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Senior Accountant

Company: Charlie's Produce
Location: Spokane
Posted on: September 22, 2022

Job Description:

Overview:Charlie's Produce Who We AreCharlie's Produce is a privately owned wholesale produce company. We are the largest privately owned produce wholesaler on the West Coast, with distribution centers in Seattle, Spokane, Portland, Anchorage, Boise, Los Angeles and Salt Lake City. The secret to our 40 years of success in this industry is PEOPLE! We strive to hire the best and we reward them with a working environment that fosters loyalty, stability, innovation, and growth.Charlie's provides a healthy employee stock ownership program, competitive Medical/Dental/Vision and Life Insurance plans. And our newest benefit offers Pre-Paid Fully Funded College Tuition to our employees and the dependent children of our employees after 1 year!Charlie's Produce Total Compensation Package includesSupplemental retirement plan through our Employee Stock Ownership Plan (ESOP)Robust employee assistance program (EAP)Vacation pay and paid holidays, pre-tax commuter benefitsEmployer-covered College ProgramCoverage under State Sick Leave401(k) availableHealth and wellness benefits including medical, dental, and vision90 day review with potential performance-based raiseResponsibilities:ScheduleMonday - Friday 7:30am 4:00pm (some flexibility on schedule)The RoleThe Senior Accountant is responsible for supporting the Accounting Manager and Controller and finance group as a whole. This position maintains and controls the General Ledger accounts and business transactions of the organization, applying the Generally Accepted Accounting Principles (GAAP) that includes analytical work and thorough review of financial records. Prepares and reviews balance sheets, profit and loss statements, and other financial reports for tax reporting purposes. Responsibilities also include reconciling GL accounts, analyzing past costs, revenues, financial commitments, and obligations incurred to predict current and future revenues and expenses. Requires a bachelor's degree in area of accounting or finance and a minimum of 5 to 7 years of experience as a staff accountant. Has knowledge of commonly-used concepts, practices, and procedures within the accounting cycle.Essential Responsibilities Include, but Not Limited To:Review state and city tax payments for tax complianceReview company license and permit renewalsReview fixed asset and bank reconciliationsPerform and review general accounts analysis and reconciliationPerform and review activities related to month end close of the General LedgerAssist outside auditors at year-end to include preparing and reviewing schedules, invoices, providing explanation of supporting materials and procedures, and preparing any other necessary dataLearn, understand, and review current accounting policies and procedures. Provide recommendations for improvements. Assist in implementing new policies and proceduresCross train with staff accountants and act as primary backup for their dutiesProvide support to divisional managementAssist in internal and external auditsAssist in administration of vendor rebate programResearch anomaliesAdditional special projects and tasks as assignedQualifications:Desired Experience, Skills, & Abilities:BA/BS Degree in Accounting, Finance, or related major required. Masters preferredCPA license preferredAt least five to seven years' experience in a staff accountant roleHigh attention to detailAbility to communicate clearly and effectivelyAbility to work independently as well as part of a teamAbility to balance multiple projects and assignmentsStrong analytical and organizational skillsIntermediate to advanced skill level in Microsoft Excel and Microsoft WordPrevious Microsoft GP (Great Plains) and AS - 400 experience a plusExperience with Tableau a plusSupplemental InformationThis employer participates in E-Verify and will provide the Social Security Administration and if necessary the Department of Homeland Security with information from each new employee's Form I-9 to confirm work authorization.Charlie's Produce is an Equal Opportunity Employer

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