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Accountant II- Sysco

Company: SYSCO
Location: Winchester
Posted on: November 25, 2022

Job Description:

US0177 NorthEast Payroll, Division of Sysco Resources Services, LLC

Zip Code:

Employment Type:
Full Time

Travel Percentage:
Up to 25%

Hybrid schedule with quarterly onsite work.


This is a Finance position responsible for performing and supporting the daily accounting activities as well as supporting activities in all other departments in Redistribution. The position supports the Manager Finance. The role is responsible for helping identify and create efficiencies to reduce operating costs through careful attention to detail while performing daily tasks by analyzing daily, weekly, quarterly and annual reports as requested under the direction of the Manager Finance with limited direct supervision.


  • Review inventory adjustments daily to assist with the analysis and support of local shrink goals.
  • Review daily IMIV27 reporting for large purchase cost and catchweight variances for additional research and corrections as needed.
  • Review, research, and correct catch-weight related variances and assist in performing billing/payable communications and corrections.
  • Assist in reporting and forecasting facility and operational expenses as requested by the local management group.
  • Assist with the preparation and review of period, quarter and year end closings by performing reconciliations, etc., as required to support the financial statements for the Redistribution center.
  • Accurately code expense invoices with spend category and department and send into the CORA system for the Redistribution Center (also requires use of Workday). Bring trends and issues to management's attention to help reduce expenses.
  • Facilitate payment of OpSite credits and miscellaneous billings.
  • Assist with review of local fixed assets and the auditing of those assets annually. (additions, retirements, etc.) and aid in developing process to streamline maintenance.
  • Assist with the annual self-assessment audit process.
  • Ensure that bank deposits are made timely and submitted to SGS for recording on a weekly basis.
  • Ensure that the payment of freight claims, SMS/BSCC claims, and salvage invoice payments are applied to the appropriate GL accounts.
  • Assist with preparation for local audits as required including inventory, financial, and total facility.
  • Train as backup for the daily scanning and sorting of receiving paperwork as needed.
  • Train as backup for the weekly Key Data reporting.
  • Assist in preparation of monthly journal entries, intercompany transactions, and monthly reconciliations.
  • Understand and comply with all applicable company policies (i.e., attendance, Code of Business Conduct & Ethics, Associate Handbook).
  • Understand and ensure compliance with all applicable State/Federal laws, regulations, and policies (i.e., OSHA, HACCP, etc.).
  • Support food safety policies, standard operating procedures, and prerequisite food safety control programs that meet legal and quality requirements and industry best practices as defined in our Food Safety Commitment documentation.
  • Report any unresolved issues to supervisor.
  • Observe all safety rules to reduce accidents and injuries and report any unsafe conditions to supervisor.
  • Must have the ability to maintain confidential information.
  • Accept additional responsibilities or special projects as requested. Other duties may be assigned.




    To perform this job successfully, an individual must be able to perform each essential duty satisfactorily. The requirements listed below are representative of the knowledge, skill, and/or ability required. Reasonable accommodations may be made to enable individuals with disabilities to perform the essential functions.

    • Must be at least 18 years of age.
    • Must have strong attention to details and possess excellent follow up skills.
    • Must have strong sense of urgency and ability to multi-task.
    • Must have proficient use of Microsoft Excel and Word and exposure to Access.
    • Must have strong organizational skills and be able to handle a high volume of work including diverse tasks accurately.


      Bachelor's Degree in accounting or finance required with 3+ years of finance or accounting experience. Associates degree in accounting with at least 10 years' accounting or finance experience will be considered as a minimum requirement.


      Must have effective written and oral communication skills with good vocabulary, proper grammar and the ability to independently compose written communications. Must have the ability to accurately listen to inquiries and use experience and judgment to meet departmental needs. Must have the ability to effectively present information and respond to questions from groups of managers, clients, customers, and the general public.


      Must have ability to add, subtract, multiply, and divide in all units of measure using whole numbers, common fractions, and decimals. Must be able to compute discounts, rate, ratio, and percent.


      Must be able to work in a proactive manner, address issues, and solve problems by using previous education and experience in identifying appropriate actions. Problems will vary in complexity and there will not always be a clearly defined solution. Some solutions may require modifying past applications or creating a solution unique to the current situation, but within the regulations that would apply.


      None required.


      The working conditions and physical demands described are representative of those that must be met by an associate to successfully perform the essential functions of this job. Reasonable accommodations may be made to enable qualified individuals with disabilities to perform the essential functions. An individual should contact his or her supervisor or the Human Resources Department if he or she believes that an accommodation is needed.

      While performing the duties of this job, the associate is regularly required to use hands to finger, handle, or feel objects or controls, and talk and hear. The associate frequently is required to sit for prolonged periods of time, and is frequently required to use the telephone. The associate is regularly required to stand, walk and reach with hands and arms. The associate must occasionally lift and/or move up to 25 pounds. Specific vision abilities required by this job include close vision, and the ability to adjust focus.


      The work environment characteristics described here are representative of those an associate encounter while performing the essential functions of this job. Job is performed in an office environment. The noise level in the work environment usually is moderate.


      This is a full-time position. The incumbent must have the ability to work a varying schedule on weekdays, but may be required to work weekends, and some holidays. Work hours may vary, or change based on customer order requirements and/or departmental and business requirements.


      The position does not require travel.

      The above statement reflects the general details necessary to describe the principal functions of the occupation described and shall not be construed as a detailed description of all the work requirements that may be inherent in the occupation.

      For information on Sysco's Benefits, please visit


      COVID-19 Precaution(s):
      • Personal protective equipment and masks provided
      • Temperature screenings
      • Social distancing guidelines in place
      • Sanitizing, disinfecting, and cleaning procedures in place


        Sysco is the global leader in foodservice distribution. With over 57,000 associates and a fleet of over 13,000 vehicles, Sysco operates approximately 326 distribution facilities worldwide and serves more than 625,000 customer locations.

        We offer our associates the opportunity to grow personally and professionally, to contribute to the success of a dynamic organization, and to serve others in a manner that exceeds their expectations. We're looking for talented, hard-working individuals to join our team. Come grow with us and let us show you why Sysco is at the heart of food and service.


        Applicants must be currently authorized to work in the United States.

        We are proud to be an Equal Opportunity and Affirmative Action employer, and consider 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.

        This opportunity is available through Sysco Corporation, its subsidiaries and affiliates.

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