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Commercial Finance Manager

Baltimore, MD
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.


The Finance & Pricing Manager manages all finance and pricing-related activities for the business unit, developing and monitoring progress.

Primary Responsibilities

  • Assist leadership with monthly and yearly financial closing activities and communicate results
  • Track profit and loss (P&L) and alert local market and national leadership of any overspend risk
  • Support leadership in building profit and loss (P&L) to achieve supplier AOPs
  • Work with SGWS Marketing and Sales organizations to ensure that profitability goals are achieved
  • Support leadership in managing sales and marketing budgets
  • As part of the annual planning process, work with Marketing and Sales organizations to ensure plans adhere to budgets and price strategy
  • Work with Marketing Directors to drive margin improvement and conduct an ongoing assessment
  • Coordinate with Director of Marketing to develop/implement pricing of all new items
  • Lead implementation of all price increases
  • Provide feedback on profit implications of price changes and excess inventory closeout
  • Create and drive financing strategies, analysis, forecasting, and budget management
  • Manage all aspects of accounting operations such as receivables, payables, payroll, and financial reporting
  • Coordinate, prepare, and review all annual financial reports
  • Perform other job-related duties as assigned

Additional Primary Responsibilities

Minimum Qualifications

  • Bachelor's Degree plus seven years of experience; or an equivalent combination of education and experience
  • Knowledge of automated financial and accounting reporting systems
  • Knowledge of federal and state financial regulations
  • Working knowledge of short and long-term budgeting and forecasting, rolling budgets, and product-line profitability analysis
  • Knowledge of finance, accounting, budgeting, and cost control principles including Generally Accepted Accounting Principles (GAAP)
  • Ability to travel as needed

Physical Demands

  • Physical demands with activity or condition for a considerable amount of time may include sitting and typing/keyboarding using a computer (e.g., keyboard, mouse, and monitor) or adding machine
  • Physical demands with activity or condition may 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.