Jr. Staff Accountant Job Opening - Ginsberg's Foods

Jr. Staff Accountant Job Opening

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Jr. Staff Accountant Job Description

Do you have experience in accounting and want to further your professional skillset with a local accounting job at a company that values your hard work? Ginsberg’s has the perfect opportunity for you! The Junior Staff Accountant reports to the Senior Accountant of the company.  The Jr. Staff Accountant provides support for the daily, weekly, and monthly accounting functions while also providing support to the overall operations of the Finance Department.

Junior Staff Accountant Essential Functions:

  • Prepares the daily cash report (BBC), ensuring proper accounting of all correspondent bank activity and posting of daily cash entries to the general ledger.
  • Maintains all fixed asset and depreciation records.
  • Maintains all prepaid schedules.
  • Responsible for accurate and timely sales tax reporting.
  • Posts daily and monthly entries to the general ledger.
  • Performs monthly general ledger account reconciliations.
  • Performs monthly bank reconciliations.
  • Provides support and assistance in the preparation of monthly financial statements.
  • Provides support and assistance in the preparation of the Company budget.
  • Supports periodic and year-end financial audit.
  • Completes daily accounts receivable reconciliation proof.
  • Performs proper archiving of financial documents on company fileserver and on the document retrieval system.

Additional Jr. Staff Accountant Responsibilities:

  • Provides support for the annual insurance renewals.
  • Participates in efforts to streamline processes and implement enhancements to existing business functions.
  • Provides support and back-up for the Senior Accountant.
  • Performs other responsibilities as directed.

Knowledge, Skills, and Abilities:

  • Working knowledge of accounting principles (GAAP).
  • Proficient in the use of computers, specifically with Microsoft Office applications.
  • Strong knowledge of, and ability to use, Excel.
  • Ability to use ERP reporting systems.
  • Ability to analyze data sets, identify discrepancies, and make corrections as necessary.
  • Ability to perform work within timeframes, with a strong attention to detail and a high level of accuracy.
  • Ability to perform basic mathematical calculations.
  • Strong English language aptitude, including the ability to communicate effectively verbally and in writing.
  • Strong communication skills, including the ability to understand the needs and responsibilities of others, and factor such into the timely communication of work issues to others that have a need to know.
  • Ability to work independently and as part of a team effort.
  • Ability to maintain confidentiality of work-related information and materials.
  • Self-starter. Organized.
  • Honest and Trustworthy.

Weekly Work Schedule 

  • Monday – Friday, 8am – 5pm

Jr Staff Accountant Salary

  • This is a salaried position that ranges from $50,000 – $60,000 annually based on a successful candidate’s level of experience.

 Education/Experience (Preferred Minimum Qualifications)

  • Possess an Associates Degree in Accounting from an accredited college or university AND at least two (2) years of experience working in an accounting  environment.
  • OR possess a Bachelors Degree in Accounting from an accredited college or university AND at least one (1) year of experience working in an accounting environment.

Ginsbgerg’s Foods Employee Benefits Include

  • 401(k) & Roth 401(k) savings plans with company match
  • Healthcare insurance (health, dental, vision)
  • Paid vacation, sick time, and holidays
  • Employee assistance programs
  • Company-provided life insurance
  • Access to on-site Physical Therapist and Occupational Therapists
  • Access to home-care services
  • Employee discounts in our Will Call Center

Who Ginsberg’s Is

As a family-owned and operated food distributor since 1909. We foster a welcoming workplace culture, embracing engagement and development, and attracting, recruiting, and retaining a diverse workforce.  Our core values are respect for all people, excellent customer service, building strong relationships, and a dedicated commitment to community.

Applying is quick and easy!

If you are looking for a local accounting job and the Junior Staff Accountant seems like the right fit for you, simply answer a few short questions. Our Recruiter will give you a call if you meet the requirements! For information about all the current job openings at Ginsberg’s Foods, please click here!

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