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Accountant - Manufacturing

Date: Nov 25, 2022

Location: Calgary, AB, CA

Company: Beam Suntory

Beam Suntory is Crafting the Spirits that Stir the World. Rooted in two centuries of family heritage, Beam Suntory has evolved into the world's third largest leading premium spirits company ... where each employee is treated like family and trusted with legacy. With our greatest assets - our premium spirits and our people - we're driving growth through impactful marketing, innovation and an entrepreneurial spirit. Beam Suntory is a place where you can come Unleash your Spirit by making an impact each and every day.



Accountant - Manufacturing  


The following position is open in AlbertaCanada.


What makes this a great opportunity?

Located in Calgary, Alberta, Alberta Distillers Ltd (ADL) is an award winning distillery and member of the Beam Suntory family.  Winner of Distillery of the Decade by the Canadian Whisky Awards in 2020 and Vodka Producer of the Year at the International Wine and Spirits Competition in 2021, we are a fast-paced organization that knows how to have fun too.  Beam Suntory Canada is the third largest spirits company in Canada, with employees across the country.


Role Responsibilities

  • Review and analyze production process orders for plant including Distillery, Tank House, Warehouse and Packaging to verify production volumes and costs incurred
  • Support to Bulk Accounting, B&H contract review, booking of Journal Entries
  • Provide month end financial data and analysis
  • Review and analysis of Balance Sheet and P&L GL accounts including preparation of Journal entries for month-end closing
  • Perform SAP month end close process
  • Review of Bill of Materials and complete analysis of variances to standard costs
  • Reconciliations of all inventory amounts and other Balance Sheet accounts at month-end
  • Assist with plant budget and forecasting preparations
  • Backup to Hourly Payroll and Day Force payroll processing
  • Reporting to external parties (e.g. Statistics Canada)
  • Ensure compliance with Excise requirements including filing of monthly Excise returns with supporting backups
  • Other tasks – barrel counts, fixed asset counts and other finance/accounting related tasks


Qualifications & Experience

  • Bachelor's degree in Accounting or related field.
  • Minimum 3 years of accounting experience.
  • Excellent interpersonal and communication skills.
  • Strong analytical skills and critical thinking skills.
  • SAP, Business Intelligence and Microsoft Office application experience required.
  • Order to Cash, Purchase to Pay and/or Product Costing background preferred.
  • Alcohol and Excise Tax experience a plus.



At Beam Suntory, people are our number one priority, and we believe our people grow together in diverse and inclusive environments where their unique insights, experiences and backgrounds are valued and respected. Beam Suntory is committed to equal employment opportunity regardless of race, color, ancestry, religion, sex, national origin, sexual orientation, age, citizenship, marital status, disability, gender identity, military veteran status and all other characteristics, attributes or choices protected by law. All recruitment and hiring decisions are based on an applicant’s skills and experience.