Manager Financial Planning & Analysis

Job Locations US-KY-Louisville
Posted Date 2 months ago(7/23/2021 9:42 AM)
# of Openings
Regular Full-Time

Sazerac Company Overview

Build your career at Sazerac! Sazerac Company produces and markets the most award-winning bourbons and whiskeys in the world, including 1792, 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, Seagram’s V.O., Myers’s, Goldschläger, Parrot Bay, 99 Brand, and Platinum Vodka.


We’re proud of our award-winning culture and distilleries. Our Louisville office has been named one of the “Best Places to Work in Kentucky” four times, and our Buffalo Trace Distillery has earned the title of “world’s most award-winning distillery” through the dedication of our craftsmen for well over 200 years. During COVID-19, Sazerac distilleries began producing hand sanitizer for some of the world’s largest organizations in healthcare, government, military, retail, distribution, airline, pharma, and banking. Also, during this time, while many companies are wading through uncertainty, Sazerac is poised for acquisition and growth – recently acquiring 18 more brands, two companies and a distillery.


Since 1850, Sazerac Company has thrived as an independent, American family-owned company with operations in the United States and around the world. Since the 2000s, Sazerac has averaged 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’re 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 Manager of FP&A drives insight-based decision making across the business through the use of analytics and data analysis in order to accelerate revenue growth and increase profitability. The role will focus on simplification and transparency of information to help the business make timely decisions and ultimately increase volume, revenue and profitability.


This role is responsible for compiling and completing financial forecasts, reports and analysis. The role requires the ability to work effectively under tight deadlines, someone with extreme attention to detail, and to consistently deliver accurate, high-quality financial analyses. Reports directly to CFO.


  • Drive analysis of income statement through Monthly Performance Reviews
  • Play a lead role in analyzing and planning to improve financial performance year-over-year through trends and opportunities in performance that can be leveraged for material growth opportunities and/or cost reductions
  • Work closely with cross-functional leaders to highlight opportunities, track progress and to flag performance challenges in order to deliver on the Company's annual plan
  • Build and enhance Dashboards and reporting through PowerBI, including global profitability reporting by product, product category, channel, size, jurisdiction / country
  • Responsible for Annual Operating Planning process
  • Ensure financial systems, reports and analysis provide informative and actionable information needed to support and promote growth
  • Analyze complex financial information and reports to provide accurate and timely financial recommendations to all levels of organization and leadership for decision-making purposes
  • Develop, interpret and analyze complex financial concepts and techniques for financial planning and forecasting
  • Challenge, develop and improve processes to drive efficiencies and improve performance
  • Develop financial models and analyses to support strategic initiatives
  • Periodic benchmarking and ratio analysis vs external peer set
  • Ad-Hoc reporting and analysis




  • Bachelor's Degree in Accounting, Finance or equivalent
  • 5 years Finance or Investment Banking experience
  • In-depth understanding of tools, spreadsheets, statistical methods for analyzing data
  • Must be well organized and able to multi-task with limited supervision while adhering to deadlines and maintaining accuracy
  • Articulate with excellent verbal and written communication skills
  • Ability to think creatively, highly-driven and self-motivated
  • Demonstrated ability to roll-up sleeves and work with team members in a hands-on capacity



  • MBA highly preferred
  • CPG industry experience preferred


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