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Bimbo Bakeries USA INC Senior Accountant in Horsham, Pennsylvania

Reference #: req18586Job Description Have you ever enjoyed Arnold, Brownberry or Oroweat bread? A Thomas' English muffin or bagel? Or perhaps snacked on a Sara Lee, Entenmann's or Marinela cake or donut? If the answer is yes, then you know Bimbo Bakeries USA!Bimbo Bakeries USA is part of Grupo Bimbo, the world's largest baking company with operations in 33 countries. Bimbo Bakeries USA (BBU) employs 20,000 associates across the U.S. in bakeries, sales centers, corporate offices and on sales routes to ensure our consumers have the freshest products to feed their families at every meal. But our associates come to work for much more - the chance to feed their own lives through exciting work that offers the opportunity to make a real difference in their professional and personal lives every day.This position will support the Corporate Accounting Department in the month-end close and reconciliation process, financial reporting, audit support and other shared service accounting functions. To be successful in this role, you must have strong knowledge of general accounting principles and the ability to operate in a large team within a challenging and fast-paced environment. You should have the ability to interact effectively with cross-functional teams, including Accounts Receivable, Accounts Payable, Manufacturing Finance and Financial Planning and Analysis.Key Job Responsibilities Externally:Support period close process including preparation of journal entries, ensuring accurate and timely reporting of financial resultsPerform detailed account reconciliations and analysis for balance sheet and PandL accounts ensuring accuracy and consistencyEnsure compliance with IFRS and parent company accounting and reporting standardsAssist manager with planning, delegation, and review of staff's workAssist manager with the documentation of work processes including recommendations for improvementsAnalyze, interpret, and report financial and operating data for managementAssume responsibility for other tasks and projects as assigned to group Job RequirementsBachelor's Degree in Finance, Accounting or Business-related field preferred. A combination of education, training and experience that results in demonstrated competency to perform the work may be substituted.Ideal candidate will possess:4+ years of hands-on accounting experienceCPA is a plusKnowledge of International Financial Reporting Standards (IFRS) is a plusOracle experience is a plusStrong Excel skillsAbility to work independently and participate as a team player in a cross-functional environmentExcellent communication skills, both written and verbalStrong analytical, problem solving and accounting skillsAbility to work in a fast paced, deadline driven, multi-tasking environmentPhysical Demands:The physical and mental demands described here are representative of those that must be met by an associate to successfully perform the essential functions of this job. Reasonable accommodations may be requested to enable individuals with disabilities to perform the essential functions.Able to use a variety of communication methods on frequent basis.Use a notebook computer and standard office equipment printers, fax, phone etc.Able to sit, stand, stoop and have use of hand motor coordination regularly.Use various forms of transportation for extended periods of time on periodic basis.Bimbo Bakeries USA is an equal opportunity employer with a policy that provides equal employment opportunity for applicants and employees regardless of race, color, religion, disability, gender, age, national origin, sexual orientation, gender identity, marital status, pregnancy, veteran status, or any other classification protected by law. This policy applies to all aspects of employment, including recruitment, hiring, promotion, compensation, reassignment, layoff, discharge, education, training and all other working conditions. To further the principle of equal employment opportunity, Bimbo Bakeries USA has develop