• Staff Accountant/Analyst

    Job ID
    2018-5526
    Job Location
    US-ID-Meridian
    Working Hours
    M-F, 8am-5pm
  • Overview

    JOIN OUR TEAM!

     

    As a privately-held, family-owned broadline foodservice distributor, we serve customers throughout the mid-west, west and Alaska.  Along with our sister companies in the SGA Family of Companies, we successfully serve the needs of our customers whether they be independent or a chain; public or private; national, regional or local. 

     

    Food Services of America treats our customers as the boss and our Associates as our most important resource.  Our growth provides Associates opportunities to drive their career.

    Responsibilities

    • Responsible for reconciling and analyzing general ledger activities including fixed assets, taxes, insurance, banking, financing and equipment leasing. Prepare financial reports for management.
    • Reconcile and analyze all balance sheet accounts.
    • Assist in the entire monthly and yearly close process.
    • Prepare and file various state and local tax returns.
    • Prepare and file various corporate licenses as required by regulations.
    • Prepare the monthly financial statements.
    • Prepare, post and file monthly journal entries. This includes reversing, recurring and cost allocations.
    • Prepare weekly and monthly reports for top management.
    • Work with accounts payable to resolve coding issues and pricing discrepancies as they arise.
    • Audit customer contracts for terms, fuel, compliance, and other metrics.
    • Monitor, prepare, and request customer rebates.
    • Prepare vendor invoices including purchasing rebates and marketing bill backs.
    • Perform cash receipts posting and check deposits.
    • Ability to mine a broad variety of data such as financial, sales, operational, etc. and creating Ad Hoc analysis for customers and associates upon request.
    • Audit and analyze the costing and pricing of items for numerous customers.
    • Implement cost and markup changes.
    • Provide branch support and processing of weekly payroll
    • Perform special projects and analysis as needed.

    Qualifications

    • A bachelor’s degree in Finance or Accounting.
    • One year of work experience preferred.
    • Background in accounting within the distribution, retail, or restaurant industry is a plus.
    • Advanced skills with MS Access and Excel. Including V-lookups, formulas, and pivot tables.
    • A self-starting, proactive problem solver with the proven ability and desire to take on and successfully accomplish special projects and process improvement assignments.
    • Excellent interpersonal and communication skills required to effectively communicate with a wide variety of people including customers, vendors, national accounts, purchasing, and other departments.
    • Ability to analyze numerous implications when implementing cost changes such as inventory valuation, margin reporting, vendor bill backs, and cutoffs for accounting periods.
    • Must be able to focus on detail and accuracy.
    • Ability to pass a background investigation and drug test required.

     

    Equal Employment Opportunity Employer M/F/Vets/Disabled.

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