• Are you looking for an employer that believes in hiring passionate people who take pride in their contributions and work to empower those around them?  Perhaps a fast paced, highly dynamic and performance driven culture built on a foundation of success suits your fancy?  If yes, then we have an opportunity that will be exciting for you to explore.  Wait…it gets better as the industry is in the Wine business! 
    Based in the Okanagan region, our client is a company with an inclusive culture with values for trust, humility, and urgency. Our client is experiencing rapid growth and is currently looking for an Accountant for Winery Operations to join the team.  Reporting into the Accounting Manager based in a stunning office environment, you will be responsible for the execution of accounting functions working on a cross functional and collaborative team.  As the ideal candidate you value a fast-paced working environment, growth and making a difference. 
     
    Responsibilities: 
     
    • Perform month-end processes, prepare monthly working papers and reconciliations of specific production accounts 
    • Key duties in wine product costing
    • Analyze general ledger accounts for the wine production operations 
    • Work closely with operations team in P&L management 
    • Support the annual budget cycle, monthly reporting and ad hoc analytical tasks 
    • Prepare and review of Production Cost reports, and manufacturing variances 
    • Prepare quarterly Cost of Goods forecasts in collaboration with the S&OP process (looking out 24mths) 
    • Review inventory and provision balances against targets and reconcile monthly inventory reports 
    • Assist in annual budget preparation for wine production operations 
    • Assist in monthly and year-end management/audit queries 
    • Maintain procedural documentation as appropriate 
    • Participate in winery efficiency initiatives 
    • Ad-hoc projects as required
     
    Qualifications: 
     
    • 3+ years progressive experience, preferably in a manufacturing environment 
    • CPA or CPA candidate nearing program completion 
    • Bachelors of Commerce Degree (or related qualifications) 
    • Experience with ERP systems 
    • An organized and analytical accountant with genuine attention to detail 
    • A team player who is eager to learn and able to switch gears and work on multiple priorities 
    • Advanced knowledge of Excel spreadsheets and the ability to connect the dots and follow data flow in various financial information systems. 
    • Outcome focused individual 
    • Excellent communication skills and a positive attitude 
    • Experience partnering and collaborating with a varied group of stakeholders 
    • Ability to communicate data clearly and able train managers to better understand their financials 
    • Familiarity with BI reporting tools like QlikView, Oracle BI, Cognos, 
    • Experience with a producer/distributor of beverage products
     
    Company offers a competitive compensation package, career development opportunities and a fantastic working environment.  If you are in the Okanagan, or willing to relocate and the above job description piques your interest, then we would love to hear from you. Please apply to the link or reach out to Ryan Berrecloth for further discussion.
     
    Looking forward to hearing from you!