Job ID 2019-14765

Accountant

US-MI-WYOMING

Accounting/Finance

1300 GEZON PKWY SW WYOMING, MI 49509-9300

Full-time

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It's way more fun to support financials on a healthy business than a struggling one....

 

and our family owned company has been generating healthy finances for 5 generations!  But we're not complacent -- we're constantly looking for ways to be innovative and find better solutions for our customers.  That doesn't end with the products and services we bring to restaurants, hospitals, and educational systems. It carries to the way we manage our business transactions in the short-term and our strategy for the long-term.   

 

Our Accounting and Finance teams play an important role in keeping Gordon Food Service operating effectively and efficiently. From strategic work in the development of annual and long-range operating plans to establish infrastructure that keeps financial transactions flowing efficiently (our employees and vendors like that!), to credit operations that recognize the unique positions of our customers large and small.....we are reliant on this group of professionals and the work they do each week, each month, each quarter.


An associate accountant on the capital asset team, adheres to and implements financial and accounting concepts, or techniques for financial planning and control. They support the general ledger closing cycle, fixed asset management, inventory control management, financial statement reporting, and projects requiring financial knowledge.

 

  • Adheres to corporate financial policies and applies generally accepted accounting principles (GAAP) and accounting standards for private entities (ASPE).
  • Ensures a high level of integrity is maintained within the general ledger and financial statements.
  • Participates in month-end, quarter-end and year-end general ledger closing cycle and financial statement preparation including account reconciliation.
  • Compiles and analyzes financial information to prepare journal entries.
  • Prepares ad-hoc reports and analyses in areas such as margin, operating expenses, budget variance, and statistical reports.
  • Prepares and organizes data for audit.
  • Assists in the development of the budget, planning and other corporate financial requirements.

 

Our ideal candidate:

  • Entry level to three years related experience; or equivalent combination of education and experience. 
  • Bachelor’s Degree in Accounting is preferred
  • Must have knowledge of general ledger accounting, cost accounting and analysis, accounting principles, and internal controls.  
  • Must know principles of analysis, reporting, and information valuation, must understand process improvement methodology, and be technologically adaptable.
  • Experience manipulating large amounts of data.

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Benefits

We take care of each other at Gordon Food Service. Employees love our competitive benefit plans, which include all the things you would expect and a few that you might not!

Get a quick glance at who we are and the impact you could have on the food service industry. There's a seat at our table for you!

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Be part of an amazing culture where what matters to you, matters to us!

Gordon Food Service values our customers and understands that their success is largely dependent upon their workforce. To demonstrate our commitment to our partnership, we will require any candidate who works for a Gordon Food Service customer to provide a letter of support from their management if they are selected for the interview process.

Gordon Food Service is an equal opportunity employer.

All qualified applicants and employees will receive consideration for employment, or in terms or conditions of employment, without regard to race, color, religion, sex, sexual orientation, gender identity, national origin, age, status as a protected veteran, or status as a qualified individual with disability. The EEO is the Law poster is available here: http://www.dol.gov/ofccp/regs/compliance/posters/pdf/eeopost.pdf

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Gordon Food Service is a drug-free workplace and drug tests all employees.

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