Production Finance Accountant - Bottling Operations

Edinburgh, City of Edinburgh
Competitive Salary + Bonus
06 Jun 2019
06 Jul 2019
Contract Type
Level of qualification
Newly qualified, Part qualified, Qualified

Company Profile

A career at Brown-Forman is just like a good bottle of bourbon: unique and refined, with a bit of a kick. Making our products from barrel to bottle requires detailed planning along each step. Just like bourbon production, our employees work in many different aspects to create the best possible product. This way, our customers can enjoy the world-class brands we promise to deliver. Here’s the kicker - we, too, get to enjoy this process, just one of the sweet benefits of leading the market with the world’s favorite whiskey. Whether in the ground, in the store, or in the office, we hand pick all of our ingredients in order to be proud of what we achieve.

The BenRiach Distillery Company is part of the Brown-Forman group, one of the largest American owned spirits and wine companies, with an award-winning brand portfolio, including the iconic Jack Daniels, Chambord liqueur, Herradura tequila, Finlandia Vodka and Slane Irish whiskey, in addition to numerous other household names.

Job Description:

At BenRiach, we are looking for a dynamic and hands on Production Finance Accountant to work with our operations team in Newbridge in a very business facing capacity.

This person will be responsible for the provision of financial management, control and business partnering support to the BenRiach bottling operations, producing 900k cases annually across the award winning BenRiach brand portfolio (BenRiach, GlenDronach, GlenGlassaugh) in addition to various other well known 3rd party brands. This role consists of the following elements:

  • Financial Management and Control
  • Costing
  • Finance Analysis & Decision Support

This role reports to the Finance Controller for the Benriach Distillery.

Why are these great roles?

  • Opportunity to work for a global company with a great reputation
  • Brown-Forman is a family owned company and therefore the culture is great as it is has a family feel to it. We are very much a large company with a small company mentality.
  • A role where you will have a lot of autonomy and where you will really be able to make an impact
  • A varied role collaborating with many different stakeholders as you can see below


  • Professional Accountancy Qualification (CIMA, ACCA, CA) with demonstrated understanding of UK GAAP
  • Attention to detail, ensuring accuracy and completeness.
  • Strong verbal and written communication skills with an ability to communicate effectively with all levels of the organization, particularly non-finance stakeholders.
  • Ability to build productive relationships and partnerships and influence others.
  • Proactive and inquisitive nature, demonstrates enthusiasm, energy and drive
  • Experience in a manufacturing environment, ideally within FMCG

Our Company:

For more than 145 years, Brown-Forman Corporation has enriched the experience of life by responsibly building fine quality beverage alcohol brands. Brown-Forman has a unique culture based on heritage, tradition and stewardship of our brands. We are also a company dedicated to the people who drive it, we are consistently ranked high for workplace satisfaction. Along with this commitment, we promote work and life balance that includes regular times throughout the year to refresh and recharge. By taking time out and time off, it ensures that all of us have the stamina, energy, and focus to grow ourselves, our teams, and Brown-Forman. To learn more about our commitment to our employees, click here:


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