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Financial Planning & Analysis Manager, Operations

    • Job Tracking ID: 512347-663090
    • Job Location: Escondido , CA
    • Location: Greater San Diego
    • Job Type: Full-time

Love Craft Beer? Love the sunshine in San Diego? Love financial analysis? Building top tier business intelligence systems? Stone Brewing, one of the largest and most awarded Craft Breweries, is seeking a hungry, humble and energetic FP&A Manager, Operations to join our team.

This role will have a direct impact on the overall financial strategy and reporting for the company, working closely with the Senior Leadership Team to drive results. You will be the expert on the financial performance drivers, plans, and performance reporting for production at Stone. You will be part of a nimble and fast-moving organization whose mission is to be the Global Standard Bearer for Independent Craft Beer. Stone is a Global Organization: Two breweries in the US, one in Germany, distribution to 40+ countries, and more than 10 restaurants and taprooms across 3 continents (US, China, and Europe). Ranked in the top 10 in terms of production, and top 5 in terms of revenue amongst Craft Breweries, Stone Brewing is an industry leader.

Key Responsibilities:

  • Lead the development and preparation of the annual operating budget and quarterly forecast updates for all production related Stone Brewing business groups, entities and affiliates.
  • Areas of focus will include COGS and production department reporting, initiative tracking, and production performance.
  • Using your analytical skills, assist in improving and developing the company’s reporting package for internal and external stakeholders, including actual vs. budget variance analysis, and other relevant financial data to drive the business and profitability.
  • Partner with the operations to implement financial KPI performance scorecards, project analysis, and ad-hoc reporting, focused on improving financial results.
  • Provide leadership in improving financial reporting systems and processes, period end close process, and overall financial analysis DNA within the company by partnering with production teams on performance reporting and planning.

Working with the Sr. Director FP&A, CFO and SLT team, to prepare strategic analysis for investment decisions, new initiatives, profitability analysis, business trends and performance results.

  • You have at least 5 years of FP&A experience for a company focused on retail or packaged goods with multiple locations. International experience a strong positive.
  • You are comfortable in a fast moving and nimble organization where there are often multiple projects occurring at the same time. You get excited about the idea of new opportunities, and have a calm and cool personality.
  • You are fast on your feet, love numbers, are a master in Microsoft Excel, and are capable of thinking long term beyond the numbers, to the "why" behind strategic questions.
  • You’re not afraid of the "New". In fact, you love it and have a hunger to learn more. This curiosity is a strength of yours as it helps you dive deep into projects and improve overall results.
  • You are excited to make improvements and build a sustainable process to minimize non value added work and maximize actionable insights
  • You are comfortable partnering with team-members and other departments to help drive results. You love being a leader vs. a follower, and have an entrepreneurial mindset when it comes to tackling a project or challenging situation. You are self-aware, self-confident and have a balanced ego
  • Not only are you good with numbers, but you understand how to articulate what they mean to a variety of audiences. You have excellent verbal and written communication skills which allow you to effectively partner with a wide variety of audiences.
  • You have worked with multiple ERP and financial reporting systems, including Microsoft AX, and are comfortable with extracting data from disparate systems, identifying areas of efficiency improvements.
  • Experience with Microsoft AX, Microsoft Excel, CTUIT Hospitality, Qlik Dashboard and Reporting.

Education: A bachelor’s degree in finance or accounting provides you with a solid foundation. A MBA and CPA are big positives, but not required.

Stone Brewing Co. is an Equal Opportunity Employer committed to workforce diversity. M/F/D/V are encouraged to apply.

Pre-employment background check, drug screening, and physical are required.