Finance Manager

The Wine Group, 4596 S. Tracy Blvd., Tracy, California, United States of America Req #909
Monday, September 27, 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 and then come join the exciting journey at The Wine Group.


The Finance Manager position at The Wine Group offers a unique and challenging experience for someone who is interested in finance and business operations, and who is excited to add value to the company. This position is part of the Finance team, and partners with Operations, Vineyards, Accounting and other administrative departments and senior executives to develop and manage 3 budget cycles (Operations, Vineyard, Calendar). The Finance Manager will demonstrate mastery of the operational chart of accounts and serve as the “go-to” resource for operations personnel. This position is responsible for managing monthly expense reporting and variance analysis, leading meetings and presenting findings to ensure financial statement accuracy. The Finance Manager transforms budgets into standard costs as it relates to product costing and monitors for updates. This position reviews Vineyard profitability and reports findings to senior management. The position works collaboratively with other cross-functional leaders throughout the company who are dedicated to value-creation, efficiency, cost-mindfulness, and integrity.


  • Be the key resource in understanding monthly expenses, ensuring that management has actionable information to drive business decisions
  • Demonstrate mastery of operational chart of accounts and ensure consistency across facilities
  • Own monthly reporting process-compile data, develop expense summaries and variance reporting for senior management, lead meeting reviews and make adjustments to ensure financials are complete and accurate
  • Lead 3 budget cycle processes (Operations, Vineyards, Calendar) and meet with cross functional leaders to develop budgets for presentation and review with senior executives
  • Monitor and report on Vineyard profitability, perform relevant analyses and make recommendations to senior management
  • Accurately develop standard costs from budgets and review and make changes as necessary
  • Answer inquiries from managers and create monthly general ledger reclassifications based on reviews of transactional data


  • Bachelor’s degree in Business, Accounting or Finance
  • Three to five years experience, CPG industry preferred, Alcoholic Beverage experience a plus
  • Knowledge of JD Edwards and accounting principles
  • Advanced Excel knowledge including advanced formula creation and conditional formatting, advanced pivot table skills, template automation, and able to navigate spreadsheets quickly and accurately
  • Able to work independently, execute on multiple tasks, deadlines, and priorities
  • High aptitude for critical thinking and problem-solving
  • Conveys a sense of urgency and drives issues to closure
  • Collaborative leader with ability to communicate effectively
  • Embrace and demonstrate The Wine Group’s Values: Long-Term Sustainable Value Creation, Relentlessly Entrepreneurial, Empowered People, and Responsible and Trustworthy


  • Primary job functions are within an office environment
  • Limited travel to all facilities, with possible overnight travel (1 to 2 times per year)

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.


Other details

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