• Staff Accountant (May 2019)

    Job Locations US-NH-Keene
    Posted Date 1 week ago(11/8/2018 9:01 PM)
    Requisition ID
    C&S Wholesale Grocers, Inc.
  • Company Overview



    C&S Wholesale Grocers, Inc., based in Keene, NH, is the largest wholesale grocery supply company in the U.S. and the industry leader in supply chain innovation. Founded in 1918 as a supplier to independent grocery stores, C&S now services customers of all sizes, supplying more than 6,000 independent supermarkets, chain stores, military bases, and institutions with over 150,000 different products. At C&S, We Select the Best® – those with the motivation, pride, and drive to succeed in our fast-paced world.


    Working Safely is a Condition of Employment at C&S Wholesale Grocers, Inc. C&S Wholesale Grocers 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.

    Position Overview

    As a Staff Accountant, you will perform professional accounting work involving balance sheet reviews, P&L analysis, auditing, and analysis and review of financial data.

    C&S has various Finance/Accounting departments, all focusing on different parts of the business.

    • Operations Finance & Accounting
    • General Accounting Internal Reporting, Fringe/insurance, Capital Accounting, Payroll Accounting
    • External Reporting
    • Gross Profit Accounting

    With significant exposure to the senior leadership team, there is unlimited opportunity for growth.


    • Prepare weekly management reports, which may include gross profit, shrink, operating expenses, and overhead expenses
    • Identify and analyze variances and/or anomalies in assigned weekly management reports
    • Review management reports with corresponding functional/operating groups on a weekly/monthly basis
    • Prepare balance sheet reconciliations by analyzing general ledger activity and propose appropriate adjusting journal entries
    • Prepare special financial analyses as requested by operations and/or finance management
    • Perform other duties as assigned
    • Review expense invoices and/or billbacks for appropriate management authorization, accuracy and overall reasonableness
    • Perform month-end financial close responsibilities (i.e. generate monthly standard journal entries, generate appropriate accruals, research variance


    • Bachelor's degree in Accounting required
    • Zero to three years of applicable experience
    • Understanding of accounting principles and concepts
    • Proficiency in Excel; some experience with other software (i.e. Access, GL Packages) a plus
    • Ability to learn new software analytical tools (i.e. Hyperion, E-Search & View, Monarch, Lawson Query)


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