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étoile Wines
Internal Control Coordinator

Domaine Chandon is seeking an Internal Control Coordinator



Reporting to the CFO of DCC/Newton, the Internal Controller is responsible for reviewing and improving the level of internal control across DCC and Newton, in particular via the implementation and maintenance of the LVMH/MH internal control tools and procedures. (Risk management, DRP, BCP, Erica Mega Processes and QEG, Internal Audit, DOA, etc. . .)



Domaine Chandon's Internal Control Coordinator will be responsible to:



Focus on providing independent and objective assurance to the Management that risks are being managed effectively by


• Analyzing and assessing the risk assumed by the business, by reviewing the existing systems and procedures.


• Identifying and evaluating the effectiveness of controls designed to address those risks.


• Providing practical, innovative and value added solutions to issues identified


• Reporting reviews to Executive Management and to MH (Erica) to support the companies LSF compliance.


• Developing and maintaining an effective network relationship across the business


• Communicating effectively with Local Managers and Process Owners to ensure Group guidelines are well communicated and shared by all stakeholders.


• Encourage preventive controls or systematic implementation of exception reports when not possible



Internal audit recommendation follow-up


• Performing the audit follow up after the issuance of the Internal Audit report, as well as fostering the Audit A-B points resolution in a timely manner.


• Providing guidance to all levels of management to ensure recommendations are fully and practically implemented.


Client relationship -- internal/external


• Establish and sustain a productive relationship with the key internal stakeholders: represent the finance function as a professional, responsive and committed partner, foster an environment of trust, promote the MH tools and the Internal Control procedures to bring the wineries at the MH standard requirements (effectiveness of internal control, documentation process, risk mitigation, etc)



Reporting


• Ensure the Group reporting, mainly including Erica Reporting, is completed in a timely manner.


• Coordinate the bi-annual Management representations for Mega Process and Entity Level


• Responsible for the monthly Reporting to MH Internal Control (Audit point status)
DOA


• Lead the finalization of the Delegation of Authority project (if applicable, pending timing), mainly the Purchasing part.


• Ensure proper maintenance and application of DOA principles throughout the business.


• Test compliance to DOA.


SOP Project


• Based on the group recommendations, ensure that the main processes of the business are documented


• Identify the missing documentation and coordinate the formalization of the procedures


• Ensure that the documents are gathered in a unique location and maintained regularly



SOD


• Ensure the major processes are compliant with the Segregation of Duties Principles issued by the Group.


• Ensure the roles assigned to the users in the various systems of the company are aligned with these recommendations.



BCP Maintenance (Business Continuity Plan)


• Actively maintain and challenge the BCP implemented at Chandon and Newton in 2011. Ensure yearly test and training is conducted.


• Actively plan, coordinate, roll out and communicate across the business on Business Continuity Plan, leveraging Group benchmark and previous experience.


• Maintain the documentation and Contact list updated


• Be the "log bookkeeper' of Chandon and Newton Crisis Management Team
Audit on specific areas


• Plan and execute Audits on specific risks identified either by the Group or the Management, such as : T&E submission reviews, P-Card, Discount proof,


• Communicate results and learnings from those audits and issue recommendations


• Coordinate across the winery the transversal audit requests sent by MH


Other Projects -- Ad Hoc request


• Projects as assigned by the CFO or MH Internal Control team to ensure that the business is running effectively and complying with MH control requirements:


• Documentation of key procedures. Test compliance.


• Segregation of duties, including testing


• Ad hoc reviews like Credit management process, Bulk and grapes sales, A&P, . . .


Education: Graduate or post graduate degree with Finance, Business or Accounting specialization.



Languages:


English mandatory


French a plus



Professional experience & know how :


• At least two years experience in a business analytical role


• Big 4 experience would be a +


• Analytical, multi-tasking, and strategy building skills


• Written, verbal, presentation and interpersonal skills


• Ability to build successful relationships with key stakeholders


• Possess a strong customer focus with an overall commitment to quality


Technical & management skills :


• Consistency of approach


• Sound understanding of database/ERP logic


• Strong Computer skills in all MS Office programs including advance level of excel



Personal & interpersonal skills :


• Integrity and trust


• Proactive approach


• Drive for results


• Enthusiastic and flexible approach


• Time management


• Analytical while detail orientated


• Team player


• Managing diversity

 



Company Description:

 
Domaine Chandon, Inc., is the leading sparkling wine producer in the Napa Valley and an emerging producer of varietal wines. Founded in 1973, Domaine Chandon was the first American sparkling wine venture established by a French Champagne house, Moet & Chandon. Domaine Chandon, Inc., is a part of the Wine & Spirits Division of LVMH, the leading worldwide luxury goods company specializing in the wine and spirits, fashion, leather goods, perfumes, cosmetics, watches, jewelry and selective retailing.



To apply, please email us your resume including your salary history in the cover letter at jobs@ chandon.com or come in person to the Administrative Offices at 1 California Drive, Yountville, CA 94599



Domaine Chandon is an Equal Opportunity Employer

 
Seasonal Maintenance Mechanic

Job Title: Maintenance Mechanic (Seasonal)



The Maintenance Mechanic is responsible for production and facility maintenance including production equipment operation, general building maintenance and repair for Domaine Chandon and Newton Vineyard in accordance with the preventive maintenance, aesthetics and safety programs.


