Wachusett Brewing Company is
looking for an experienced, hands on Finance
Director to lead and direct the activities
of the Finance Department. The position
reports directly to the President and is
responsible for maximizing the return on
financial assets by establishing financial
policies, procedures, controls and reporting
systems. This position ensures legal and
regulatory compliance for all accounting and
financial reporting functions. The director
of finance also oversees cost and general
accounting, accounts receivable/collection
and payroll and risk management.
financial decisions by establishing,
monitoring and enforcing policies and
2. Protects assets by
establishing, monitoring and enforcing
3. Maximizes return
and limits risk on cash by minimizing cash
balances and making investments.
Provides status of financial condition of
the company by collecting, interpreting &
reporting key financial data.
compliance with federal, state and local
6. Advise management
of actions and potential risks.
Arranges for audits as required and
8. Manages budget and
9. Hire, train,
develop and appraise staff effectively.
10. Keeps up-to-date on information &
technology affecting functional area(s) to
increase innovation & ensure
- Partner with senior business leaders on
financial and capital budgeting/forecasting.
- Lead the financial modeling
capabilities for real time analysis of
operational efficiencies to improve the
company’s financial performance, including
the creation and delivery of enhance
management reports, key
performance indicators and dashboards that
allow key business partners to better
understand their business and
make informed decisions.
- Lead the
development of financial scenarios to
explore long-term strategic plans.
Deliver business insight, reporting and
analysis to the President.
- Lead the
Finance team in (LEAN Manufacturing) the
identification, quantification and execution
of all brewery
improvement / supply chain optimization /
cost reduction projects.
- Lead the
development of all capital budgets (Plan &
- Ensure Return on Investment
(ROI) / financial assessment of Brewery
initiated projects prior to submission for
approval and evaluate on an
- Integrate with the
company’s procurement processes to assure
spending and investment remains in line
- Provide leadership,
direction, and development to Brewery team
members. Ensure the linkage of common goals
and objectives between the
groups, partner with brewery management
teams in the delivery of all operational/
financial commitments and ensure
complete integrity of brewery financial
- Direct on – time reporting of
monthly, quarterly and annual operations
financial results. assure accurate and
timely GL close and reporting.
the development of LE and annual product
cost of goods (material losses and brewery
analyze and report against actual results.
- Evaluate operations processes and
streamline where appropriate.
special projects at the request of
QUALIFICATIONS & COMPETENCIES
Financial Management. Strategic Thinking.
Ethical Conduct. Technical Capacity.
Bachelor’s degree in Accounting or
Finance and CPA preferred
5-10 years related financial
leadership experience required, including
budgeting, forecasting, planning, analysis,
and building financial models in
the Consumer Products and/or Beverage
of consumer products, product mix impacts,
solid leader and team player, with the
ability to build strategic partnerships and
to engage, develop and
to influence business decisions.
- Excellent written and
verbal communications skills; comfortable
communicating with all levels.
Extremely well organized, data
driven and comfort managing multiple
Experience with Orchestrated Beer,
OEE, and all Microsoft Products (Excel,
Word, PowerPoint) preferred.
COMPENSATION & BENEFITS
offer a competitive compensation package
based on experience including healthcare,
company retirement contribution,
opportunities for advancement and of course
a generous beer benefit so that you can
enjoy the luxuries of your hard work. For
the right candidate, relocation costs will
cover letter and resume to
Brewing Company, we strive to build a
diverse work force through equal opportunity
employment. This job description is only a
summary of the typical functions of the job
and not intended to be an exhaustive list of
all job responsibilities, tasks and duties.
Director Wachusett Brewing Company