Newport Beach, CA
Chihuahua Brewing Company was formed in 2017 to brew quality beer in a fun, inviting and relaxed atmosphere. With over 20 years’ experience in the brewing industry, we are focused on brewing great beers, that are inspired from Mexican Style Lagers and the lifestyle that surrounds them. We are also focused on creating a high quality, fast service, always made to order Mexican inspired menu to complement our beer. We are developing a team of inspirational, self-starting individuals who have a desire to be part of something special. Most of all, we can’t wait to share Mexican food with good people and bring back the motto “Making Friends is our Business”.
The Senior Accountant will serve as one of the key leaders of the Chihuahua Brewing team. This position will manage the monthly closing and analysis, identify and implement operational best practices, and perform/assist with ad-hoc analysis. The ideal incumbent should have substantive knowledge of generally accepted accounting principles, practices, processes, and procedures and will be involved in continuing to lay the foundation, as well as, improve and enhance all accounting activity for Chihuahua Brewing Company.
ESSENTIAL DUTIES & RESPONSIBILITIES
Develop and improve processes and timing of monthly close with the goal of gaining efficiencies in day to day operations
Experience working for a food/beverage company or within the restaurant industry
Perform analytical review of monthly operating results and accounting workbooks, and ensure compliance with SOX
Review monthly accruals and monitor operating results; job cost analysis; work in process schedule preparation, preparing monthly internal financial statements, budgets, month/year-end closings, projections and cash funding needs
Participate in the preparation of the Company’s consolidated results
Monitor and review high volume of transactions for a variety of service lines
Lead, mentor, and train junior accounting staff
Coordinate with internal and external auditors
Educate accounts payable on detailed GL coding using our automated A/P workflow solution
Bachelor’s Degree required with a minimum of three to five (3-5) years of experience in Accounting/Finance
Strong GAAP knowledge required; CPA license a plus
High level of integrity
Ability to adapt to a fast-paced working environment
Individual should be a strong self-starter and detail oriented
Bilingual in Spanish
Beer industry knowledge a plus
The above is intended to describe the general content of and requirements for the performance of this job. It is not to be construed as an exhaustive statement of duties, responsibilities or requirements. Nothing in this job description restricts management’s right to assign or reassign duties and responsibilities to this job at any time.
Chihuahua Brewing Co. is an equal opportunity employer (Minorities/Females/Disabled/Veterans)