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Finance Assistant

Company: Constellation Brands
Location: Victor
Posted on: June 8, 2021

Job Description:

Job Description

Summary:

This position is responsible for supporting the Sales Region for general accounting functions, transactional processing, report creation and ad hoc analysis. This role will provide data to assist with financial planning, forecasting, accounting, internal controls, distributor bank reconciliations and analytics. The Finance Assistant must be able to communicate at all levels of the organization internally & externally.

Responsibilities:

  • Be an active participant in the division meetings to understand trends and anomalies for the states within the region
  • Create, review and process distributor credit requests and 3rd party vendor invoices for payment ensuring accuracy in the account coding and dollars submitted for payment.
  • Working with support from Sales Finance leads, post journal entries during month end close to capture correct expenses and liabilities associated with our local programming - variable price support and non-price spends
  • Responsible for verifying that the general ledger numbers (business units, object accounts) and the appropriate cost objects (1 & 2; brand & state respectively) are correct with their entries
  • Use SAP to track and report out on Non-Price programs
  • Ability to create ad hoc reporting on volume trend analysis, brand expense reviews, monthly forecast vs plan
  • Accountable for ensuring that data is accurate and complete in the Business Unit's standard financial processes/controls (adherence to GAAP and Sarbanes-Oxley) and are in place and properly utilized.
  • Assist with management of all distributor bank reconciliations, non-price tracking/analysis, monthly closing/reporting responsibilities
  • Participate in other business unit activities such as Sales & Distributor meetings, market & pricing surveys, and account activations
  • Education/Experience - Bachelors degree in business, finance or accounting or equivalent experience.
  • Technical - Spreadsheet and PC proficiency (Windows, Word, Excel).
  • Professional - Active listener with excellent communication and interaction, both oral and written. Problem solving ability. Strong customer service orientation is required with ability to manage multiple priorities and timelines. Must be able to function in a fast-paced environment and be able to adapt to rapidly changing priorities. Requires one to be a team player with a positive attitude, highly motivated, a change oriented individual able to work with a variety of people at all levels; as well as a self-starter with the ability to work independently or in a team.

Location

Victor, New York

Additional Locations

Chicago, Illinois

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).

Keywords: Constellation Brands, Rochester , Finance Assistant, Other , Victor, New York

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