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Posted December 7th

Finance Leadership Development Intern

Louisville, Kentucky

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Posted December 7th

Finance Leadership Development Intern

Louisville, Kentucky







Sazerac Company Overview

Build your career at Sazerac! With almost 400 years of rich history, Sazerac Company has thrived as an independent, American family-owned company with operations in the United States and around the world. Since the 2000s, Sazerac has averaged double digit growth every year! Sazerac Company produces and markets the most award-winning bourbons and whiskeys in the world, including Buffalo Trace, Pappy Van Winkle, Eagle Rare, Blanton's, and Sazerac Rye. Additionally, Sazerac owns many popular brands across a range of spirits, including Fireball, Southern Comfort, Seagram's V.O., Myers's, Goldschläger, Parrot Bay, 99 Brand, and Platinum Vodka.

We're proud of our award-winning culture and distilleries. Our Louisville office has been named one of the "Best Places to Work in Kentucky" four times, and our Buffalo Trace Distillery has earned the title of "world's most award-winning distillery" through the dedication of our craftsmen for well over 200 years. Whether you're a recent graduate or an experienced professional, Sazerac provides extraordinary opportunities for growth with competitive salaries and benefits in an exciting, entrepreneurial industry.

Job Description/Responsibilities

Our Finance Leadership Development Internship Program offers an exceptional opportunity to gain a thorough understanding of our industry and what it takes to lead teams/change in a fast paced and dynamic organization.

Through business-critical projects, you will gain a working understanding of our industry, develop your professional skill sets all while directly contributing to company growth. Our Finance Leadership Development Interns work closely with our organization's finance and accounting leaders to gain a thorough understanding of the departmental functions. You will have the opportunity to gain hands on experience by contributing to and leading projects that directly impact company productivity.

  • Commitment to the entire 12-week summer 2021 internship
  • Work with a mentor to develop project plans and set goals
  • Complete process improvement projects in assigned areas including: Commercial Finance, Financial Planning and Analysis, General Ledger Accounting, Operations Accounting, and Corporate Consolidations
  • Develop and write standards for assigned processes
  • Leadership development intern events will also be available both during and after work (COVID-19 permitting). These include networking throughout the company, time with senior leaders and extracurricular activities
  • Opportunity to earn a fulltime position within the 24-month Finance Leadership Development Program
  • Position located in Louisville, KY


  • Currently pursuing a bachelor or master's degree in Finance or Accounting
  • Desire to embrace new challenges
  • Desire to be challenged with assignments across all functions of corporate finance and accountancy
  • Solid interpersonal and communication skills
  • Demonstrated Leadership skills
  • Strong analytical skills
  • Strong work ethic
  • Authorized to work for any United States employer
Louisville, Kentucky