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Posted November 2nd

Cost Accountant / French wine brand


Employer

Maison Marcel

Industry

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Posted November 2nd

Cost Accountant / French wine brand

Remote

Function

Finance/Accounting

Experience

Mid-Level

Salary

TBD

Type

Part Time

About The Position
 JOB DESCRIPTION: This position is responsible for preparing and analyzing cost/financial information to provide accurate and relevant information to management for review and decision making. Excellence is measured by meeting time requirements and overall accuracy of financial reports within the framework of established company financial and accounting guidelines and policies.
 
 
JOB RESPONSIBILITIES:
 
On the AP side: 
·       Pay invoices in multiple currencies
·       Enter invoices into accounting system
·       Confirm vendor invoices for current pricing
·       Ensure related documents are properly signed and correct
·       Reconcile complex invoices
·       File documents accordingly and create checks in accounting system
·       Maintain aging AP to ensure timely payment
On the Accounting side:
·       Regular email correspondence with vendors, customers, and colleagues
·       Enter data and maintain updated records
·       Draft process documentation for implementing new ways of working
·       Manage expense process
·       Make process and business recommendations to the executive team
·       Participate in month-end close activities related to COGS, inventory and operations overhead, prepare necessary journal entries
·       Prepare monthly/quarterly gross profit analysis report and commentary on key areas
·       Review inventory and production reporting transactions for accuracy, based on production reporting approve co-packer invoices for payment
·       Analyze inventory accounts for accuracy, obsolescence, and days on hand reasonableness
·       Reconcile contract packer liability accrual account monthly
·       Responsible for reconciliations and adjustments, and coordinate with external auditors
·       Ability to communicate and work effectively with all levels of organization
·       Develop a sound knowledge and understanding of the company products, manufacturing processes, equipment utilization, materials and expense cost structure
JOB REQUIREMENTS:
·       Bachelor’s degree in Accounting or a closely related field
·       3-6+ years of Cost Accounting work experience in the Wine and Spirits industry
·       Ability to multitask in a fast pace environment
·       Highly proficient in Excel and in QuickBooks Onlin
·       Excellent written and communication skills with the ability to interact effectively at all levels
·       Excellent analytical and accurate data entry skills and attention to timeliness
·       Technical skills in account reconciliation, cost analysis, and month-end close responsibilities preferable
·       Ability to aggressively follow-up to meet required dates
·       Reliable, consistent, and a strong work ethic
·       Dependable with a respect to confidentiality and policies
Location
Remote
Function Details
  • Reports To CEO
  • Direct Reports 2