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Posted April 7th

Vice President/Controller

Breckenridge, CO


Breckenridge Distillery


Retailer, Restaurant, and Production and Manufacturing

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Posted April 7th

Vice President/Controller

Breckenridge, CO




Executive Level




Full Time

About The Position
Maybe it’s our award-winning bourbon talking, or the fact that our people are amazing, but we’re excited to be hiring a VP/Controller to our accounting team to help take us to the next level.
Breckenridge Distillery has opening for a VP/Controller.
About Breckenridge Distillery 
We are not your typical small company, and currently, we are seeking someone who is not your typical VP/Controller!  Maybe it’s our award-winning bourbon talking, or the fact that our people are amazing, but we’re excited to be hiring a VP/Controller to our accounting team to help take us to the next level.

 Breckenridge Distillery is a small company with big plans, and we need to find a great fit for the skill sets needed, as well as someone looking for a unique culture.  The ideal candidate will understand the importance of being the face of the company, and have experience wearing a few different “hats” during the day. Candidates will also understand how dynamic it can be working in a small company that is growing, while still being able to enjoy a great work/life balance. 
Successful candidate will possess the following: 
  • Responsible for accurate and timely financial and management reporting.
  • Oversees and directs budgeting, annual financial statement audit, tax compliance (utilizing outside firm), accounting (including cost accounting), sundry purchasing, and forecasting for the organization.
  • Coordinates investor relations activities, investor agreements and investor reporting
  • Analyzes operational issues impacting functional groups and the whole institution and determines their financial impact.
  • Evaluates and recommends business partnering opportunities.
  • Directs and accounts for monthly inventory accounts. 
  • Oversees IT strategy and IT personnel. 
  • Manages cash disbursements including ensuring security and controls over funds movement.
  • Prepares bank compliance reporting.
  • Prepares and analyzes weekly cash and revenue forecasting. 
  • Ensures timely invoicing and collection of receivables.
  • Advises management about insurance coverage for protection against property losses and potential liabilities.
  • Ensures federal and multi-state regulatory compliance and supervises the preparation of required excise tax filing, licenses and permits required for liquor distribution.
  • Oversees payroll.
  • Ensures transactions for retail and restaurant activities are properly recorded and any cash and inventory is secured.
  • Supervises retail operations.
Preferred Qualifications
  • Proficiency in Microsoft Office (Advanced/Expert in Excel)
  • Exceptional communication skills
  • Ability to negotiate, delegate, and work under pressure
  • Strong analytical, decision making and fact-based solution skills
  • Effective oral, written and presentation skills 
  • Strong attention to detail and excellent organizational skills
  • Outstanding written and verbal communication skills
  • Ability to lead in a professional work environment
  • Well-developed problem resolution skills 
  • Excellent written and verbal communication skills 
  • Flexibility and willingness to adapt to change
  • Ability to work in a fast paced and dynamic environment
  • Experience with preparing and administering progressive discipline process and performance management
  • Ability to work as part of a team
  • Regular reliable attendance is an essential requirement for this position
Preferred Education
  • Bachelor’s or Master’s degree in accounting. 
  • 5-10 years of relevant experience with increasing responsibility in accounting and finance field. 
  • CPA or equivalent experience. 
  • Cost accounting background and understanding. 
  • System implementation experience helpful.
Physical/Environmental Requirements
  • Must regularly lift and/or move up to 30 pounds 
  • Frequently required to use hands and fingers to type 
  • Stand, sit and walk for up to 8 hours a day
  • In person supervision and interaction required (COVID-19 protocols followed.)   
  • Benefits package
  • 401(k)
  • Paid time off after 4 months of employment
  • Employees receive one free bottle of our wonderful Breckenridge Distillery spirits every month as an added bonus 
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Function Details
  • Reports To CEO
  • Direct Reports 3-6