Staff Accountant

Location: Santa Rosa, CA

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AWDirect is a forward thinking wine import/production/distribution organization that creates a dynamic custom label product, delivering extreme value to our customer. We are a business that is fueled by entrepreneurialism, scaled by technology, and mastered by our people. This approach is our guideline for success and is integrated into the fabric of our people, culture, and workplace. We are an organization that is bonded by a shared belief in the relentless search for the right juice, packaging and price points that transforms our customer’s belief in our ability to meet their needs. See our website at www.awdirectusa.com.

Located in Santa Rosa, CA, we are seeking a Staff Accountant to join our team. Under the direction of the Finance Manager, this position is responsible for account payables, receivables, inventory materials and compliance and involves collaboration with team members from all departments to provide accurate and timely information.

ESSENTIAL DUTIES AND RESPONSBILITIES:

  • Coordinate daily, weekly and monthly accounts payable and receivable activities using Microsoft Navision.
  • Research and resolve customer A/R issues, prepare aging reports and collaborate with the sales team to maintain timely collections and favorable cash flow.
  • Maintain fixed asset and depreciation schedules
  • Ensure compliance with internal controls and policies and procedures
  • Prepare journal entries and reconcile general ledger accounts as needed.
  • Perform bank, loan and deposit reconciliation.
  • Ensure all 1099, 1096 and IRS deadlines and requirements are met.
  • Conduct audits of Accounts payable to ensure disbursement accuracy.
  • Provide support for audits conducted by both internal and external sources.
  • Design and maintain reports to facilitate processes.
  • Prepare and present various reports, i.e. TTB and audits as required by State and Federal entities.
  • Receive and present information to all levels of management.

 

 

PHYSICAL REQUIREMENTS:

 

  • Work is usually performed in an office environment.
  • Requires sitting for long periods of time.
  • Extensive computer and telephone usage.
  • Occasional walking, bending and stooping for filing purposes.

 

PROBLEM SOLVING REQUIREMENTS:

 

  • Requires excellent time management.
  • Maintain an innovative attitude and provide solutions to maintain accuracy and ensure compliance in an efficient and flexible manner.
  • Establish professional relationships with outside business contacts.
  • Compile research and resolve routine issues using company policy.
  • Perform multiple tasks simultaneously with close attention to detail.

 

QUALIFICATION REQUIREMENTS:

  • Associates Degree in Accounting or related field or equivalent education experience.
  • 3-5 years bookkeeping, accounting or finance experience.
  • Proficient use of Microsoft Excel, Word, Outlook.
  • Knowledge of Microsoft NAV (Vintegrate) and Jet reports a plus
  • Wine industry experience a plus.
  • Ability to work in fast paced, dynamic environment with minimal supervision and multiple deadlines
  • Effective oral and written communication skills.

 

AWDirect offers a competitive salary and comprehensive benefit package that includes medical, dental, vision, disability, life insurance, 401K plan, and more.

Equal Opportunity Employer and Drug-Free Work Environment.

To be considered for this position, please respond with a cover letter and resume.

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