Oct 08, 2021

Staff Accountant

  • OneTrust
  • Woodbridge, CT, United States

✍🏾Job Description

Staff Accountant - Leading QSR Franchisee

About the Company and Opportunity:

  • Our client is a private equity backed company focused on generating stable and consistent returns through the acquisition, construction, and operation of Quick Service Restaurants (QSR).
  • This is a newly created position due to continued growth.
  • This organization is well-positioned to become of the the largest and most employee-friendly companies in the SSR space.
  • The Staff Accountant will report to the controller and will manage a set of accounting activities including the monthly close of accounts.

Overview of the Staff Accountant role:

  • Manage the monthly closing process for a group of over 35 restaurant locations with annual revenue of over $60 million.
  • Participate in strategic financial projects including upgrades of ERP software.
  • Collaborate with external auditors to ensure successful audit results and compliance.
  • Prepare detailed journal entries and account analyses.
  • Maintain and reconcile balance sheet and general ledger accounts.
  • Investigate and resolve audit findings, account discrepancies, and issues of non-compliance.
  • Contribute to the development of new or amended accounting systems, programs, and procedures.
  • Reconcile bank statements.
  • Maintain accrual schedules for balance sheet items.
  • Maintain fixed asset and depreciation schedules.

Preferred Qualifications for the Staff Accountant:

  • Bachelor's Degree, preferably in Accounting.
  • 3+ years of progressive accounting experience.
  • Strong systems experience and Excel skills (pivot tables & Vlookups).
  • Public/private mix is a plus!