• Accounting: Staff Accountant

    Job Locations US-AL-Birmingham
    Req No.
    Regular Full-Time
    1st Shift
  • Overview


    Royal Cup, Inc. is the proven leader in sourcing, roasting, blending and providing high-quality coffees and fine teas since 1896 and is the chosen partner for restaurants, hotels, offices and commuters across the country.


    We are a family-owned business rooted in a longstanding tradition of coffee roasting excellence who takes pride in our unparalleled dedication to customer care.



    Royal Cup Coffee offers a competitive compensation plan and a comprehensive benefits program. On top of being a part of a well caffeinated team, the benefits program includes healthcare, dental, vision, company paid disability, 401(k), life insurance, Flexible Spending Account plan, and paid vacation. Tuition reimbursement plan includes up to 80% reimbursement per company criteria. Ongoing trainings designed to provide maximum success for our employees is offered.


    The Staff Accountant be a detail-oriented, analytical, mathematically-inclined personality who is a strong individual contributor always seeking innovations and improvements. The Staff Accountant reports to the Assistant Controller. The Staff Accountant should be able to prioritize workload across multiple functional areas while attaining efficient and exceptionally accurate results, with experience in managing staff.


    Some areas of responsibilities include: 

    • Assist in documentation of workflow, procedures, checklists, and policies for assigned areas of responsibility.
    • Assist in preparation of internal monthly, quarterly and annual operating reports.
    • Assist in preparation of internal monthly, quarterly and annual consolidation and financial reports.
    • Assist in preparation for annual external audit.
    • Assist in the budget & reforecast process, maintaining related information in the accounting system.
    • Track expenses and revenues vs. budget and reforecast and analyze fluctuations, providing analysis of profit and cost efficiencies in various areas of the organization as needed.
    • Assist in compiling, reviewing and submitting daily, weekly and other periodic compilation and reporting of data for each pool of Royal Cup inventory.
    • Update standard costs in the bill of materials
    • Create and review the controls needed for data accumulation and reporting systems
    • Develop a complete understanding of the costing of raw materials to finished goods process.
    • As needed, create, monitor and post accruals and other recurring and period journal entries.
    • As needed, perform accounting closing duties, including sub ledger account & general ledger reconciliations.
    • As needed, develop, maintain and distribute ad-hoc reports and financial models.
    • Provide on-going project management support and analysis across the Accounting & Finance function.


    • Minimum of a Bachelor’s Degree in Accounting or related Business Discipline is highly preferred.
    • Minimum 1 year of experience with GAAP financial reporting, consolidation and financial analysis. Experience in food & beverage distribution or manufacturing industry a plus.
    • Solid communication and interpersonal skills, including presentation skills and building diplomatic relationships with all employees at any level, including leadership/ supervisory skills.
    • Ability to perform the physical demands of the position which are required to successfully perform each essential responsibility.  Reasonable accommodations may be made to enable individuals with disabilities to perform the core responsibilities.  These physical demands may include, among other functions:
    • Frequent sitting, standing, walking, reaching, climbing, grasping, typing, reading, talking and hearing.
    • Results focused with an analytical approach to problem solving.
    • Proven experience excelling in a fast-paced environment, handling pressure well and being self-motivated to maintain organization and prioritize work, ensuring deadlines are met.
    • Ability to be a self-motivated independent performer and strong team player.
    • Ability to be organized, reviewing deadlines and prioritizing work to maintain organization and ensure deadlines are met.
    • Ability to decipher trends.
    • Strong problem-solving skills with the ability to identify best case solutions. 
    • Ability to work with and support others in a positive way.
    • Ability to successfully complete the pre-employment process.


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