Accounting & Admin Manager | Cranbury, NJ | Papa Johns

Accounting & Admin Manager


Come join a team that you will always love to be a part of! We are looking for a hard-working, fun, and dedicated leader for our Accounting & Administration Manager role at our fresh dough manufacturing facility in Cranbury, NJ!


The Accounting & Administration Manager drives all aspects of accounting within the Quality Control Center (QCC) to ensure excellence in budgeting, inventory, accounts payable/receivable, invoicing and purchase orders.  This role is also accountable for facility payroll processing, coordinating the annual open enrollment process and serving as a resource for general human resources questions.

  • Process on-boarding task for new hires.
  • Manage all accounting functions within the QCC including but not limited to those related to inventory, accounts payable, purchasing, billing, petty cash ensuring compliance with company policies and procedures, and generally accepted accounting principles.
  • Prepare P&L’s, journal entries, account reconciliations and analysis.
  • Participate with all inventory processes.
  • Function as a key member on the Center Leadership Team in leading and demonstrating Papa John’s Core values while ensuring daily business and customer service objectives are achieved.
  • Manage the overall leadership in safety awareness and performance in the department and throughout the QCC.
  • Lead and participate in PJFS system wide cross-functional teams and task forces.
  • Actively assist QCC management team with budget preparation and financial reporting in maintaining, communicating and adhering to QCC goals and standard operating procedures (SOP).
  • Deliver human resource administration for the facility, including, payroll, new hire orientation, and benefits, utilizing corporate Human Resources support as appropriate.
  • Lead & develop office administration team by conducting regularly scheduled meetings, timely performance reviews and effectively resolving performance issues.
  • Serve as liaison between Quality Control Center and corporate headquarters.
  • Establish department goals and objectives in alignment with PJ Food Service QCC and Company goals.
  • Ensure compliance with PJFS Safety standards, Sanitation and HACCP policies & procedures, federal, state and local regulations (OSHA, FDA, DOL) and all Papa John’s International, Inc., policies & procedures.
  • Other duties as assigned.

 What are some perks?

  • Paid Time off to enjoy the great things life has to offer
  • Monday-Friday Work Schedule
  • Career advancement opportunities
  • Working with great people in a smaller environment
  • Employee discount on pizza
  • Affordable health insurance options - just ask for details
  • Standing behind a quality brand


  • Able to effectively communicate and provide verbal and written direction in English required.
  • PeopleSoft and Kronos application experience preferred.
  • Real Time Management Inventory system experience preferred.
  • Microsoft Office experience required (Word, Excel, PowerPoint)
  • Experience with financial systems/software preferred.
  • Experience with general HR practices in industrial/food manufacturing, including benefits and payroll preferred.


  • Bachelor’s degree in accounting required.
  • Minimum of two (2) years accounting experience required.
  • Experience in industrial/food manufacturing preferred
  • 3 years progressive management experience preferred.
  • Working knowledge of local, state and federal regulations and audits preferred, i.e., USDA audits, HACCP, etc.

It is the policy of Papa John’s to provide equal employment opportunities for all applicants and team members without regard to race, color, religion, sex, age, marital status or civil partnership, national or ethnic origin, pregnancy or maternity, veteran status, uniformed service (as defined by 10 U.S.C. §101 (a)(5)), protected disability status, genetic information, sexual orientation, gender identity, gender reassignment, or gender expression, or any other characteristic protected by statute or law.