GNC GNFS Senior Staff Accountant in Pittsburgh, Pennsylvania

Job Summary

The GNFS Staff Accountant I is responsible for all aspects of financial accounting (i.e. accurate and timely journalization and analysis of financial information, reporting, etc).

Essential Duties and Responsibilities

  • Ensure the timely and accurate journalization of all assigned accounts and transactions to the general

  • Reconcile designated general ledger accounts to the summary trial balance on a monthly basis. Provide reporting of accounts as needed.

  • Calculate, analyze, verify and report financial data and financial statements to the franchisee on a regular basis.

  • Thoroughly analyze trends and proactively provide guidance to franchisees in the understanding of all financial information.

  • Ensure all physical inventories are scheduled with Loss Prevention Department.

  • Maintain and assist with enhancements to the GNFS program.

  • Regularly maintain staff accounting knowledge with periodic training sessions.

  • Participate in the training of interns and new hires as well as acting as a mentor.

  • Assist in preparation of financials for opening and closing of new stores.

  • Assist the Accounting Supervisor with reviewing the Staff Accountant's files and provide feedback to the staff on their work.

  • Independently provide guidance to the group on issues or questions they have regarding file preparation and accounting principles.

  • Perform process related tasks for the entire group.

  • Work on special projects as needed.

  • Effectively communicate and work with other departments within GNC.

  • Promote and sell the GNFS service to new franchise store owners.

Job Specifications

Minimum 2+ years of general accounting experience.

Preferred 3+ years of general accounting experience.

Bachelor Degree in Accounting


  • Excellent communication skills, both verbal and written, required distributing accurate information and answering inquiries efficiently.

  • Interpersonal skills required to effectively work with franchisees.

  • Analytical ability required to research and analyze financial statements and accounts for accuracy.

  • Ability to organize work load to research and answer questions and to complete duties in a timely manner. Must be able to perform under time sensitive deadlines.

  • Computer skills (Microsoft Word, Excel and Access) required to update and maintain accounts and to produce necessary reports.

  • Able to work with sensitive information and to maintain confidentiality.

Independently make accurate and informed decisions regarding accounting principles and procedures