Senior Financial Analyst
Company: Gordon Food Service
Posted on: June 13, 2019
It\'s way more fun to support financials on a healthy business than
a struggling one....
and our family owned company has been generating healthy finances
for 5 generations! But we're not complacent -- we're constantly
looking for ways to be innovative and find better solutions for our
customers. That doesn't end with the products and services we bring
to restaurants, hospitals, and educational systems. It carries to
the way we manage our business transactions in the short-term and
our strategy for the long-term.
This position will serve the Canadian specialty companies by
preparing the accounting, providing financial reporting and
business analysis, and supporting the relationship between GFS and
We're looking to onboard a Senior Financial Analyst for our
Strategic Alliance Team. This is an instrumental role to our team
that applies accounting principles to compile financial
information, maintain general ledger, prepares financial reports,
analyze business results, provide financial advice to business, and
be a business partner to general managers. See additional details
What will you do?
* Prepares weekly reporting to summarize current and projected
company financial position to include but is not limited to: gross
margin analysis, expense analysis, and management of the trial
* Accounting duties to include: weekly/monthly sales/margin
reporting, FX spot/forward buys, monitor cash balance, customer
rebates, monthly results commentary, CapEx request/payback
analysis, SG&A expense, tax accrual, and period-end close
transactions (to also include all account reconciliations
* Reviews weekly pricing for accuracy.
* Ensures sales, margin, product cost, and freight & storage costs
* Works with business to develop the Annual Operating Plan
* Monitors internal control and risk assurance activities and
ensures compliance with basic accounting principles and company
* Identifies trends and makes recommendations to management
regarding cost saving or profit generating opportunities and
profitability improvement strategies.
* Analyzes data and develops reporting for management use as
Leading candidates will have the following….
* Must have knowledge of general ledger accounting, cost accounting
and analysis, Generally Accepted Accounting Principles (GAAP), and
internal control analysis and implementation. Experience
manipulating large amounts of data.
* Financial Statement (P&L) experience strongly preferred.
* Knowledge of general accounting cycle, with ability to journalize
and reconcile activity that flows through the trial balance.
Ability to recognize inaccurate coding, and the ability to
understand AP, AR, Payroll, inventory processes. Has great ability
to problem solve with accuracy and thoroughness.
* Strong Excel skills.
* Four to six years previous accounting experience with an
understanding of cost accounting, internal controls and a level of
understanding of information technology or an equivalent
combination of education, training, and experience.
* Bachelor's Degree in Finance, Accounting or a related field.
Find out more about our values, culture, and benefits at
Be part of it!
Gordon Food Service values our customers and understands that their
success is largely dependent upon their workforce. To demonstrate
our commitment to our partnership, we will require any candidate
who works for a Gordon Food Service customer to provide a letter of
support from their management if they are selected for the
Gordon Food Service is an equal opportunity employer. All qualified
applicants and employees will receive consideration for employment,
or in terms or conditions of employment, without regard to race,
color, religion, sex, sexual orientation, gender identity, national
origin, age, status as a protected veteran, or status as a
qualified individual with disability. :
If you require a reasonable accommodation for any part of the
application or hiring process due to a disability, please submit
your request to firstname.lastname@example.org and use the words \\"Accommodation
Request\\" in your subject line. Please keep in mind this method is
reserved for individuals who require accommodation due to a
All Gordon Food Service locations are tobacco-free.
Gordon Food Service is a drug-free workplace and drug tests all
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