Accounting Manager

Constellation Brands


Victor, NY

Why you should apply for a job to Constellation Brands:

  • FlexAbility program. Employees can choose to work from home or hybrid for many of our roles.

  • Parental Leave program. We offer 8 weeks fully paid parental leave plus 8 weeks fully paid maternity disability for new mothers

  • Fertility/Infertility coverage within our medical coverage

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    Position summary

    Job Description

    Company Summary:

    If you have taken a moment to unwind with a bottle of beer, toast with glass of wine, or celebrate with a cocktail, chances are that you have shared that moment with Constellation Brands.  We are passionate producers of iconic beer, wine and spirits brands that consumers love.  From Corona Extra, to Robert Mondavi Wines, to SVEKDA Vodka, we produce over 100 premium brands with sales in nearly 100 countries, making us the number one multi-category beverage alcohol company in the U.S.

    Position Summary:

    Technical accounting resource for the global Constellation organization.  Works to ensure global compliance with US GAAP, internal controls, and company policies and procedures.  Drives best practice through research, standardization, and awareness among business constituents.  Works on project teams that are responsible for complex business transactions.


    • Provide accounting support and guidance for complex business transactions such as acquisitions, divestures and financing activities. 

    • Support the integration of acquired companies into accounting and reporting systems and processes.

    • Prepare and review journal entries to record complex intercompany funds flow and equity transactions, including the appropriate calculation of historical foreign currency translation rates.

    • Research and provide technical accounting guidance in accordance with U.S. GAAP 

    • Provide support and review emerging accounting pronouncements for implications to the global Constellation organization.

    • Assist in the implementation of new accounting standards applicable to the organization. 

    • Work with the business and internal audit to identify appropriate internal controls over financial reporting, maintain control documentation, monitor for compliance and assess potential control deficiencies.

    • Jointly responsible for updating and creating accounting policies and procedures required by either technical accounting, business or internal control changes.

    • Jointly responsible for reviewing business contracts for accounting implications and determination of appropriate accounting under the contracts. 

    • Participate in and lead projects from an accounting perspective that arise as a result of business requirements, such as implementation of new software or process improvements.

    • Assist with the coordination of internal and external audits as well as the preparation of statutory financial statements.

    • Provide oversight and governance related to the general ledger, including chart of accounts, business units, companies, etc.

    Required Qualifications:

    • Demonstrated strong technical accounting skills.

    • Internal Control over Financial Reporting experience strongly preferred.

    • Bachelor’s degree in Accounting required, MBA strongly preferred.

    • CPA certification is REQUIRED

    • 8-12 years of experience in public accounting or relevant industry experience with progressive responsibility and experience in the accounting function.

    • Proficiency with personal computers and associated word processing, spreadsheet, presentation, and database software; experience with SAP S4/HANA & SAP Business Planning and Consolidation (BPC) a plus.

    • Excellent communication skills required (both verbal and written).

    • Spanish language a plus.

    Core Competencies to be Successful:

    • Very strong analytical skills, research skills, and business acumen – ability to rapidly come up to speed on new issues and identify the critical questions to be addressed.

    • Strong communications skills and ability to communicate and influence all levels in the organization including a broad base of finance and business partners.

    • Comfort working through ambiguity and in a rapidly-changing environment.

    • Initiative and results oriented.

    • Strong attention to detail.

    • Strategic thinking.

    • Ability to build productive relationships.

    • Proficiency in planning, prioritization and project management. 

    ADA Physical/Mental/Workplace Requirements:

    • Occasional lifting up to 25 lbs.

    • Sitting, working at desk/personal computer for extended periods of time.

    • Primary work environment is professional corporate office and/or remote.

    • Ability to travel commercially to domestic and international locations.


    Victor, New York

    Additional Locations

    Buffalo, New York, Syracuse, New York

    Job Type

    Full time

    Job Area

    Finance & Accounting

    The salary range for this role is:

    $98,000.00 - $153,200.00

    This is the lowest to highest salary we in good faith believe we would pay for this role at the time of this posting.  We may ultimately pay more or less than the posted range, and the range may be modified in the future. An employee’s pay position within the salary range will be based on several factors including, but limited to, the prevailing minimum wage for the location, relevant education, qualifications, certifications, experience, skills, seniority, geographic location, performance, shift, travel requirements, sales or revenue-based metrics, any collective bargaining agreements, and business or organizational needs. We offer comprehensive package of benefits including paid time off, medical/dental/vision insurance, 401(k), and any other benefits to eligible employees.

    Note: No amount of pay is considered to be wages or compensation until such amount is earned, vested, and determinable. The amount and availability of any bonus, commission, or any other form of compensation that are allocable to a particular employee remains in the Company's sole discretion unless and until paid and may be modified at the Company’s sole discretion, consistent with the law.

    Equal Opportunity

    Constellation Brands is committed to a continuing program of equal employment opportunity. All persons have equal employment opportunities with Constellation Brands, regardless of their sex, race, color, age, religion, creed, sexual orientation, national origin or citizenship, ancestry, physical or mental disability, medical condition (cancer or genetic characteristics), marital status, gender (including gender identity or gender expression), familial status, military or veteran status, genetic information, pregnancy, childbirth, breastfeeding, or related conditions (or any other group or category within the framework of the applicable discrimination laws and regulations).

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    About the company

    Industry: Consumer Packaged Goods: Beverages

    At Constellation Brands (NYSE: STZ and STZ.B), our mission is to build brands that people love because we believe sharing a toast, unwinding after a day, celebrating milestones and helping people connect, is Worth Reaching For. It’s worth our dedication, hard work and the bold calculated risks we take to deliver more for our consumers, trade partners, shareholders and communities in ...

    Why you should apply for a job to Constellation Brands:

  • FlexAbility program. Employees can choose to work from home or hybrid for many of our roles.

  • Parental Leave program. We offer 8 weeks fully paid parental leave plus 8 weeks fully paid maternity disability for new mothers

  • Fertility/Infertility coverage within our medical coverage