Director of Finance


Tulsa, OK, US

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What You Need To Know

Open your future to incredible career potential. Work for an industry-leader who invests in their people. Southern Glazer’s Wine & Spirits is North America’s preeminent wine and spirits distributor, as well as a family-owned, privately held company with a 50+ year legacy of success. We were named by Newsweek as a Most Loved Workplace and are included on the Forbes lists for Largest Private Companies and Best Employers for Diversity.

As a full-time employee, you can choose from a full menu of our Top Shelf Benefits, including comprehensive medical and prescription drug coverage, dental and vision plans, tax-saving Flexible Spending Accounts, disability coverage, life insurance plans, and a 401(k) plan. We also offer tuition reimbursement, a wellness program, parental leave, vacation accrual, paid sick leave, and more.

At Southern Glazer’s, you’ll enjoy an environment where continuous learning and growth are supported and experience a culture where you are respected, and your voice is heard. If you’re looking to fill your glass with opportunity, come join our FAMILY.


Maintain financial stability by creating profitability models; preparing finance and accounting policies and procedures; studying capacity models; establishing financial objectives; preparing and updating rolling forecasts; preparing annual and three-year operating and capital budgets; monitoring investment performance; developing operating and financial metrics; managing staff.

Primary Responsibilities

  • Perform financial management duties including generating financial data, compiling and submitting reports, analyzing industry trends, and assessing the financial health of the company
  • Own and set the budget and budgeting process (annual and ongoing)
  • Oversee the preparation of monthly financial reporting
  • Implement ongoing Risk and Opportunities (R&O) process (volume and spend)
  • Develop forecasting model to help improve accuracy
  • Ongoing margin reviews to support profit-driven incentive model profit and loss (P&L) management and development
  • Review all spend for accuracy, compliance, and opportunities
  • Create ad hoc reports, templates, and analyses for managers to evaluate their business
  • Ability to dive into reporting systems for detailed information
  • Assist in the smooth month-end closing process
  • Own the monthly and yearly spend reporting process
  • Manage, coordinate clear communication with SGWS sales management, state marketing, and state pricing, related to financial planning, reporting, and analysis

Additional Primary Responsibilities

  • Lead and build SGWS profit and loss (P&L) to achieve AOPs and forecasts
  • Partner with State Marketing/Pricing Directors and Sales management teams to ensure actual results adhere to budgets and price strategy for strategic suppliers
  • Lead a discussion with State Marketing Directors to drive margin improvement and conducts an ongoing assessment
  • Lead monthly Vendor Billing (Supplier) Aging process and ensure meeting the objectives given by SGWS leadership
  • Finalize monthly financial recaps
  • Perform other job-related duties as assigned

Minimum Qualifications

  • Bachelor s Degree and seven years of experience or equivalent education and related experience
  • Proficient in Microsoft Office Suite
  • Knowledge analyzing business performance and developing financial plans within a distribution environment
  • Knowledge in Forecasting, Staffing, Financial Planning and Strategy, Strategic Planning, Financial Diagnosis, Quality Management

Physical Demands

  • Physical demands include a considerable amount of time sitting and typing/keyboarding, using a computer (e.g., keyboard, mouse, and monitor), or mobile device
  • Physical demands with activity or condition may occasionally include walking, bending, reaching, standing, squatting, and stooping
  • May require occasional lifting/lowering, pushing, carrying, or pulling up to 20lbs

EEO Statement

Southern Glazer's Wine and Spirits, an Affirmative Action/EEO employer, prohibits discrimination and harassment of any type and provides equal employment opportunities to all employees and applicants for employment without regard to race, color, religion, age, sex, national origin, disability status, genetics, protected veteran status, sexual orientation, gender identity or expression, or any other characteristic protected by federal, state or local laws. This policy applies to all terms and conditions of employment, including recruiting, hiring, placement, promotion, termination, layoff, recall, transfer, leaves of absence, compensation and training.  Southern Glazer's Wine and Spirits provides competitive compensation based on estimated performance level consistent with the past relevant experience, knowledge, skills, abilities and education of employees.  Unless otherwise expressly stated, any pay ranges posted here are estimates from outside of Southern Glazer's Wine and Spirits and do not reflect Southern Glazer's pay bands or ranges.



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