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Job Description:

Located just minutes from downtown Portland, Amaterra is perched high in the tree-filled slopes of the city’s West Hills. Sip, savor, and enjoy the bounty from one of the most unique wine terroirs in the country, without venturing more than a heartbeat from the city. Amaterra Winery provides a luxurious winery experience unmatched views overlook the vineyard and stretch to the Coast Range. Time and friction are no longer a barrier when you want to experience the best in Oregon wine.

Amaterra is looking for a Controller to join the team! As the Controller, you will lead the general accounting and HR functions for the Winery, Restaurant, Events, and Retail Sales. This position will oversee Food and beverage stock controls as well as Labor cost analyses and controls. You will continuously study weaknesses in controls implemented in the restaurant and recommend improvements. You will provide guidance and coaching to the team and work cross-functionally across all revenue lines to ensure accurate reporting of financial information. In addition, this position will ensure the financial control environment is strong, sustainable, and supportive of a growing hospitality company.

Our Ideal Candidate:

Will be passionate about wine, winemaking, and providing a customer-centered food and wine experience.
Must have a Bachelor’s degree in accounting or finance; MBA, CPA or CMA designation Preferred.
Will have a minimum of 5 years of experience working for a full-service restaurant company (food and alcohol, Events, and Retail) with multiple lines of business
Will have a minimum of 5 years of progressively responsible accounting experience, including financial reporting, Food Costing, Inventory Control, and Labor Costing in the restaurant or hospitality industry. Direct supervisory experience overseeing basic accounting groups required;
Must have knowledge and experience with various external Accounting, Payroll, POS, and Administrative software platforms
Will have experience managing in-house Accounting and Finance functions through a stand-alone in-house dedicated staff


We offer a competitive compensation and benefits package to our team members who work 30+ hours per week which includes:

Paid time off
Health, dental, and vision insurance plans for employees and eligible dependents
Education assistance
Bonus and retirement plans
Health care, dependent care, and commuter Flexible Spending Accounts
Employee Resource Program
Supplemental insurance options
At Amaterra, we have the privilege of providing a safe environment for our guests. With this in mind, we require all employees to be vaccinated against COVID-19.A copy of the vaccination policy will be provided upon request.

We are looking to hire individuals whose values align with ours and who believe in doing everything they can to lead by example in safety, compassion, and empathy. If that sounds like you, we encourage you to apply.

Additional Information:

Job Posted:
Wednesday, November 9th
Type of Work:
Full Time
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Contact Information:

Nikki Spencer