Sr. Staff Accountant

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Associated Grocers of New England, Inc., is the largest retailer-owned, wholesale grocery Distribution Center In New England. Serving the needs of Independent Retail Grocers of every store size and format: multi-store independent supermarket groups, community supermarkets, country stores, and convenience retailers.

SUMMARY

We are seeking a Senior Staff Accountant to perform general accounting work within an assigned area of accounting. The person in this role will compile financial information, process journal entries into various accounts, reconcile accounts and prepare related reports. Lastly, in this role you will assist the department manager in the implementation and maintenance of best business practices and internal accounting controls. Assist the department manager in the execution of department commitments as required.

POSITION RESPONSIBILITIES/ACCOUNTABILITIES

Assist in the preparation of detailed operating budgets, projections and related supporting documentation.
Prepare, review and approve accounting transactions that are both recurring and non-recurring using established accounting principles and practices.
Record, classify and summarize financial transactions in accordance with generally accepted accounting principles.
Reconcile and adjust specific area of accounting assigned and prepare related reports. Advise management of issues and prepare interpretations of accounts.
Interpret financial transactions and events for users who must make economic or management decisions.
Apply a working knowledge of applicable laws and regulations; verify documents for completeness and for compliance.
Recommend, assist in the development, and implement improvements or revisions in the accounting system, methods, and procedures.
Provides outside auditors with assistance; gathers necessary account information and documents to perform annual and state audits.
Ability to correctly prepare state tax returns as they relate to sales & use and/or cigarette & tobacco.
Instruct and advise support staff on methods and procedures.
Perform other duties as assigned or required.
ESSENTIAL SKILLS & EXPERIENCE

Bachelor Degree in Accounting or related field plus 5 years related work experience or equivalent
Proficiency with Microsoft Office Suite or similar software and accounting software.
Intermediate Excel and Infor/Lawson accounting software preferred.
REPORTING TO THIS POSITION:  None

PHYSICAL DEMANDS & WORK ENVIRONMENT:

Work is normally performed in a typical interior/office work environment.
No or very limited physical effort required.
No or very limited exposure to physical risk.
WHY WE’RE A GREAT PLACE TO WORK:

As a retailer-owned wholesale cooperative, Associated Grocers of New England (AGNE) is dedicated to the success of its members and committed to serving the needs of independent grocers. We achieve our mission through: integrity, a supportive employee environment, concern for the communities we serve, efficient and innovative operations, and a commitment to excellence.  AGNE is recognized in New Hampshire as the employer of choice.  We attract great people, with great passion working for a great purpose.  Employees who build a career at AGNE enjoy:

Medical/dental/vision insurance
Health savings account with employer contribution
401K match
Profit sharing program
Flexible spending account
Life and AD&D insurance
Tuition reimbursement
Employee purchase program
Employee assistance program
Paid time off
Vacation time off
Paid holidays/personal/sick days
Computer purchase program
Volunteerism policy
Well-being program with incentives
Verizon cell phone discount
Committee Participation
And more!
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