Wednesday, August 2, 2017

WineTalent Classifieds: Winery Cost Accountant in Napa, CA

WineTalent is working with our client,, to find a Cost Accountant to join their team in Napa.

About is creating a community of wine drinkers and winemakers who are changing the wine world for the better. customers support talented, independent winemakers across the USA and the world, in return for access to exclusive handcrafted wines at amazing prices. Because they fund winemakers upfront, can remove a huge chunk of the costs that would usually be passed back to the customer. started in the UK in 2008 and by 2012 Naked Wines launched in the US and later in Australia.  The US business recently celebrated its 5th anniversary and is delivering profits along with significant growth.  In Napa, has a marketing, operations, finance and customer service team approaching 100 people, and a production site in Kenwood.  WineTalent is searching for someone to improve the wine cost accounting processes to support the fast growth of sales.

Come be a part of a culture of fun, hard-working people in a laid-back environment where employees come to work in flip flops and jeans.  All of’s staff members are very friendly and helpful, so before long you will be coming to work with your friends.

We are looking for an experienced wine Cost Accountant for US business to help the company reach its fullest potential.  This position will report to the Controller and support the following activities:
  • Design and implement best-in-class controls to improve cost accounting methods and procedures.
  • Reconcile monthly inventory of bulk wine, cased goods, and packaging materials to ensure that inventory value is accurately reflected on financial reports.
  • Compile and produce summary reports related to winery spend and monthly costs.
  • Drive business performance through insightful analysis of inventory and COGS.
  •  Work closely with Controller on annual audit and lead inventory and cost accounting areas.
  •  Work across various departments both locally and globally to implement group standard tools, systems and processes.
  • Provide analysis support for various business driven projects as needs evolve.
Candidates who connect through positive and respectful interaction and create extraordinary experiences, solutions and ideas will be at the top of the list. 

  • Four-year degree in Accounting or Finance; CPA preferred.
  • 3 – 5 years of cost accounting experience desired; previous wine industry experience preferred.
  •  Advanced knowledge of Microsoft Excel.
  • Highly organized with acute attention to detail and high level of integrity.
  • Ability to take initiative and work collaboratively within company guidelines.
  • Passion for continuous process improvement.

  • Health and Dental Insurance
  • Retirement Plan
  • Paid Holidays, vacation, and sick time
  • Monthly gym contribution
  • Wine allowance
  •  Compensation - Dependent on experience and qualifications

Email resumes to All inquiries will be kept strictly confidential.  Applicants will also be required to take an online assessment. 

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