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Accountant II

at Performance Foodservice

Posted: 11/28/2019
Job Reference #: 677625

Job Description

Job Title
Accountant II

Job Description
The Shared Financial Services of PFG has an opportunity for a Staff Accountant, Level II.

Under the supervision of the Director of Accounting and Accounting Supervisor, this candidate will support accounting for PFG locations.  Perform month-end close activities, analyzing and verifying financial information, preparing internal financial reports.  Provide information to the field regarding accounting practices and procedures.  Reconcile and review general ledger accounts.  External contacts may include vendors, banks, internal and external auditors.  Functions as a team member within the department and organization, as required, and performs any duty assigned to best serve the company.

Major Functional Responsibilities:
  1. Compile and analyze financial information to prepare entries to accounts.
  2. Prepare detailed journal entries for month-end close
  3. Review financial statements to ensure completeness and accuracy.
  4. Research and investigate financial variances for monthly fluctuation analysis and SOX controls.
  5. Perform moderately complex accounting reconciliations and balance sheet trend analysis, as assigned.
  6. Prepare reports and make recommendations that aid management in determining the proper accounting of reserves, assets and expenditures.  Provide recommendations for process improvements.
  7. Ensure compliance with accounting and reporting deadlines.  Maintain and/or lead established projects as assigned by management.

Req Number

Job Location
Englewood, Colorado (CO)

1st Shift

Full Time / Part Time
Full Time

EEO Statement
Performance Food Group and/or its subsidiaries (individually or collectively, the "Company") provides equal employment opportunity (EEO) to all applicants and employees, regardless of race, color, national origin, sex, marital status, pregnancy, sexual orientation, gender identity, religion, age, disability, genetic information, veteran status, and any other characteristic protected by applicable local, state and federal laws and regulations. Please click on the following links to review: (1) our EEO Policy; (2) the "EEO is the Law" poster and supplement; and (3) the Pay Transparency Policy Statement.

Required Qualifications
Bachelor's degree in Accounting, Finance with 2-3 years experience. Thorough understanding and application of Generally Accepted Accounting Principles (GAAP)
- Demonstrated oral/written communication, interpersonal, organizational, and customer service skills
- Demonstrated computer and analytical skills
- Demonstrated ability to analyze financial information
- General ledger accounting system experience
- Demonstrated ability to prioritize and handle multiple projects/tasks in a changing environment
- Self-motivated with ability to work under and meet strict deadlines individually as well as in a team environment
- Knowledge and understanding of internal control environment
- High proficiency in Microsoft Excel and a working knowledge of Microsoft Access
- Ability to work flexible hours as required

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Preferred Qualifications
- Public accounting experience is a plus
- SAP, AS400, IBM Cognos and exposure to inventory management systems or other major ERP solutions a plus
- Be aware of SOX requirements and maintain compliance with key controls related to accounting duties
- Participation in process improvement initiatives

Company Description

About Performance Food Group Company

Built on the many proud histories of our family of companies, Performance Food Group is a customer-centric foodservice distribution leader headquartered in Richmond, Virginia. Grounded by roots that date back to a grocery peddler in 1885, PFG today has a nationwide network of approximately 75 distribution centers, 15,000-plus talented associates and more than 5,000 valued suppliers across the country. With the goal of helping our customers thrive, we market and deliver quality food and related products to over 150,000 locations including independent and chain restaurants, schools, business and industry locations, healthcare facilities, vending distributors, office coffee service distributors, big box retailers and theaters. Building strong relationships is core to PFG’s success – from connecting associates with great career opportunities to connecting valued suppliers and quality products with PFG’s broad and diverse customer base. To learn more about PFG and our divisions, Performance Foodservice, PFG Customized and Vistar, visit