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Nashville, Tennessee - USD Full Time Posted: Sunday, 13 August 2017
 
 
At FreshPoint we pride ourselves in identifying top tier talent and affording career opportunities to the best of the best. We currently have an exciting opening for a Staff Accountant at our Nashville location. This position assists the Finance Manager in ensuring the efficient and effective operation of the accounting department. In addition to a competitive salary these positions provide full benefits, paid time off, 401k, stock purchasing discounts, and much more. FreshPoint is part of the Sysco (SYS) family and leads the industry in food service distribution. We are a fast paced, high energy, passionate firm that strives to be our Customer's Most Valued and Trusted Business Partners!

Summary of Job Purpose:

The Staff Accountant is responsible for assisting the Finance Manager in ensuring compliance with all FreshPoint and Sysco policies and procedures as directed by the corporate office. The position is directly responsible for financial reporting, reconciliations, and administrative functions.

DUTIES AND RESPONSIBILITIES:

. Prepare weekly, monthly, quarterly, and annual corporate financial reporting

. Prepare and assist with monthly journal entries and account reconciliations

. Prepare weekly and monthly internal reports

. Ensure compliance with GAAP and FAMM

. Analyze overall operating expenses to identify opportunities

. Calculation of customer rebate programs

. Complete contract compliance audits

. Manage all aspect of Fixed Asset reporting in GEAC

. Perform annual internal self-assement audits

. Complete sales tax returns and other local, state, and federal filings as necessary

. Prepare monthly intercompany billings

. Assist HR with payroll processing and vacation calculations as needed.

. Complete business license applications/renewals

. Maintain certificates of insurance and hold harmless agreements with appropriate vendors

. Perform functions related to being the mail custodian: open, sort, and distribute mail as needed

. Assist in answering the phones as needed

. Other duties and adhoc reporting as assigned by the management team

REQUIRED MINIMUM EDUCATION:

Four-Year Bachelor's Degree in Accounting

PREFERRED EDUCATION:

N/A

REQUIRED MINIMUM EXPERIENCE:

2 - 4 years managerial accounting experience

PREFERRED EXPERIENCE:

Food or manufacturing industry accounting experience a plus

CERTIFICATIONS AND/OR TECHNICAL REQUIREMENTS:

Position requires a high-level knowledge of PC's, software including MS Office (Word, Excel, Access and PowerPoint).

ABILITIES AND SKILLS:

. Proficiency with Microsoft Excel, Word, and Outlook applications.

. Knowledge of Generally Accepted Accounting Principles and automated financial and accounting reporting systems.

. Knowledge of federal and state financial regulations.

. Ability to work effectively under pressure and within tight deadlines

. Excellent written and oral communication skills; strong command of grammar, spelling, and style.

. Ability to prioritize, multi-task, and shift priorities as necessary.

. Detail orientation.

WORK ENVIRONMENT:

. Primarily Monday thru Friday; some Saturdays or Sundays as needed

. Office and Warehouse Environment

PHYSICAL REQUIREMENTS:

The Physical demands here are representative of those that must be met by an associate to perform the essential functions of this job. This position requires the ability to sit for extended periods, as well as the ability to occationally lift 25 pounds. Reasonable accommodations may be made to enable individuals with disabilities to perform the essential functions of this job. An individual should contact his or her supervisor or the human resources department if he or she believes that an accommodation is needed.

Posted by StartWire


Nashville, Tennessee, United States of America
Finance
USD
Freshpoint
Freshpoint
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8/13/2017 5:03:15 AM

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