Staff Accountant

  • Back of The House, Inc.
  • San Francisco, CA, USA
  • Feb 12, 2020
Full time Book Keeper and Accountants Cashier Procurement Staff Supply Chain Staff

Job Description

Back of The House, the restaurant group behind some of San Francisco's most unique concepts and favorite neighborhood spots, such as Beretta, Lolinda, Delarosa, Starbelly, El Techo, Uno Dos Tacos, Wildseed, Flores, A Mano, Barvale, and Super Duper Burgers, creates concept-driven restaurants that encompass the spirit of their San Francisco neighborhoods.

We are seeking a staff accountant to work from our home office.

Position Objective:

The Staff Accountants role is to provide accounting and administrative support to Back of the House Restaurant Group's growing portfolio and to facilitate the day to day accounting functions. The Staff accountant will have specific tasks to complete consistently, but will also have the opportunity for ad hoc analysis as needed by the accounting department. This position is ideal for an entry level accountant that is looking to join the Food & Bevererage / Hospitality industry, and is excited and eager to learn about the craft of accounting!

Key Responsibilities:

Financial Reporting, Compliance and Audits:

· Assist in the period close process to ensure timely and accurate P&L's

· Prepare period end journal entries for review and approval by Assistant Controller, including amortization of prepaids, inventory adjustments, miscellaneous reclasses and accruals

· Sales Tax Filings and coordination of Property Tax filings.

· Prepare information requested by external, property tax, sales/use tax auditors and insurance auditors to assure timely audit fieldwork

· Distribute financial reports to key stakeholders

· Perform periodic inventory and cash audits at the restaurants

· Collaborate with restaurant operations to provide support and assistance

Balance Sheet:

· Track restaurant cash deposits and reconcile bank accounts and credit card receipts

· Reconcile select balance sheet accounts, including prepaids, deposits, rebates and accruals


  • Prepare and upload daily sales files into the ERP system
  • Ensure accurate and timely revenue reporting and cash collections
  • Monitor restaurant cash handling and procedure compliance and related reporting and follow up
  • Review and audit comps and discounts for accuracy and control

Accounts Receivable:

  • Reconcile 3rd Party Delivery Services A/R and follow up on past due amounts or discrepanciesTrack and ensure that intercompany A/R accounts are in balance

Qualifications & Education

• Accounting degree required with 2-4 years accounting experience

• Multi-unit experience preferred; Retail or restaurant industry experience beneficial

Knowledge & Skills

• Proactive and collaborative team member

• Experience with multi system inviroments including mid-market ERP system preferred

• Moderate proficiency in Excel required (e.g. pivot table, sumif, vlookup, etc.)

• Must be able to function effectively in an open office environment

Company Perks

  • Competitive Salary/Pay
  • 401k Options
  • We cover 100% of Health Insurance, Vision, & Dental for this position
  • Dining Privileges at 9 of San Francisco's Best Restaurants
  • $1,000 Manager Referral Bonus (Applies to all 15 Restaurants in the group!)
  • Employee Portal with access to digital pay-stubs, W2, and your insurance information
  • Group gym membership rates
  • Monthly Management Happy Hours
  • Transportation and Commuter Benefits
  • Paid Vacation
  • Dedicated Career Development

Seniority Level

Staff Accountant


· Restaurants

Employment Type


Job Type: Full-time