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One Off Hospitality Group hiring Restaurant Accountant in Chicago, IL

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Full Time • Salary ($62k - $70k)
Expired: Jun 27, 2024

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Required Years of Experience

2 years

Job Details


TITLE: Staff Accountant for One Off Hospitality Group 

DEPARTMENT: Accounting 

REPORTS TO: Director of Accounting

The Staff Accountant is responsible for performing a wide variety of general accounting functions
including journal entries, month-end closing procedures and balance sheet reconciliations. This role
will report to the Director of Accounting and ensure all entries, reporting and analysis are completed
in the proper period in accordance with GAAP. This role will be responsible for forming positive
working relationships with external vendors and landlords to ensure a successful trusting foundation
of payment and reporting. The Staff Accountant is responsible for working with the operations team
members to ensure accurate reporting and defined internal controls as defined by One Off
Hospitality. This position supports the accounting (AP & AR), finance and reporting functions for
management, auditors, and external users.

Essential Duties and Responsibilities 

 Address questions from restaurant management on a timely basis.
 Identify, research, and resolve accounting discrepancies and issues.
 Eagerly support the team to achieve timely publishing of P&Ls
 Provide supporting documentation for annual audits.
 Identify and present opportunities for cost savings and efficiencies.
 Assist with other projects as needed.
 Maintains records according to generally accepted accounting principles, including recording
general journal entries, cash management, and reconciliation of bank statements.
 Applies strong accounting skills, including A/P, A/R, purchasing backup, journal entries, and
all accounting through financial statement preparation.  
 Participates in activities needed to support operations and the management functions of the
 Review and balance: all house and third party accounts, employee tips, service fees,
corporate card expenses, misc accruals
 Assist with monthly, quarterly, and year-end closings
 Inventory posting and review
 Recording intercompany transfers
 Credit card reconciliations – Toast/Bank/R365, monitor dispute chargebacks
 Bank Reconciliations / Bank Activity
 Third-Party Sales Tax Reconciliation 
 Catering/Events Activity Audit – Commissions 
 Calculating and Filing Sales Tax
 Continually creating and updating SOPs to support our teams and streamline/unify our
 Perform special projects or administrative tasks, as required, to assist the department and
the company in achieving its goals and objectives
 Audit catering & private event commissions
 Monitor operational accounting areas for unusual activity such as fraud or errors and assist
with newly implemented audits
 Process daily accounting requests from restaurant managers and office managers
 Support the restaurants, operations, and other personnel with accounting operations issues
 Protect the organization's value by keeping information confidential
Minimum Qualifications (Education, Experience, Skills) 
 Two plus years of accounting experience.
 Previous experience with R365 is highly recommended.
 Strong knowledge of accounting practices and procedures.
 Accuracy and attention to detail are absolutely required, as well as a track record of
reliability, confidentiality, and conscientious work habits.
 Proficient in MS Office, specifically Excel and Word 
 Ability to organize and prioritize effectively.
 Attention to detail with an exceptional level of accuracy.
 Ability to interpret data and make cost-effective decisions.
 Ability to adapt and work efficiently in a rapidly changing dynamic environment with deadline
 Demonstrated ability to deal directly with clients.

Physical Demands and Work Environment 

The physical demands described here are representative of those that must be met by an employee
to successfully perform the essential functions of this position. Reasonable accommodations may be
made to enable individuals with disabilities to perform the functions. 

While performing the duties of this position, the employee is regularly required to talk or hear. The
employee is frequently required to use hands or fingers to handle or feel objects, tools, or controls.
The employee is occasionally required to stand; walk; sit; reach with hands and arms; climb or
balance; and stoop, kneel, crouch, or crawl. 

The noise level in the work environment is usually moderate to loud. 

This job description in no way states or implies that these are the only duties to be performed by the
employee(s) incumbent in this position.  Employees will be required to follow any other job-related
instructions and perform any other job-related duties requested by anyone authorized to give
instructions or assignments.

All duties and responsibilities are essential functions and requirements and are subject to possible
modification to reasonably accommodate individuals with disabilities.  To perform this job
successfully, the incumbents will possess the skills, aptitudes, and abilities to perform each duty
proficiently.  Some requirements may exclude individuals who pose a direct threat or significant risk
to the health or safety of themselves or others.  The requirements listed in this document are the
minimum levels of knowledge, skills, or abilities.

This document does not create an employment contract, implied or otherwise, other than an “at-will”

Compensation Details

Compensation: Salary ($62,000.00 - $70,000.00)

Benefits & Perks: Health Insurance, Dental Insurance, Vision Insurance, Paid Time Off, 401k, Commuter Benefits, Potential Bonuses, Dining Discounts, Wellness Program

Required Skills

General Accounting Functions

Month End Closing Procedures

Balance Sheet Reconciliations

Gaap Knowledge

Vendor and Landlord Relationship Management

Internal Controls

Financial Statement Preparation

AP & AR Management

Cost Savings Identification

Bank Reconciliations

Inventory Management

Intercompany Transfers

Sales Tax Reconciliation

Credit Card Reconciliations

Data Interpretation

MS Office Proficiency

Organizational Skills

Attention to Detail

Decision Making Skills


Deadline Management

Client Communication

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