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Accounting Generalist

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Date: Nov 19, 2018

Location: Philadelphia, PA, US

Company: Flowers Foods


Responsible for learning Distributor Accounting in addition to General Ledger and Accounts Receivable management.

Requires constant interaction with work group and other departments at the primary work location.

Ad hoc responsibilities include short and long term projects to benefit the financial health of the business.



Completes all necessary entries for distributor statements on a weekly basis in order to ensure statements are on time and accurate:

  • Verifies/enters charges and credits for distributor accounts (services rendered, loans, fees, misc credits, etc.)
  • Ensures all daily jobs and postings are properly recorded and that credits and debits are applied appropriately. Ensure weekly close task are completed on time and accurately.
  • Answers sales manager and independent distributor questions about statements, researches issues and provides resolution as required in a timely manner.
  • Provides timely and accurate reporting to management
  • Assists with period end close
  • Maintains compliance with documented processes

AR & GL Accounting:

  • Researches deductions and billbacks
  • Manages CO-OP account in order to ensure expenses fall in the correct period/quarter.
  • Communicates directly with Shared Service center AR Rep to handle all POD requests/other issues as they come up
  • Manages a few GL accounts that require monthly reconciliations

Responsibilities include, but are not limited to:

  • Maintains cleanliness of work area.
  • Ensures compliance with all company policies and procedures (EEO, Sexual Harassment, Safety, Sarbanes Oxley, etc.)
  • Performance of other duties which are deemed by management to be an integral part of the job, including but not limited to fulfillment of work schedules, adherence to attendance policies, and other applicable operating rules, policies and procedures.


Required:  Bachelors degree in Business or Accounting

Preferred: Grocery and/or DSD experience


Please reply by 12/17/2018.  Resumes are active for 30 days.  Interested job seekers who successfully complete the series of pre-screening questions and who appear to possess the basic qualifications for this position may be contacted for a telephone interview.


Equal Opportunity Employer/Veterans/Disability


If you need assistance with submitting your resume due to a medical condition or disability, please send an e-mail to Christine Sophia Johnston at CHRISTINE.JOHNSTON@FLOCORP.COM or 215 221-8520.

Nearest Major Market: Philadelphia

Job Segment: Accounting, Accounts Receivable, Finance

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