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Accounting Manager

The Wine Group

Tracy, CA

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JOB SUMMARY

The Accounting Manager is responsible for the day-to-day management of the Company's Accounts Receivable, Treasury, Fixed Assets, General Ledger accounting, and corporate financial reporting functions. Reporting to the Assistant Controller, the Accounting Manager leads a team of accountants and assists with the preparation of monthly financial packages, quarterly deliverables, and the annual close. The successful candidate will be analytical, resourceful, and innovative with a working knowledge of US GAAP and TWG accounting policies ensuring that the principles are being practiced consistently in all areas of responsibility.

ESSENTIAL FUNCTIONS
* Overall responsibility for monthly general ledger close
* Assist with the preparation of monthly and quarterly financial packages including financial statements and debt covenant calculations
* Prepare, review and post journal entries required to reflect monthly activity
* Oversee daily treasury activity ensuring bank accounts are reconciled and settled daily
* Perform and review general ledger account reconciliations; ensure account balances are properly and adequately supported
* Ensure the timely completion and accuracy of all bank reconciliations
* Direct department in preparation of required documentation for annual financial audits
* Maintain financial integrity by adhering to and enforcing GAAP and TWG accounting policies and internal controls
* Manage the global credit and collection function (AR) including evaluation of customer credit exposure; oversee the application of customer payments; monitor past due accounts to resolution and collection; prepare and analyze statistical reports for management including DSO reporting
* Evaluate, update and document allowance for doubtful accounts
* Manage cased goods commission contracts, payments, and reconciliations
* Review lease agreements for proper accounting classification and manage lease accounting software
* Oversee capital expenditure policies and coordinate updates; ensure TWG capitalization policies are being adhered to and oversee accounting
* Administer fixed asset physical inventories
* Oversee property tax audits
* Provide guidance, coaching and development of accounting staff to maintain a high performing collaborative team environment
* Streamline business processes to improve workflow efficiencies and maximize department productivity
* Manage special projects and implementations as assigned
* This job description reflects management's assignment of general functions; it does not restrict the tasks that may be assigned

QUALIFICATIONS
* Bachelor's degree in Accounting, Finance, Business or related field
* 5+ years of relevant accounting experience
* High level of proficiency in Microsoft office
* Experience with J.D. Edwards ERP preferred
* Self-directed and motivated to innovate and improve processes
* Strong communication and presentation skills with the ability to work collaboratively
* Ability to handle sensitive and confidential information with discretion
* Strong time management skills with the ability to plan, manage and execute multiple tasks, deadlines and priorities
* Work independently within set guidelines to accomplish company objectives
* Demonstrated analytical and critical thinking skills with the ability to solve complex problems
* Excellent attention to detail and accounting accuracy with a proven understanding of US GAAP

PHYSICAL DEMANDS
* Primary work activities are within a professional office environment

At The Wine Group, we are proud to be an equal opportunity employer and we are committed to an environment of mutual respect, diversity and inclusion. Qualified applicants will receive consideration for employment without regard to race, color, religion, sex, sexual orientation, gender identity, genetic information, national origin, disability, protected veteran status or other characteristic protected by law.

Additional Information:

Job Posted:
Friday, May 13th
Type of Work:
Full Time
Job Category:
Job Level:
Mid-Level
Reference No:
DF1227