Main Responsibilities:

Production and Facility Maintenance:

- Responsible for disassembling machinery and equipment to remove parts and make repairs. Conducts testing on repaired machinery to verify adequacy of repairs.

- Provide harvest support with machinery repairs

- Conduct plumbing, lighting and electrical repairs as needed.

- Perform general building maintenance such as painting and basic repairs.

- Responsible for testing and maintaining process wastewater and fresh water systems.

- Support on special projects, such as VLM upgrades, etc.

- Provide harvest support with machinery repairs


Profile


Education: High School or GED required.

Must have valid California driver's license.

Languages: English

Professional experience & know how:

3 to 5 years in wine, food or soft drink maintenance skills

Experience in plumbing is required

Experience with welding and general building maintenance is preferred

Exceptional problem solving skills and the ability to apply logic and methods to solve difficult problems with effective solutions

Technical & management skills:

Mechanical skills

Read and understand schematics

General machine shop skills

Personal & interpersonal skills:

Ability to work as a team member

Must be self-motivated and able to recognize items that need improvement

Company Description:
Domaine Chandon, Inc., is the leading sparkling wine producer in the Napa Valley and an emerging producer of varietal wines. Founded in 1973, Domaine Chandon was the first American sparkling wine venture established by a French Champagne house, Moet & Chandon. Domaine Chandon, Inc., is a part of the Wine & Spirits Division of LVMH -- Moet Hennessy Louis Vuitton, the leading worldwide luxury goods company specializing in the wine and spirits, fashion, leather goods, perfumes, cosmetics, watches, jewelry and selective retailing.

To apply, please email us your resume including your salary history in the cover letter at jobs@chandon.com or come in person to the Administrative Offices at 1 California Drive, Yountville, CA 94599

Chandon is an Equal Opportunity Employer

 
Seasonal Back Waiter

Job Title: Seasonal Back Waiter

The etoile Restaurant is currently seeking a Seasonal Back Waiter.

 

Main Responsibilities:

-       Customer Service & Support

-       Set-up and Closing

 

Education:

-       High School diploma or equivalent required.

 

Languages:

-       Fluent English Required. Bilingual Spanish/French preferred.

 

Professional Experience and Know How:

-       Two years fine dining experience preferred.

-       Knowledge of principles and processes for providing customer service. This includes customer needs assessment, meeting quality standards for services, and evaluation of customer satisfaction.

-       Required to participate in regularly scheduled educational sessions given by the restaurant. Must show interest in furthering knowledge of wine and culinary industry

 

Technical Skills:

-       Ability to work indoor and outdoor with varying degree of temperature is required.

-       Must be able to multi-task in a fast paced restaurant environment while performing at fine dining industry level standards.

-       Environment requires extensive public interaction among internal and external contacts.

-       Environment also requires flexibility to accommodate all guests with an equal quality of service. Goal is to provide extraordinary experience for all patrons regardless of race, creed, color, national origin, gender, sexual orientation, physical or mental disability, age, or legally protected status.

-       Must be able to work in the kitchen and communicate multiple orders at the same time to both the culinary team and front of house team. 

 

 

Company Description:

etoile, the Michelin-starred restaurant at Domaine Chandon is one of Napa Valley’s most celebrated destinations and the only fine dining restaurant located in a winery. An extraordinary setting, innovative cuisine, and seamless service combine to create the ultimate food and wine experience.

 

 

To apply, please email us your resume including your salary history in the cover letter at jobs@chandon.com or come in person to the Administrative Offices at 1 California Drive, Yountville, CA 94599

Chandon is an Equal Opportunity Employer

 
Harvest Cellar Worker 2014

Domaine Chandon, Inc., is the leading sparkling wine producer in the Napa Valley and an emerging producer of varietal wines. Founded in 1973, Domaine Chandon was the first American sparkling wine venture established by a French Champagne house, Moet & Chandon. Domaine Chandon, Inc., is a part of the Wine & Spirits Division of LVMH – Moët Hennessy Louis Vuitton, the leading worldwide luxury goods company specializing in the wine and spirits, fashion, leather goods, perfumes, cosmetics, watches, jewelry and selective retailing.

Join us for the 2014 Harvest and gain valuable hands-on experience from one of California’s premier sparkling wineries.

Position Description:

Handle grape/juice deliveries.

  • Operate presses and crushers.
  • Drive forklift
  • Perform routine operation of pumps and filters to rack, transfer, and clarify juice and wine.
  • Perform chemical additions to juice and wine.
  • Perform direct inoculation of yeast to juice.
  • Set both manual and automatic tank temperature controls.
  • Perform routine barrel work: S02 adds, topping, stirring, racking, and filling.
  • Collect wine/juice samples and general support for the laboratory.
  • Exposure to complex cellar equipment: Cross flow, STARS.

Qualifications

Education: High school diploma or GED required.

Languages: English required

Professional experience & know how:

- Minimum 1 year winery cellar experience.

- Knowledge or ability to learn safe cellar practices, including safe handling of chemicals

- Knowledge of winery cellar operating procedures

- Ability to be trained in confined space entry process and procedures

- Ability to drive a forklift and become forklift certified.

Technical & management skills:

- Ability to understand and perform basic math.

- Ability to understand and perform basic measurements.

Personal & interpersonal skills: Ability to communicate effectively both verbally and in writing.

To apply, please come in person to the Administrative Offices at 1 California Drive, Yountville, CA 94599 or email us at jobs@chandon.com

Domaine Chandon is an Equal Opportunity Employer