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Associate Manager, Accounting
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Panda Express | Rosemead, CA
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Job Description

At Panda, we all share a common mission: "Deliver exceptional Asian dining experiences by building an organization where people are inspired to better their lives." We invest in our people because great people run great operations that will exceed our guests' expectations. Talk to any of our associates and you will experience a culture dedicated to its mission and our five fundamental values- Proactive, Respect/Win-Win, Growth, Great Operations, and Giving.

Panda Restaurant Group includes the original Panda Inn fine dining restaurants, Panda Express, our Gourmet Chinese food concept served in a fast casual environment, and Hibachi San, our Japanese grill concept. The family owned and operated company is still run by founders Andrew and Peggy Cherng.

Panda offers competitive benefits and rewarding opportunities, from entry-level positions to management. We have restaurant positions available nationwide and support center positions in Rosemead, CA. Come join the nation's largest and fastest growing Asian restaurant company.

Summary of Job Scope and Expectations:

The Associate Manager, Accounting is responsible for developing financial reporting for the company's Quarterly Financial Review and quarterly bank covenants. This position has primary responsibility for accounting for partner brands and joint venture investments.

Essential functions:

The essential functions in this job description are not all-inclusive of this job's duties and responsibilities. Reliable and dependable attendance is required.

* Prepares quarterly presentations on the company's financial performance at the store and total company level. Develops financial reporting for the Quarterly Financial Review.
* Serve as lead accountant for financial statement preparation, analysis and reporting for partner brands and joint venture investments.
* Processes transactions for joint venture investments.
* Prepares account reconciliations as assigned.
* Performs various closing duties as assigned.
* Assists Accounting leadership with company's external annual audit.
* Provides customer service to Operations (GMs) in assigned regions, helping them understand P&Ls and responding to questions or issues.
* Prepares quarterly bank covenant reporting
* Bachelor'sdegree required; major in Business/Accounting preferred with course work in Accounting required; CPA strongly preferred
* Successfulcompletion of annual store training
* Minimumfive years of accounting experience, preferably in a multi-state, multi-legalentity retail/hospitality environment orCPA and three years of accounting experience with a nationally recognizedaccounting firm

Panda Restaurant Group's culture is strongly guided by our Mission and Values, highlighted on the Panda websites. We recommend all interested candidates become familiar with our Mission and Values, as well as the principles of The Seven Habits of Highly Effective People, by Stephen Covey.

Panda Restaurant Group, Inc is an Equal Opportunity Employer.

About Panda Express

2013 marks Panda Express' 30th Anniversary. Founded in 1983, with close to 1,600 locations in 42 states, Panda Express is part of Panda Restaurant Group, the world leader in Asian dining experiences. The successful chain of concepts includes Panda Express, Panda Inn and Hibachi-San. Panda Express is best known for its wide variety of original recipes including their famous Orange Chicken®, Beijing Beef, SweetFire Chicken Breast®, Award Winning Honey Walnut Shrimp™ and Shanghai Angus Steak™.