Accounting Assistant

Brothers International Food, LLC | Rochester, NY

Posted Date 2/27/2024

About Brothers International Food Holdings, LLC:

At Brothers International, we are passionate about creating high-quality food products that enrich lives and bring people together. Our Ingredients division supplies top-quality fruit and fruit juice concentrates to a number of Fortune 100 food companies. Our Consumer Packaged Goods (CPG) division includes Brothers-All-Natural, the #1 Freeze-Dried Snack Brand, and also produces private label freeze-dried fruit snacks for some of the leading retailers in the US. 

Headquartered in Rochester, NY, with offices in Florida and China, we are an innovative global leader in the food industry. We take pride in our commitment to excellence, sustainability, and the well-being of our communities. If you are interested in becoming part of a fast-growing, dynamic team environment, read on! 

Why Brothers International?

  • Innovation: Be part of a company that values creativity and encourages innovation in the ever-evolving food industry.
  • Team Collaboration: Join a collaborative work environment where your ideas and contributions are recognized and celebrated.
  • Global Impact: Contribute to a company with a global presence, making a difference in the lives of people worldwide through our diverse range of food products.

Position Summary:

Join our dynamic team and be a part of a company dedicated to making a positive impact through delicious and nutritious food offerings. As the Accounting Assistant, you will play a key role in managing the cash cycle for accounts receivable, and coordinating cash application, invoicing and collections. We are seeking individuals who are passionate, driven, and ready to contribute to our collaborative team environment. This is a temporary, full-time position with potential of becoming a permanent hire dependent upon candidate performance.

Essential Functions:

The essential functions include, but are not limited to the following:

  • Maintain records according to generally accepted accounting principles including the recording of general journal entries, accounts receivable, accounts payable, cash management, collections and reconciliation of bank statements. 
  • Timely and accurate submission of sales invoices for the Ingredients divisions.
  • Assist with the collections process for Ingredients division including regular customer contact, tracking short-paid and past due invoices, and escalating issues to appropriate sales team and management employees.
  • Collect references for pending customer credit applications.
  • Complete credit applications with new vendors.
  • Complete new customer and vendor setup in NetSuite.
  • Assist with entry of expense bills for the Ingredients divisions.
  • Generate credit & debit memos due to quality & delivery issues.
  • Generate various internal reports as assigned.
  • General office duties, which includes but not limited to filing, sorting mail, etc. 
  • Other duties as assigned by management.

Minimum Qualifications (Knowledge, Skills and Abilities):

  • Bachelor’s degree or 2 years related experience; or equivalent combination of education and experience.
  • Experience with web-based ERP or bookkeeping software, NetSuite experience is preferred.
  • Strong knowledge of bookkeeping practices and procedures.
  • Accuracy and attention to detail is absolutely required, as well as a 
  • Track record of reliability, confidentiality, and conscientious work habits
  • Proficient in MS Office, specifically Excel, Word and PowerPoint
  • Ability to work independently with little supervision.
  • Ability to organize and prioritize effectively.
  • Ability to interpret data and make cost effective decisions.
  • Ability to adapt and work efficiently in a rapidly changing dynamic environment with deadline pressures.

Physical Demands and Work Environment: 

The physical demands described here are representative of those that must be met by an employee to successfully perform the essential functions of this position. Reasonable accommodation may be made to enable individuals with disabilities to perform the functions. 

While performing the duties of this position, the employee is regularly required to talk or hear. The employee frequently is required to use hands or finger, handle, or feel objects, tools or controls. The employee is occasionally required to stand; walk; sit; reach with hands and arms; climb or balance; and stoop, kneel, crouch, or crawl. 

The employee must occasionally lift and/or move up to 25 pounds. Specific vision abilities required by this position include close vision, distance vision, color vision, peripheral vision, and the ability to adjust focus.


This job description in no way states or implies that these are the only duties to be performed by the employee(s) incumbent in this position. Employees will be required to follow any other job-related instructions and to perform any other job-related duties requested by any person authorized to give instructions or assignments.

All duties and responsibilities are essential functions and requirements and are subject to possible modification to reasonably accommodate individuals with disabilities. To perform this job successfully, the incumbents will possess the skills aptitudes and abilities to perform each duty proficiently. Some requirements may exclude individuals who pose a direct threat or significant risk to the health or safety of themselves or others. The requirements listed in this document are the minimum levels of knowledge, skills or abilities.

Brothers International is proud to be an equal opportunity employer. All qualified applicants will receive consideration for employment without regard to race, color, religion, gender, gender identity or expression, sexual orientation, national origin, genetics, pregnancy, disability, age, veteran status, or other characteristics. 

Salary18.00 - 22.00 Hour
Employment Type
Full Time | Temporary

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