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Sysco Sr Analyst, Technical Accounting in Houston, Texas


US6469 Sysco Payroll, Division of Sysco Resources Services, LLC

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Minimum Level of Education:

Bachelor's Degree

Minimum Years of Experience:

5 Years

Employment Type:

Full Time

Travel Percentage:


Position Summary:

This position is responsible for preparing various forms of accounting, budgeting and analysis of complex accounting areas. Areas of focus include accounting related to ASC 260 Earnings per Share; ASC 323 Investments - Equity Method; ASC 715 Retirement Benefits; ASC 718 Stock Compensation; ASC 740 Income Taxes; ASC 805 Business Combinations; ASC 815 Derivatives and Hedging and sensitive accruals; and assist with preparing related disclosures for use in external financial reporting and working with internal and external audit and internal and external subject matter experts (e.g. tax, valuation, actuary, etc.). Other areas of responsibility include assisting the Technical Accounting Group in designing and implementing accounting, policy and process changes as a result of changes in the company and professional standards as well as other miscellaneous business transformation initiatives.

Primary Duties & Responsibilities:

  • Preparation and review of earnings per share workpapers, including related diluted share calculations.

  • Preparation and review of business combination and equity method investment workpapers with technical assistance from valuation specialists as needed, and accounting for related earnout and indemnity holdback liabilities.

  • Preparation and review of pension workpapers, including working with the Benefits Group and actuary specialists.

  • Preparation and review of stock-based compensation workpapers, including expense and related tax impact.

  • Preparation and review of derivative and hedge accounting workpapers, including working with valuation and advisory specialists.

  • Preparation and review of sensitive accruals such as self-insurance and incentives, including working with actuary and valuation specialists.

  • Prepare month end accruals for a number of cost centers that are the responsibility of the Technical Accounting team.

  • Forecasting and budget to actual analysis of items noted above.

  • Assisting with researching, planning for and implementing new accounting standards, policies and processes.

  • Documentation of accounting processes for SOX 404 compliance and working with Internal Audit Group and external auditors with ICFR certification and integrated audit procedures, respectively, as necessary.

  • Assist with external accounting/advisory/valuation/actuary firm consultations on technical matters and discuss support with internal and external audit teams.

  • Perform forecasting and budget to actual analysis. Prepare various reports and analysis for department and executive management.

  • Maintain check lists to ensure all required journal entries are communicated in time for each reporting cycle.

Job Specifications (Knowledge, skills and behaviors required to successfully perform job)

  • Detail and deadline oriented Highly motivated Good oral and written communication skills

  • Must be able to work in a team environment

  • Must have the ability to manage and prioritize multiple tasks

Education/Experience (Education level, years and type of experience required to successfully perform job)

  • Bachelor's degree in accountancy with 5-7 or more years of experience

  • Public accounting experience a plus CPA licensed or working towards gaining the CPA


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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 71,000 colleagues and a fleet of over 13,000 vehicles, Sysco operates approximately 333 distribution facilities worldwide and serves more than 700,000 customer locations.

We offer our colleagues 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.