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Matchbook Wine Company

Matchbook Wine Company is a family-owned operation in the Dunnigan Hills of Zamora, CA, producing and bottling quality wines on-site under such labels as: Matchbook, The Arsonist, Mossback, and Chasing Venus. Thirty minutes from Davis, the winery is located in the midst of 1,300 acres of estate vineyards, comprised of Chardonnay, Tempranillo, Syrah, and several other varietals. We expect to crush about 2700 tons in 2017 (approximately 30% white, 70% red). The majority of our grapes come from our estate vineyards, but we also source fruit from the Russian River Valley and Chalk Hill.


Senior Accountant

Seeking a Senior Accountant to join our fast growing, entrepreneurial organization.

Job Description:

The Senior Accountant reports to the Chief Financial Officer and performs accounting tasks including journal entries, account reconciliations and account analysis.

Job duties include, but are not limited to:

  • Assist in the preparation of monthly financial statements by gathering and analyzing information from the general ledger system.
  • Prepare and post monthly journal entries for the timely and accurate general ledger close.
  • Manage the month-end closings.
  • Assist in preparing the year-end review.
  • Support Accounts Payable and Accounts Receivable functions.
  • Monitor and review work by staff for accuracy and appropriate handling.
  • Assist with annual budgets.
  • Maintain strong internal system controls.
  • Participate in special projects as assigned.

Qualifications:

  • A Bachelor’s degree in Business with an emphasis in Accounting or Finance.
  • Must have 4 to 5 years of experience in accounting, preferably in the wine industry or in manufacturing. Farm accounting also helpful.
  • Must possess excellent verbal and written communication skills.
  • A strong attention to detail and the ability to maintain confidentiality.
  • Ability to prioritize and complete multiple tasks with changing priorities.
  • Proficiency in MS Office including expert Excel skills.

Knowledge of Advanced Management Systems (AMS) Software a plus.

Email résumé and cover letter to:
Lesli Hunter: lhunter@matchbookwines.com

Cellar Intern Job – early July start / end Nov (or when school starts)

We are looking for an enthusiastic, motivated individual to work in the cellar for the duration of the 2018 harvest.  You will have the opportunity to assist in all harvest related cellar operations, including:

  • Receiving grapes
  • Conducting pumpovers and punchdowns
  • Assisting with additions to juice and wine
  • Sanitize tanks and equipment
  • Draining and pressing tanks
  • Barrel work – racking, filling
  • Transferring must, juice, and wine

You must have the ability and willingness to work 6 days a week, including weekends, and overtime. In addition, you must be able to work outdoors for extended periods of time, climb stairs and ladders, lift 50 pounds, and be on your feet for most of the day. Reliable transportation is required.

Email résumé to:
Mikayla Callen: mcallen@matchbookwines.com

Grape Sampler/Lab Intern Job – early July start / end Nov (or when school starts)

We are looking for an enthusiastic, detail-oriented individual to assist in berry sampling and lab work for the duration of the 2018 harvest. You will be responsible for daily sampling of multiple vineyard sites, including recording observations regarding fruit development. You will also work closely with the lab director to perform routine analysis on collected juice samples. This position may include some cellar work.

The ideal candidate will have the following qualities:

  • Detail-oriented
  • Self-motivated
  • Ability to handle and prioritize multiple tasks
  • Ability to follow written and verbal instructions
  • Basic computer skills

You must have the ability and willingness to work 6 days a week, including weekends, and overtime. In addition, you must be able to work outdoors for extended periods of time, climb stairs and ladders, lift 50 pounds, and be on your feet for most of the day. Reliable transportation is required.

Email résumé to:
Mikayla Callen: mcallen@matchbookwines.com

 

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