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Brewery Controller

Date:  Jun 26, 2024

Trenton, OH, US

Requisition ID: 31177 

Brewery Controller


A Career in Beer and Beyond: 

Our purpose at Molson Coors Beverage Company is to brew beverages that unite people to celebrate all life’s moments.  We’ve been brewing iconic brands for over 350 years and are now proud to be offering a modern portfolio that expands beyond the beer aisle.   


We are Talent Brewers with our culture rooted in our core Values. 

We believe in our brands and our people, and that diversity WITH inclusion is the key to a winning team culture.  We want you to join our team of brand ambassadors who believe the world is full of untapped opportunities.  So, if you get excited about making a real difference as part of a winning team like we do, we want to hear from you.  



The Headlines:

In the role of Brewery Controller, located in Trenton, OH, you will support, provide guidance and be a proactive leader on the brewery leadership team. This role will provide leadership with respect to effectively managing all financial and accounting aspects for the brewery.


There is a strong focus on driving and evaluating cost savings initiatives and helping to maintain the controls surrounding inventory and all internal controls at the brewery location. This role is responsible for the Cost Accounting and Balance Sheet for the brewery.


The Responsibilities:

  • Most importantly, you will lead a team of talented colleagues, and support their growth and development through career discussions and consistent one on one conversations.
  • Support and provide leadership to the local brewery procurement team.
  • Provide leadership with respect to effectively managing with the leadership team all financial and accounting aspects for the brewery.
  • Prepare financial period latest estimates + variance analysis and commentary for key variances from plan, LE & prior year.
  • Development of detailed Short-Range Annual Operating Plan (AOP) and Long-Range Plan (AOP+2) costs in coordination with Operational leaders and Corporate Finance in a complex manufacturing environment. Including a detailed conversion cost build, variance analysis and presentations.
  • Ensure delivery of the Brewery AOP working with the leadership team by developing opportunities and mitigating risks.
  • Assist with the preparation of the annual capital plan and capital project forecasting and NPV analysis of key projects.
  • Evaluation and analysis of brewery business initiatives, including proactive identification of opportunities and other KPI metric calculations, with recommendation/communication to key business partners.
  • Standardize & Share Best Practices across Canadian & North American Brewery Finance Teams.
  • Operates as a proactive business partner in providing financial support, stewardship of key processes & controls, and leadership to the team. Business partnering with the larger Corporate Molson Coors team including PTP, RTR, OTC, FP&A, Payroll/HR, Supply Chain Finance, Operations Finance, Commercial Finance.
  • Financial Acumen coaching to the business (training non finance personnel on financial reports, terms, policies, etc.)
  • Responsible for creating, evaluating & providing insights to the leadership team on World Class Supply Chain Finance KPI's.
  • As part of the leadership team, the controller will be accountable for one of the Pillars of the World Class Supply Chain (WCSC) methodology, Focused Improvement.
  • Lead SOX certification processes for Brewery operations & drive compliance with Corporate SOX internal control initiatives.
  • Develop employee goals & personal development plans and be a part of the leadership team in supporting people development at local site.
  • Ensure month-end & quarter-end close processes are completed timely & accurately.
  • Perform balance sheet account reconciliations in accordance with MCBC's policies.
  • Ensure all relevant policies for brewery operations are followed (including purchasing, payroll approvals, inventories, signature authorization, fixed assets etc.). Deliver excise tax monthly remittances and manage tax authority relationships, audits & queries.


The Other Qualifications:

  • Degree in Accounting/Finance and/or 5-10 years manufacturing experience, including 3-5 years at management level position.
  • Excellent Leadership, Interpersonal and Communication skills.
  • Excellent Problem-Solving skills.
  • Need to be flexible and customer service oriented.
  • Cost Accounting in a standard cost SAP environment. ERP Knowledge, preferably SAP.
  • Consumer Packaged Goods industry experience. Managing financial close processes and accounting experience would be an asset.
  • This role supports the brewery operations teams and requires being on-site.


Work Perks that You Need to Know About:  

  • We care about our People and Planet and have challenged ourselves with stretch goals around our key priorities  
  • We care about our communities, and play our part to make a difference – from charitable donations to hitting the streets together to build parks, giving back to the community is part of our culture and who we are 
  • Engagement with a variety of Employee Resource Groups, which can provide volunteer opportunities, leadership experience, and networking through the organization 
  • Ability to grow and develop your career centered around our First Choice Learning opportunities
  • Participation in our Total Rewards program with a competitive base salary, incentive plans, parental leave, health, dental, vision, 401k option with incredible employer match, generous paid time off plans, an engaging Wellness Program, and an Employee Assistance Program (EAP) with amazing resources
  • Access to cool brand clothing and swag, top events and, of course... free beer and beverages! 
  • Work within a fast paced and innovative company, meeting passionate colleagues and partners with diverse backgrounds and experiences  

At Molson Coors we seek diversity. Differing perspectives lead to challenging the expected, which keeps new ideas bubbling up. We’re an equal opportunity employer and invite applications from candidates from all backgrounds, race, color, religion, sex, sexual orientation, national origin, gender identity, age, disability, veteran status or any other characteristic. We take pride in celebrating our unique brew.

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