HR Generalist / Bookkeeper (Wine Jobs: Management & Administration)

Full Time

  Palmaz Vineyards (

  Napa, California

** English / Spanish Speaking Required **

Job Summary

The HR Generalist / Bookkeeper manages all day-to-day functions of HR as well as assist the offsite controller with accounting entries ensuring compliance with local, state and federal regulations.

In the HR Generalist role, key responsibilities include policy and procedure compliance and onboarding and benefit management, and employee timekeeping following established HR practices.

In the Bookkeeper role, the successful candidate will coordinate financial and accounting activities with the offsite controller.

This individual will report directly to the President. This is a fantastic opportunity for a professional who thrives in a busy, entrepreneurial environment and is well-versed in working closely with senior management.


Duties and Responsibilities

· Manage all aspects of payroll processing on a biweekly basis.

· Ensure all payroll reporting and payments are compliant with company policies, acceptable accounting principles, and federal, state, and IRS regulations.

· Manage Paylocity Payroll and HRIS software as administrator.

· Maintain comprehensive understanding of all benefit plans to ensure delivery of education to employees upon hire, during open enrollment and on as needed day to day basis.

· Ensure benefits compliance with applicable laws and requirements.

· Ensures ACA compliance in all activities including plan designs, reporting and tax filings.

· Assure quality services are provided to the “customers” of finance and accounting, whether they are external customers (funders, community partners, vendors) or internal customers (management and staff).

· Maintains confidentiality of information.

· Assist department managers with hiring staff, including posting jobs online, scheduling

interviews, and generating offer letters.

· Oversee benefits enrollment and management.

· Ensure compliance with HR policies and procedures.

· Assists with scanning and allocating all bills and invoices.

· Support the company in the preparation and execution of the annual independent audit and related tax filings.

· Assist in the development, tracking and monitoring of vendor agreements.

· Implement personnel onboarding and off-boarding procedures.




The successful candidate will have the following qualifications:

· Bachelor’s degree in Business, Accounting, Finance, or a related discipline, preferred.

· 2+ years of human resources experience.

· Experience managing time and attendance systems preferably in a manual payroll environment

· 2+ years of accounting and/or financial management

· Proficiency in Microsoft Office and Quickbooks tools

· Bilingual in English and Spanish (required)

· Knowledge of generally accepted accounting principles (GAAP) and accounting

· Excellent verbal and written communication skills

· Able to prioritize and multi-task in a fast-paced work environment

· Highly organized and detail-oriented

· Able to complete tasks accurately and timely with minimal supervision

· Proven ability to maintain high ethical standards and confidentiality

· Excellent customer service skills

This full-time position is classified as hourly, non-exempt. Hourly pay range starts at $25/hr, depending on experience.

How To Apply

Please send your cover letter and resume to Jade Querubin ([email protected]) for consideration.

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