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Accountant

Location: Los Angeles, CA (Gallo Wine Co, US Commerce, CA, US Los Angeles, CA, US

Date: Jan 24, 2022

Company: E. & J. Gallo

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Summary

 

Prepares, analyzes and maintains a complete and accurate general ledger; prepares managerial and financial reports to be distributed to leadership.


Essential Functions


This job description reflects management’s assignment of essential functions; it does not prescribe or restrict the tasks that may be assigned.

 

  • Serves as a lead role in month end close of Distributor financials.
  • Responsible for reconciliation of all general ledger accounts and sub accounts and reports back to Manager and Corp Accounting on findings.
  • Analyzes records of financial transactions to determine accuracy and completeness of entries.
  • Prepares balance sheet, profit and loss statement and other financial reports.
  • Coordinates accounting matters with other departments, locations, and divisions.
  • Provides statewide California Distributor support.
  • Responsible for the review of payroll and other payroll related reconciliations at month and year end accounting.
  • Maintains inventory balances in the systems, ensures accuracy in financial records, and ensures reconciliation at month and year end.
  • Performs integrity review of Stock Status, A/R Trade & Sales Reports.
  • Reviews and reconciles inventory entries into the system to balance to Distributor purchases.
  • Codes AP invoices and routes to appropriate approvers.
  • Responsible for coordinating, preparing, reviewing Brandy Tax, Sales/Use Tax, and Beer/Wine Tax filing with Corporate Accountant and proper agencies.
  • Drives process and reporting efficiencies across departments to ensure proper statement of financial transactions.
  • Coordinates and provides support for internal and external auditors.
  • Utilizes computer to input, retrieve or display accounting information.
  • Maintains satisfactory attendance, to include timeliness.
  • Responsible for understanding and complying with applicable quality, environmental and safety regulatory considerations. If accountable for the work of others, responsible for ensuring their understanding and compliance.


Supervisory Responsibilities
N/A


Qualifications
To perform this job successfully, an individual must be able to perform each essential duty satisfactorily. The requirements listed below are representative of the knowledge, skill and ability required. Reasonable accommodations may be made to enable individuals with disabilities to perform the essential functions.

 

Gallo does not sponsor for employment based visas for this position now or in the future. 


Minimum Qualifications

 

  • Bachelor’s degree in Accounting, Finance, Economics, Statistics or Mathematics plus 2 years of experience in Accounting or Finance reflecting increasing levels of responsibility; or Bachelor’s degree plus 3 years of experience in Accounting or Finance reflecting increasing levels of responsibility.
  • Experience with MS Excel at an intermediate level.

 

Preferred Qualifications

 

  • Bachelor’s degree in Accounting, Finance, Economics, Statistics, or Mathematics plus 5 years of experience in Accounting or Finance reflecting increasing levels of responsibility.
  • Audit experience.
  • Experience reading, analyzing and interpreting general business periodicals, professional journals, technical procedures or governmental regulations. Experience writing reports, business correspondence and procedure manuals. Experience effectively presenting information and responding to questions from groups of managers and customers.
  • Experience in MS Word, BPC, MS PowerPoint and JDE or other business system at a basic level.
  • Experience defining problems, collecting data, establishing facts and drawing valid conclusions. Experience interpreting an extensive variety of technical instructions in mathematical or diagram form, and dealing with several abstract and concrete variables.
  • Experience working with mathematical concepts such as fractions, percentages, ratios, and proportions, and applying them to practical situations.
  • Knowledge of the fundamental concepts, practices and procedures of this particular field of specialization.


Physical Demands

 

The physical demands described here are representative of those that must be met by an employee to successfully perform the essential functions of this job. Reasonable accommodations may be made to enable individuals with disabilities to perform the essential functions.
While performing the duties of this job, the employee is frequently required to sit, use hands to finger, handle or feel and talk or hear.


Work Environment

 

The work environment characteristics described here are representative of those an employee encounters while performing the essential functions of this job. Reasonable accommodations may be made to enable individuals with disabilities to perform the essential functions.


The noise level in the work environment is usually quiet.

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Gallo is an Equal Employment opportunity and Affirmative Action Employer. We do not discriminate on the basis of race, traits historically associated with race, including but not limited to, hair texture and protective hairstyles (such as braids, locks, and twists), color, national origin, ancestry, creed, religion, physical disability, mental disability, medical condition as defined by applicable state law (including cancer and predisposing genetic characteristics in California), genetic information, marital status, familial status, sex, gender, gender identity, gender expression, pregnancy, childbirth or related medical conditions, sexual orientation (actual or perceived), transgender status, sex stereotyping, age, military or veteran status, domestic violence or sexual assault victim status, or any other basis protected by applicable law. 

 

We also consider qualified applicants with criminal histories, consistent with applicable federal, state and local law. Gallo is committed to providing reasonable accommodations for candidates with disabilities in our recruiting process.
 
If you need any assistance or accommodations due to a disability, please let us know at 209.341.7000.

 


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