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Accounting Generalist

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Date: May 6, 2019

Location: Phoenix, AZ, US

Company: Flowers Foods

POSITION SUMMARY

The Accounting Generalist will work within the Record to Report Team to achieve the end-to-end service delivery of the General Ledger activities and accounting functions including general accounting, intercompany, general ledger preparation, weekly & periodic close and reporting.  This role also works closely with Plant Controllers to determine improvement opportunities while ensuring process compliance. Position is entry level with training provided.

 

POSITION RESPONSIBILITIES/MAJOR DUTIES

Responsibilities include, but are not limited to:

  • Communicate with others in the Record to Report Department and key stakeholders regarding accounting and analytical opportunities.
  • Support financial reporting and transactional accounting activities for the plants and related sales activities.
  • Serve as a Business Support Partner for Plant Finance Controllers.
  • Support ad hoc requests/projects, continuous improvement activities, team member training, work scheduling, performance review, employee grievances resolutions, etc.
  • Develop, build and maintain relationships with key Shared Services customers to ensure that expectation for service levels and targets are met.
  • Ensures the preparation and distribution of timely and accurate financial activities including journal entry postings, balance sheet accounts reconciliation, bank accounts reconciliation, and the preparation of key financial reports/schedules.
  • Provide account reconciliations to support the weekly, periodic, and yearend close activities.
  • Review established accounting practices and procedures to ensure Compliance with SEC, US GAAP, Sarbanes-Oxley accounting and reporting regulations.
  • Practice and comply with all Company policies and procedures (EEO, 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 QUALIFICATIONS

  • Bachelor’s Degree in Accounting or related field
  • Strong knowledge of general accounting principles and processes
  • Strong analytical and communication skills

 

PREFERRED EXPERIENCE

 

  • 2+ years of related experience, including internships, preferred.
  • SAP experience a plus.
  • Knowledge and understanding of the business processes within a bakery manufacturing and sales environment a plus.

 

We offer a competitive salary and an excellent total rewards package.  Please reply by 06/03/2019.  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.  If you experience technical difficulties with your application, please send an e-mail to Julie Anna Helms at julieannahelms@flocorp.com or call 229-227-2275.

 

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 HR.LSFlowers@flocorp.com.


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