Staff Accountant - Temporary Full-time

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Jackson Family Wines is much more than a family owned wine company. We're risk-taking innovators with a strong belief that quality is paramount. We're always on the lookout for top talent -- individuals who possess a strong work ethic, commitment to quality and share our beliefs in healthy lands and a healthy community. In 2019, we were selected as one of the North Bay Business Journal's Best Places to Work for the fifth year running. 

We are looking for a temporary, full-time Staff Accountant to support our Accounting and Finance team. This role will be for up to six months of employment.

POSITION SUMMARY:

Provide assistance and support to financial reporting, month-end close activities, and account reconciliations. This roll will assist with the following areas of accounting.

MAJOR AREAS OF RESPONSIBILITY

Month-End Close Process / Journal entries:

  • Preparation and entry of monthly journal entries in JD Edwards, as assigned.
  • Work with various departments and related party companies to ensure accruals and reclasses are processed in a timely manner.
  • Other Tasks as assigned

Account Reconciliations:

  • Prepare account reconciliations on a consolidated basis and propose adjusting entries as needed
  • Prepare roll forward schedules; perform tie-outs of subsidiary ledger to general ledger, fluctuation analysis.
  • Other tasks as assigned

Audit Support:

  • Prepare confirmations, reports and schedules necessary to support audit and tax requirements

REQUIRED QUALIFICATIONS:

Education:  Bachelor's degree in Accounting, preferred.   

Skills/Abilities:   Solid understanding of accounting principles and practices.  Ability to prepare reports and business correspondence.  Commitment to excellence and high standards.  Excellent written and verbal communication skills.  Strong organizational, problem-solving, and analytical skills; able to manage priorities and workflow.  Ability to work independently and as a member of various teams and committees.  Versatility, flexibility, and willingness to work within constantly changing priorities with positive attitude. Show great attention to detail.

Computer Skills:  Intermediate to advanced skills in Microsoft Office: Word, Excel PowerPoint.  JD Edwards or similar accounting software experience highly preferred but not required.

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