Finance Manager

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Job Identification Number: 82

Location: New Jersey

Job Type: Direct Hire

Job Category:Accounting & Finance

Qualified candidates, please attach resume when applying.

Overview

A spirits company is seeking a Finance Manager in their NYC office. The right candidate should have excellent excel and great customer service skills as they are dealing with sales people. This candidate should also have 5+ years of budgets, forecast, pricing and strong analytical skills.

Primary Responsibilities:

  • Develop strong relations with distributors/brokers in order to oversee all spending/market funds and in order to reconcile all AR balances with distributor/broker customers
  • Manage all reporting of spend against program budgets
  • Assist in re-allocation of local budgets within division’s markets.
  • Manage and provide oversight/direction regarding all price structures, pricing management, distributor margin analysis, competitive pricing analysis, pricing elasticity studies, etc.
  • Maximize profitability by supporting teams with appropriate analysis/insight regarding market analysis, channel performance, pricing analysis, post-program effectiveness, etc.
  • Ensure that the team and distributor/broker efforts are focused on appropriate brands, marques, markets, channels in order to achieve long-term financial objectives.

 

 

Qualifications and Requirements

  • Bachelor's Degree in Finance or Accounting is required
  • 5+ years of experience in Finance leadership experience, including budget management and reporting
  • Significant background in the spirits and wine industry is preferred
  • Exceptional skill in business finance support and budget management
  • Understanding of appropriate sales and local marketing tactics in order to achieve profit plan as well as brand equity objectives
  • Exceptional skills in brand strategic thinking
  • Some travel is necessary, occasionally requiring air travel