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Accounting and Direct to Customer Asst. Featured

  2020-11-03     King Estate Winery     80854 Territorial Hwy     $17.00-$22.00 hour  

King Estate, Oregon’s leading family-owned winery, has an exciting new position for a Direct to Customer and Accounting Assistant. The position requires gracious and efficient communication skills with customers and co-workers as well as detailed reporting for accounting. King Estate especially hopes to speak with candidates with two or more years of experience in a similar position combining inventory and accounting management and customer service. This is a full-time position in the Accounting department.

Accounting Responsibilities

  • Update all intra-company transactions and prepare monthly entries for accounting software
  • Prepare P&L statements for events, wine club and restaurant
  • Complete account reconciliations, journal entry prep, and assist Controller with month-end close
  • Manage accounts receivable, including monthly reconciliation, report preparation, invoicing and collection calls
  • Organize distributor files and ensure commissions and billbacks are posted promptly and accurately; ask follow-up questions as appropriate
  • Complete daily Tasting Room and DtC sales entry
  • Create invoices for events and inter-company transactions
  • Present appropriate analysis in monthly staff meetings including wine club metrics
  • Serve as primary back-up for receptionist
  • Perform other functions and responsibilities as assigned

Direct Responsibilities

  • Process orders, billing and collect credit card data
  • Manage order data, shipping requests, compliance, etc.
  • Maintain all membership files and databases
  • Handle all customer interactions with luxury-level standards and professionalism
  • Respond to all customer inquiries in an accurate and timely manner
  • Present appropriate analysis in monthly staff meetings including wine club metrics
  • Assist with coordination and execution of Winery and Club Member events, including packaging and shipments
  • Oversee shipping logistics, including fulfillment schedule and successful, smooth deliveries of quarterly club shipments. Resolve shipping and other customer service issues


  • Strong interpersonal and communication skills by phone, email, and in-person
  • Excellent written and verbal communication
  • Strong prioritization, organization, multi-tasking and customer service skills
  • Ability to handle a high-volume workload, prioritize, work with tight deadlines and a high degree of accuracy. High level of memory retention
  • Experience and proficiency with databases, e-commerce systems and fulfillment logistics such as excel, O365, Wine Direct/VinSuite and FedEx shipping programs
  • Ability to work cohesively and contribute to a positive work atmosphere by communicating with clients, customers, and co-workers, management and ownership according to established standards
  • Logistics experience, inventory management and knowledge of shipping a plus
  • Ability to work extended hours as required including weekends, some evenings, and holidays
  • Fine wine knowledge and training a plus
  • Comprehension of debits/credits, accrual accounting, filing processes
  • Maintain appropriate professional dress and personal hygiene standards
  • Ability to lift 50 pounds, sit or stand for extended periods of time

Hourly compensation commensurate with experience and qualifications, in the $17.00-$22.00 per hour range. Please submit your resumé / CV to

Founded in 1991, King Estate Winery is recognized as one of the state’s leading wineries, committed to producing wines of exceptional quality using sustainable farming methods. At 1,033 acres, King Estate is the largest vineyard in north America to be certified as Biodynamic® by Demeter USA. Located southwest of Eugene, Ore., King Estate is best known for world-class Oregon Pinot Gris and Pinot Noir. To this day, King Estate is owned and operated by the King family.

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