Senior Accountant

Just Salad New York, NY
  • $75K - $90K Annual Salary
    + Bonuses
  • Full Time
  • Health Insurance, Dental Insurance, Employee Discounts, Meal Plan / Free Food, Ask Us!
  • Employer Likely to Respond

Senior Accountant

 Healthy fast casual chain, with national and international locations, is looking for a strong Senior Accountant to join the team.  The ideal candidate will be collaborative, detail-oriented, and a problem solver.

Essential Functions:

  • Preparation of Daily Sales and Delivery Sales Report in excel
    • Run daily reports from different sources (POS system, 3rd party delivery) and combine the information into one report. Send report out to ownership and management
    • Fully responsible for the accuracy of the numbers. The candidate needs to be able to identify possible discrepancies on the report and investigate on his/her own first. If unable to address discrepancy after looking into every possible scenario, may contact other departments for resolution 
  • Reconcile In-Store sales in Restaurant365 by comparing to POS reports on a daily basis 
  • Bank Reconciliation
    • Reconcile 10-15 bank accounts on a weekly basis 
    • Investigate variances using the same method described in the second sub-bullet point above 
    • Record Merchant Fees and make various journal entries to reconcile the bank accounts 
    • Communicate with multiple departments on a continuous basis (Controller, Director of Finance, Payroll Specialists, Operations) anytime something looks questionable (missing deposits and/or cash shortages) and proper document one off instances in Restaurant365
  • Accounts Payable
    • Scan invoices food and beverage invoices into online invoice processing platform
    • Approve invoices previously scanned making sure that manager’s notes and credits are taken into consideration
    • Import invoices from online platform into Restaurant365
    • Enter other types of invoices such as repairs & maintenance according to the company’s approval process
    • Handle all AP related communication through the centralized accounts payable email – cannot let it pile up
    • Communicate with vendors on a regular basis about possible discrepancies on statements, skipped invoices, etc.
    • Reconcile vendor statements on a weekly basis
    • Participate in the process of cutting vendor checks on a regular basis and eventually taking over the process
  • Prepare Sales Tax reports and pay Sales Tax on a monthly basis for 4 different states
  • Record sales for House Accounts and bill the clients accordingly – receive payment in Restaurant365 when reconciling the bank accounts 
  • Enter Franchise sales and reconcile royalty payments
  • Responsible for the company’s Commercial Card Program making sure all expenses are correctly categorized before importing the data into Restaurant365

 Education & Experience:

  • Bachelor’s degree in Accounting 
  • Strong foundation in Accounting principles and procedures 
  • Experience in the restaurant industry is required
  • Attentive to detail and extremely accurate with his/her work
  • Strong work ethic and ability to take ownership and initiative of tasks
  • Ability to communicate clearly with the team 
  • Excellent analytical and organizational skills 
  • Strong Excel skills is preferred. Must be open to learn new skills and techniques in Excel that will improve daily workflow


  • Competitive salary
  • Health benefits (medical, dental)
  • Fitness discounts
  • Free meals while working
  • Free annual gym membership
  • Tax-Free commuter benefits
  • Clear path with opportunities for development both in personal and professional life

Join our team!  

We’re pleased to offer the following benefits:


All teammates receive free meals while they work, medical and dental benefits, gym and fitness studio discounts, wellness programs through 2BenefitU, and much more to support a fun and healthy lifestyle.

Free Gym Membership:

Live that healthy life! We offer FREE gym memberships for teammates who are with us for over a year!

Development Programs:

We have strong development and promotion programs with no set waiting period before you can move up. Your career path is up to you- Lettuce us grow your potential!

Free Meals:

Get free and healthy meals while working at Just Salad! Get your fill of tasty salads, wraps, market plates, toast boxes, smoothies and more!

Flexible Hours:

We offer flexible hours for our teammates which is perfect for full-time students, busy parents, or someone who wants to start their career in the restaurant business.

Bonus Opportunities:

Every day is a chance to serve some greens and make some GREEN! Every shift presents the opportunity to make up to 5 bonuses!

Commuter benefits:

We offer pre-tax transit benefits for all NYC Just Salad teammates.

Fun Team Building:

We sponsor seasonal team-building exercises for each store, and annual basketball & soccer tournament, and more

Other Benefits:

Up to 184 hours of Paid Time-Off for Assistant Restaurant Team Leaders and up. 40 hours of paid sick time can also be accrued for NYC + NJ hourly teammates.

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