Freixenet USA

Finance Manager

Job Locations US-CA-Sonoma
Req No.
Regular Full-Time


Gloria Ferrer Finance Manager is responsible accurate and timely financial planning, budget development, metrics, and KPI’s, general accounting, tax and treasury functions.  Reports to the Finance Director and GM with support of the FxMUSA controller.  Accountable for company profit planning, working capital requirements, lending relationships, and financial controls.  Oversees and understands inventories, depletions and compliance for long-term sustainability of Gloria Ferrer.


  • Monthly and Weekly Analytics development and review by department
  • Assist with year-end and monthly closing to ensuring accurate and on-time financial reporting
    • Support all departments in monthly review of expenditures, OPEX and CAPEX.
    • Make recommendations to the GM and Finance Director regarding any financials
    • Annual review of financial policies and internal controls to recommend modifying or eliminate outdated policies and procedures. Update SOP’s
    • Assists with budget development and presents annual budget to the GM for approval.
    • Ensures Gloria Ferrer financial policies, budgets and forecasts are consistent with FxMUSA’s policies.
    • Serves as Gloria Ferrer representative for inquiries from outside of the company.
    • Supports Finance Director on all audits, maintains regular contact with appropriate auditors.
    • Ensures all financial transactions comply with the current state, federal and any foreign agency statues.
    • Responsible for protecting the assets of the company. Reviews new company contracts, leases and legal documentation for financial liabilities.
    • Supports CAPEX process,
      • Conducting return on investment calculations
      • Annual asset audit
      • Determines appropriate depreciation of capital assets.
    • Authorizes Finance department transactions and disbursements to parent company and its subsidiaries.
    • Reviews and approves all affiliate and intercompany account reconciliation’s, including inventory and costing.
    • Prepares supporting documentation for the A/P & A/R entries.
    • Reviews & monitors accounts payable
    • Maintains monthly updated approved vendor lists and authorized purchasers
    • JEDOX cross trained and Support




  • Fulfills Finance Director Role when Finance Director is unavailable
  • Ensures Gloria Ferrer Cultures is consistently supported in all business and employee interactions, including legal and ethical aspects
  • Manage Accounts Payable and Accounting and Compliance Specialist, including development and succession planning.



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/or ability required. Reasonable accommodations may be made to enable individuals with disabilities to perform the essential functions.   Employee must be a team player and ability to think with a safety, sustainability and quality mind-set.  




  • Bachelor’s Degree, in Finance or Accounting, MBA/C.P.A. preferred or equivalent; or five to seven years related experience and/or training which includes managing successfully an accounting function that had responsibility for General Ledger; or equivalent combination of education and experience.
  • Demonstrated experience designing, developing, and implementing policies.
  • Demonstrated success in effectively dealing with staff, customers and agencies.
  • Computer proficiency (PC) to include Internet & E-mail (use of attachments), Microsoft Office Suite. Wine industry associated software, SAP and ADP experience helpful
  • Preferable wine industry or beverage alcohol accounting and finance experience
  • Must have a valid driver’s license or be able to travel in a timely manner.



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.


While performing the duties of this job, the employee is regularly required to sit, talk and hear.  The employee frequently is required to use hands to finger, handle, or feel and reach with hands and arms. 


  • Must be able to lift up to 35 pounds
  • Must be able to see clearly enough to a) drive safely b) recognize employees c) work on the computer for many hours at a time
  • Must be able to work long hours when required
  • Must be able to sustain the repeated use of hands as well as long periods of standing, sitting, walking and bending
  • Employee should be able to taste and smell wine and wine products


Gloria Ferrer is an Equal Employment Opportunity Employer.


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