Weâre the producers, creators and marketers of beer, wine and spirits brands that people love. At Constellation Brands, weâre driven to push boundaries and think beyond today to deliver products and experiences that resonate now, tomorrow and well into the future. Because of this approach, weâre the fastest-growing large CPG company in the U.S. at retail, with operations in the U.S., Mexico, New Zealand and Italy. Our premium portfolio of iconic brands like Corona Extra, Modelo Especial, Kim Crawford, Robert Mondavi, Meiomi, The Prisoner, SVEDKA Vodka, High West Whiskey, and more drive industry-leading growth for us today. But weâre just getting started. Our ability to stay on the forefront of consumer trends has fueled our success since our founding in 1945 and will guide us in creating the next generation of products and experiences Worth Reaching For.
The Senior Financial Analyst, Beer Commercial Finance will be the vital link between our internal Sales and Finance teams.Â This includes facilitating the financial planning, reporting, analysis, business processes, accounting, and decision support specific to the Beer Sales organization. The ideal candidate will be a well-organized, self-disciplined, proactive communicator who will become a trusted advisor to the Beer Sales team. This position is responsible for applying accounting practices for revenue recognition, coordinating promotional expense analyses, journal entry creation/account reconciliations during month-end close, and reporting projects that are designed to increase insights generation and enable further collaboration between Sales & Finance teams, moving us towards our longer-term strategy and financial targets.
Provide financial support, including month-end close, forecast, & annual planning for the Beer Sales organization
Participate in all aspects of the revenue close process, including creating journal entries, performing reconciliations, analyzing promotional spend and applying accounting practices for revenue recognition
Holistic P&L analysis to understand drivers and drags and creating stories for the Commercial Business
Prepare expense variance analysis & business performance reporting, inclusive of actionable insights
Design, implement, and maintain tools, processes, reporting, systems, & analyses which support evaluation of business performance against a set of defined key performance indicators
Contribute to the development and deployment of the BPC, SAP S4 HANA & Anaplanplatform tools and reports used by the Commercial Finance Team
Work collaboratively with CBIâs Finance, Accounting and Sales teams to execute critical financial processes & continuously improve existing processes for greater efficiency & to best satisfy changing priorities of the business
Be accountable for work assigned and deliver accurate financial forecasts, annual budgets, long-term strategic financial plans, accounting, and financial reporting
Experienced, qualified financial professional with extensive (2-5 years) experience in a relevant commercial environment
Bachelorâs degree, preferably in Accounting, Business, Economics or Finance
Strong financial analysis & accounting background
Excellent business orientation, with understanding of the key drivers, issues, constraints etc. of the business
Self-starter accountable for timely completion of assigned work
Ability to develop and maintain excellent working relationships at all levels
Significant experience engaging effectively with senior management within a global, matrixed, regulated environment, with ability to influence and counsel business partners on key financial concepts
Ability to understand/deal with complex issues and implement practical and innovative solutions to challenges
Must be highly organized and able to prioritize in a fast-paced complex environment
Highly proficient use of Excel & PowerPoint
Hands on experience with SAP S4 Hana, BPC or equivalent ERP software
Good understanding of revenue recognition under ASC606
Microstrategy and syndicated data (IRI or similar) experience a plus
MBA, CPA, or CMA preferred
Physical Requirements/Work Environment
Working at desk/personal computer for extended periods of time
Reliable Internet access and ability to work remote
Ability to travel domestically as needed (less than 25%)
Must be legally authorized to work in the United States for any employer without sponsorship now and in the future
Victor, New York
Finance & Accounting
Constellation Brands is committed to a continuing program of equal employment opportunity. All persons have equal employment opportunities with Constellation Brands, regardless of their sex, race, color, age, religion, creed, sexual orientation, national origin or citizenship, ancestry, physical or mental disability, medical condition (cancer or genetic characteristics), marital status, gender (including gender identity or gender expression), familial status, military or veteran status, genetic information, pregnancy, childbirth, breastfeeding, or related conditions (or any other group or category within the framework of the applicable discrimination laws and regulations).
If you have taken a moment to unwind with a bottle of beer, toast with glass of wine, or celebrate with a cocktail, chances are that you have shared that moment with Constellation Brands. We are passionate producers of iconic beer, wine and spirits brands that consumers love. From Corona Extra, to Robert Mondavi Wines, to SVEKDA Vodka, we produce over 100 premium brands with sales in nearly 100 countries, making us the number one multi-category beverage alcohol company in the U.S.