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Director, Financial Planning & Analysis

Company: Women of the Vine & Spirits
Location: Escondido
Posted on: March 20, 2023

Job Description:

An all-encompassing global membership organization, dedicated to boldly pushing the wine, beer and spirits industry toward a more diverse, equitable and inclusive era that supports business development and innovation, empowering all to thrive. About the Company
Sapporo USA and Stone Brewing have come together to form one of the top 15 largest breweries in the United States, building on the strong legacies of our celebrated heritages. We brew badass beers on both coasts at our breweries in Escondido, CA and Richmond, VA, and create amazing experiences at our Stone Brewing World Bistro & Gardens and Taproom locations. We've enjoyed a rich history following our passion and are in search of people who are equally passionate about pursuing their craft to join the team. Summary Reporting to the CFO, the Director, Financial Planning & Analysis (FP&A) will be responsible for providing financial support and thought partnership to the Sales, Marketing and Hospitality teams. The Financial Planning & Analysis team works closely with organizational leadership to provide clarity on business financials and help drive company performance. In addition to leading the annual financial planning and budgeting efforts for the Commercial and Hospitality organizations, the Director, FP&A will support the Strategy group in the preparation of the Company's Strategic Plan. This role will be responsible for supporting business strategies and growth initiatives across the organization. Responsibilities -

  • Serve as the Finance Business Partner to the Commercial and Hospitality teams, building strong relationships with department leaders
  • Commercial organization scope includes Sales, Marketing, and Strategy teams in addition to supporting the Hospitality/Direct to Consumer (DTC) teams - Bistros, Company Retail Stores, Taprooms and Ecommerce
  • Support Commercial and Hospitality leadership in the development of strategic plans for current and future business needs of their respective areas
  • Provide thoughtful insight on potential opportunities to evolve the company's needs and priorities through our organizational integration process
  • Create, improve, and maintain financial processes
  • Lead, coordinate, and consolidate the business unit budgeting, forecasting, and reporting processes for the Commercial and Hospitality teams as well corporate functions: Executive, People Team, Legal, Accounting and Technology groups
  • Assist with the total company annual operating plan, budgeting, forecasting, and reporting processes
  • Prepare comprehensive business reviews and updates to executive-level audiences
  • Analyze and interpret financial data and trends to provide recommendations to improve the quality of management decisions
  • Aid in implementing processes to enhance Commercial cost tracking, including greater visibility into local development fund (LDF) spend and streamlined reporting
  • Drive additional process improvement and innovation to enhance and optimize financial planning and Commercial/Hospitality partner support
  • Partner with Operations Finance, Strategy, Accounting, and Technology partners to ensure accuracy, alignment, and efficiency of key processes and reporting tools
  • Ensure proper goal alignment for team and direct reports, including robust performance and development discussions - Requirements
    • Bachelor's degree in business, economics or finance required. MBA is highly preferred
    • CPA or CMA designation is a plus
    • 10+ years of FP&A and cost accounting experience in a multi-facility manufacturing environment within the beer, beverage, or CPG industries
    • Excellent knowledge of standard cost / management accounting principles and Generally Accepted Accounting Principles (GAAP) and International Financial Reporting Standards (IFRS), with significant focus on financial reporting, cost accounting and cash management and experience preparing US GAAP audited financials
    • Advanced large-scale and mid-scale ERP/MRP skills and experience with Oracle ERP implementation experience preferred; comfortability with extracting data from disparate systems and leveraging data analytics tools such as PowerBI
    • Advanced Excel skills and thorough understanding of other Microsoft Office products
    • Strong critical thinking, analytical and problem-solving skills as well as excellent attention to detail, accuracy, and organizational skills
    • Ability to drive impact both strategic and tactical finance and company initiatives
    • Collaborative and team oriented with ability to both influence and partner with cross-functional team leaders across organization
    • Effective verbal and written communication skills, including ability to articulate what financial data means to a variety of audiences
    • Team leadership skills with ability to build and develop high performing teams -
    • Strong drive, initiative, and work ethic - willingness to "roll up your sleeves" to get the job done
    • Ability to work well under pressure and manage multiple priorities
    • Understanding of consolidations and eliminations in multi-facility / multi-company environment preferred
    • Hybrid/remote office management experience with staff in multiple locations
    • Flexibility to periodically work after hours and weekends to support month end closing activities
    • Occasional travel to other company locations may be required
    • Annual Salary Range: $150,000 - $170,000
    • Annual Bonus Plan: 12.5% of Annual Salary
    • Comprehensive Health Insurance, 401K, and Bonuses for Eligible Team Members -
    • Company beer perks program and discounts -
    • Paid Time Off - including Vacation accrual, Sick Leave, and 12 paid Holidays -
    • Benefit programs supporting Financial Wellness, Health & Wellness and Career Development - Sapporo USA and Stone Brewing is an equal employment opportunity employer and does not discriminate against applicants or employees because of race, color, religion, national origin, sex, age, citizenship status, various ability status, genetic information, sexual orientation, or gender identity or expression of an otherwise qualified individual, or membership in any other class protected by applicable law. Sapporo USA and Stone Brewing hires and promotes individuals based on their qualifications for the job to be filled. - Sapporo USA and Stone Brewing seeks to build a culturally diverse staff where differences are valued and respected. Women, minorities, individuals with various abilities, veterans, LGBTQ+ and intersectional individuals are encouraged to apply. -

Keywords: Women of the Vine & Spirits, Escondido , Director, Financial Planning & Analysis, Executive , Escondido, California

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