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US Foods Sr Accountant (Virtual option) in Illinois, Illinois

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Accountable for end-to-end process and analysis of accounting/tax and reporting activities for the Revenue and Accounts Receivable function. Subject matter expert in at least one area. Delivers timely and accurate finance and accounting services in compliance with Generally Accepted Accounting Principles (GAAP) and consideration of proper SOX controls. Collaborates with corporate office functions and divisional accounting/ analysis/tax activities. Performs compilation, posting and review of month-end journal entries and balance sheet account reconciliations. Reviews work and provides guidance to Staff Accountants. Actively participates and provides GAAP and financial guidance for company initiatives and projects.


-Responsible for complex accounting activities related to maintenance of complete and accurate general ledger, reports, and financial statements.

-Respond to complex questions within existing policies and procedures, exercising independent judgement.

-Provide functional advice and training to less-experienced staff.

-Provide accurate and timely delivery of financial results for internal and external (SEC) reporting requirements through a robust monthly/quarterly close process.

-Team up with or lead projects, research and system related tasks as assigned.

-Perform analysis of assigned areas and partner with functional leaders and field operations to ensure timely and accurate accounting, planning and related analysis.

-Complete accounting research and analysis related to transactions and projects, ensuring proper and timely accounting positions are established in accordance with GAAP, SEC and tax requirements.

-Own the SOX efforts in assigned areas ensuring prudent compliance and work with internal and external auditors as required.

-Document and implement financial controls, policies and procedures.

-Compile and provide audit workpapers as requested by internal and external auditors.

-Develop and maintain databases to support and facilitate accounting and reconciliation activities.

-Team with others or lead projects, research and system related tasks as assigned.

-Advocate and demonstrate the values and behaviors of the Company Cultural Beliefs

-Other duties as assigned by manager


-Bachelor's Degree in Accounting, Finance, Business or related analytical field required (or related experience)

-MA/MBA preferred

-Job relevant certifications preferred (e.g. CPA)

Related Experience/Requirements:

-3 years of relevant work experience required (in role or similar role)

-Advanced skills using MS Office Suite (Excel, Word, Outlook, etc.)


-Prioritization/Organization/Multi-tasking - Able to organize their own work and meet deadlines as well as assist others with their planning

-Attention to Detail - Regularly provides work that is accurate, thorough and consistent. Reviews work of others for accuracy

-Communications - Strong Verbal & Written communications. Communicating to a variety of audiences

-Analytical - Strong analytical skills. Analyzes complex information

-Problem Solving - Solves problems independently, many of which are complex

-Independent Thinking - Works independently on most assignments. Brings forward ideas for improvement

-Team Participation - Collaborates well with team members and other work associates. Will sometimes lead the team and others

-Interpersonal - Has strong working relationships with others. Able to manage interactions with all levels of the organization


EOE* Race/Color/Religion/Sex/Sexual Orientation/Gender Identity/National Origin/Protected Veteran/Disability Status*


We're continually updating our safety procedures and taking every measure to ensure the protection of our candidates, associates and customers. Our workplace safety efforts include using sanitized interview rooms, social distancing, providing masks and gloves and sanitizing truck cab interiors. We also have COVID-19 Wellness Checks for anyone entering our facilities and safety barriers in select locations in our production facilities. To help our customers make it in this challenging time, we’re providing robust support including webinars, one-on-one consults with our experts and detailed reopening materials.

US Foods is proud to have donated $10 million in food to help with COVID-19 relief efforts to help our local communities make it. Learn more here .

US Foods is one of America’s great food companies and a leading foodservice distributor, partnering with approximately 300,000 restaurants and foodservice operators to help their businesses succeed. With 28,000 employees and more than 70 locations, US Foods provides its customers with a broad and innovative food offering and a comprehensive suite of e-commerce, technology and business solutions. US Foods is headquartered in Rosemont, Ill., and generates more than $28 billion in annual revenue. Visit to learn more.

US Foods may collect personal information from you in connection with the application process. US Foods complies with the California Consumer Privacy Act of 2018, and its policy may be found here at .

US Foods, Inc. is an equal opportunity employer. All qualified applicants will receive consideration for employment without regard to race, color, religion, sex, sexual orientation, gender identity, national origin, disability, protected veteran status, or any other basis prohibited by applicable law.

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