Accounting Manager (Wine Jobs: Management & Administration)

Full Time

  Winery Exchange

  Novato, California

We are looking for a strong accountant with a strong work ethic who thrives in an entrepreneurial, fast-paced environment.  Experience in the beverage alcohol industry a plus.  Candidates with treasury, banking, liquidity, expense management, payroll and the monthly close process highly desirable. 

Responsibilities Include:

Banking and Liquidity

  • Day-to-day and long-range cash flow and liquidity management and reporting
  • FX hedging, foreign wires and related
  • Bank reconciliations
  • Loan management and periodic bank reporting
  • Oversight of bank audits
  • Manage bank accounts, positive pay and other treasury activity
  • Assist with new line extensions, waivers and other ad hoc reporting

Payroll and related

  • Assist with international payroll, foreign pension and payroll taxes
  • Liaison with UK accountants for payroll and compliance matters
  • Record monthly payroll, benefits, FTO and related entries for entire company
  • Forecast payroll and related tax for budget and forecasts
  • Oversee workers comp audits
  • Employee expense approval in accordance with Company policy


  • Work with outside CPAs to ensure taxes are paid in a timely manner
  • File and maintain timeliness for all sales, CRV, CA Manufacturers, Ohio Cat Tax, UK VAT, property and other tax reporting as required
  • Maintain accurate reconciliations of prepaid, accrued, estimated and other tax liabilities and receivables

Monthly Close, Audit & Financial Analysis

  • Journal Entries, account reconciliations and analysis
  • Record and report fixed assets and depreciation and related
  • Prepare all relevant documentations and PBC’s for annual audit
  • Assist with audit administration
  • Other ad hoc reporting

Customer & Vendor Set Up

  • Set up new vendors and customers in accordance with company standards
  • Run credit checks or/and obtain approvals for initial and revision to credit limits
  • Establish and standardize set up process
  • Maintain database

Business Process and Procedure

  • Improve close timing
  • Liaison with business owners to develop and improve of operations and reporting.
  • Proactively identify processes and systems to enhance documentation, standardization, efficiency, reporting and analysis.
  • Ensure that appropriate controls and processes are in place to safeguard company assets.
  • Cross-train to cover other accounting functions for absences.

Other projects, assignments and responsibilities as deemed necessary. 

Required Skills and Education Include:

  • 5+ years of experience in a similar Finance and Accounting role.  Treasury and cash flow experience highly desired.  Knowledge of Concur expense reporting system preferred
  • Advanced Microsoft Excel 2007 user
  • Undergraduate degree (B.S. in Accounting; or equivalent combination of education and experience).
  • Experience with major accounting systems, knowledge of Microsoft Dynamics – Navision experience a plus.
  • Professional commitment to job and career.
  • Extremely organized with good time management skills.
  • Able to build effective partnerships across teams.

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