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Corporate Staff Accountant in Providence at United Natural Foods, Inc.

Date Posted: 4/15/2018

Job Snapshot

Job Description

POSITION PURPOSE

The Corporate Staff Accountant assists with all reporting needs and requirements for various corporate general ledger, consolidation and internal financial reporting in the Company.

 

EEO/VETERANS/DISABLED

ESSENTIAL FUNCTIONS AND BASIC DUTIES

 

  • Perform corporate month‐end closing activities such as preparing journal entries for areas such as prepaids, accruals and departmental reclasses.
  • Assist with the compilation of the monthly financial close and consolidation, including eliminations and allocations.
  • Assist with preparation and distribution of consolidated GAAP financial statements, including balance sheet, P&L, and cash flows.
  • Assist with the preparation of supporting documentation for the quarterly and annual SEC filings and earnings releases.
  • Assist with historical trend analysis for balance sheet and P&L.
  • Coordinate with divisional and Corporate Departments to ensure complete and accurate reporting.
  • Investigate transactions that appear to deviate from normal parameters.
  • Prepare various balance sheet reconciliations.
  • Assist with the enhancement of policies and procedures.
  • Assist in special projects as assigned which include, but are not limited to, facilitating improving manual inputs/process.
  • Perform other tasks as assigned.

Job Requirements

QUALIFICATIONS:

Education/Certification:

  • Bachelor’s degree in accounting or related field

Experience:

  • 1‐2 years GAAP accounting experience
  • Experience with Lawson G/L software experience highly preferred
  • SEC reporting experience preferred
  • System Implementation Preferred

 

Knowledge:           

  • Strong Excel Skills, Access Database, VBA/Macros

 

Skills/Abilities:

  • Demonstrated ability to handle multiple tasks and assignments simultaneously in a deadline driven environment
  • Strong communication and interpersonal skills
  • Ability to work independently, self-starter