Deutsch Family Wine & Spirits is currently seeking a Senior Accounting Manager. The Senior Accounting Manager role is responsible for effectively managing the company’s general accounting and statutory reporting functions and ensuring the integrity and timeliness of Deutsch Family entities financial information to internal and external partners.
B.S. in Accounting; CPA required
8 -10 years of previous general accounting experience
Working knowledge of cost accounting and item cost variance reporting required
Strong technical accounting skills with excellent working knowledge of GAAP
Advanced Excel skills including but not limited to vlookup, sumif, a plus
Proven track record of effectively managing a team
Excellent problem-solving skills
Ability to clearly and accurately present financial data
Excellent verbal and written communication skills
Knowledge of JD Edwards software, Concur and Cognos reporting tools
Highly Organized with ability to manage deadlines
Ability to work well under pressure in a fast-paced environment
Management of the company’s monthly financial close process and timely and accurate preparation and reporting of monthly financial statements, including a Consolidated Company Income Statement, Balance Sheet and Cash Flow Statement. Financial statement preparation for several smaller owned trademark entities.
Monthly Bank covenant reporting
Management of the Accounting staff’s daily activities, including clear sight of bank, balance sheet and inventory reconciliations, state excise tax reporting activities and supplier and distributor invoicing activities
Partner with Production Inventory and Cost Accounting Manager on oversight of production brands inventory and item cost valuations.
Responsible for standard cost variance analysis reporting
Collaborate with Supply Chain and Financial Planning & Analysis teams on a regular basis
Preparation of annual statutory budget, forecast and interim year other income and expense forecasting
Company Liaison with external customers, i.e., banks, insurance agency audit and tax partners
Management of the Company balance sheet accounts and promotion of risk and opportunity awareness.
Calendar Year Tax information preparation and annual forecast for various Deutsch Family and affiliated entities
Manage and maintain DFWS fixed assets, including reporting of additions, depreciation expense, and forecasting of activity; liaison with Overhead Business Analyst and Information Technology department for project maintenance and reporting
JD Edwards Finance Super User
Special projects upon request
About Deutsch Family Wine & Spirits
Initially called W.J. Deutsch & Sons, Ltd., the company was founded in 1981 by Chairman Bill Deutsch to market quality wines produced by prestigious families from major wine regions of the world. In 2009, it announced the expansion of the award-winning company to include a Spirits Portfolio. Today the company is renowned for its brand-building prowess and its ability to meet the needs of the modern consumer. Bill's son Peter Deutsch is CEO; thus two generations of the Deutsch family work side by side in their continuous quest to build strong brands and relationships throughout the wine and spirits industry.
The portfolio includes award-winning wines from Australia: [ yellow tail ], [ yellow tail ] Bubbles, Peter Lehmann; California: Eppa SupraFruta Sangria, Girard Winery, Joseph Carr, Josh Cellars, Josh Cellars Reserve, Kunde Family Estate, The Calling; France: Andre Lurton, Cave de Lugny, Fleurs de Prairie, Hob Nob Vineyards, Sauvion et Fils, Italy: Barone Fini, Villa Pozzi; New Zealand: The Crossings; Portugal: Quinta Do Vale Meao; Spain: Mar De Frades, Cruz de Alba, and Ramon Bilbao Vinos Y Vinedo; Argentina: Ruta 22, Clos de Los Siete, and award-winning spirits from LUKSUSOW...A Vodka (Poland), VILLA MASSA® Limoncello (Italy), Masterson’s Rye, Bib and Tucker Bourbon, and REDEMPTION Whiskey (U.S.A.).