Strategy Analyst

SAB Miller | Chicago, IL

Posted Date 5/28/2024

A Career in Beverage:

Our purpose at Molson Coors Beverage Company is to brew beverages that unite people to celebrate all life’s moments. We’ve been brewing iconic brands for over 350 years and are now proud to be offering a modern portfolio that expands beyond the beer aisle.

We are Talent Brewers with our culture rooted in our core Values. We believe in our brands and our people, and that diversity WITH inclusion is the key to a winning team culture. We want you to join our team of brand ambassadors who believe the world is full of untapped opportunities. So, if you get excited about making a real difference as part of a winning team like we do, we want to hear from you.

The Headlines:

In the role of Strategy Analyst based in Chicago, Illinois, you will be a part of the Strategy Team supporting enterprise Long Range Planning. This position will report to the Strategic Planning Manager with visibility to the Chief Strategy Officer and VP, Strategic Relationships and M&A.

The Strategy Analyst is the analytical engine for the Strategy Team, providing key data insights to help mold and drive Molson Coors’ ambition to grow topline revenue as we transform into a beverage company. The Strategy Analyst will ensure strategic plans are driven by data, deliver financial commitments, and align with Molson Coors’ core capabilities.

The Responsibilities:

  • Conduct market assessment of current dynamics /emerging trends and develop industry estimates / forecasts using various incomplete data sources, to support new verticals and business opportunities for Molson Coors
  • Formulate investment recommendations, sizing up revenue and profit opportunities based on research
  • Provide external and internal data points to inform / track progress against Long Range Plan commitments
  • Perform competitive analysis of other CPG companies to benchmark MCBC performance vs. industry, informing Leadership Team on potential risks/opportunities
  • Develop presentations to communicate data-driven insights for the Leadership Team
  • Leverage analyst and research reports to provide thought leadership and future trends for the Strategy Team
  • Exposure and opportunities to support across the delivery of Molson Coors inorganic strategy

The Other Qualifications:

  • 3+ years experience as a Business or Financial Analyst in a Fortune 500 company (preferably CPG,) investment bank, consulting firm, transaction advisory firm, or market information/research company (ACNielsen/IRI)
  • Excellent spreadsheet skills (functions/macros/VBA) and good relational database management skills (e.g. Access, enterprise databases), and the confidence to translate complex data into meaningful insights
  • Demonstrates insightful use of financial analysis techniques, tools, and concepts to provide practical counsel to business unit partners and to help drive business results
  • Excellent communicator across all channels (written/verbal)
  • Executive level mindset and ability to convey key decision points to senior leaders

Work Perks that You Need to Know About:

  • Flexible work programs that support work life balance including a hybrid work model of 3 days in the office
  • We care about our People and Planet and have challenged ourselves with stretch goals around our key priorities
  • We care about our communities and play our part to make a difference – from charitable donations to hitting the streets together to build parks, giving back to the community is part of our culture and who we are
  • Engagement with a variety of Employee Resource Groups, which can provide volunteer opportunities, leadership experience, and networking through the organization
  • Ability to grow and develop your career centered around our First Choice Learning opportunities
  • Participation in our Total Rewards program with a competitive base salary, incentive plans, parental leave, health, dental, vision, a retirement savings plan with incredible employer match, generous paid time off plans, an engaging Wellness Program, and an Employee Assistance Program (EAP) with amazing resources
  • On-site pub, access to cool brand clothing and swag, top events and, of beer and beverages!
  • Work within a fast-paced and innovative company, meeting passionate colleagues and partners with diverse backgrounds and experiences

Job Posting Grade: 10

At Molson Coors we seek diversity. Differing perspectives lead to challenging the expected, which keeps new ideas bubbling up. We’re an equal opportunity employer and invite applications from candidates from all backgrounds, race, color, religion, sex, sexual orientation, national origin, gender identity, age, disability, veteran status or any other characteristic. We take pride in celebrating our unique brew.

Should you need accommodation due to disability [or any other protected status] during the recruitment process, please contact

Nearest Major Market: Chicago

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