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Chick-fil-a | Atlanta, Georgia
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Job Description


The Chick-fil-A Financial Services Department is made up of many sub-departments that support Chick-fil-A Franchisees and Chick-fil-A, Inc. As an entry-level Accountant, you will have the opportunity to contribute to Chick-fil-A through challenging and meaningful work while building your professional brand, gaining accounting experience, and preparing for a successful career.

By applying for this position, applicants will automatically be considered for all positions listed below, and will be placed based on their skills, interests, and business need.

When you submit your application, you will be asked which Accounting Team interests you most. Please rank your preference: 1 = most preferred and 4 = least preferred. If you progress in the process, we will discuss the various positions more thoroughly. We will make every effort to accommodate your preference based on available positions remaining on each team.


Treasury Accountant:

* Applies fundamental concepts, practices, and procedures to support Restaurant/Corporate Cash Management
* Develops competence in performing Cash Management Reconciliation for all incoming and outgoing payments and associated general ledger accounts
* Support cash management for restaurant assignment (150-200 Restaurants) or Corporate Disbursement Reconciliation
* Develops an understanding and performs routine responsibilities surrounding Unclaimed Property Compliance
* Communicates with Operators, 3rd party vendors, and internal business partners on routine and standard matters

Lease Accountant:

* Responsible for accounting on all Chick-fil-A, Inc. lease agreements, amendments, extensions and other financial agreements covering our restaurant sites and corporate properties
* Perform audit, payment, and accounting of rent, property tax, and other occupancy costs
* Process landlord invoices which involves on the job training to enable reading/interpreting lease language and disputing incorrect charges
* Opportunity to work on cross-functional projects related to the new lease accounting standard
* Develop relationships across the business to be a trusted resource for lease information

Restaurant Financial Reporting Accountant:

* Exposure to a variety of private industry accounting needs
* Reconcile and research multiple general ledger accounts
* Audit monthly franchise fee data from restaurants
* Verify coding of cash disbursements
* Exposure to key leaders from various functional areas
* Perform special project work supporting operations, marketing, and new growth
* Gain accounting software systems experience (Oracle, etc.)

Capital Asset Reporting Accountant:

* Track the compilation of project costs into fixed asset account and close out those accounts once the related project has been completed
* Calculate and record fixed asset depreciation and appropriate retirements
* Validate existence of fixed asset through the reconciliation of multiple reports
* Track restaurant property tax liability from local assessment data and communicate to stake holders
* Partner with professionals across the organization to provide perspective for various initiatives

Minimum Qualifications

* Knowledge and understanding of Chick-fil-A's standard suite of work solutions (Word, Excel, PowerPoint, Access)
* Outstanding verbal and written communication skills
* Aptitude for problem solving and innovation
* Excellent interpersonal relations and demonstrated ability to work with others effectively in teams and independently
* Demonstrated leadership experience managing multiple deadlines
* Willingness to travel up to 5%
* Must pass Chick-fil-A accounting test

Minimum Years of Experience0Travel Requirements0%Required Level of EducationBachelor's DegreeMajor/Concentration Accounting or finance related degree Minimum GPA (4.0 Scale)3.2

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