Mgr General Accounting



The General Accounting Manager is responsible for multiple general accounting and financial control processes for Papa John's International and its subsidiaries. Key tasks include managing the month-end close process, reconciling various general ledger accounts, and preparing financial reports and analyses.


  • Manage the month end close process for Papa John's International and certain subsidiaries, including creating and running monthly allocations, overseeing the journal entry process as well as serving as the Administrator role of the PeopleSoft Financial System
  • Reconcile multiple balance sheet accounts to the general ledger monthly and resolve any outstanding issues
  • Prepare and distribute bonus calculations utilizing PeopleSoft Financials, PeopleSoft Payroll, Essbase, and advanced Excel functions
  • Develop and maintain SOX controls including updating controls flowcharts
  • Challenge existing accounting processes to improve efficiency
  • Assist senior management with special projects as needed
  • Work closely with internal and external audit



  • Strong working knowledge of Microsoft Office suite including Word, Access and advanced Excel skills; internal controls flow chart experience helpful
  • Strong financial systems application background; preferred experience in either Workday or Oracle Cloud ERP system
  • Proven experience demonstrating excellent analytical skills with the ability to analyze and conclude on key findings and recommend process improvements
  • Strong knowledge and application of generally accepted accounting principles
  • Supervisory experience helpful
  • Self-motivated and able to work independently
  • Excellent verbal and written communication skills


  • Bachelor's Degree in Accounting or related field
  • Eight years of accounting experience in a publicly traded company; restaurant accounting experience a plus
  • Experience with internal control compliance strongly preferred
  • CPA preferred


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