ST. JAMES WINERY, INC.: Accounting Clerk

St. James Winery, Inc.

Public House Brewing Company


The Accounting Clerk position is to primarily provide accounting support to St. James Winery and Public House Brewing Company in the areas of order entry, accounts receivable, and accounts payable.  


Exempt or Non Exempt:  Non-Exempt


Position Summary:

The Accounting Clerk reports to the Controller and handles all transactional processing of orders, accounts receivable, and accounts payable for both entities.  The position works closely with all departments in both entities.        

General Information
Location  540 STATE ROUTE B
Saint James, MO 65559
United States
Employee Type  Non-Exempt FT
Job Category  STJW - Finance
Minimum Experience  2 Years




The following duties are typical for this position. Employees may not perform all of the listed duties and/or may be required to perform additional or different duties from those set forth below to address business needs and changing business practices.



  • Receive and distribute incoming mail. 
  • Open all invoices and payments received and handle accordingly. 
  • Accurately file all sales order, accounts receivable, and accounts payable documentation.


  • Handle incoming sales orders.  Ensure that sales orders are entered in a timely manner.  Coordinate any product availability and shipping issues with warehouse, production, sales and/or distributor.


  • Invoice shipments in a timely manner after product has shipped and shipping paperwork has been received.  Ensure that quantities, pricing, and freight on each invoice is accurate.
  • Receive payments on account and follow up on accounts receivable issues.
  • Record daily cash deposits for all companies.



  • Receive all a/p invoices and follow the invoice to the proper person for approval.
  • Match up purchase order documentation with invoices.
  • Process all invoices for payment.
  • Prepare weekly check run to pay outstanding invoices that are due.
  • Print daily cash activity from US Bank and make sure that all transactions have been recorded.


  • Assist with month end process as needed.
  • Reconcile case goods inventories at month end.
  • Maintain reports for excise tax purposes for bottlings and removals.
  • Prepare monthly wholesale reports for required states.







The following generally describes the knowledge and ability required to enter the job and/or be learned within a short period of time in order to successfully perform the assigned duties.


Education and Experience Guidelines:

Education/Training:  Bachelor’s degree in Business, Accounting or related field or an equivalent combination of experience   

Experience:  2 years of experience preferred


Physical Demands and Working Environment:

These conditions are representative of those that must be met by an employee to successfully perform the essential functions of this job. Reasonable accommodations may be made to enable individuals with disabilities to perform the essential job functions.



Work is performed primarily in a standard office environment with frequent interruptions.



Primary functions require sufficient physical ability and mobility to work in an officesetting; to stand or sit for prolonged periods of time; to occasionally stoop, bend, kneel, crouch, reach,and twist; to lift, carry, push, and/or pull light to moderate amounts of weight; to operate officeequipment requiring repetitive hand movement and fine coordination including use of a computerkeyboard and to verbally communicate to exchange information.



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