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Performance Food Group Senior Accountant in La Crosse, Wisconsin


Job Title:

Senior Accountant


Business Service Center (0900)

Job Description:

Position Summary:

The Senior Accountant will be a member of our Accounting and Finance group and will be exposed to all aspects of the business through experiential learning and mentorship opportunities with the ultimate goal of development within the company. This position has responsibility for overseeing the operations in at least one of the following areas – Accounts Receivable/Cash, Inventory, or Tax. They oversee a team, and play an integral role in developing and documenting standardized procedures.

Position Responsibilities may include, but not limited to:

  • Responsible for period-end close process, the general ledger, and monthly account reconciliations.

  • Month/ Year End Close Process

  • Drive the month-end / year-end close process

  • Prepare month-end journal entries and assess reasonableness of information

  • Assist with internal audits and year-end external audits

  • Perform account analysis

  • Account Reconciliations and Analysis

  • Prepare monthly balance sheet reconciliations on a timely basis

  • Identify and resolve significant variances

  • Prepare and post reconciling journal entries

  • Analyze subsidiary ledgers and coordinate with departments (AP, Credit, etc.) to address reconciling items and account detail

  • Support divisions, departments and Financial Planning and Analysis team with GL research

  • Enforce corporate policies and GAAP

  • Prepare documentation of finance processes as required

  • General Ledger Maintenance

  • Maintain the company chart of accounts

  • Ensure that GL accounts are being utilized in accordance with corporate policy and GAAP

  • Become a subject matter expert on the GL system and close processes

  • Other Duties

  • Train, mentor and supervise assigned Staff Accountant(s)

  • Manage finance driven projects across multiple functions

  • Conduct finance related training at the La Crosse Campus and divisions as required

  • Other projects or duties as assigned.


Req Number:


Address Line 1:

188 Inverness Drive West

Job Location:

La Crosse, Wisconsin (WI)


1st Shift

Full Time / Part Time:

Full Time

EEO Statement:

Performance Food Group and/or its subsidiaries (individually or collectively, the "Company") provides equal employment opportunity (EEO) to all applicants and employees, regardless of race, color, national origin, sex, marital status, pregnancy, sexual orientation, gender identity, religion, age, disability, genetic information, veteran status, and any other characteristic protected by applicable local, state and federal laws and regulations. Please click on the following links to review: (1) our EEO Policy ( ; (2) the "EEO is the Law" poster ( and supplement ( ; and (3) the Pay Transparency Policy Statement ( .

Required Qualifications:

• Bachelor’s degree in Accounting or Finance

• 4+ years of accounting experience

• Ability to work with large amounts of computer data

• Proficiency Microsoft Office programs

• Excellent verbal and written communication skills to interact with customers and internal staff.

• Ability to take ownership and be accountable for issue resolution and general client satisfaction.

• Must present a highly professional image and attitude.

• Highly organized, detail orientated and capable of multi-tasking.

• Self-motivated individual with great initiative and ability to work independently.

• Strong work ethic and the ability to meet deadlines.

• Strong analytical skills and attention to detail.

• This position must pass a post-offer background and drug test.


Performance Food Group

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Preferred Qualifications:

• Exposure to Sarbanes Oxley preferred.

• CPA Certificate strongly preferred.

• Foodservice/distribution experience.



Company Description:

About Performance Food Group Company

Built on the many proud histories of our family of companies, Performance Food Group is a customer-centric foodservice distribution leader headquartered in Richmond, Virginia. Grounded by roots that date back to a grocery peddler in 1885, PFG today has a nationwide network of approximately 75 distribution centers, 15,000-plus talented associates and more than 5,000 valued suppliers across the country. With the goal of helping our customers thrive, we market and deliver quality food and related products to over 150,000 locations including independent and chain restaurants, schools, business and industry locations, healthcare facilities, vending distributors, office coffee service distributors, big box retailers and theaters. Building strong relationships is core to PFG’s success – from connecting associates with great career opportunities to connecting valued suppliers and quality products with PFG’s broad and diverse customer base. To learn more about PFG and our divisions, Performance Foodservice, PFG Customized and Vistar, visit


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