C&S Wholesale Grocers, Inc. Sr Staff Accountant, Gross Profit in Keene, New Hampshire

Company Overview

C&S Wholesale Grocers, Inc. , based in Keene, NH, is the largest wholesale grocery supply company in the U.S. and the industry leader in supply chain innovation. Founded in 1918 as a supplier to independent grocery stores, C&S now services customers of all sizes, supplying more than 6,000 independent supermarkets, chain stores, military bases, and institutions with over 150,000 different products. At C&S, We Select the Best® – those with the motivation, pride, and drive to succeed in our fast-paced world.

Working Safely is a Condition of Employment at C&S Wholesale Grocers, Inc. C&S Wholesale Grocers is proud to be an Equal Opportunity and Affirmative Action employer, and considers qualified applicants without regard to race, color, creed, religion, ancestry, national origin, sex, sexual orientation, gender identity, age, disability, veteran status or any other protected factor under federal, state or local law.

Position Overview

As a Senior Staff Accountant within Gross Profit , you will perform professional accounting functions involving compilation, consolidation, analysis, and review of financial data in assigned areas. You will be a strong, organized, self-starting, dedicated, and flexible, with a high level of integrity. The C&S team is best described as progressive-minded, energizing, and results-driven with a can-do, roll-up-the-sleeves attitude. If this sounds like you, you’ll fit right in!

Gross Profit manages the financial reporting, accounting, budgeting, forecasting, and analysis for C&S gross profit and inventory. The team works closely with Senior Management in the preparation of financial reporting, in the preparation of the annual budget and quarterly forecasts, and in handling customer contract issues. The Gross Profit Accounting department consists of the following teams:

  • The P&L reporting team works closely with Senior Management in the preparation of gross profit reporting and analysis, product line profitability reporting and analysis, and the annual budget and quarterly forecasts. This team also manages upcharges for external customers, segment reporting, and private label reporting.

  • The Incentive team works directly with Procurement and vendors regarding the execution of the contracts.

  • The Rebate team works closely with external customers, Accounts Receivable, Sales, and Legal to execute the rebate clauses in customer contracts. This team also works closely with Senior Management in the preparation of weekly reporting, annual budgets, and quarterly forecasts.

  • The Shrink team works closely with Warehouse management and Senior Management in the preparation of weekly inventory shrink reporting and analysis.

  • The Inventory-Payables Accounting team works closely with the P&L reporting team, Accounts Payable, Accounts Receivable, Inventory Control, and other internal departments regarding the interface of inventory and payable systems to the ledger.


  • Calculate customer rebates on a weekly basis and review customer reports to ensure accuracy and compliance with customer contracts. Perform financial close responsibilities by generating journal entries, appropriate accruals, researching variances

  • Prepare weekly management reports in assigned areas (customer rebates and up-charges). Identify and analyze variances and/or anomalies within reports.

  • Analyze general ledger activity to create balance sheet reconciliations and propose appropriate journal entry adjustments.

  • Prepare customer credit memos weekly, monthly, quarterly and yearly. Ensure calculations are in compliance with the contract and are paid accordingly.

  • Prepare routine validations of the calculation surrounding customer rebates and up-charges.

  • Provide management with as prompt, as needed analysis of customer rebates. Provide analytical support to the sales team and corporate development.


  • Bachelor’s Degree in Accounting

  • Two to four years of General Accounting experience at a minimum of a Staff Accountant level

  • Proficiency using Microsoft Excel

  • Experience with Hyperion, Microsoft Access and GL Packages preferred

  • Ability to learn new software analytical tools such as Hyperion, Monarch, and Lawson Query

  • High degree of attention to detail; ability to multi task and provide quick turnaround analysis

Requisition ID 6138

Job Locations US - NH - Keene

Company C&S Wholesale Grocers, Inc.

Category Finance

Posted Date 3/17/2017