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Staff Accountant I

The Wine Group, 4596 S. Tracy Blvd., Tracy, California, United States of America Req #539
Monday, April 19, 2021

At The Wine Group we are passionate about our people, our future and our wine. We are America’s second largest wine producer by volume with over 1,200 employees globally across 12 locations in California, New York and Australia. We are proud to be responsible for many of America’s most beloved wine brands, including Cupcake, Franzia, Chloe, Concannon, Benziger, Imagery, AVA Grace, 7 Deadly and more. We are dedicated to our culture built on values like entrepreneurialism, innovation, social responsibility and stewardship. To learn about us and our career opportunities, check us out at www.thewinegroup.com and then come join the exciting journey at The Wine Group.

JOB SUMMARY

The Staff Accountant I position contributes to the timely completion and analysis of financial results and accounting transactions.  Responsibilities include tracking the Company’s capital projects and maintaining fixed asset schedules as well as supporting accounts receivable functions.  The position requires strong organizational, analytical, and interpersonal skills.  Other accounting related tasks will be required as needed.

ESSENTIAL FUNCTIONS
  • Track the compilation of project costs included in fixed asset accounts and close out the accounts into identifiable assets once the related projects have been completed
  • Record transactions to ensure proper expense or capitalization in accordance with GAAP and the company’s policy
  • Prepare journal entries to support the timely preparation of financial statements
  • Assist accounts receivable in customer account collections and resolving customer account issues
  • Ensure bank statements are reconciled in a timely manner

OTHER FUNCTIONS
  • Prepare annual property tax returns
  • Assist with financial and tax audits
  • Work with project managers to ensure capital projects are closed on a timely basis
  • Assist with capital asset physical inventories
  • Prepare ad hoc reports and analysis as needed
  • Support a high-volume department by cross training on the regular duties of other accounting staff members
  • 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 or Business
  • Knowledge of JD Edwards/Oracle ERP system
  • Proficient with Microsoft Office Suite
  • Knowledge of accounting principles, practices and procedures
  • Strong organizational, critical thinking and customer service skills
  • Strong attention to detail and commitment to professional integrity
  • Able to execute on multiple tasks, deadlines and priorities
  • Strong written and verbal communication skills with emphasis on confidentiality, tact and diplomacy

PHYSICAL DEMANDS
  • Primary work activities are within an office environment
  • Limited travel to production facilities in California to assist with audits and complete annual physical inventory checks
 
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.

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Other details

  • Job Family Finance/Accounting
  • Job Function Finance
  • Pay Type Hourly
  • The Wine Group, 4596 S. Tracy Blvd., Tracy, California, United States of America