• Staff Accountant

    Job Locations US-IL-Bolingbrook
    Requisition ID
  • Overview

    Are you passionate about the retail grocery market and organic products? Are you a leader? Are you ready to join one of the fastest growing companies in the retail grocery market? If so, Fresh Thyme Farmers Market is the place for you! Our unique business model, fast paced and growing environment, promote from within culture, and excellent benefits make Fresh Thyme the best employer in the grocery market. Careers have been blooming at Fresh Thyme since our inception in 2012 - yours should be no different!



    The Staff Accountant for our Distribution Center is responsible for a blend of accounting and financial analysis as it pertains to Fresh Thyme’s Distribution Center operations. We are looking for a team-oriented, analytical individual with an eye for process improvement.



    Specific responsibilities for this accounting/finance role include but are not limited to:

    • Preparation of month-end financial close entries
    • Analysis of period-close financial data, including variance to budget and trend analysis
    • Contribute to Operational & Financial Metrics Reporting
    • Develop/refine processes for tracking, monitoring & analyzing operational data
    • Work collaboratively with the DC Accounting team, Accounts Payable, Procurement team, and DC Operations to understand all financial aspects of the supply chain
    • Facilitate and coordinate the DC Accounts Payable Process
    • Play a key role in billing, tracking & collecting receivables (produce rebates, transportation claims, etc.)
    • Special projects as assigned
    • Opportunity to collaborate across departments and interact with various levels of leadership

    Education and Experience
    • Requires a B.S./B.A. degree in accounting or related field
    • Minimum 2+ years in accounting or related field



    Knowledge, Skills, and Abilities
    • Ability to create, manipulate, and analyze data in MS Excel. Pivot Table knowledge is a plus.
    • Experience with MS Office products
    • Must have advanced attention to detail
    • Ability to prioritize and meet deadlines while working with minimal supervision
    • Excellent written & verbal communication skills
    • Must be able to support and contribute to team goals



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    Fresh Thyme Farmers Market is not seeking assistance or accepting unsolicited resumes from search firms for this employment opportunity. Regardless of past practice, all resumes submitted by search firms to any employee at Fresh Thyme via-email, the Internet or directly to hiring managers at Fresh Thyme in any form without a valid written search agreement in place for that position will be deemed the sole property of Fresh Thyme, and no fee will be paid in the event the candidate is hired by Fresh Thyme as a result of the referral or through other means.


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