Chipotle Mexican Grill Accounting Assistant in Columbus, Ohio

Accounting Assistant (17023676)

Description The Accounting Assistant assists with the corporate month end close process by preparing routine journal entries and participating in the financial reporting process. The Assistant analyzes and interprets the status of accounts and communicates results. He/she participates in annual audits, and documents accounting procedures under GAAP and Sarbanes-Oxley (SOX) requirements.

Responsibilities In addition to following Chipotle’s policies and procedures, principal responsibilities include, but are not limited to: •Preparing journal entries for month end close, including check deposit logs, intercompany allocation entries, and accrual entries •Preparing reclassification journal entries by working with others throughout the company. •Assisting with requests for new accounts and cost centers in the Oracle system •Participating in the financial reporting process by performing tie outs and verifying mathematical accuracy of the SEC filings •Assisting with the tie out of XBRL tags in SEC filings •Participating in annual external audit and quarterly reviews; includes working with the accounting team to establish schedules and meeting any related deadlines, supporting conclusions/positions, and providing back-up to auditors as requested •Analyzing and interpreting the status of accounts and communicating this information to the appropriate managers and staff •Performing internal controls under SOX requirements; maintain documentation over accounting and financial reporting processes; assisting with SOX compliance and internal audit requests •Maintaining the policies and procedures manual and accurately maintaining chart of accounts •Compiling and reporting on requested data for the U.S. Census Bureau or other U.S. agencies •Preparing and modifying process documentation •Providing accounting knowledge and support to corporate personnel •Helping maintain project listing, and ensuring that ad-hoc requests are received and addressed timely •Identifying and implementing efficiencies in accounting processes •Communicating clearly across various levels of the organization

The ideal candidate will: •Possess a B.A./B.S./Masters in Accounting, with zero to two years of experience with public and/or private accounting; or an equivalent in education and experience •Have a strong working knowledge of Excel •Be knowledgeable of Oracle or other ERP systems •Possess excellent analytical, quantitative, written, and verbal communication skills •Be able to effectively manage priorities and projects in a fast-paced environment •Be able to manage financial data in a confidential and professional manner

Primary Location: Ohio - Columbus - 8888 - Columbus Accounting Center-(08888)

Work Location: 8888 - Columbus Accounting Center-(08888) 8800 Lyra Dr Columbus 43240