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Accounting Analyst


There’s Always a Seat at Our Bar 


The Lagunitas Brewing Company began on a kitchen stove in Northern California in 1993 and has always looked to the future – whether supporting local communities by turning beer into money for the cause, or fueling stories, songs, and experiences with our IPA. Wherever you go: Beer Speaks, People Mumble. 


About the Role  


As a key partner in financial operations, this role facilitates Lagunitas’ accounting record-to-report (RtR) process. This analytical-thinker partners with reporting leadership to promote effective decision-making through a strong understanding of applied accounting processes. 


What You’ll Do  


  • Implements operational standards and processes to protect the integrity of accounting records and financial information. 

  • Manages a documented system of accounting policies & procedures. 

  • Manages and delivers transactional accounting and management reporting including Fixed asset register, Pubs and Store business and Intercompany reconciliation process 

  • Detects and capitalizes on opportunities to mitigate risks through a proactive focus on data and trends. 

  • Plans and coordinates each monthly accounting close, as well as the elaboration and reporting of accounting information both internally and externally. 

  • Supports the innovation of our financial systems to mitigate risk and drive efficiency across the business. 

  • Other duties and projects as assigned including opportunities in other finance departments. 


What We’re Lookin’ For   


  • Bachelor’s degree in accounting or equivalent experience required.  

  • Knowledge of GAAP / IFRS required 

  • A minimum of 3 years of progressive experience within accounting. 

  • Strong organization and communication skills to discern and address the needs of the business, Finance, and company leadership. 

  • Proven experience challenging inefficiencies and leading process change despite practical constraints. 

  • Demonstrated success applying data and analytics to develop insights and influence progress. 

  • Ability to report and communicate effectively in order to enhance internal and external understanding of business performance and strategy. 

  • Strong technical experience with advanced software skills including information systems (SAP HCSC, Power BI, CIL, PlanOn preferred) and Microsoft Office (Excel, PowerPoint). 

  • Highly results-oriented with ability to demonstrate impeccable integrity and honesty. 

  • Demonstrated leadership capacity motivating and unifying teams. 

  • Ability to manage competing priorities within a dynamic environment. 

  • A constant learner, flexibility to flourish in a fast-paced, high-growth, entrepreneurial environment. 

  • Passion for Lagunitas and the craft beer business. 


Key Relationships 


  • Reports to the Sr. Reporting Manager. 

  • Frequent interaction with the Finance Leadership team. 


Physical Requirements 


  • Ability to travel occasionally (<10% travel to Chicago site as needed). 

  • Ability to stand, bend, stoop, sit, walk, reach, twist and turn. 

  • Ability to lift up to 25 pounds occasionally. 

  • Ability to use a computer keyboard and calculator. 


Come as You Are


At Lagunitas, we welcome people (and dogs) from all walks of life. Anyone, regardless of their race, creed, nation of origin, sexual orientation, gender identity or expression, disability status, veteran status, marital status, or age, has a home here. Love, progress, and acceptance will always have a seat at our bar.  


Nearest Major Market: Santa Rosa
Nearest Secondary Market: Petaluma

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