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Accounting Manager

Chappellet Winery

St Helena, CA

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Chappellet Winery and Vineyard is seeking a dynamic Accounting Manager to join our finance team. The Accounting Manager is an integral part of the accounting operations of the company and will aid in the preparation of accounting and financial data. Responsibilities include month end close, AR, AP, Payroll, Benefits, Reconciliations and Reporting.

The Accounting Manager must demonstrate Chappellet’s ERICCH values: Excellence, Respect, Integrity, Communication, Creativity, and Harmony.


The Accounting Manager will report to the Controller and will be part of Chappellet’s accounting/admin department.


•  In conjunction with Controller, manage month-end and year-end close processes

•  Maintain general ledger and prepare journal entries including prepaids, accruals, and reversing entries

•  Ensure GL accounts are reconciled •  Ensure payroll and benefits are processed in a timely manner

•  Process weekly check run in conjunction with Accounting and Systems Analyst

•  Issue weekly cash position reporting •  Issue Invoices and ensure that accounts receivable are collected promptly

•  Assist with monthly inventory counts and weekly reporting

•  Assist with fixed asset reconciliations

•  Assist with year-end financial review in conjunction with our CPA

•  Assist with managing outsourced functions including IT and Compliance

•  Maintain an orderly accounting filing system

•  Additional projects as directed by the CFO or Controller


•  Effective verbal and written communication skills

•  Commitment to excellence and high standards

•  Strong organizational, problem-solving, and analytical skills

•  Ability to manage priorities and workflow

•  Strong attention to detail

•  Advanced Microsoft Excel skills

•  Proficient in other Microsoft Office applications, including Word, PowerPoint, Outlook, and Teams

•  Ability to work well with all levels and departments within the company

•  Versatile, flexible, and a willingness to work within constantly changing priorities with enthusiasm


•  Education: Bachelor's degree in Business, Accounting, or Finance

•  Experience: 3-5 years of progressive responsibility in accounting and finance

•  Thorough knowledge of Generally Accepted Accounting Principles

•  Strong leadership, communication, and project management skills

•  Experience with general ledger functions and the month-end/year-end close process

•  Experience with Navision accounting system, Jet Reports, and Commerce7 a plus

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Job Posted:
Friday, May 13th
Type of Work:
Full Time
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