Staff Accountant

Santa Rosa, CA 95402

Posted: 07/17/19 Industry: Not Determined Job Number: 00002PH8 Pay Rate: 70000.00
We are looking for a Staff Accountant for prestigious winery. This position is located in Napa Valley off of St. Helena Highway. Under minimal supervision, the Staff Accountant will apply principles of accounting to analyze financial information and prepare financial reports. Will also be responsible for performing the accounts payable and accounts receivable functions.

-Compiles and analyzes financial information to prepare entries to general ledger accounts
-Reviews and analyzes all general ledger accounts for accuracy
-Resolves accounting discrepancies
-Responsible for monthly reconciliation of petty cash and designated balance sheet accounts
-Preparation of bank reconciliations including resolving discrepancies
-Cash management for Payroll and Accounts Payable expenses
-Active role in month-end, quarter-end, and year-end closing procedures
-Provides assistance with financial reporting and budget set up, as well as ad hoc studies and analysis
-Involvement in external audits
-Preparation of California sales and use tax returns including associated sales and out of state account reconciliations
-Reconciles the 702s and prepares Federal and State Excise Tax forms

Accounts Payable
Maintain accounts payable files and records.
Process all invoices for payment, print and mail checks.
Respond to vendor and employee inquiries regarding invoices, expenses, and check requests; reconcile any discrepancies.
Process expense account reimbursement. Record credit card expenses in the GL and ensure that statements reconcile with receipts.
Preparation of I099's.
Record credit card expenses in the GL and ensure that statements reconcile with receipts.

Cased Goods Inventory
Take physical inventory of wine cased goods.
Prepare inventory reconciliations.
Prepare wine cased goods monthly costing report and record journal entries.
Manage Grape contract schedules and reconciles actual tons and dollars by grower to contracted amounts and budgeted amounts

Accounts Receivable
Prepare accounts receivable invoices; reconcile customer accounts
Makes collection calls if needed

Bachelor's degree in Accounting, Finance or related field and 5 years relevant experience or equivalent combination of education and experience.
Knowledge of finance, accounting, and cost control principles including Generally Accepted Accounting Principles.
Ability to analyze financial data and prepare financial reports, statements and projections.
Proficient use of Excel, Word and accounting software.
Ability to work independently under minimal supervision and maintain high standards of accuracy with strong attention to detail.
Ability to work well as part of a team.
Good communication skills.
Wine industry experience preferred.
Highly organized, accurate, detail and multi-task oriented.
Ability to complete tasks in an accurate manner within established time constraints.
Good judgment, versatility, flexibility, and enthusiasm.
Ability to work with constantly changing priorities
Ability to occasionally lift and carry up to 45 lbs.

Lisa Scanlon
Staffing Coordinator

Hire Date: February 2013
Alma Mater: Chico State University
Favorite restaurant: Tomasso’s (in SF)
Words to Staff By: “Go with your gut.”
Words to Work By: “You’ve got to be kidding me!”
Interesting Accomplishment: “To be yourself in a world that is constantly trying to make you something else is the greatest accomplishment.” – Ralph Waldo Emerson
Something Few Know About Me: I achieved my 15 minutes of fame one day by playing guitar in a rock band in Oregon.

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