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Wilmington, Massachusetts

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The Staff Accountant position will be responsible for a wide range of general accounting duties related to the Company’s fiscal month end closing.


  • Assist in the preparation of information related to the monthly closing process, monthly, quarterly and annual consolidated financial statements, including preparation of journal entries, account reconciliations and schedules
  • Perform monthly and quarterly reconciliations for assigned accounts; research and analyze findings and variances; document/demonstrate a thorough knowledge of the balance as well as the fluctuation changes
  • Work closely with different members of the accounting team as well as other corporate teams on day to day accounting functions
  • Research and respond to information requests from various Corporate departments and personnel
  • Effectively communicate with and support field locations to address accounting issues or provide information as requested
  • Interact with independent external auditors regarding quarterly reviews and the annual financial audit to ensure timely delivery of information and completion of work
  • Assist the Internal Audit department with Sarbanes-Oxley annual evaluation, testing, and ensure internal control standards meet SOX requirements
  • Complete other Ad Hoc requests, Corporate initiatives and projects as requested by Management



  • Bachelor’s Degree or higher in Accounting
  • 3+ years of General Ledger industry experience or 1-2 years in public accounting
  • Advanced Microsoft Excel skills, PeopleSoft skills a plus
  • Strong analytical and problem solving skills
  • Strong attention to detail, organization skills, accuracy of work
  • Ability to work independently, must possess ability to multitask
  • Strong verbal and written communication skills
  • Knowledge of US GAAP

Benefits & Perks:

401K with Company Match, Profit Sharing, Health Insurance, Employee Assistance Program, Life Insurance, Paid Time Off, Tuition Reimbursement, 30% Employee Discount, Employee Referral Bonuses.

UniFirst is an international leader in garment & Uniform services industry. We currently employ over 14,000 team partners who serve 300,000 business customer locations throughout the U.S., Canada, and Europe.

We were included in the top 10 of Selling Power magazine’s “Best Companies to Sell For” list and recognized on Forbes magazine’s “Platinum 400 – Best Big Companies” list. As an 80-year old company focused on annual growth, there’s never been a better time to join our team.

UniFirst is an equal opportunity employer. We do not discriminate in hiring or employment against any individual on the basis of race, color, gender, national origin, ancestry, religion, physical or mental disability, age, veteran status, sexual orientation, gender identity or expression, marital status, pregnancy, citizenship, or any other factor protected by anti-discrimination laws

UniFirst is an equal employment/affirmative action employer. If you need accommodation for any part of the application process because of a medical condition or disability, please send an e-mail to or call to let us know the nature of your request.

UniFirst Recruiters and/or representatives will not ask job seekers to provide personal financial information when submitting a job application. Please be vigilant as such requests for information may be fraudulent.

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