Staff Accountant

Job Description

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Company: FreshPoint Nashville
Location: US-TN-Nashville
Zip Code: 37210
Minimum Level of Education: Bachelor's Degree
Minimum Years of Experience: 2
Position Type:
Travel Percentage: 0

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We offer our associates the opportunity to grow personally and professionally, to contribute to the success of a dynamic organization, and to serve others in a manner that exceeds their expectations. We're looking for talented, hard-working individuals to join our team. Come grow with us and let us show you why we’re at the heart of food and service.



The Staff Accountant is responsible for assisting the Accounting Manager in ensuring compliance with all FreshPoint and Sysco policies and procedures as directed by the corporate office. The position is directly responsible for financial reporting, reconciliations, and administrative functions.



Prepare weekly, monthly, quarterly, and annual corporate financial reporting

Prepare and assist with monthly journal entries and account reconciliations

Prepare weekly and monthly internal reports

Ensure compliance with GAAP and FAMM

Analyze overall operating expenses to identify opportunities

Calculation of customer rebate programs

Complete contract compliance audits

Manage all aspect of Fixed Asset reporting in GEAC

Perform annual internal self-assessment audits

Complete sales tax returns and other local, state, and federal filings as necessary

Prepare monthly intercompany billings

Assist HR with payroll processing and vacation calculations as needed.

Complete business license applications/renewals

Maintain certificates of insurance and hold harmless agreements with appropriate vendors

Perform functions related to being the mail custodian: open, sort, and distribute mail as needed

Assist in answering the phones as needed

Other duties and adhoc reporting as assigned by the management team



Four-Year Bachelor's Degree in Accounting




2 – 4 years managerial accounting experience



Food or manufacturing industry accounting experience a plus



Position requires a high-level knowledge of PC's, software including MS Office (Word, Excel, Access and PowerPoint).



Proficiency with Microsoft Excel, Word, and Outlook applications.

Knowledge of Generally Accepted Accounting Principles and automated financial and accounting reporting systems.

Knowledge of federal and state financial regulations.

Ability to work effectively under pressure and within tight deadlines

Excellent written and oral communication skills; strong command of grammar, spelling, and style. 

Ability to prioritize, multi-task, and shift priorities as necessary.

Detail orientation.



Primarily Monday thru Friday; some Saturdays or Sundays as needed

Office and Warehouse Environment




The Physical demands here are representative of those that must be met by an associate to perform the essential functions of this job.  This position requires the ability to sit for extended periods, as well as the ability to occationally lift 25 pounds. Reasonable accommodations may be made to enable individuals with disabilities to perform the essential functions of this job.  An individual should contact his or her supervisor or the human resources department if he or she believes that an accommodation is needed.



Applicants must be currently authorized to work in the United States.

FreshPoint Nashville is proud to be an Equal Opportunity and Affirmative Action employer, and considers qualified applicants without regard to race, color, creed, religion, ancestry, national origin, sex, sexual orientation, gender identity, age, disability, veteran status or any other protected factor under federal, state or local law.

This opportunity is available through Sysco Corporation, its subsidiaries and affiliates.

Employment Type: Full Time