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Commercial Finance Manager - North Open States

Requisition Id:  1504

New York, NY, US, 10010


$106,400 - $159,600

About Edrington

Edrington’s vision is to give more by crafting exceptional ultra-premium spirit brands. Highland Park is our central focus, supported by Highland Park and The Glenrothes in the fast-growing single malt category and Naked Malt in the blended malt category. Our portfolio is completed with The Famous Grouse Blended Scotch Whisky, Brugal premium rum from the Dominican Republic and Noble Oak American Whiskey. Edrington also has strategic partnerships for No.3 London Dry Gin, and Wyoming Whiskey. 

Edrington is headquartered in Scotland with global presence in its wholly owned and joint venture companies. We own our route to market in 15 countries and distribute our brands to more than 100 countries around the world through joint ventures and third-party agreements.

Edrington’s principal shareholder is The Robertson Trust, which has donated £301 million to charitable causes in Scotland since 1961. Our business is underpinned by the Edrington values of giving, respect, integrity and excellence.

Position Summary

The Commercial Finance Manager will partner with key stakeholders across the Division in evaluating current business performance while identifying any future opportunities with recommendations on course of action to Senior Management. Underpinning this will be the ensuring of our continued focus and commitment towards our strategic initiatives. The Commercial Finance Manager should have the ability to communicate and collaborate effectively across various levels and functions and must be able to work in a team.

Job Description

  • Build and foster solid business partnerships with the Commercial Team and all internal and external departments and stakeholders to drive business decisions that maximize our sales value. 
  • Contribute to the development and implementation of the Business Unit strategy and facilitation of strategic alignment with key functions when necessary.
  • Together with the commercial finance team, drive Edrington USA/Canada planning cycle, including the 3-year planning process, and monthly/quarterly S&OP forecasting processes. 
  • Lead the Divisional S&OP process, asking insightful questions into what is working and what is not with recommendation on course of action to Senior Leadership.
  • Work with Division to develop and monitor monthly results, analyse key business & financial KPIs, uncover trends and assess current / future business & financial risks and opportunities to drive both top line and bottom-line performance.
  • Lead Commercial team towards production of monthly reported results with relevant commentary focusing on Shipments, Depletions, Sales, and Inventory.  Work with Commercial Team to produce forward looking views for both Divisional and Brand Profitability to feed into consolidated North America view.
  • Provide ROI analysis to assess impact of programs in key selling channels, evaluating them for effectiveness and build on successful programs from a “stop, start, continue” perspective.
  • Support the Division Brand Manager on the A&P monthly review process.
  • Support the commercial team by collaborating on the monthly orders and allocation process to ensure needed stock for commercial programs are available for retail customers.  Opportunity to align with control market stock patterns, distributor focus periods, and price pulse phasing to ensuring markets are sitting with the appropriate levels, at the right time.
  • Continuous collaboration with the Customer service representative to assist in providing white glove service to our distributor partners, including reviewing and tracking of orders to meet commercial timelines and partnering with distributor supply chain team.

Skills and Experience

  • Bachelor’s Degree required in Finance or related field required, MBA preferred
  • Previous background experience in Finance or Accounting preferred
  • Experience in Spirits/adult beverage or CPG industry preferred but not required
  • 5-7 years of related experience with proven track-record working in finance/accounting analysis
  • Advanced MS Excel skills are required; strong knowledge of MS Office (PowerPoint, Word, Outlook)
  • Knowledge of Financial data systems, such as TM1 and SAP systems is a must.
  • Experience with Power BI is a plus but not required.
  • A strategic thinker with strong organizational and problem-solving skills

Benefits and Perks

  • 25 days of paid time-off, 8 paid holidays, end of the year break and office closes every Friday at 1PM
  • 100% employer paid health benefits for employee and dependents
  • Competitive 401K company match
  • Employer paid Short & Long Term Disability and basic Life Insurance
  • Pre-tax benefits
  • Mentoring
  • Global Wellbeing program

Equal opportunities

Edrington provides equal employment opportunities (EEO) to all employees and applicants for employment without regard to race, colour, religion, sex, national origin, age, disability, or genetics. In addition to general legal requirements, Edrington complies with applicable federal, state, and local laws governing non-discrimination in employment in every location in which the company has facilities. This policy applies to all terms and conditions of employment, including recruiting, hiring, placement, promotion, termination, layoff, recall, transfer, leaves of absence, compensation, and training.

Nearest Major Market: Manhattan
Nearest Secondary Market: New York City