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Financial Reporting Accountant III

Posting Date: Nov 24, 2022

Location: Tyler, TX

Company: Brookshire Grocery Company

Brookshire Grocery Company (BGC) is a family business based in Tyler, Texas, and currently operates more than 202 stores in three states – Texas, Louisiana, Arkansas, and Oklahoma – with three distribution centers and a corporate office. BGC prides itself on offering its partners one of the most comprehensive benefits packages in the industry which includes medical, prescription drug, vision, dental, paid time off, stock ownership, a 401k retirement plan, incentive plans, employee discounts, educational scholarships, and access to BGC’s 205-acre outdoor recreation area.

Job Summary

Actively involved with accounting functions for all areas of the company, with significant focus on period and year-end close, variance analysis, and balance sheet accounts reconciliation. Collaborates with multiple departments regarding financial entries, budgets and analysis. Applies critical thinking to areas of responsibility and supports department and Company objectives.

Essential Duties and Responsibilities

  • Works with accounting team and collaborates with others to achieve department and Company objectives.
  • Provides accurate and timely monthly, quarterly, and annual reporting of financial information.
  • Prepares financial statements including balance sheet, income statement, statement of cash flows, statement of comprehensive income, and statement of owners’ equity.
  • Coordinates and prepares monthly analysis materials for review meetings with senior management.
  • Reconciles equity general ledger accounts.
  • Assist with variance analysis and monthly journal entry reviews.
  • Coordinates annual external financial statement audit.
  • Schedules and assists with monthly financial statement review meetings.
  • Calculates diluted earnings per share for disclosure in the annual audited financial statements.
  • Prepares and posts journal entries on an as needed basis.
  • Compiles and analyzes financial information to prepare entries to accounts, such as general ledger accounts.
  • Supports budget and forecasting activities in all areas of the Company.
  • Participates in the annual financial audit and ensures adherence to deadlines.
  • Committed to expanding knowledge base through continuous learning and proactively applies new concepts to the business.

Knowledge, Skills and Abilities

  • Advanced knowledge and experience in GAAP, finance, and management accounting principles.
  • Advanced knowledge of financial software systems including transactional ERPs and budget planning tools.
  • Advanced knowledge of Microsoft Office applications including Excel, Access, Word, Outlook and PowerPoint.
  • Advanced mathematical and accounting skills.
  • Ability to comprehend and interpret information.
  • Ability to prepare reports and business correspondence.
  • Ability to research information, establish facts and draw valid conclusions.
  • Ability to learn new technology systems, methods and processes.
  • Ability to reason, form concepts and recognize and solve problems.
  • Ability to communicate effectively in written and verbal form.
  • Ability to show information in presentation or diagram form.
  • Ability to organize, prioritize and manage time.
  • Ability to maintain confidentiality regarding sensitive information.
  • Ability to work flexible schedules during period, and year-end close.

Education, Experience, and Qualifications

  • Bachelor's Degree in business and/or finance and four or more years of related experience; or an equivalent combination of experience and higher education required.
  • Certified Public Accountant (CPA) status preferred.
  • Previous retail industry experience preferred.

Physical Demands

  • Continuously required to use close vision, distance vision, depth perception or the ability to adjust focus.
  • Frequently required to talk and hear.
  • Frequently required to use hands for reaching, touching, handling or feeling.
  • Frequently required to use fine finger movements (ex. typing or sorting).
  • Frequently required to sit or stand for long periods of time.
  • Occasionally required to push, pull, maneuver or lift objects up to 40 pounds.
  • Occasionally required to bend, reach, kneel or squat.

Work Context and Environment

  • Work is generally performed in an office environment.
  • Noise level is quiet to moderate.

Brookshire Grocery Company strives to provide a safe, drug free and alcohol-free environment for its partners and guests. The Company is an Equal Opportunity Employer and makes employment decisions without regard to race, color, religion, sex (including pregnancy, gender identity and sexual orientation), national origin, age (40 or older), disability, genetic information or military status and any other trait protected by law.

Nearest Major Market: Tyler