Staff Accountant

At the Skinny Pancake, we are looking for an experienced accountant to join us at our newly-renovated offices in Burlington’s old north end. We have a long-standing relationship with an outside accounting firm, who is helping us bring a significant amount of it in-house, and who we will continue to work with into the future. We are a restaurant group with 9 locations, 2 commissary kitchens, hundreds of employees, a catering operation, and a festival tour. It all adds up to a whole lot of action, and a whole lot of need for accounting help! The right individual for this position will work closely with our leadership team in the office and from each location. Our work atmosphere is lively, interactive, collaborative, fun, busy, and intense. Please join us!

You Are:
-An accountant with relevant education and experience
-Simultaneously detail-oriented and capable of seeing the bigger picture
-A collaborative and helpful individual excited to work with a restaurant team.
-A lover of local: local food, music, arts, culture, and community.

Responsibilities will include:
-Accounts payable processing
-Complete vendor payments timely
-Verify accurate expense coding
-Ensure proper cost center allocation
-Reconcile vendor invoices/statements
-Manage daily cash balances
-Ensure that deposits have properly posted to accounts
-Identify cash needs in a timely manner
-Process Meals & Rooms and Sales & Use Tax
-Reconcile/record sales
-Ensure proper sales tax has been collected
-File reports and make payments timely
-Assist with the coordination of bi-weekly payroll
-Ensure that time reporting is delivered timely
-Review tip pooling to ensure proper reporting
-Record payroll ensuring proper cost center allocation
-Account reconciliation
-Reconcile bank accounts
-Reconcile credit cards ensuring proper coding and documentation

-Bachelor’s Degree in Accounting
-At least 2 years’ experience in accounting
-Restaurant accounting experience preferred
-Strong organizational and task management skills
-Proficiency in QuickBooks and Microsoft Office required

-Annual bonus potential for strong performance
-2 weeks paid vacation, accruing with time worked.
-Generous sick leave policy
-Complimentary meal each day you work. Free tea & coffee anytime
-50% off for you when visiting our operations while not on the job
-50% contribution toward individual health insurance plan, access to voluntary plans including dental
-401K available starting in second year of employment including a 100% match of the first 4% contributed
-Lifestyle benefits as available including concert tickets, free rentals at Burlington’s sailing center, discounted gym
membership, Carshare Vermont membership, and others as we find them
-Future growth: with strong personal performance and overall company success, we anticipate your role,
responsibilities, contribution, and compensation to grow over time