and execute annual pricing plan including price increases and changes to pricing strategy in conjunction with distributor partners and brand team stakeholders
  • Conduct analysis of competitive activity in the market and recommend pricing counter tactics to commercial teams
  • Ensure market compliance with brand pricing strategy through periodic market surveys/syndicated data analysis and work with sales teams to execute adjustment plans and Brand & Revenue Management teams to adjust brand strategies to fit marketplace dynamics when needed
  • Conduct price elasticity studies to determine volume and revenue implications of price changes within different channels and customers

  • Nature & Scope:

    This position reports directly to the Division Finance Director and will interact directly with multiple team across Commercial, Portfolio Finance, and CP&O to develop and implement commercial and financial plans that will deliver the Net Sales target.

    Key requirements:

    Experience: Minimum 5+ years of experience in a finance, pricing, or commercial analytics role; multi-functional and/or Spirits industry or CPG experience a plus; experience with business systems (Essbase, JDE), syndicated data (Nielsen, IRI), and Microsoft Office applications (Excel, Power Point, Word)


  • Strong pricing and financial acumen; comfortable with P&L management and analysis
  • Effective communicator, with the ability to influence and engage with all levels of the organization
  • Ability to work in a fast pace environment with shifting priorities while delivering on core objectives

  • Education: Requires a BS / BA degree, MBA a plus

    Working Conditions:

    Travel: up to 15% of time (market & distributor visits, off-site training, etc.)

    Job Posting End Date:

    Target Hire Date :

    Target End Date :
    Irvine, California