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Government Records Specialist

Constellation Brands

Wanship, UT

Job Description:

Job Description

Position Summary

Perform regulatory compliance activities associated with production, storage and processing operations at High West Distillery. Provide cross-functional guidance and support to Production and Processing departments (distillers, blenders, bottling, QC/R&D, maturation (storage) and distribution) to ensure the distilleries are operating within mandated compliance regulations. Seeks opportunities to continually improve processes and work flow with larger distribution initiatives in mind.

* Maintain up-to-date knowledge of TTB laws and regulations relevant to government reporting for specified distillery operations
* Reconcile and verify data integrity of information in order to comply with relevant government regulations for all federal excise tax and operations reports and state excise tax reports
* Properly file accurate monthly/semi-monthly Operations Reports and Tax Returns (federal and state) as required by the appropriate government agency
* Support Regulatory Affairs during external and internal audit engagements. This includes preparing for audits by external authoritative agencies and internal auditors, coordinating responses to requests for supporting documentation and preparing responses to external and internal audit reports, as appropriate
* Assist with the resolution of inventory and other regulatory matters
* Promptly file notices or claims when required by regulatory agencies
* Notify management of non-compliance risks associated with operational inconsistencies or process changes
* Perform routine self-audits within the distribution operations to ensure standard operating procedures and regulatory compliance laws are being adhered to
* Maintain Regulatory Compliance License & Permit files and ensure current license/permit copies are posted, when required
* Assign tasks/work
* Train new employees
* Removes inefficiencies from processes (own or departmental)
* Support larger distillery initiatives such as development of systems and procedures to ensure the data integrity of all supported recordkeeping systems - this includes both automated and manual systems
* Assist with identification and implementation of best practices

Minimum Qualifications
* Bachelor's degree required (emphasis in accounting, preferred)
* 5 - 8 years of experience in alcohol related regulatory guidelines (Equivalent combination of education & alcoholic beverage experience is acceptable)
* Able to work flexible shifts and schedules including overtime
* Skilled in writing reports, presenting information and responding to questions from groups of managers, suppliers and internal customers
* Advanced MS Excel skills
* Proficient in MS Word, MS Access, MS PowerPoint
* Skilled with systems such as AS400, JD Edwards

* Must have good verbal and written communications skills
* Must be detail-oriented
* Must possess good organizational, time and resource management skills
* Ability to handle multiple tasks and priorities
* Strong mathematical skills
* Experience solving practical problems where only limited standardization exists
* Manage conflict resolution

Preferred Qualifications
* Accounting experience in the alcoholic beverage industry

Physical Requirements/Work Environment
* Works outdoors/indoors
* Works in warm/cold climates
* Works in high places
* Works on wet surfaces
* Is exposed to loud noise, fumes and/or toxic chemicals
* Works near moving, mechanical parts and lift truck traffic
* Must be able to move up to 55lbs
* Must be at least 21 years of age
* Must be able to sit and/or stand for long periods of time and work on a computer for extended periods
* Reasonable accommodations may be made to enable individuals with disabilities to perform the essential functions

Wanship, Utah

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Job Type
Full time

Job Area
Operations and Production

Equal Opportunity

Constellation Brands is committed to a continuing program of equal employment opportunity. All persons have equal employment opportunities with Constellation Brands, regardless of their sex, race, color, age, religion, creed, sexual orientation, national origin or citizenship, ancestry, physical or mental disability, medical condition (cancer or genetic characteristics), marital status, gender (including gender identity or gender expression), familial status, military or veteran status, genetic information, pregnancy, childbirth, breastfeeding, or related conditions (or any other group or category within the framework of the applicable discrimination laws and regulations).

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Job Posted:
Wednesday, December 5th
Type of Work:
Full Time
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