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Director Production Finance

Delicato Family Wines

Manteca, CA

Job Description:

Work LocationDelicato Vineyards Manteca

Position Purpose

Reporting to the Vice President & Controller, the Director Production Finance will partner with the business to drive total cost analysis to be used in making key business decisions. This is a strategic role that will be critical in supporting winery operations and guidance around production opportunities and new product development.

Functional Responsibility

•  Oversees, directs, and manages departmental activities and team performance
•  Drives and models company culture and holds self, peers, and direct reports accountable for demonstrating a constructive company culture through influential, personal behavior and actions
•  Develops and implements clearly defined operational and individual goals to develop employees, achieve productivity levels, and to attain the company's strategic plan
•  Researches best practices, stays abreast of industry trends, and maintains awareness of regulatory changes to ensure compliance and continually improve operations
•  Executes departmental financial objectives by preparing budgets, scheduling expenditures, analyzing variances, and initiating corrective action
•  Achieves departmental results to ensure the effective delivery of the strategic plan
•  Develops staffing needs; attracts, motivates, and retains a workforce with the appropriate knowledge, skills, and abilities to achieve goals and objectives
•  Promotes and ensures a safe and healthy work environment for all employees
•  Leads the way and prepares departmental staff for success in a continually changing environment
•  Fosters a work environment that encourages creative thinking, promotes flexibility, and drives innovation
•  Addresses employee issues, concerns, and complaints in an objective and confidential manner; notifies HR Business Partner and keeps immediate manager informed as appropriate
•  Ensures compliance and consistent application of company policies, initiatives, and decisions
•  Coaches, guides, and develops direct reports; fully engages in the GPS (Performance Management) process; provides high-quality feedback, and ensures proper GPS documentation of employee performance, recognition, and deficiencies

Essential Duties

•  Plays key role in "thought partner" to COO and production business leaders
•  Manages and leads data driven cost analysis to support critical business decisions
•  Establishes financial processes, performance reporting, and decision-making support aligned with key strategies of Delicato Family Wines
•  Drives real time cost analysis and reporting
•  Critical role in the planning, budgeting, and forecasting of production costs and variances
•  Analyzes and interprets cost variances, inventory movements, and other accounting reports as they relate to cost
•  Drives continuous improvement ensuring efficiency and effectiveness in cost analysis and reporting
•  Establishes meaningful production metrics/analysis to measure performance and to proactively identify potential issues and implement resolutions

*Other duties may be assigned

Non-Essential Duties

*Other duties may be assigned

Minimum Requirements

Education and Experience

•  Bachelor's degree in accounting or finance; MBA preferred
•  8+ years of accounting or finance experience, or equivalent
•  Experience in wine and food manufacturing strongly preferred
•  5+ years leadership experience, including team management and communication

Knowledge, Skills, and Abilities

•  Modern accounting, cost accounting, and financial concepts
•  Critical thinker with excellent analytical skills
•  Strong Excel spreadsheet and database skills

Certificates and Licenses

•  Certified Public Accountant (CPA), preferred

Working Conditions

•  General office environment with occasional travel
•  Required to drive automotive vehicle or equipment

Work Standards

•  Acts in a manner reflective of the Company culture of High Moral Standards, Innovation and Continuous Evolution, Trust in Team, Continuous Improvement, and Sustainable Relationships
•  Communicates, interacts, and works effectively with others; receptive to feedback and coaching; voices concerns in a constructive manner
•  Demonstrates commitment to safety first; communicates safety concerns; promotes a safe work environment based on established safety standards and training
•  Follows all Company policies and procedures

Additional Comments

Management retains the discretion to add to or change the duties of the position at any time.

California Pay Transparency Disclaimer: This is a Exempt [Click and drag to move] position. The pay range for this position is $151,842.72 to $237,497.52. It is not typical for an individual to be hired at or near the top of the range for their role. Actual placement within range will be contingent upon a number of factors, including but not limited to the candidate's qualifications, education, experience, internal equity and alignment with market data.

Delicato Family Wines offers its employees a generous and comprehensive benefits package. The core health insurance components include medical, dental and vision, where Delicato covers nearly the entire cost for employees and a large percentage for dependents. Additional health benefits include life, disability and flexible spending accounts. Other benefits include 401(k) with generous company match, discretionary profit sharing, paid time off (PTO), paid holidays, wine & merchandise discounts, tuition reimbursement, gym discounts & many more.

Delicato Family Wines is an Equal Opportunity Employer.


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Additional Information:

Job Posted:
Saturday, June 22nd
Type of Work:
Full Time
Job Category:
Job Level:
$151,84‌2.7‌2 ‍−‌ $237,497.52
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