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Sysco Senior Accountant, Staff in Bartlett, Illinois


US6469 Sysco Payroll, Division of Sysco Resources Services, LLC

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We are looking for an experienced Senior Accountant to join our rapidly growing company. This person will work as a key member of our Accounting/Finance team to ensure all accounting processes and operations are executed so that all financial transactions and information is validated and verified.

The Senior Accountant responsibilities will be diverse and include: reconciling account balances and bank statements; day-to-day treasury reporting and management; assisting in maintaining the general ledger; preparing month-end close procedures and financial statements; analyzing financial statements; and working on special projects including acquisitions. The successful Senior Accountant combines excellent organizational and analytical skills, possesses a thorough knowledge of accounting principles and the ability to prepare and analyze financial reports and forecasts, and has a team and collaborative approach inside and outside of the Accounting/Finance department.


  • Provide key support and preparation for month-end close process

  • Analyze key accounts, financial statements and performance of certain operating units

  • Liaise with auditors

  • Review and recommend modifications to accounting processes and systems

  • Provide key support to annual budget process

  • Ensure compliance with GAAP

  • Timely and accurate reconciliation of cash accounts

  • Prepare daily cash reports and manage daily treasury functions such as Positive Pay

  • Administer PayCard credit card cash-back program and spend review

  • Ensure accuracy and administer distribution of certain daily reports to entire organization

  • Assist in preparation of sales tax and other compliance returns

  • Contribute to due diligence review and onboarding of acquisitions

  • Tackle special projects as they arise

  • Collaborate particularly with Human Resources and Operations teams


  • Proven experience as an accounting professional

  • CPA/MBA a plus

  • Current and thorough knowledge of GAAP

  • Intimate knowledge of large bank on-line bank and reporting systems

  • Multi-location financial reporting experience

  • Familiarity with different POS and financial reporting systems and excellent Microsoft Office skills

  • A keen eye for detail and aberrations

  • An analytical mind and good data extraction and report writing skills

  • Outstanding written and oral communication skills

  • Team player and good work ethic

  • High level of reliability, integrity and confidentiality


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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.