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Staff Accountant

City & State: 

San Leandro, CA, US, 94577

Job Category:  Accounting & Finance

ARYZTA is a global baking company with a Passion for Good Food. We provide our retail and foodservice customers with a portfolio of bakery solutions so they can deliver memorable, delicious food to consumers. With operations in the United States, Canada, South America, Europe, Asia, Australia and New Zealand, ARYZTA has become a global leader in the baked goods industry and one of the largest specialty bakery companies in the world. Our leading bakery brands in North America include La Brea Bakery®, Otis Spunkmeyer®, and Oakrun Farm Bakery®. We have 58 state-of-the-art bakeries and kitchens around the globe, with 20 of those in North America, and are committed to driving innovation, predicting upcoming consumer trends and flavors, and exceeding our customers’ expectations. The Americas team champions the values of Integrity, Ownership, Customer Focus, Creativity and Care to help us deliver on People Safety, Food Safety, Quality and Collaboration.




  • Prepare and upload weekly and month end journal entries
  • Prepare various month end account reconciliations
  • Prepare the asset creation for posting to the Fixed Assets sub ledger system
  • Prepare the internal order creation in the system
  • Prepare the details breakdown on each capital projects
  • Prepare monthly accruals
  • Ensure all month-end accounting deadlines are met
  • Interact with other accounting and finance personnel to ensure proper reporting of transactions
  • Assist in yearend audit
  • Ensure a strong internal control environment and Swiss ICS legislation compliance
  • Support and participate in special projects as assigned
  • Any other duties required to successfully execute this role


Required Skills, Experience and Qualifications:

  • 1 to 2 years of relevant accounting experience
  • Bachelor’s Degree in Accounting or related field
  • SAP experience is a must
  • Strong computer skills (Excel, Word, PowerPoint etc.)
  • Intermediate-Expert in Excel (Pivot tables, v-lookups, macros)
  • Knowledge of IFRS and US GAAP
  • Ability and willingness to dig into details
  • Good analytical skills
  • Able to work in a fast paced growth environment with an appropriate balance of urgency and quality
  • Excellent communication skills – both oral and written
  • Focus on continuous improvement, quality and performance management
  • Some overtime/weekend time required to meet deadlines





ARYZTA is proud to be an equal opportunity employer. All qualified applicants will receive consideration for employment without regard to race, color, religion, sex, sexual orientation, gender identity, national origin, disability or veteran status.