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Senior Accountant

Chefs Warehouse
Ridgefield, Connecticut, United States
Closing date
Mar 7, 2024

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Contract Type
Full Time
About The Chefs' Warehouse

The Chefs' Warehouse, Inc. ( combines exceptional quality and brand building with broadline food service distribution for more than 35 years. With Protein, Specialty, Produce, and Broadline offerings, we service the most discerning chefs in a hybrid approach of convenience and superior quality. We introduce more than 2,000 artisan producers of the world's finest ingredients from over 40 countries to the finest chefs in the world. We passionately consult, sell, and build relationships with more than 35,000 customers through the most experienced network of over 600 consultive sales associates, best-in-breed technology, rapid service, and support levels that solidify our long-standing ties to both established and up-and-coming premium restaurants.

Mission: The mission of The Chefs' Warehouse is to provide the world's greatest ingredients to the world's best chefs.

Our C.H.E.F.S. Values:

Curious & Creative

Hungry For Food & Results


Forward Thinking & Flexible

Supportive (Of Peers & Chefs)

Position Summary: Apply principles of accounting and strong knowledge of GAAP to the month end close and financial reporting process. Leverage experience and knowledge of processes and procedures that govern the timely and accurate compilation of financial statements.

What you'll do:

* Prepare the quarterly consolidation, consolidated financial statements and other supporting schedules for the Quarterly and Annual Reports on Form 10-Q/K and manage the internal and external review for these documents
* Prepare the supporting schedules for the quarterly earnings release
* Prepare the quarterly debt covenants
* Support month end and year end closing
* Create and maintain SEC calendar to inform parties of necessary deadline adherence for the following processes: financial close, BOD package, press release and 10-Q/K
* Monitor and ensure timely identification and compliance with evolving accounting guidance
* Assist in coordinating the annual audit and quarterly review activities of external auditors
* Prepare the calculations related accounting entries for all stock-based compensation plans of the Company
* Act as an administrator within the Company's Blackline software instance
* Review the Company's accounting for leases
* Participate in other projects as required

About you:

* Strong analytical and problem-solving skills
* Have strong organizational skills and communication skills (oral and written)
* Demonstrated project management skills and the ability to work effectively with cross functional teams at multiple locations.
* Self-starter with the ability to multi-task and effectively work under tight deadlines on a regular basis.
* Requires the ability to plan, prioritize and manage multiple projects effectively.
* Bachelor of Science degree in Accounting
* Position requires a minimum of two years of public accounting experience.
* Proficient computer skills: Microsoft Office products, as well as general ledger systems, business planning software, or other reporting tools, JD Edwards experience preferred.


The above job description is not an all-inclusive list of duties and standards of the position. Incumbents will follow any other instructions, and perform any other related duties as assigned by their supervisor.

Perks & Benefits:

* Paid Vacations, Paid Holidays
* Health, Dental and Medical Benefits
* Weekly pay
* Life Insurance
* 5% above cost for our high-quality food products
* Employee discounts for travel and events
* 401k

The Chefs' Warehouse is an Equal Opportunity Employer that does not discriminate based on actual or perceived race, creed, color, religion, alienage or national origin, ancestry, citizenship status, age, disability or handicap, sex, marital status, veteran status, sexual orientation, pregnancy, gender identity or any other characteristic protected by applicable federal, state, or local laws. We also consider qualified applicants with criminal histories, consistent with applicable federal, state and local law. Our management team is dedicated to this policy with respect to recruitment, hiring, placement, promotion, transfer, training, compensation, benefits, employee activities and general treatment during employment. We are dedicated to building an inclusive and diverse workforce.

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* Ridgefield, CT 06877, USA

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