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Posted December 3rd

Managerial Cost Accountant

Louisville, Kentucky

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Posted December 3rd

Managerial Cost Accountant

Louisville, Kentucky






Full Time

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

The Managerial Cost Accountant is responsible for supporting the business with the primary goal of cost control. Responsibilities include administration of the Managerial Cost Systems and ensuring Sazerac operates with the most accurate full costs in the industry. Additional responsibilities include cost reduction support, data integrity (BOMs, Routes, Item Set Up), and financial reporting.

  • Lead annual Managerial Standard Cost setting process for the defined production facilities.
  • Continually maintain Managerial Cost Systems (MCS) working with various functional groups to ensure new items have accurate costs.
  • Manage all aspects of data input tables including but not limited to bill of materials, routings, component details, ingredient purchase and use, product recipes, 5010 credits, labor, volume targets, etc.
  • Work with the Operations Costing System experts to develop consistencies between the two systems.
  • Provide reliable costing data to support cost savings initiatives, promote production efficiency, and optimized buying opportunities related to quantity, freight and sourcing.
  • Provide intuitive reports and analysis to all necessary departments to improve business decisions.
  • Research and analyze costing inquiries and provide analysis to eliminate future problems and cost discrepancies.
  • Participate in the improvement of the current cost setting process to increase efficiency and accuracy.
  • Use the Performance Development System (PDS) to enhance performance within the company through evaluation, planning and goal execution. Strive to constantly develop oneself as a valuable asset through personal and professional growth.


Required Qualifications:
  • Bachelor's Degree in Accounting, Finance or related field
  • 1 years of manufacturing accounting experience
  • Strong analytical and technical skills
  • Ability to communicate within all levels of the organization
  • Excellent oral and written communication skills
  • Ability to manage multiple projects concurrently
  • Proficient in MS product suite; specifically Excel and Access

Preferred Qualifications:
  • 1-3 years of Cost Accounting experience
  • Experience with Infor System 21 ERP software
Louisville, Kentucky