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C&S Wholesale Grocers, Inc. Senior Staff Accountant in Keene, New Hampshire

About Our Company

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

Role overview:

Assist in the accounting, planning, reporting and analysis of Operations activity for the company. Take a lead role in executing GAAP compliant accounting and controls for assigned areas and in supporting business partners in budget development and management.

Operations Finance overview:

Provides strategic business partnership to Operations leadership and manages large operating and logistics programs with the goal of continued improvement in profitability and controls

Manages all aspects of the financial planning and reporting cycle including budgeting & forecasting financial accounting, management reporting and performance analysis

Prepares analytic models for senior management to support strategic decision making in areas of network optimization, mergers & acquisitions, business expansion and efficiency

Job Description

Responsibilities:

  • Account for Operations activity across all C&S locations.

  • Analyze assigned P&L and /or accounts to ensure reasonableness and accuracy

  • Prepare, review and process journal entries as required to accurately reflect financial activities for a given period.

  • Prepare special financial analyses as requested by Operations and/or Finance management.

  • Prepare weekly/monthly analysis, including explanation of variances, for finance/ops management

  • Assist the Analytics & Operations teams in developing annual budgets and quarterly forecasts.

  • Perform routine variance analysis of revenues and expenses to ensure financial controls are in place to minimize unexpected results

  • Complete monthly balance sheet reconciliations.

  • Ensure all balances are fully supported in accordance with established Accounting practices.

  • Communicate balance composition and variance analysis to management.

  • Propose appropriate adjusting journal entries

  • Review expense invoices for accuracy and proper authorization.

  • Ensure all procedures are kept current.

  • Ensure GAAP accounting principles are applied to weekly & monthly reporting

  • Assist other members of the Operations Finance team as needed.

  • Assist with on-boarding new staff accountants/interns

  • Collaborate with business partners and gain full understanding of business context to better anticipate potential issues, explain variances, support preparation of budgets/forecasts

  • Assist External Reporting in collecting information for third party audits

  • Ensure all information is managed with full confidentiality

Qualifications:

  • Bachelor's degree in Accounting/Finance or a related field required

  • Minimum of two years of applicable experience, including understanding key accounting principles

  • Demonstrated proficiency in Excel; experience with financial systems and software (e.g. GL package, Financial reporting system) preferred

Qualifications

Shift

1st Shift (United States of America)

Company

C&S Wholesale Grocers, Inc.

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.

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