Finance Business Partner - JBBDCo

Date: May 14, 2024

Location: Clermont, KY, US

Company: Suntory Global Spirits

At Suntory Global Spirits, we craft spirits of the highest quality and deliver brilliant experiences to people around the world. Suntory Global Spirits 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. Suntory Global Spirits is a place where you can come Unleash your Spirit by making an impact each and every day.



Finance Business Partner - JBBDCo  


The following position is open in KentuckyUnited States.

What makes this a great opportunity?

As the top Finance leader at the facility, the Finance Business Partner plays a critical role in the financial planning, analysis, controls, and execution of the operations. This role will be the primary business partner for the General Manager of Operations and directly oversee a team of four. Key areas of focus will be:

  • Managing & positively influencing the site's financial performance
  • Co-leading and initiating activity on productivity and cost savings opportunities
  • Thought leadership and improved financial acumen at the site
  • Holding teams (Finance and Operations) accountable and driving action toward continuous improvement with urgency and attention to detail
  • Proactive leadership and communication
  • Driving personnel development and growth of analytical capabilities

Role Responsibilities

  • Lead the financial planning, analysis, controls, and execution of the operations
  • Primary business partner for the General Manager of Operations
  • Lead & develop the plant finance team
  • Develop Cost of Goods Sold financial plans in conjunction with the Supply Chain FP&A team
  • Drive Weekly / Monthly performance reporting, variance analysis, and forecasting (including risks and opportunities)
  • Perform Monthly business review presentations with executive leadership
  • Support Capital planning and business case development
  • Support Strategic Planning & special projects
  • Identify and highlight areas of waste within the cost structure, drive / support improvement actions
  • Lead Accounting team activities, including month-end close, account reconciliations, general controls, Accounts Payable, Accounts Receivable and general accounting


  • Bachelor’s Degree in finance or Business Administration. CPA or MBA a plus
  • Minimum 10+ years of financial experience and 5+ years of people management
  • Strong analytical and quantitative skills required – ability to extract, manipulate, mine, and analyze data for key insights
  • Strong analytical, Excel, and computer skills are a must
  • Excellent communication and personal skills desired. Develop and maintain cross-functional and key working relationships within the organization.
  • 5% travel required

At Suntory Global Spirits, 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. Suntory Global Spirits 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: Louisville

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