Financial Analyst

Potbelly Sandwich Shop Chicago , IL 60602

Posted 3 months ago

Main Responsibilities

  • Prepare monthly journal entries, reconciliations, and other close responsibilities for debt, equity, G&A, and joint ventures

  • Prepare monthly sales reports, accounting entries, and financial statements for our joint ventures

  • Provide accurate and timely financial reporting, including filings to the SEC, by:

  • Preparing monthly financial statements for internal distribution

  • Create and maintain financial statement and other key reports within our reporting tool

  • Preparing footnotes, financial statements, MD&A, and exhibits in our 10-Q and 10-K filings

  • Assisting with any other SEC filings and census reports

  • Create and maintain financial statement and other key reports within our reporting tool

  • Providing required documentation/support to external auditors for their quarterly reviews and year end audits

  • Ensure account balances are accurate, recorded in compliance with GAAP and reflect the activities of the Company by:

  • Establishing and maintaining procedures and controls to ensure all assigned account reconciliations are accurate and timely in support of SOX compliance

  • Reviewing assigned account reconciliations and identifying where adjustments are needed

  • Assist in preparing technical accounting memorandums and performing necessary research

  • Assist with providing support for external consultants to prepare federal, state, and sales-and-use-tax filings

  • Establishing and maintaining financial reporting procedures and controls in support of SOX compliance

Minimum Qualifications

  • BS, Accounting preferred

  • CPA required (or currently being pursued)

  • Prior experience in public accounting (working with financial reporting for public companies)

  • Minimum of one year working with public clients and SEC reporting required

  • Excellent knowledge of SEC rules and regulations and US GAAP

  • Financial analysis skills

  • Excellent organization and planning skills, attention to detail and adherence to deadlines

  • Proficiency in Excel and Word

  • Demonstrated ability to build rapport and maintain productive working relationships cross- functionally

  • Experience with any of the following systems a plus: Active Disclosure, Workiva, or other SEC Reporting; Great Plains or any other accounting software; Cadency (Trintech) or any other balance sheet reconciliation; Planful or any other financial reporting tool

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Financial Analyst

Potbelly Sandwich Shop