Careers at Don Sebastiani & Sons

Don Sebastiani & Sons is the next generation in a deep rooted family history of winemaking dating back to the early 1900’s. Drawing on our negociant family history, we are a purveyor of upscale, moderately priced varietal wines sourced from some of the best growing regions worldwide. Headquartered in beautiful Sonoma with a winery in Napa, Don & Sons is growing and expanding our brands rapidly and we are in need of inspired, creative and experienced people to compliment our team. Don Sebastiani and Sons’ employees abide by three core values: a can-do attitude, urgency & honesty, and five star customer service. These core values stem from our family’s history and reputation and continuously propel us in our mission to make and grow innovative, reliable, and high value wine brands. If you’re looking for a rewarding environment in which to build a fulfilling career using your special skills and talents, you might just be one of the passionate individuals we’re looking for.

Current Job Openings:

Accounts Payable Specialist

Department: Finance/Accounting

Reports to: Accounting Manager

Location: Sonoma, CA

Position Summary

Supports all aspects of accounts payable, ensuring that all deadlines are met with the highest degree of accuracy.

Essential Duties & Responsibilities

  • Verifies, codes (non-PO generated), and posts all invoices into the system.
  • Completes weekly check runs and maintains accounts payable files and records.
  • Prepares and prints accounts payable reports; reviews and reconciles periodic reports to maintain current reconciliation status for cash and disbursement.
  • Responds to vendor and employee inquiries regarding invoices and expenses.
  • Reviews vendor statements and verifies receipt of all invoices.
  • Sets up and maintains AP filing.
  • Assists with preparation of 1099’s.
  • Assists with preparation of sales tax return.
  • Assists with the administration of the company expense report system, ExpenseWire, and processes all expense reports for payment.
  • Maintains compliance with all DSS policies, procedures and requirements, as well as all State and Federal laws.
  • Works successfully as part of a team and is responsible for developing then maintaining strong working relationships with co-workers.
  • Actively maintains a clean, orderly and safe work area and all employee common areas. Follows all safety rules.
  • Performs special assignments, projects, and other duties as required.


  • Associates degree (A.A.) or equivalent, two plus years’ related experience, or equivalent combination of education and experience.
  • Proficient in Word, Excel, Outlook, Microsoft Windows operating system. Experience with or ability to learn MS NAV, ExpenseWire, and KwikTag
  • 10-key by touch
  • Demonstrated ability to calculate figures and amounts
  • General accounting (general ledger) knowledge; understanding how accounts payable and general ledger tie together; understanding of month and year end close procedures
  • Ability to understand and follow written and verbal instructions
  • Must be able to speak, read, write and understand English
  • Ability to multi task in a high volume environment

In closing: DSS offers a competitive salary as well as a comprehensive benefits package including a choice of Traditional HMO Health Plans or High Deductible Health Plans paired with a generous employer funded Health Savings Account along with Dental and Vision benefits. Other offerings include Flexible Spending Accounts with Medical and Dependent Care pre-tax benefits (FSA), Life Insurance, Long Term Disability, and an Employee Assistance Program. Additionally we have a 401K and Profit Sharing Plan, paid time off (PTO), paid holidays, wine gifts, wine discounts and fun events throughout the year.

NOTE: DSS complies with all the employment provisions of the Americans with Disabilities Act.

To apply, please email your resume as a Word document along with a cover letter outlining your related experience to Due to the high volume of resumés, please be sure Accounts Payable Specialist is used in your subject line. Thank you!