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Staff Accountant - General Accounting

Company name
Cracker Barrel Old Country Store, Inc.

Lebanon, TN, United States

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Posted on
Mar 28,2019

Valid Through
Jul 11,2019

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Cracker Barrel is looking for great Staff Accountant to join our Accounting Team! Our Accounting Department oversees generally accepted accounting principles (GAAP) for assigned areas of responsibility. The Staff Accountant prepares journal entries to record assets, liabilities, shareholder\u2019s equity, revenues and expenses. This position validates sales revenue components for multiple companies and systems. Analyzes financial information and prepares reports aimed at providing management insight and awareness to financial performance and condition of specific corporate entities. You will use strong interpersonal skills to collaborates with others to develop and enhance sales revenue systems and processes.  The Accountant provides leadership over sales revenue projects and processes to accomplish specified goals and objectives.
Oversees GAAP for assigned Areas of Responsibility
Prepares journal entries to record assets, liabilities, shareholder\u2019s equity, revenues and expenses in accordance with generally accepted accounting principles. Work with various department personnel to ensure transactions are properly recorded each period in accordance with generally accepted accounting principles.  Ensure account roll-ups are accurately reflected and that financials are in \u201cbalance\u201d. 
Financial Analysis and Reporting
Prepare balance sheet, income statement, and other reports to summarize current and projected company financial position.   Review and analyze financial information and reconcile general ledger accounts.  Provide timely analysis of material changes in these accounts.  Research issues raised by management, compile supporting documentation, and prepare reports and responses to the issues.  Write and maintain general ledger financial reports, particularly related to corporate reporting.  Assists with providing timely and accurate monthly corporate projections to Planning and Analysis.
Development of Accounting Systems and Processes
Works directly with Information Systems in developing and implementing various new accounting systems to ensure increased efficiency and accuracy in the accounting process.  Ensures compliance and maintains accounting system controls.
Leadership of Accounting Projects, Processes, or Staff
Collaborates with others internal and external to the accounting function to ensure the department objectives are accomplished.  Manages projects, processes, and timelines.  Determines the most appropriate utilization of resources and delegates assignments. Trains or mentors others to strengthen the performance and develop talent from within. 

Bachelors in accounting from accredited university and 1-3 years related experience.
Knowledge of generally accepted accounting principles.
Working knowledge of accounting systems and internal systems of control.
Strong interpersonal skills.
Strong oral and written communication skills.
Strong computer skills.
Knowledge of financial statement preparation.
CPA is preferred.


Company info

Cracker Barrel Old Country Store, Inc.
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Company Profile
Cracker Barrel Old Country Store, Inc. develops and operates the Cracker Barrel Old Country Store concept in the United States. It operates full-service restaurants, which provide breakfast, lunch, and dinner. The company also operates gift shops that offer various decorative and functional items, such as rocking chairs, holiday and seasonal gifts and toys, apparel, music CD’s, cookware, old-fashioned-looking ceramics, figurines, a book-on-audio sale-and-exchange program, and various other gift items, as well as candies, preserves, pies, cornbread mixes, coffee, syrups, pancake mixes, and other food items. As of February 25, 2014, the company operated 626 company-owned locations in 42 states. The company was founded in 1969 and is headquartered in Lebanon, Tennessee.

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