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Accounting Generalist

Company: Flowers Baking Co. Knoxville
Location: Knoxville
Posted on: September 20, 2023

Job Description:

SummaryAssists the Controller in all phases of finance & accounting activities to ensure that the plant financial statements accurately reflect operations results and financial position.Also, provides support and guidance to bakery and sales stakeholders on matters of proper accounting practices as outlined by the Plant Controller, Regional Controller, and VP, Plant Finance (Corporate Finance).Requires knowledge and competency of all on-the-job activities that may have a direct or indirect effect on product safety, legality and/or quality and requires frequent interaction with the Shared Service, sales team and leadership at the primary work location.Job ResponsibilitiesResponsibilities include, but are not limited to :Assists with weekly income statement estimates and preparationPrepares and enters journal vouchersMaintains weekly reporting (corporate and local)Assists with the period, quarter, and year-end accounting closing processAnalyzes general ledger accounts and prepare associated quarterly and annual schedulesSupports, backup, and cross-train to fulfill duties associated with Company Routes & Distributor Accounting and Accounts PayableAssists in the monitoring, timely follow-up, and collection efforts associated with Customer Trade ReceivablesAssists in the preparation of the annual financial planning process, including capital budgetsAssists with individual and quarterly product costingAssists in the preparation of personal property tax and business license filingsWorks with the Controller and across departments to help ensure compliance with SOX and Internal Audit requirements, including Inventory ManagementMaintains cleanliness of the work area.Ensures compliance with all company policies and procedures (EEO, Sexual Harassment, Safety, Sarbanes Oxley, etc.)Performance of other duties deemed by management to be an integral part of the job, including but not limited to fulfillment of work schedules, adherence to attendance policies, and other applicable operating rules, policies, and procedures.Desired Experience2-3 years of experience in Accounting, internships includedWorking knowledge of GAAP requirementsSAP ERP & BlackLine experience and SEC reporting requirements a plusDesired EducationBachelor of Business in Accounting required; Finance considered.We offer a competitive salary and an excellent total rewards package. Please reply by 09/26/2023. Resumes are active for 30 days. Interested job seekers who successfully complete the series of pre-screening questions and who appear to possess the basic qualifications for this position may be contacted for a telephone interview.Equal Opportunity Employer/Veterans/DisabilityIf you need assistance with submitting your resume due to a medical condition or disability, please send an e-mail to Robert Eugene Brown at Robert.E.Brown or865 362-7532 .

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