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IT Manager - Finance

Date: Jan 24, 2023

Location: Chicago, IL, US

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.



IT Manager - Finance  


The following position is open in IllinoisUnited States.


What makes this a great opportunity?

Beam is one of the world’s largest premium spirits companies, encompassing a portfolio of nearly 100 brands (including 10 of the world’s top-100 premium spirits brands), more than a dozen global operating and commercial facilities and 3,100 employees worldwide. Consumers from all corners of the globe call for our brands, including Jim Beam® Bourbon, Sauza® Tequila, Canadian Club® Whisky, Courvoisier® Cognac, Teacher's® Scotch Whisky, Maker's Mark® Bourbon, Laphroaig® Scotch Whisky, Cruzan® Rum, Hornitos ™ Tequila, EFFEN® Vodka, Larios® Gin, Whisky DYC®, DeKuyper® Cordials, Knob Creek® Bourbon and Skinnygirl® Cocktails. Growth through innovation is a key strategy at Beam, with Red Stag by Jim Beam® Bourbon, Cruzan® 9 Spiced Rum, Maker’s 46™ Bourbon and Courvoisier® 12 Cognac and Courvoisier® 21 Cognac all being launched as new products over the past two years. For more information on Beam, its brands, and its commitment to social responsibility, visit and



IT Manager, Finance will drive/enable (which one do you like better) the new Global Transformational Revenue Management Strategic IT Roadmap.


Responsible for both the Business Relationship Management and the IT Service Delivery for Beam Suntory Commercial Finance Solutions.

Actively supports and delivers against the Commercial Finance and RGM IT roadmap, implements global solutions, with a sound and stable structure that is easily supported.

Deliver cross-region/function initiatives to demonstrate collaboration and new ways of working to improve velocity, quality and innovation.


As Solution Delivery, supporting the stakeholder needs, delivering upon reporting, defining metrics, developing commercial KPI’s, while managing statutory integrity and management.


Co-ordinate and seek excellence on the support model to ensure sustainability. Monitoring quality and timing response to Stakeholders end-user requests, with the strategic roadmap as the constant vision.


Role Responsibilities


  • Adoption of the Global IT Transformational Strategy
  • Translate business requirements into proposed IT services & solutions
  • Driving continuous improvement with lean methodology  
  • Develop process flows, swim lanes, metrics, and performance measurements
  • performance metrics, KPIs, and SLAs
  • Support global commercial finance teams, including RGM, with key performance indicators to generate revenue
  • Interface with solution vendor to implement key drivers into reporting application
  • Implement the development of system enhancements, key analytics and reporting drivers to achieve and deliver against strategic business reporting
  • Support the business in managing the migration of new data sets or upgrades to externally hosted system
  • Perform quality control checks to ensure migration integrity
  • Implement projects, system support, and project budgets following Beam Suntory’s PMO methodology
  • Project Management
  • Application compatibility and rollout of new applications
  • Conduct regular training courses
  • Vendor Relationship management
  • Implement and track application budgets and compliance
  • Expense tracking
  • Initiation of Continuous Service Improvement


Qualifications & Experience

  • Bachelors degree or educational equivalent in Computer Science or Business Administration
  • 6- 10 years experience in similar position/role
  • Revenue, Financial planning or pricing application experience required
  • Integration/Implementation Projects Core Team experience
  • Project management experience in agile required
  • Business-driven and IT mindset
  • Solid analytical skills
  • Translate business requirements to implementation tools
  • Excellent oral and written communication skills



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.

Nearest Major Market: Chicago