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Finance Manager (m/f/d)

Date: Aug 2, 2019

Location: Frankfurt, HE, DE

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.

“Unleash your spirit“ and become part of our Finance Team located in Frankfurt! With immediate effect we are looking for a

Finance Manager  (m/f/d)


Key focus of the role will be to be a business partner to all commercial functions (Marketing, Business Development, Sales, etc.) by providing financial support in developing clear financial business strategies, sustainable growth, managing and improving profitability and compliance within the German as well as international organization.


Key Responsibilities

  • Prepare monthly and quarterly Management Reporting packages, including insightful analytics and commentary that improve decision making
  • Coordinate and prepare the Budget and Forecast for the German market, including preparation of roll-ups, trends and gap analyses; strive for an efficient process that creates the necessary time for meaningful analytics
  • Business partner to all commercial functions
  • Drive and support finance projects and pricing strategies to improve the German commercial organization
  • Support the local sales team in respect to pricing (incl. trade terms), customer profitability, commercial positioning, customer negotiation, budget and risk management
  • Support the improvement of profitability through robust KPI measurement and continuous enhancements of our initiatives and promotion strategy
  • Identify and implement best financial practices
  • Support regional and global IT projects as required
  • Drive and understand our 3rd party distributor business from a financial point of view and lead the quarterly business reviews
  • Drive improvements/insights and challenge Status Quo
  • Team lead including goal setting, developing and coaching team members


This is a great opportunity because...

  • You have the chance to develop yourself within the position, to play a vital role for the success of the business of one of the fastest growing spirits companies
  • You will be driving high visible projects such as Revenue Management implementation
  • You will be an inspiring leader of a high performing team


Qualification, Skills and Experiences

  • University degree in Business, Economics, Finance or related
  • 5+ years of previous work experience as a Finance Business Partner or in similar commercial roles preferred in the consumer goods/FMCG industry
  • Accounting and control knowledge
  • Fluent English and German skills in written and spoken are a must
  • High level Excel spreadsheet skills as well as general IT skills
  • Familiarity with the finance/reporting tools (SAP/EDW/EPM) desired
  • Strong analytical skills and attention to detail
  • Proactive approach to problem solving and results orientation
  • Strong time manager, able to prioritize a diverse workload and deadlines
  • True leadership personality and strong team player
  • Solid presentation skills with experience presenting regularly to senior business leaders
  • Ability to work well in a culturally and functionally diverse environment as well as managing ambiguity

You have a strong interest to operate in an international environment? You are looking for a position which enables you to realize your capabilities and which challenges you in a positive way? You belong to the best of your profession, you work goal-oriented and you are a team-player? Then we are looking forward to receiving your application documents in English including your earliest possible date of entry and salary expectations via our online career center.



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.




#Location: Frankfurt, Germany


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