• Cost Accountant

    Job Locations US-KY-Louisville
    Posted Date 3 months ago(9/19/2019 6:41 PM)
    # of Openings
    Regular Full-Time
  • Sazerac Company Overview

    Build your career at Sazerac. The Sazerac Company produces and markets the most award-winning bourbons and whiskeys in the world, including Buffalo Trace, Pappy Van Winkle, Eagle Rare, Blanton’s, and Sazerac Rye. Additionally, Sazerac owns many popular brands across a range of spirits including Fireball, Southern Comfort, Margaretville Spirits, Dr. McGillicuddy’s, 99 Brand, and Platinum Vodka.

    Since 1850, Sazerac Company has thrived as an independent, American family-owned company with operations in the United States and around the world. Since 2008, Sazerac has experienced double-digit growth every year! We attribute our success to a unique blend of our history, culture, brands, relationships, innovation, technology, and most importantly, our people. Whether you are a recent graduate or an experienced professional, Sazerac provides extraordinary opportunities for growth with competitive salaries and benefits in an exciting, entrepreneurial industry.

    Job Description/Responsibilities

    The Managerial Cost Accountant is responsible for supporting the business with the primary goal of cost control. Responsibilities include administration of the Managerial Cost Systems and ensuring Sazerac operates with the most accurate full costs in the industry. Additional responsibilities include cost reduction support, data integrity (BOMs, Routes, Item Set Up), and financial reporting.


    • Lead annual Managerial Standard Cost setting process for the defined production facilities.
    • Continually maintain Managerial Cost Systems (MCS) working with various functional groups to ensure new items have accurate costs.
    • Manage all aspects of data input tables including but not limited to bill of materials, routings, component details, ingredient purchase and use, product recipes, 5010 credits, labor, volume targets, etc.
    • Work with the Operations Costing System experts to develop consistencies between the two systems.
    • Provide reliable costing data to support cost savings initiatives, promote production efficiency, and optimized buying opportunities related to quantity, freight and sourcing.
    • Provide intuitive reports and analysis to all necessary departments to improve business decisions.
    • Research and analyze costing inquiries and provide analysis to eliminate future problems and cost discrepancies.
    • Participate in the improvement of the current cost setting process to increase efficiency and accuracy.
    • Use the Performance Development System (PDS) to enhance performance within the company through evaluation, planning and goal execution. Strive to constantly develop oneself as a valuable asset through personal and professional growth.



    • Bachelor's Degree in Accounting, Finance or related field
    • 1-3 years of manufacturing accounting experience 
    • Strong analytical and technical skills
    • Ability to communicate within all levels of the organization
    • Excellent oral and written communication skills
    • Ability to manage multiple projects concurrently
    • Proficient in MS product suite; specifically Excel and Access


    • 1-3 years of Cost Accounting experience
    • Experience with Infor System 21 ERP software





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