Overview

**Job Description:**

**Basic Purpose-**

Position is responsible for the finance oversight Stock Yards of Birmingham. The position reports to Director of Stock Yards Finance. Responsibilities include completion of period financial statements as well as maintaining internal controls and providing financial leadership and support to the division and to the Stock Yard National Management team. This position will also oversee the daily finance and accounting functions for the division, including production reporting.

**Description-**

The following duties are completed independently, but with oversight and assistance of the Director of Stock Yards Finance as needed.

+ Completion of the monthly, quarterly and annual close process for Stock Yards of Birmingham Division. Preparation of monthly financial statements including income statements and balance sheets for each division. Analyze and explain significant variances from budgeted and/or forecasted amounts.

+ Analysis and review of monthly operating reports and completion of monthly financial reporting to the Division General Manager, the Stock Yards National team, and Corporate Finance. This includes completion monthly Flux reporting, balance sheet reconciliations and Quarterly Letter of Representation questionnaire.

+ Oversight of daily finance and accounting functions, including production reporting, accounts payable, accounts receivable and inventory control. Insure that locations are compliant with the policies and procedures of US Foods.

+ Provide Finance leadership and support to the division by analyzing results and operations to make recommendations to drive financial performance, including operational efficiency, expense control and sales and margin growth.

+ Completion of the key financial planning tools including the annual operating plan for each division, weekly flash, the periodic forecasting models (Proj) and other financial projects. – Coordination and oversight of division capital planning and spending.

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**Qualifications-**

***Education/Training:***

+ BA/BS required
+ Concentration Finance | Accounting preferred
+ Certified Management Accountant (CMA) and | or Certified Professional Accountant preferred

***Related Experience:***

+ 5 years accounting experience required
+ Minimum 2 years lead | supervisory and | or management experience required
+ At least 3 years in meat processing or manufacturing industry preferred
+ NECS financial system or related experience preferred

***Knowledge/Skills/Abilities:***

+ Strong financial or managerial accounting background to include GAAP and SOX
+ Strong analytical and leadership skills
+ Ability to manage multiple responsibilities
+ Strong skills with Microsoft Office Suite – strong Excel (e.g. vlookups and pivot tables) and PowerPoint
+ Word and Outlook preferred
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**Primary Location:** Birmingham-AL

**Schedule:** Full-time **Shift:** Day Job

**Job Function:** Accounting

**Job Level:** Manager

**Travel:** No

About US Foods

Why US Foods? As one of America’s top 10 largest private companies, we offer talented professionals outstanding opportunities for personal and professional development. We maintain a strong focus on growth in a high-performance environment. That means your work will be challenging and rewarding. We conduct business in a highly ethical manner and maintain an unwavering commitment to operational excellence, safety, and environmental responsibility. As important, we encourage collaboration and value each member of our diverse and talented team.