Job title: Finance Manager, Supply Chain Product Costing

Company: Constellation Brands

Job description: Company Summary

We’re the producers, creators and marketers of beer, wine and spirits brands that people love. At Constellation Brands, we’re driven to push boundaries and think beyond today to deliver products and experiences that resonate now, tomorrow and well into the future. Because of this approach, we’re the fastest-growing large CPG company in the U.S. at retail, with operations in the U.S., Mexico, New Zealand and Italy. Our premium portfolio of iconic brands like Corona Extra, Modelo Especial, Kim Crawford, Robert Mondavi, Meiomi, The Prisoner, SVEDKA Vodka, High West Whiskey, and more drive industry-leading growth for us today. But we’re just getting started. Our ability to stay on the forefront of consumer trends has fueled our success since our founding in 1945 and will guide us in creating the next generation of products and experiences Worth Reaching For.

Position Summary

This role, supporting the Beer Division’s Supply Chain, will partner with numerous cross-functional teams to provide financial insight into business performance and to support the decision-making process for strategic initiatives. Specific areas of contribution include product costing, monthly management reporting and forecasting, annual budgeting, co-pack operations management, and ad hoc project support.


Lead cost accounting process for total division COGS (annual standard creation) and support the Master Data Management team in set-up and testing of new items and new locations

Support third party co-pack operation ensuring inventory is correctly accounted for and service purchase orders are submitted in a timely fashion

Support month-end close activities, including consolidation and processing of monthly and quarterly journal entries, correction of account coding errors, and resolution of system issues

Lead migration of newly implemented SAP system from minimum viable product to best-in-class solution for product costing and inventory management

Lead creation, production and distribution of stakeholder management reporting; reviewing results with business partners to provide variance analysis vs. annual plan and to proactively define potential risks

Lead development of the monthly forecast, annual budget and long-range plan for transportation and warehousing expenses ($600 M), partnering with cross functional business partners to ensure financial estimates and targets appropriately reflect strategic initiatives and market conditions

Support various ad hoc requests from the finance leadership team

Minimum Qualifications

Bachelor’s degree in business (Finance/Accounting), Economics or STEM.

Eight to twelve years of relevant professional experience in Finance, Accounting or Consulting

Advanced Microsoft Office skills (Power Query/Pivot, Xlookup, Thinkcell)

SAP S4 HANA & BPC experience

System Adaptability

Superb communication and interpersonal skills, both oral and written

Strong financial acumen and demonstrated analytical/problem solving ability

Highly motivated, change-oriented, and demonstrated ability to adapt to rapidly changing priorities

Continuous improvement mindset. Ability to recognize opportunities to simplify processes and create efficiencies

Comfortable operating autonomously with minimal supervision

Preferred Qualifications

Professional experience in Finance or Accounting at CPG firm preferred, but not required

CPG Experience

Physical Requirements/Work Environment

Physical Requirements: Requires the ability to stand, walk, climb stairs and occasionally lift and/or move up to 25 pounds. It also requires sitting, operating a computer keyboard, telephone and other equipment, reading, talking and hearing for extended periods of time.

Travel Required: Must be flexible in work style and schedule: travel up to 20%.

Location Chicago, Illinois

Additional Locations Virtual – US

Job Type Full time

Job Area Finance & Accounting

Equal Opportunity

Constellation Brands is committed to a continuing program of equal employment opportunity. All persons have equal employment opportunities with Constellation Brands, regardless of their sex, race, color, age, religion, creed, sexual orientation, national origin or citizenship, ancestry, physical or mental disability, medical condition (cancer or genetic characteristics), marital status, gender (including gender identity or gender expression), familial status, military or veteran status, genetic information, pregnancy, childbirth, breastfeeding, or related conditions (or any other group or category within the framework of the applicable discrimination laws and regulations).

Expected salary:

Location: Chicago, IL

Job date: Wed, 25 Aug 2021 04:24:57 GMT

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