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Restaurant Accountant

Austin, Texas
Job Type
19 May 2023
We are searching for a friendly and dynamic Restaurant Accountant to join our growing home office team!

The Restaurant Accountant will provide accounting support to restaurant and operations management. The position works with all aspects of accounting to ensure the accuracy of bank records, vendor records and HiBar Hospitality + Hopdoddy financial records. Must be adaptable and able to handle change in a fast-paced environment. The Restaurant Accountant position requires a high degree of critical thinking and analysis and must work with extreme confidentiality to protect the privacy of the organization. Acts as a partner to restaurant and operations management as needed to ensure accurate and timely financial statements.

Essential Functions of the Restaurant Accountant:

Weekly and monthly preparation and analysis of assigned restaurant P&L statements in compliance with accounting schedule.
Monthly bank and balance sheet account reconciliations.
Maintenance of prepaid, amortization, fixed asset, and depreciation schedules.
Complete expense accruals and cost allocations.
Provide accounting procedural and software support to restaurant operations across multiple locations.
Monthly Sales Tax Return preparation and filing.
Maintain local, county and state licenses and permits for assigned restaurants.
Support annual external financial audit.
Protect company proprietary and confidential information.
Handles administrative duties including accurate and timely data entry.
Works to ensure that all entries on General Ledger are accurate and done in a timely manner.
Audit, review and verify the accuracy of journal entries and accounting treatment in accordance with company policy and GAAP standards for assigned restaurants.
Assist with period-end close responsibilities in an effective manner to ensure all deadlines are met.
Provides feedback to Accounting Manager, Assistant Controller and VP, Finance on any discrepancies with the General Ledger and Accounts Payable.
Perform other related duties, tasks and responsibilities as required from time to time.

Minimum Qualifications

Bachelor's degree in Accounting or related field preferred.
2+ years Accounting experienced required.
Team Player with a sense of humor.
Experience and industry knowledge within the restaurant or retail is a plus. Multi-unit company experience preferred.
Strong analytical skills and ability to work independently.
Results-oriented and self-starter who enjoys a challenge.

About Hopdoddy

Hopdoddy Burger Bar is an Austin born burger joint created to be different and delicious. Our name comes from the flower that gives beer its personality (Hop) + (Doddy), the nickname given to Black Angus cattle. Together they represent the perfect union of burgers + beer. Hopdoddy delivers fresh, all-natural burgers made by hand and served with heart.

Hopdoddy has been named on "The 50 Best Burger Joints in America" by Business Insider, one of the "The Best Burgers in America" by Food & Wine, one of the "33 Best Burgers in the Entire Country" by Thrillist, and one of the "10 Brands to Watch" by CNBC and MSN.

Additional Details

HiBar Hospitality Group provides equal employment opportunities to all employees and applicants for employment and prohibits discrimination and harassment of any type without regard to race, color, religion, age, sex, national origin, disability status, genetics, protected veteran status, sexual orientation, gender identity or expression, or any other characteristic protected by federal, state or local laws.

This policy applies to all terms and conditions of employment, including recruiting, hiring, placement, promotion, termination, layoff, recall, transfer, leaves of absence, compensation and training.
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  • Job Reference: 1010169277-2
  • Date Posted: 19 May 2023
  • Recruiter: HiBar Hospitality
  • Location: Austin, Texas
  • Salary: On Application
  • Sector: Accounting
  • Job Type: Permanent