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JOB TITLE: Staff Accountant

BRAND: Auntie Anne's

LOCATION: Lancaster, PA

JOB SUMMARY 

The Staff Accountant will be responsible for general accounting responsibilities as well as assisting the Accounting Manager on various FP&A projects. Timely and accurate completion of tasks, in an organized and efficient manner, is a critical component of this position.

 ESSENTIAL DUTIES

  • Prepare and post monthly journal entries during the month end close process.
  • Perform assigned monthly account reconciliations. Analyze, review, research and correct discrepancies.
  • Provide monthly actual-to-budget variance analysis on selected accounts.
  • Responsible for all reporting, budgeting, and forecasting for Auntie Anne’s Ad Fund company.
  • Assist with the annual Auntie Anne’s budget and quarterly reforecasts.
  • Assist with the preparation and compilation of materials for the annual external audit and tax returns.
  • Conduct other FP&A-related responsibilities as assigned.
  • Obtain necessary information for monthly financial dashboard reporting.
  • Manage the accounting for the Auntie Anne’s gift card program.
  • Complete special projects as directed by the Accounting Manager.

DESIRED SKILLS AND ABILITIES

  • B.S. / B.A. in Accounting / Business Administration, or equivalent experience.
  • Strong computer and accounting skills are necessary.
  • Significant experience with Microsoft Office, and advanced Excel skills, are required.
  • Experience with Dynamics GP or Dynamics AX is a plus. 
  • At least 3 to 5 years related accounting experience required.
  • Incumbent needs to have a level of maturity, a positive attitude, and the ability to work within a diverse environment.
  • Must have the ability to respond to common inquiries or complaints from customers.
  • Must be able to effectively present information to accounting management, co-workers, and franchise partners.
  • Must possess the ability to read, analyze and interpret common scientific and technical journals, financial reports, and legal documents.

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