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Last Updated on June 28, 2024

Bio: Reporting to the Financial Controller – Europe, the Assistant Financial Controller – Europe will perform the accounting tasks including responsibility for accruals, cash reporting, reconciliations, statutory reporting, and regulatory compliance for European entities. This role will also be responsible for the design and maintenance of adequate systems and controls in collaboration with the Corporate finance team.

 

  • Drive analysis of income statement through Monthly Performance Reviews. Drive actionable insights into the business through key performance indicators (KPI) to highlight trends and translate commercial and operational performance into measurable action plans. Develop, interpret and analyze complex financial concepts and techniques for financial planning and forecasting.
  • Improve Monthly Reporting Process / Format for human error elimination through automation.
  • All steps necessary to prepare for annual audit, supply information to auditors, and complete annual financial audit.
  • Direct general accounting operations and the preparation of financial statements in accordance with generally accepted accounting principles (IFRS). Ensure preparation of all reports required by Sazerac. Oversee inquiries from other external agencies such as HMRC.
  • Maintain the integrity of the company’s financial controls by testing / inspecting existing controls and updating controls as needed. Ensure fulfilment of fiduciary responsibilities (safeguarding company assets). Ensure Company is in compliance with all applicable rules and regulations.
  • Direct the development and documentation of internal control processes and procedures for all financial systems.
  • Improve Monthly Reporting Process / Format for human error elimination through automation.
  • Analyze complex financial information and reports to provide accurate and timely financial recommendations to all levels of organization and leadership for decision-making purposes. Responsible for facilitating the Annual Operating Planning process.

REQUIREMENTS

MUST

  • Bachelor’s Degree
  • Strong analytical and technical skills
  • Experience in process design, implementation and improvement
  • Ability to communicate with all levels of an org
  • Demonstrate the ability to work as a team as well as self-directed
  • Ability to quickly learn new systems/processes
  • Excellent analytical, interpersonal, communication and presentation skills
  • ACCA/CIMA
  • Good time management skills and the ability to prioritize
  • Working knowledge of MS Office Products (Word, Excel and Outlook)
  • Detail Oriented
  • 5 years relevant experience (minimum)
  • 3 years Experience in a compliance related field such as TTB, Customs, IRS, auditing

PREFERRED

  • Experience in Alcohol Beverage Industry or CPG overall
  • Experience with Cognos or similar reporting platforms

If you would like to apply for this role, please email bcooling@sazerac.com