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Financial Analyst

Date: Jan 31, 2019

Location: Clermont, KY, 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.


Beam Suntory currently has the following position open in Clermont Kentucky, United States.


Financial Analyst  




Role Mission

Beam Suntory is a manufacturer and distributor of spirits, with annual net sales in excess of $4 billion, with over 60% of sales from international markets. This role will manage the end to end cost process for new innovations and changes to base products within the portfolio.  The role will work directly with Finance Business Partner, Americas Supply Chain and various cross functional organizations.  The position will be part of the team responsible for creating new cost estimates for projects, inventory reporting, managing and analyzing these focus areas for reporting and continuous improvement for North America.  Areas of Focus include:


End to End Product Costing Management

  • Accurate cost estimate completion for projects presented for innovation and/or proposed design changes within brand portfolio(s) for three stage gates.
  • Work cross functionally with Marketing, Operations, Research and Development, Procurement, Commercial, Regulatory, Master Data, Supply Chain and Finance teams to drive accurate cost estimates and project decisions.
  • Accurate and timely reporting and monitoring of project expense actuals.
  • Minutes and documentation of executive leadership decisions regarding the project approval(s) and actions.
  • Timely responses within service level agreements.
  • Provide support and training in ways of working to our customers and partners throughout the organization.


Inventory Management

  • Help manage end to end inventory reporting for both Case Finished Goods (CFG) and Dry Goods (DG).
  • Prepare monthly inventory reporting for both CFG and DG to be shared and communicated to the executive leadership of the organization.
  • Calculate and identify Excess & Obsolescence (E&O) exposure for the Americas Supply Chain.
  • Miscellaneous inventory reporting as needed.

Controls and Risk Management

  • Complete month end activities and controls as defined/assigned.
  • Implement effective and efficient controls over the standard work processes.
  • Support/coordinate entity specific internal and external audits. 


This is a great opportunity because...


Our success and the quality of our brands are attributed to the talent of our people.  Beam Suntory is composed of industry leading talent.  We take pride in offering a rewarding experience to employees around the world.  Training and developing our people, rewarding high performers and nurturing talented individuals is a top priority for us because, as a brand-led company, we know great brands don’t build themselves.  It’s great people who build great brands.  An equal employment opportunity employer, Beam Suntory is seeking talented, energetic, flexible individuals who are eager to put their talents and ideas to work in the exciting, entrepreneurial and rewarding environment of Beam Suntory.


This role has high visibility within the company and provides the hire with a potential for growth within the organization.  This team member works with Beam Supply Chain and Finance management on a daily basis.    


Desired Qualifications


  • Bachelor's degree in Accounting or related discipline.
  • 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 Manufacturing background preferred.
  • Alcohol and Tobacco Tax and Trade Bureau (TTB) experience a plus.


Candidate must be flexible to travel and work non-traditional hours as business activities necessitate.




Beam Suntory is committed to creating a diverse environment and is proud to be an equal opportunity employer. All qualified applicants will receive consideration for employment without regard to race, color, religion, gender, gender identity, national origin, genetics, disability, age, sexual orientation or veteran status.  We will consider for employment all qualified applicants, including those with criminal histories, in a manner consistent with the requirements of applicable federal, state and local laws.

Nearest Major Market: Louisville