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Director of Accounting

Company: Delicato Family Vineyards
Location: Manteca
Posted on: March 10, 2023

Job Description:

Press Tab to Move to Skip to Content Link Position PurposeManages the accounting and reporting team, which includes statutory financial reporting, general accounting, and management of insurance programs. Acts as a strong "right-hand" to the Vice President & Controller, develops partnerships throughout the organization and provides critical decision-making support. Implements and maintains a system of internal controls to ensure company assets are safeguarded and all financial reporting is prepared in compliance with accounting policies and US GAAP. Provides leadership in cost control to ensure optimization of spending across the organization and supports the financial planning function. -Functional Responsibility

  • Oversees, directs, and manages departmental activities and team performance
  • Drives and models company culture and holds self, peers, and direct reports accountable for demonstrating a constructive company culture through influential, personal behavior and actions
  • Develops and implements clearly defined operational and individual goals to develop employees, achieve productivity levels, and to attain the company's strategic plan
  • Researches best practices, stays abreast of industry trends, and maintains awareness of regulatory changes to ensure compliance and continually improve operations
  • Executes departmental financial objectives by preparing budgets, scheduling expenditures, analyzing variances, and initiating corrective action
  • Achieves departmental results to ensure the effective delivery of the strategic plan
  • Develops staffing needs; attracts, motivates, and retains a workforce with the appropriate knowledge, skills, and abilities to achieve goals and objectives
  • Promotes and ensures a safe and healthy work environment for all employees
  • Leads the way and prepares departmental staff for success in a continually changing environment
  • Fosters a work environment that encourages creative thinking, promotes flexibility, and drives innovation
  • Addresses employee issues, concerns, and complaints in an objective and confidential manner; notifies HR Business Partner and keeps immediate manager informed as appropriate
  • Ensures compliance and consistent application of company policies, initiatives, and decisions
  • Coaches, guides, and develops direct reports; fully engages in the GPS (Performance Management) process; provides high-quality feedback, and ensures proper GPS documentation of employee performance, recognition, and deficiencies
  • Leads the accounting and reporting team responsible for general accounting functions, which includes financial reporting, balance sheet management, fixed asset accounting, payroll, and reconciliations
  • Ensures that credit risk is balanced with business objectives, targets are met and that only valid claims with proper management authorization are paid
  • Supports annual strategic plan and budget process for G&A expenses
  • Ensures policies and procedures (internal controls) are in place to provide reasonable assurance that the company assets are protected
  • Establishes accounting processes, performance reporting, and decision-making support aligned with key strategies of Delicato
  • Supports and drives process improvement initiatives: process definition, accounting and reporting metrics
  • Leads annual audit process with the Company's independent auditors, including the preparation of the annual GAAP consolidated financial statements
  • Produces summary reports related to spending and analyzes alternatives to control/reduce costs wherever possible
  • Provides technical accounting GAAP guidance and support to all company entities; this may include involvement in due diligence and other activities surrounding acquisitions/dispositions
  • Ensures that company financial records are maintained in compliance with company policies and US GAAP; responsible for reviewing monthly/quarterly account reconciliations and other documents to ensure compliance
  • Coordinates work relating to both internal and external audits in the periodic review of the company financial records and is responsible for the implementation of agreed upon recommendations
  • Conducts, as required, financial studies and surveys to collect, summarize, and analyze financial actions
  • Ensures departmental activities are consistent with meeting the company's stated commitments
  • Leads the management of insurance programs and annual renewal process
  • Participates in a wide variety of special projects and compile a variety of special reports as needed*Other duties may be assigned
    - *Other duties may be assignedEducation and Experience
    • Bachelors degree in accounting; MBA or CMA would be a plus
    • 10 years+ of corporate accounting experience required; within a consumer products business preferred
    • 5 years management experience; proven leadership experience, with demonstrated ability to form, lead and develop high-performing teams and have the ability to work collaboratively across departmental functions
    • Experience in analyzing business performance and developing financial plans within a manufacturing environment desirable
    • Use of SAP (or another similar integrated ERP system) desirableCertificates and Licenses
      • Certified Public Accountant (CPA) requiredKnowledge, Skills, and Abilities
        • Strong knowledge of US GAAP, internal controls and financial reporting
        • Knowledge of modern accounting, cost accounting, and financial concepts
        • Strong excel spreadsheet and database skills
          -Working ConditionsGeneral office environmentWork Standards
          • Acts in a manner reflective of the Company culture of High Moral Standards, Innovation and Continuous Evolution, Trust in Team, Continuous Improvement, and Sustainable Relationships
          • Communicates, interacts, and works effectively with others; receptive to feedback and coaching; voices concerns in a constructive manner
          • Demonstrates commitment to safety first; communicates safety concerns; promotes a safe work environment based on established safety standards and training
          • Follows all Company policies and proceduresAdditional CommentsManagement retains the discretion to add to or change the duties of the position at any time.California Pay Transparency Disclaimer: This is a -Exempt -position. -The pay range for this position is $122,850.00 -to $192,150.00. -Actual placement within range will be contingent upon a number of factors, including but not limited to the candidate's qualifications, education, experience, internal equity and -alignment -with market data.Delicato Family Wines offers its employees a generous and comprehensive benefits package. The core health insurance components include medical, dental and vision, where Delicato covers nearly the entire cost for employees and a large percentage for dependents. Additional health benefits include life, disability and flexible spending accounts. Other benefits include 401(k) with generous company match, discretionary profit sharing, paid time off (PTO), paid holidays, wine & merchandise discounts, tuition reimbursement, gym discounts & many more.Delicato Family Wines is an Equal Opportunity Employer #UncorkYourPotential
            Nearest Major Market: Stockton
            Job Segment: Accounting, CPA, Payroll, Business Process, Manager, Finance, Management

Keywords: Delicato Family Vineyards, Manteca , Director of Accounting, Accounting, Auditing , Manteca, California

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