Performance Food Group Accountant II in Richmond, Virginia

Posting Title:

Accountant II

Job Description:

The Accountant II position will perform the following duties:

  • Compile and analyze financial information to prepare entries to accounts.

  • Prepares and posts journal entries.

  • Prepare and record month-end accruals.

  • Prepares reports detailing monthly expenses by cost center.

  • Analyzes total Corporate expenses, including comparisons to forecasted results and trended results.

  • Assists in preparing forecast by cost center.

  • Invoices other locations for intercompany charges.

  • Tracks and allocates costs.

  • Prepares Ad Hoc analyses as needed.

  • Corresponds with Corporate Finance to ensure proper accounting for revenue and expenses.

  • Prepares, examines, or analyzes accounting records, financial statements, or other financial reports to assess accuracy, completeness, and conformance to reporting and procedural standards.

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 ; (2) the \"EEO is the Law\" poster and supplement ; and (3) the Pay Transparency Policy Statement .

Required Qualifications:

Required Experience:

2-4 years of experience in general ledger accounting

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

Excellent verbal and written communication skills

Strong interpersonal, organizational and customer service skills

Demonstrated ability to analyze financial information

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

General ledger accounting system experience

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

Knowledge and understanding of internal control environment

Ability to work flexible hours as required


Performance Food Group

Job Category:


Preferred Qualifications:

BS in Accounting


4-6 years of experience in general ledger accounting

SAP experience or exposure to other major ERP applications

General ledger accounting system experience with TM1 and/or Blackline

Experience with project leadership

Company Description:

Through our leading family of foodservice distributors – Performance Foodservice, Vistar and PFG Customized Distribution – Performance Food Group, Inc. (PFG) delivers national and proprietary-branded food and food-related products to independent and national chain restaurants, quick-service eateries, pizzerias, theaters, schools, hotels, health care facilities and other institutions. We operate one of the nation's largest truck fleets, as well as 76 distribution centers and 10 Merchant’s Mart locations across the United States.

Altogether, PFG’s family of distributors offers outstanding service with a wide variety of high-quality products that, along with the strength of our industry-wide relationships and expertise, helps customers run their businesses successfully. Based in Richmond, Va., we operate in all 50 states and employ more than 13,000 people nationwide. For more information, visit