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Full Charge Bookkeeper/ Office Manager

Rancho Sisquoc Ranch and Winery

Santa Barbara County/Santa Maria, CA

Job Description:

Rancho Sisquoc Ranch and Winery has an immediate need for a full-time Office Manager/Full Charge Bookkeeper. This position is equal parts Bookkeeper (all accounting functions) and Office Manager (point person for all contact and coordination of all functions that keep the ranch functioning properly). This role, while challenging, provides the opportunity to work with great people in a beautiful ranch environment in the Santa Maria Valley.

Full Charge Bookkeeper 50%
•  Full cycle Accounts Receivable, including preparation of monthly invoices and maintaining customer and vendor records
•  Accounts Payable including: purchase orders, invoice processing, disbursement processing (via checks and credit card) and vendor records maintenance
•  Multiple Bank reconciliations for depository accounts
•  Preparation of journal entries
•  Quickbooks General Ledger maintenance
•  Performance of the Month End close process
•  Filing of various regulatory forms/reports with governmental agencies
•  Oversight of outsourced payroll process, including collection and reporting of employee hours, 401(k) elections, withholding reporting, etc.
•  Preparation of Month End reports for management
•  Vendor setup, maintenance, relationship management and statement reconciliation
•  Assist with Winery inventory management and POS data reconciliation
•  Preparation annual 1099’s
•  Assistance with the annual budget and audit process
•  Maintenance of document retention files
•  Frequent communication with ownership

Office Manager 50%
•  Miscellaneous on-going office administrative tasks such as file
maintenance, answering the telephone, monitoring incoming and outgoing mail, assisting with correspondence and mailings, and general problem solving
•  Assist with building maintenance projects, schedule maintenance when needed
•  With minimal supervision, providing support and troubleshooting as needed to the Board of Directors
•  Coordination of outsource HR functions
•  Providing administrative support with event planning
•  Organize the office layout; order office supplies when needed

Qualifications include:
•  Bachelor’s Degree in Accounting (preferred)
•  Winery accounting knowledge a plus
•  Five years experience working as a bookkeeper
•  Strong knowledge of generally accepted accounting principles
•  Proficient with Quickbooks, Microsoft Office and Excel
•  Strong communication skills and positive demeanor
•  Ability to work well with other people in a dynamic environment
•  Open-minded attitude and willingness to take on additional roles, as needed
•  Excellent organizational skills
•  Personal qualities of integrity, honesty and a dedicated work ethic


Additional Information:

Job Posted:
Thursday, July 12th
Type of Work:
Full Time
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