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Sr. Cost Accountant in LIVERMORE at Nelson

Date Posted: 2/12/2018

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Job Number: 2116603

Sr. Cost Accountant

A local winery in the Tri-Valley has exciting opportunity for a Senior Accountant to join their dynamic team. This Sr. Cost Accountant will focus on cost variations between varieties and vineyards, year over year cost comparisons, and variances to budget and will play an important role as a member of our accounting team. Additional areas of responsibility include financial reporting and interpretation for management, creating custom farming service budgets and associated billings, managing and improving accounting process. Ideal candidates will have 5+ years of general Costing accounting knowledge, a problem solver, great presentation skills, and an overall passion for the Wine Industry

Key Responsibilities include:

  • Viticulture Accounting including monthly financial closing, journal entries, account reconciliation, balance sheet analysis, and reporting; maintain and improve accounting process.
  • Viticulture Budgeting: Provide analysis and support to winegrowing controller in annual budget planning cycle. Works in conjunction with viticulture manager for prepare annual budgeting in Hyperion System.
  • Custom Viticulture Services: Responsible for monthly billing information and custom farming P&L report, and annual budget.
  • Prepare viticulture year-end audit schedules and financial statement footnotes within timelines.
  • Prepare year-end tax schedules.
  • Assist in annual government reports (Assessor Reports, Grape Crush Report etc.)
  • Ad Hoc information requests include farming cost analysis and analyzing variances to budget etc.


  • A minimum education level of Bachelor's degree in Accounting or Finance
  • 5+ years of cost and general accounting in a manufacturing environment
  • Experience with JD Edwards or Hyperion system experience preferred
  • Strong analytical skills, with ability to proactively problem solve and troubleshoot
  • Ability to multi-task and work with changing priorities
  • Proficient in PC applications (e.g. Microsoft Excel, Microsoft PowerPoint, Accounting software
  • Highly effective written and oral communication skills
  • High degree of accuracy, accountability and consistency

Salary up to $95K with 10% Bonus, great benefits and great perks. For Confidential Consideration please email resumes or Call Now 925-924-6214


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