Careers & American Blue Ribbon Holdings

American Blue Ribbon Holdings is dedicated to becoming the premiere diversified food service company committed to exceeding the expectations of our guests and varied customers. We currently operate more than 650 company and franchise restaurants in 43 states under the Village Inn, Bakers Square, O'Charley's and Ninety Nine brands. We also own and operate Legendary Baking, comprised of three bakery facilities which supply our restaurants and other food service and retail customers with a variety of high quality baked goods and "The Best Pie in America".

ABRH goals will be achieved through leveraging the expertise of our highly experienced management team, soliciting investor insight, maximizing the efficiencies of our shared service platform and the strong execution of our strategic initiatives. By taking full advantage of the combined synergies of our operating companies to provide purchasing power and other shared service functions, we are able to enhance profitability and deliver solid returns for our investors in an extremely competitive market place. We accomplish this within the framework of our Vision, Values and Culture guidelines that ensure a positive work environment for our more than 35,000 team members.

We offer a Competitive salary supported with comprehensive health and benefits programs including:

  • Medical, Dental & Vision Insurance
  • Flexible Spending Accounts
  • Life Insurance (Provided at no cost to team member)
  • Supplemental Life Insurance
  • Accidental Death and Dismemberment
  • Short & Long-Term Disability
  • 401(k)
  • Employee Assistance Plan
  • Paid Time Off - Earn based on policy

American Blue Ribbon Holdings is an Equal Opportunity & E-Verify Employer.

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Staff Accountant

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Job Description

Job Summary:

Support accurate and timely reporting of individual restaurant profit and loss statements by maintaining store-level general ledger data and communicating with store management on detail.  Departmental responsibility encompasses support for over 400 restaurants.  

Essential Duties:

  • Provide feedback to Operations management regarding processing improvements and issue resolution
  • Provide key accounting support to field managers and research all accounting questions from the field
  • Review and follow procedures consistent with SOX 404 narratives
  • Analyze weekly GL detail by store to identify and resolve any issues
  • Make adjusting general ledger entries as required
  • Adapt to conflicting priorities as well as established deadlines based upon company demands
  • Be aware of changing accounting practices while learning to use software to maximize efficiencies.
  • Analyze restaurant accounting reports, research discrepancies, and recommend adjustments to the store P & L statements, general ledger, summary sales statistics and inventory sheets
  • Work with Financial Reporting to ensure accurate reporting for period end
  • Analyze cost of sales by store weekly to identify anomalies
  • Verify number of distributor invoices weekly to ensure none are overlooked
  • Work with Cash Management and stores to verify deposits & total cash responsibility
  • Work with stores to locate proper documentation for AP Exceptions
  • Compare weekly call in sales and food cost numbers to general ledger

Other Duties:

  • Ad hoc reporting

Knowledge, Skills and Abilities:

  • Knowledge and understanding of generally accepted accounting principles (GAAP)
  • Strong understand of Microsoft Excel functions
  • Strong verbal & written communication skills (customer service oriented)
  • Ability to effectively communicate and interact in a continuously changing environment
  • Detail oriented
  • Strong time management skills

Education and Experience:

  • Bachelor’s degree in accounting strongly preferred 

Essential Physical Demands:

  • Some lifting of boxes weighing between 5 and 25 pounds. 
  • This job involves some standing and walking but is primarily sitting.
Skills & Requirements Qualifications