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Staff Accountant

Posted 2014-02-07
At a Glance –

C&S Wholesale Grocers
7 Corporate Drive
Keene, New Hampshire

Job Type:
Job (Full-Time)

Job Location:
Keene, NH

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Job Description

General Accounting is one of the key departments in the accounting function at C&S. They are primarily responsible for the management reporting function and produce key financial packages for the senior leadership team. With significant exposure to the senior leadership team there is ample opportunity for growth for the right candidate.

The Senior Staff Accountant will perform professional accounting functions involving compilation, consolidation, analysis, and review of financial data in assigned areas. This is a fast paced position working with a dynamic group of finance professionals in a large and complex company with a number of moving parts.

-Prepare weekly management reports in assigned areas (gross profit, shrink, operating expenses, overhead expenses, etc.). Identify and analyze variances and/or anomalies within reports and review reports with corresponding functional/operating groups.
-Analyze general ledger activity to create balance sheet reconciliations and propose appropriate journal entry adjustments.
-Review expense invoices and/or billbacks for appropriate management authorization, accuracy and overall reasonableness.
-Perform month-end financial close responsibilities by generating monthly standard journal entries, generating appropriate accruals, researching variances
-Assist other members of the Accounting Department as needed

-Bachelors Degree in Accounting or Business Degree with an Accounting concentration (preferred)
-2 years of general accounting experience
-Proficiency using Microsoft Excel
-Experience with Microsoft Access and GL Packages preferred
-Ability to learn new software analytical tools such as Hyperion, E-Search & View, Monarch, and Lawson Query

Hours: Full-Time
Type: Job


Marissa Cote

Company Description

Keene-based C&S Wholesale Grocers is the largest wholesaler of groceries in North America and the 10th-largest privately held company in the U.S. From nationally-known retailers such as Target, Stop & Shop and Safeway to some of America's most forward-thinking independently owned regional and local supermarkets; C&S provides customers of every size with a full range of products and support services. Known in the grocery industry as a dynamic and progressive leader, the $21 billion company remains family-owned and operated after 90 years. We seek driven, forward-thinking talent to join our corporate team.

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