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Performance Food Group Accountant, Senior in Richmond, Virginia


Job Title:

Accountant, Senior


West Creek-Richmond Corp (0999)

Job Description:

The Senior Accountant ensures the integrity of accounting, financial and/or earned income (as needed) information by recording, verifying, consolidating, entering transactions, and reporting. This role analyzes and interprets numerical data, performs financial analyses, and prepares accurate reports within established guidelines to guide management decision-making. Problem-solve accounting practice and process issues that deal with a variety of complex situations and require judgment. Demonstrate a thorough understanding of finance and economics and an understanding of Generally Accepted Accounting Principles (GAAP). Function as a senior team member within the department and organization, and perform required duties as assigned to best serve the company.

Prepare and record accounting entries by compiling and analyzing account information. Maintain the integrity of the accounts by verifying, allocating, reconciling, and resolving discrepancies.

Summarize and prepare financial status and close-out reports by collecting and verifying information and preparing statements. Prepare month-end reports for the field to explain results. Log cash as required. Assist in analyzing aged receivables as needed.

Prepare accurate earned income reports to guide management in their decision-making. Reconcile GL accounts. Analyze, reconcile and/or review various marketing and earned income accounts at each period-end, making or reviewing any necessary journal entries with minimal mistakes. Monitor marketing show promotion expenses. Prepare earned income package, including various reserves analysis at period end.

Prepare ad hoc accurate and informative reports and spreadsheets (standard to complex) for management and customers as requested.

Avoid legal challenges by complying with legal requirements and maintaining Sarbanes-Oxley (SOX) 404 standards. Interact with corporate and external audits and assist in auditing internal processes.

Protect and secure the company's confidential financial information.

Interact with Information Technology to work through any problems arising with the accounting, financial and/or earned income workflows and systems.

Performs other related duties as assigned.

Req Number:


Address Line 1:

12500 West Creek Pkwy

Job Location:

Richmond, Virginia (VA)


1st Shift

Full Time / Part Time:

Full Time

EEO Statement:

Performance Food Group and/or its subsidiaries (individually or collectively, the "Company") provides equal employment opportunity (EEO) to all applicants and employees, regardless of race, color, national origin, sex, marital status, pregnancy, sexual orientation, gender identity, religion, age, disability, genetic information, veteran status, and any other characteristic protected by applicable local, state and federal laws and regulations. Please click on the following links to review: (1) our EEO Policy at ; (2) the "EEO is the Law" poster at and supplement at ; and (3) the Pay Transparency Policy Statement at .

Required Qualifications:

Bachelor’s Degree in Accounting, Finance or related field

  • 3+ years of general accounting or other relevant experience in high-volume transaction environment

  • Thorough understanding and application of Generally Accepted Accounting Principles (GAAP)

  • Strong oral/written communication, interpersonal, organizational, and customer service skills

  • Strong analytical and computer skills

  • Ability to analyze complex financial information

  • Demonstrated ability to prioritize and handle multiple projects/tasks in a changing environment

  • Self-motivated with ability to work under and meet strict deadlines individually as well as in a team environment

  • Ability to maintain effective working relationships

  • High proficiency in Microsoft Excel and working knowledge of Microsoft Access

  • Ability to work flexible hours as required


Performance Food Group

Job Category:


Preferred Qualifications:

  • Public accounting experience preferred

  • Job costing experience preferred

  • At least 1 year experience in food distribution environment



Company Description:

About Performance Food Group Company

Built on the many proud histories of our family of companies, Performance Food Group is a customer-centric foodservice distribution leader headquartered in Richmond, Virginia. Grounded by roots that date back to a grocery peddler in 1885, PFG today has a nationwide network of approximately 75 distribution centers, 15,000-plus talented associates and more than 5,000 valued suppliers across the country. With the goal of helping our customers thrive, we market and deliver quality food and related products to over 150,000 locations including independent and chain restaurants, schools, business and industry locations, healthcare facilities, vending distributors, office coffee service distributors, big box retailers and theaters. Building strong relationships is core to PFG’s success – from connecting associates with great career opportunities to connecting valued suppliers and quality products with PFG’s broad and diverse customer base. To learn more about PFG and our divisions, Performance Foodservice, PFG Customized and Vistar, visit