Showing posts with label job posting. Show all posts
Showing posts with label job posting. Show all posts

Thursday, August 15, 2013

Wine Country Jobs: Cowboy, Farmer and a Personnel Assistant

 Just when I thought I'd developed a robust database, my client threw out these roles he needs filled.  These roles are in Napa County at a family owned and operated winery and farming operations.


Wrangler:  Will work on ranches in Napa and Marin counties on horseback driving cattle and managing livestock.  








Organic Farmer:  Will work for the company growing produce for restaurant clients and farmer market sales.  Organic, sustainable practices used for row crops and orchards.   





Personnel Assistant:  Part-time to full-time opportunity with flexible scheduling.  Will assist
with company's staff in HR and benefits sign-ups and weekly time card preparation and submission.  Will help employees with decisions about insurance and ensure proper applications are submitted in a timely manner and any issues are resolved regarding pay, hours and/or benefits.  English-Spanish fluency required.  


Contact me if you'd like to find out more.


Tuesday, July 9, 2013

Job Posting: Winery Accountant

WineTalent is currently working with our winery client in the Napa Valley to find an Accountant.  The Accountant will be a key contributor to the winery business and will provide exemplary customer service to the winery management team, the winery's business partners and customers.  
The Accountant will be responsible for the financial reporting, accounts payable, accounts receivable, and other general accounting functions following generally accepted accounting practices, adhering to the policies and procedures of the winery.

Responsibilities:  
  • Hold accountability for the preparation of monthly financials including handling the month end-close process.
  • Posting all required monthly journal entries, reconcile inventory in multiple locations, reconcile other balance sheet accounts as required, and perform overhead allocations.
  • Reporting on any significant budget variances.
  • Manage daily accounting tasks including: Accounts Receivable, Accounts Payable, Payroll, Bank reconciliations, daily banking tasks.
  • Manage all accounting aspects of Human Resources for the winery including PTO tracking, EDD reporting, workers compensation management and policy development.
  • Process and reconcile monthly, quarterly and year-end payroll tax payments and reports.
  • Monitor, track and report on all required external compliance including wine compliance, water system compliance, TOT reporting, sales tax returns, etc.
Qualifications:
  • Minimum of 3 years of experience in payroll processing and general ledger accounting practices.
  • Winery specific accounting experience desirable.
  • Bachelor’s degree in Accounting, Finance, Business or related discipline.  CPA preferred.
  • In-depth knowledge of Quickbooks required.
  • Proficient in MS Excel and MS Office including Powerpoint.


Interested in applying?  Please visit http://www.winetalent.net/pages/contact.html and apply.

 

Tuesday, June 11, 2013

Job Posting: Red Wine Cellarmaster

WineTalent is working with our client in the Napa Valley to find a Cellarmaster to handle the red wine program.  This position is located at the estate winery and will be handling the winery's red wine winemaking and assisting with production needs for the white wine program.  The winery is a family-owned operation with extensive farming operations.

Responsibilities:

  • Assist with white wine program including crush, fermentation, racking, fining and bottling
  • Manage red wine program including crush, fermentation, racking, fining and bottling
  • Manage red wine barrel program
  • Handle cellar sanitation and maintenance
  • Assist with research projects
  • Collaborate with staff members on winery quality improvement projects and research trials
  • Help out as needed with special projects including olive oil production and farming projects.

 Requirements:

  • Bachelor's degree in Enology, Viticulture, Food Science or related science. 
  • At least two years of wine industry experience.
  • Strong understanding of quality production procedures
  • Ability to move barrels (up to 75 pounds) and perform physically demanding cellar work
  • Experience with cellar sanitation procedures 
  • Fluency in Spanish desirable
  • Ability to drive a forklift and drive a manual transmission truck as needed

If you are interested in this role, please contact WineTalent, http://www.winetalent.net/pages/contact.html 

Wednesday, May 8, 2013

WineTalent Job Posting: Controller for St. Helena Winery



Job Title:  Controller
Employment Type:  Regular, Full-Time
Salary:  Dependent on Experience
Job Location:  St. Helena, CA

Job Description:  WineTalent is conducting a search for a Controller for a Napa Valley winery.
Reporting to the President, the Controller will be responsible for the financial reporting, accounts payable, accounts receivable, and other general accounting functions for a winery group in the Napa Valley. This individual will interact closely with the President and other members of the management team, as well as outside auditors.  The Controller will follow generally accepted accounting practices, adhering to the policies and procedures of each of the legal entities. The Controller will manage a team of unit accountants, providing service and support for all business entities. 

Responsibilities Include:
·         Preparation of monthly financials including handling the month end-close process.
o    Post all required monthly journal entries, reconcile inventory in multiple locations, reconcile other balance sheet accounts as required, and perform overhead allocations.
o    Report on any significant budget variances.
·         Manage daily accounting tasks including: Accounts Receivable, Accounts Payable, Payroll, Bank reconciliations, daily banking tasks.
·         Manage all accounting aspects of Human Resources for the winery including PTO tracking, EDD reporting, workers compensation management and policy development
·         Running commission and bonus reports and providing data for payroll
·         Monitor, track and report on all required external compliance including wine compliance, water system compliance, TOT reporting, sales tax returns, etc.
·         Assist in providing information for the budgeting/reforecasting process and the cash forecasting process.
·         Manage and be responsible for timely and accurate monthly, quarterly and year-end closing cycles
·         Preparation of financial reports for quarterly board meetings. 
·         Evaluate, recommend and implement policies, procedures and systems related to company efficiency, productivity and internal controls
Experience Required: 
·         Bachelor’s degree in Accounting or Business Administration.  MBA desirable
·         A minimum 5 years of industry experience in Finance and minimum 2 years’ experience at a Controller level or higher
·         CPA Preferred
·         Advanced MS Excel skills
·         Extensive experience with QuickBooks required.  Prior experience implementing new accounting software system required. 

Application Process:  Please email resume to amy@winetalent.net.