Restaurant Accountant

Job description


Whom should apply:

A candidate with firsthand knowledge of restaurant accounting and day to day expenses related to overall cost of restaurant operations. Aspects of the job are a staff accountant level and other aspects are very advanced. Responsible for working directly with restaurant GM to ensure weekly and period financial statements are accurate and timely. Responsibilities include accounting for inventory, COGS, prepaid assets, reconciliation of all balance sheet accounts, cash flow, A/P and budgeting vs. actual analysis. The person in this role will be responsible for the full Income Statement, Balance Sheet and Budgets for 5+ restaurants.

Duties and responsibilities

  • Full general ledger for 5+ restaurants
  • Auditing and verifying invoices and documents
  • Preparation of month end financial statements
  • Cash flow analysis
  • Inventory accuracy
  • Budget vs. actual analysis
  • Balance Sheet reconciliations
  • Month end accruals and journal entries
  • Ad Hoc analysis as requested by store managers and Comptroller
  • Ensuring internal controls and policies and procedures are followed


  • Self-motivation with drive to make things more efficient
  • Must be confident and able to communicate with all levels of management
  • Accounting degree preferred but will look at experience in lieu of degree – 4 years’ experience minimum
  • Restaurant experience a plus – on either accounting or in operations (server in college counts)
  • Must have mid to advanced excel skills
  • Advanced Quick Books skills or other accounting program where you have full working knowledge of all modules of the program.
  • Previous system implementation participation a plus
  • Understanding of COGS and inventory calculations

Working conditions

Office is South Downtown Dallas. Must be able to work in an office environment. Normal hours are 8-5; expect longer hours during month-end and year-end close.

Physical requirements

Must be able to sit for extended periods of time; operate a computer, keyboard, mouse, and 10-key. May need to bend, stoop, & lift 25 pounds to shoulder level.

Direct reports

This is a non-management position.

Job Type: Full-time

Job Type: Full-time

Pay: $60,000.00 - $65,000.00 per year


  • 401(k)
  • Dental insurance
  • Disability insurance
  • Health insurance
  • Life insurance
  • Paid time off
  • Vision insurance


  • Monday to Friday

Application Question(s):

  • How many restaurants have you overseen daily accounting for at one time?
  • What restaurant level software have you most recently interfaced with?


  • Bachelor's (Preferred)


  • Accounting: 2 years (Preferred)

Work Location:

  • One location

Work Remotely:

  • No
Salary Range
$42,000.00 - 57,000.00
per Year
Salary range estimated by
Dallas, TX 75215, US
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