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Accounting Supervisor

Location: 

Newark, CA, US, 94560

94560
Job Type:  Accounting & Finance
94560

Aspire Bakeries is a North American baking company with a leadership position in specialty frozen baked goods. Formed from leading bakery companies, its innovative food portfolio includes breads, artisan breads, buns, cookies, donuts, muffins and pastries from beloved brands like La Brea Bakery®, Otis Spunkmeyer®, and Oakrun Farm Bakery®. With 14 bakeries in North America, we are committed to driving innovation, predicting upcoming consumer trends and flavors, and exceeding our customers’ expectations. Aspire Bakeries champions the values of Integrity, Ownership, Customer Focus, Creativity and Care to help us deliver on People Safety, Food Safety, Quality and Collaboration.

 

 

The Supervisor, Accounting manages certain general accounting functions of the Company.  This role will liaise with the financial reporting and planning team, the transactional finance team, the treasury team, the tax team, and the bakery finance team.  The successful candidate will possess strong accounting knowledge and a commitment to the accuracy and completeness of financial data.  This role will be assisting the yearend financial audit.  This role will also be involved in various special projects along with other duties that may be required for the Company to meet its objectives.

 

Responsibilities:

  • Assist in managing the month-end closing process and ensure that deadlines are met
  • Review certain month-end balance sheet account reconciliations
  • Assist in the yearend external financial audit
  • Assist in reviewing P/L trends and variance analysis
  • Monitor the daily performance of the general accounting analysts.
  • Ensure a strong internal control environment and ensure the Company’s controls and procedures are enforced/established related to centralized general accounting
  • Interact with the financial reporting and planning, transactional finance, treasury, tax teams, and the bakery finance team to ensure proper accounting and reporting
  • Support and participate in special projects as assigned
  • Assist with activities related to system implementations and automation projects related to general accounting
  • Any other duties required to successfully execute this role

 

Qualifications:

  • Bachelor’s Degree in Accounting or a related field; CPA is a plus
  • 5+ years of relevant accounting experience with knowledge of U.S. GAAP, 2+ years of supervisory experience
  • Strong system and analysis skills; SAP experience is preferable
  • Intermediate-Expert in Excel (Pivot tables, v-lookups, macros)
  • Able to prioritize financial and operational activities
  • Be comfortable in a fast-paced growth environment with an appropriate balance of urgency and quality
  • Excellent communication skills – both oral and written
  • Proven people management skills with the ability to motivate people.
  • Focus on continuous improvement, quality, and performance management

 

(Candidate can be located in Newark or Los Angeles, CA)

 

Aspire Bakeries is proud to be an equal opportunity employer. All qualified applicants will receive consideration for employment without regard to race, color, religion, sex, sexual orientation, gender identity, national origin, disability or veteran status.