The Cheesecake Factory Staff Accountant II in Los Angeles, California

/Position Overview: /

You may know us as a company with great food…You may also know us from ‘Fortune’s 100 Best Companies to Work For’ list…What you may not know is how our Accounting Team skillfully prepares and examines the financial records of over 200 restaurants and 200 corporate cost centers.

Reporting to our Accounting management, you will work with a team of twenty-four at The Cheesecake Factory Corporate Support Center in Calabasas Hills, CA. As a Sr Accountant your core focus will be the execution and review of a variety of Accounting duties for a $2.1B, publicly traded entity; a true market leader with over 200 full-service restaurants and more than 36,000 staff members.

Furthermore, you will play a pivotal role in our real estate & lease accounting, profit & loss review, account reconciliations, and miscellaneous projects (SOX, system upgrades, etc.).

/Here’s more of what you’ll get to do: /

  • Prepare journal entries, account analysis and balance sheet reconciliations.

  • Month-end P&L review of Corporate cost centers.

  • Monthly reimbursement and royalty calculations for our international partners.

  • Prepare monthly bank reconciliations.

  • Gift card related entries and associated reconciliations.

  • Prepare 401K, ESP, HSA, and FSA weekly reconciliations.

  • Approval of expense reports in accordance with the T&E policy.

  • Work cross functionally with department heads throughout the company.

  • Provide SEC and audit support.

  • Complete ad hoc analysis and projects, as needed.

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/You’ll thrive in this position if you are: /

  • Exhaustively meticulous:you have an unrelenting attention to detail and leave nothing to chance.

  • A GAAP guru:you possess solid working knowledge, along with experience working within the “Accounting standards”.

  • A skilled time manager:deadlines are a key part of an Accountant’s life, especially at a publically traded company. You confidently charge toward them with proper planning and execution.

  • A strong communicator:whether it’s verbal or written, you present information in a clear, professional manner. You also understand keeping your manager in the loop is critical to the team’s success.

  • A team player:while you’re a capable self-manager, you thrive when you’re a part of a team; you enjoy collaborating and brainstorming with others, especially on new projects.

/Requirements: /

  • Bachelors in Accounting or Finance related discipline.

  • 2 years of general accounting experience with sound knowledge of GAAP.

  • Strong Excel skills (v/h lookup, sumif, pivot tables).

  • Solid analytical, problem solving, verbal and written communication skills. • Detail-oriented and accurate.

  • Ability to work independently and as a team member.

/*Preferences: */

  • CPA or in the process of attaining it.

  • Public accounting experience.

/Benefits: /

This position offers industry-leading benefits including; medical, dental, vision, 401K with match, tuition reimbursement and a sabbatical after five years of employment for qualifying staff members.

/About Us: /

Recognized as one of the FORTUNE “100 Best Companies to Work For" in 2016, for the third consecutive year,The Cheesecake Factory Incorporated operates more than 200 full-service, casual dining restaurants throughout the U.S. and Puerto Rico. Internationally, eleven The Cheesecake Factory® restaurants operate under licensing agreements. Continuing on our path to becoming a Global Iconic Brand, we employ more than 35,000 staff members, 320 of whom work at the corporate support center in Calabasas Hills, CA. #SoCheesecake #GreatPlaceToWork2016

/The Cheesecake Factory Incorporated is an Equal Opportunity and E-Verify Employer and provides reasonable accommodations consistent with its legal obligations; we do not provide work visa sponsorship./

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Organization: *Finance

Title: Staff Accountant II

Location: CA-Los Angeles

Requisition ID: 1600954