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Staff Accountant

Austin, Texas 78704 | Direct Hire

Post Date: 05/07/2018 Job ID: 1859 Industry: Accounting, Finance, Non-executive
The Role: Staff Accountant Location: Austin, TX
The Company

HireBetter’ s client is a rapidly growing, popular restaurant chain.

The Role

The staff accountant will provide accounting support to restaurant and operations management. The position works with all aspects of accounting to ensure the accuracy of bank records, vendor records and financial records and can handle change in a fast-paced environment. This position requires a high degree of critical thinking and analysis and must work with extreme confidentiality to protect the privacy of the organization.

Responsibilities
  • Assists restaurant and operations management as needed with financial statement inquiries
  • Weekly and monthly analysis of assigned restaurant P&L statements
  • Monthly bank and balance sheet account reconciliations
  • Maintenance of prepaid, amortization, fixed asset, and depreciation schedules
  • Complete expense accruals and cost allocations
  • Provide accounting procedural and software support to restaurant operations
  • Assist in annual financial audit preparation
  • Generate all invoices; process all invoiced remittances and bank deposits; process invoices for payment after verifying proper authorizations and obtaining proper signatures
  • Maintain various accounts receivable listings including all spreadsheet schedules and listings in accounting software; track credit card receivables and remittances daily; pursue collections on overdue accounts receivable
  • Prepare checks per properly documented and authorized check request forms; summarize local checks monthly for input into general ledger
  • Issue purchase order numbers; maintain purchase order spreadsheet listing as well as hard copies to match with invoices
  • Handles administrative duties including accurate and timely data entry
  • Works to ensure that all entries on General Ledger are accurate and done in a timely manner; provides feedback to Controller on any discrepancies with the General Ledger and Accounts Payable
  • Audit, review and verify the accuracy of journal entries and accounting classifications ensuring the correct entity is charged
  • Performs all duties and responsibilities in a timely and effective manner to ensure all deadlines are met
  • Perform other related duties, tasks and responsibilities as required from time to time

Qualifications
  • Bachelor’ s degree in Accounting or related field preferred
  • Accounting experienced required (minimum 2 years of general ledger accounting)
  • Experience with Compeat Accounting software preferred
  • Experience with restaurant or retail industry knowledge is a plus; multi-unit company experience preferred
  • Strong Excel skills including v-lookups, pivot tables, and conditional statements preferred
  • Excellent written and verbal communication skills
  • Extremely organized and detailed oriented
  • Solid project management skills; ability to handle multiple tasks with a sense of urgency in problem solving and must be comfortable in a fast-paced environment
  • Team Player with a sense of humor
  • Results-oriented self-starter who enjoys a challenge
  • Ability to partner and interact professionally across the organization and with outside contacts
  • Self-motivated to set priorities and work with limited direction
  • Sound data analysis and decision-making capabilities
  • Demonstrates excellent guest service skills and a sincere commitment to work collaboratively with all constituent groups, from restaurants to the Board

To Apply

Interested candidates should apply through the HireBetter website at jobs.hirebetter.com. Qualified applicants will be responded to as quickly as possible.


Please note: Applicants for employment in the U.S. must possess work authorization that does not require sponsorship for a visa now or in the future.

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