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Accountant II

Company: Performance Food Group
Location: Englewood
Posted on: June 9, 2024

Job Description:

Company Description

Performance Food Group is a customer-centric foodservice distribution leader headquartered in Richmond, Va. Grounded by roots that date back to a grocery peddler in 1885, PFG has a nationwide network of approximately 150 distribution centers, 35,000-plus talented associates, and thousands of valued suppliers across the country. With the goal of helping customers thrive, PFG markets and delivers quality food and related products to independent and chain restaurants, schools, business and industry locations, convenience operations, healthcare facilities, vending distributors, office coffee service distributors, big box retailers, and theaters across the U.S.

Job Description

We Deliver the Goods:

  • Competitive pay and benefits, including Day 1 Health & Wellness Benefits, Employee Stock Purchase Plan, 401K Employer Matching, Education Assistance, Paid Time Off, and much more
  • Growth opportunities performing essential work to support America's food distribution system
  • Safe and inclusive working environment, including culture of rewards, recognition, and respect

    Staff Accountant - Rotational

    The Staff Accountant will support the finance and accounting for PFG locations as assigned. Perform month-end close activities, analyze and verify financial information, and prepare internal financial reports. Provide information to the field regarding accounting practices and procedures. Reconcile and review certain general ledger accounts. Apply accounting knowledge to lead groups on projects. Provide guidance to Accounting Coordinators and Accountant I staff, and perform related work as required. Work internally with employees at all levels in the organization. External contacts may include vendors, and banks internal and external auditors as needed. Functions as a team member within the department and organization, as required, and perform any duty assigned to best serve the company.

    Position Responsibilities:

    • Compile and analyze financial information to prepare entries to accounts.
    • Prepare and/or review detailed journal entries.
    • Prepare and record month-end accruals.
    • Prepare and publish internal month-end, quarter-end, and year-end reporting.
    • Perform moderately complex accounting reconciliations and balance sheet trend analysis, as assigned.
    • Prepare reports and make recommendations that aid management in determining the proper accounting of reserves, assets and expenditures. Provide recommendations for process improvements.
    • Ensure compliance with accounting and reporting deadlines. Maintain and/or lead established moderately complex accounting projects as assigned by management.
    • Performs other related duties as assigned.

      Required Qualifications

      Required Qualifications:

      BS in Accounting or Finance with a required minimum GPA of 3.0

      0-4 years of experience

      Proficient with all Microsoft Office programs

      Excellent verbal and written communication skills to interact with customers and internal staff.

      Must present a highly professional image and attitude.

      Highly organized, detail oriented and capable of multi-tasking.

      Self-motivated individual with great initiative and ability to work independently.

      Strong work ethic and the ability to meet deadlines.

      Strong analytical skills and attention to detail.

      Preferred Qualifications

      Preferred Qualifications:

      Public accounting experience is a plus

      AS400, IBM Cognos and exposure to inventory management systems or other major ERP solutions a plus

      Be aware of SOX requirements and maintain compliance with key controls related to accounting duties

      Participation in process improvement initiatives

      EEO Statement

      Performance Food Group and/or its subsidiaries (individually or collectively, the "Company") provides equal employment opportunity (EEO) to all applicants and employees, regardless of race, color, national origin, sex, marital status, pregnancy, sexual orientation, gender identity, religion, age, disability, genetic information, veteran status, and any other characteristic protected by applicable local, state and federal laws and regulations. Please click on the following links to review: (1) our ; (2) the "EEO is the Law" and ; and (3) the .

Keywords: Performance Food Group, Denver , Accountant II, Accounting, Auditing , Englewood, Colorado

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