Staff Accountant

TriMark SS Kemp - Cleveland, OH3.2

Full-timeEstimated: $47,000 - $63,000 a year

Position Summary/Objective

The Staff Accountant is responsible for preparing journal entries, detailed reports, and account reconciliations and assist the Assistant Controller with general accounting duties.

Essential Functions & Responsibilities

  • Handle all reporting related to our group selling organization (Supply America)
  • Preparation and distribution of customer reporting including ad hoc reporting
  • Prepare, compile and distribute commission reporting
  • Calculate and distribute sales reports
  • Month-end close journal entries
  • Sales analysis
  • Process daily cash
  • Prepare bank and other account reconciliations
  • Analysis of financial statements for accuracy, completeness, and conformance to reporting & procedural standards
  • Assist with budget preparation through preparation of periodic reports that compare budgeted costs to actual costs
  • Distribute and Reconcile petty cash
  • Preparation and filing of all sales taxes
  • Assist with system related issuessoo
  • Backup to other Accounting department positions
  • Assist with accounting & administrative projects as requested
  • Miscellaneous Accounting duties
  • Conduct oneself in a professional manner that fosters positive relationships with internal (company personnel) and external (vendors) customers
  • Protects Company’s value by keeping information confidential
  • Update job knowledge by participating in educational opportunities
  • Other duties as assigned

Competencies, Skills and Abilities


  • Strong attention to detail and accuracy
  • Strong analytical skills
  • Excellent math skills including arithmetic, calculus, statistics and their applications
  • Strong Working knowledge and understanding of economic accounting principles and practices, the financial markets, banking, and the analysis of financial data
  • Basic to intermediate understanding of GAAP
  • Working knowledge of business and management principles
  • 10-Key proficiency of 8,000+ KSPH
  • Advanced proficiency with MS Word, Excel, & Outlook
  • Easily learn and adapt to new accounting software
  • Understanding of databases and queries
  • Excellent communications skills both written and oral
  • Strong interpersonal skills; ability to work collaboratively with others
  • Ability to multi-task at a high level
  • Strong organizational skills
  • Strong sense of ownership
  • Excellent sales & customer service attitude
  • Ability to take initiative
  • Ability to work independently
  • Desire to learn about the foodservice business


  • Understanding of integrated systems

Education & Experience

Essential Education:

  • Bachelor’s Degree in Accounting

Preferred Education:

  • CPA

Essential Experience:

  • 1-3 years accounting experience
  • 6-months experience working heavy data entry with emphasis on timeliness and accuracy.

Preferred Experience:

  • Accounts payable experience with emphasis on reconciliation for 4+ years in single role.
  • Previous experience with JDE

Job Type: Full-time


  • Accounting: 2 years (Required)
  • Data Entry: 1 year (Required)