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Controller

Marietta Cellars

Geyserville, CA

Job Description:

Marietta is a mid-sized, independent, family winery. Our employees enjoy the benefit of working in a non-corporate environment where we pride ourselves on producing quality work and products while also having a work-life balance.

We are looking for a Controller to join our team. This position will have direct responsibility for the organization’s accounting activities, to include producing accurate and timely financial and management reports, managing accounting processes and systems, and ensuring that reported results comply with generally accepted accounting principles.

Duties and responsibilities include but are not limited to:

* Manage the accuracy and productivity of day-to-day activities of accounts payable, accounts receivable, cash receipts and disbursements, cost and inventory accounting, fixed assets, intercompany transactions, accruals, allocations, and payroll
* Manage and mentor two bookkeepers, each responsible for different business entities
* Lead the monthly close process, including the issuance of financial statements
* Work closely with the outside accounting firm, and prep year-end for tax work and annual review
* Develop accurate and timely financial reports, including analysis and insights/recommendations, for monthly and annual financial reviews
* Liaison with the bank and routinely perform debt analysis
* Drive efficiency and effectiveness by streamlining, standardizing, and automating financial transaction processing and reporting
* Evaluate, recommend and implement internal controls, accounting policies, procedures and systems, where appropriate
* Manage all bulk wine inventory and cost accounting functions. Review and improve inventory costing methodologies
* Work independently to analyze and consult management on recommended changes relating to overall business improvements
* Perform budget variance analysis for specific cost centers and/or facilities
* Provide support for external financial audits
* AD-HOC projects and reports as requested by management

Qualifications:
* Bachelor’s degree in Accounting or Finance
* CPA a plus
* 5+ years of recent experience in a Controller (or similar) position, with progressive levels of responsibility and a solid understanding of US GAAP
* Strong knowledge of inventory cost accounting and inventory control for wineries, or equivalent experience in an agriculture or manufacturing environment
* Technologically savvy, with a working knowledge of Microsoft Office and an advanced proficiency in Excel
* Strong detail and accuracy orientation. Proven analytical experience in accounting/ finance; undeterred by challenges lacking a standard solution
* Strong management, interpersonal and oral/written communication skills
* Self-motivated and self-directed; working well in a multi-task environment within the constraints of deadlines
* Ability to work with confidential information on a regular basis

No phone calls please. Resume and cover letter should be submitted through the job site.

Additional Information:

Job Posted:
Friday, November 10th
Type of Work:
Full Time
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