Restaurant Accounting Job Description

Restaurant Accounting Job Description

Job Summary/Objective

[YOUR COMPANY NAME] is seeking a diligent and highly organized Restaurant Accountant to oversee our financial records, manage payroll, and ensure compliance with tax regulations. This role involves maintaining accurate financial records, examining financial documents, reconciliations, and preparing detailed reports. The objective is to ensure financial transparency and operational efficiency in our restaurant operations.

Responsibilities and Duties

  • Maintain and update records of financial transactions including daily sales, expenses, payroll, and supplier payments.

  • Prepare monthly, quarterly, and annual financial reports and submit them to senior management for review.

  • Manage accounts payable and receivable, ensuring timely billing and collection of payments.

  • Conduct regular audits and reconciliation of bank statements and financial accounts to ensure accuracy.

  • Ensure compliance with local, state, and federal tax regulations and prepare tax returns as necessary.


  • Bachelor’s degree in Accounting, Finance, or a related field.

  • Minimum of 3-5 years of experience in accounting, preferably in the restaurant or hospitality industry.

  • Proficiency in accounting software, such as QuickBooks or similar platforms.

  • Strong knowledge of Generally Accepted Accounting Principles (GAAP).

  • Certification as a Certified Public Accountant (CPA) or equivalent is preferred.

Skills and Competencies

  • Excellent organizational and multitasking skills.

  • High attention to detail and accuracy in managing financial records.

  • Strong analytical and problem-solving skills.

  • Ability to communicate effectively, both written and verbally.

  • Proficient in Microsoft Office Suite, particularly Excel.

Salary and Benefits

The salary for the Restaurant Accountant position at [YOUR COMPANY NAME] ranges from $60,000 to $80,000 per year, based on experience and qualifications. Additional benefits include:

  • Health, dental, and vision insurance plans.

  • Retirement savings plan with company match.

  • Paid time off, including vacation, sick leave, and holidays.

  • Employee discount on meals at our restaurant.

  • Professional development opportunities and ongoing training.

Application Process

Interested candidates should submit their resume and cover letter detailing their qualifications and experience to [YOUR COMPANY EMAIL]. Applications will be accepted until the position is filled. For any questions or further information, please contact us at [YOUR COMPANY NUMBER].

Join our team to contribute to the success and growth of [YOUR COMPANY NAME], where financial excellence supports culinary brilliance.

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