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US Foods Staff Accountant II in Rosemont, Illinois

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The Staff Accountant is responsible for end-to-end process and analysis and preparing accounting/tax and reporting activities. 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 assigned month-end journal entries and balance sheet account reconciliations.


  • Prepare month-end journal entries and complete general ledger account analysis.

  • Prepare periodic financial statements and supporting schedules (profit & loss, balance sheet).

  • Compile and provide audit support as requested by internal and external auditors.

  • Develop and maintain databases to facilitate accounting and reconciliation activities.

  • Assist with projects, research and system related tasks as assigned.

  • Develop end-to-end process and business knowledge of assigned area

  • Skilled at demonstrating the values and behaviors of the Company Cultural Beliefs

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

  • Respond to moderately complex questions within existing policies and procedures, exercising some independent judgement.

  • Provide functional advice and training to less-experienced Staff Accountants.

  • 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:

  • 2 years of relevant work experience required (in role or similar role)

  • Intermediate skills using MS Office Suite (Excel, Word, Outlook, etc.)


  • Prioritization/Organization/Multi-tasking - Able to organize work and meet deadlines without regular guidance

  • Attention to Detail - Regularly provides work that is accurate, thorough and consistent

  • Communications - Verbal & Written skills are clear and concise

  • Analytical - Strong analytical skill

  • Problem Solving - Solves problems mostly independently, some of which are complex

  • Independent Thinking - Manages assigned tasks with little direction

  • Team Participation - Collaborates well with team members and other work associates

  • Interpersonal - Has established strong working relationships with others


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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