Associate Accountant

Location: Colombo, Sri Lanka
Published on: 4 January 2017
Job Type: Full Time

We are based in the heart of the Silicon Valley and combine ideas from the epicenter of tech innovation with Sri Lankan engineering brilliance.

Our cutting edge end-to-end restaurant technology platform is distributed nationwide in the US via our parent company Sysco Corporation (NYSE:SYY): the world’s largest food services company.

As Sysco’s key technology partner we also provide the technical innovation necessary for Sysco to stay on the leading edge; the Sysco Innovation center within Sysco LABS undertakes the most significant technology initiatives with the aim of retaining Sysco’s competitive edge in the food-tech industry.


What you will be responsible for:

  • Managing finance at operational level.
  • Managing collections, payments and maintaining corresponding records.
  • Facilitating monthly invoicing for operators in Sri Lanka.
  • Recording payments in Quick Books Accounting Package.
  • Generating weekly reports as per the requirement by US/SL finance teams.
  • Periodically submitting Financial Analysis reports for operators in Sri Lanka.


What you need to have to apply for this position:

  • Minimum 2 years of work experience in commercial or audit sector.
  • Fully qualified in AAT/CMA/any other related professional qualification or partly qualified in CA/ACCA/CIMA.
  • Bachelor’s Degree in Accounting/Finance/Business Management is an added advantage.
  • Hands on experience in Accounting Packages is an added advantage.
  • Proficiency in Microsoft Office suite with expert knowledge and hands on experience in Excel.
  • Excellent verbal and written English communication skills
  • Ability to establish priorities proactively, a keen eye for detail and excellent time management skills.


Why you should join CAKE LABS:

  • A very attractive base compensation and benefits package which is comfortably above market rates.
  • The opportunity to work with high caliber individuals across the organization.
  • Training and career development programs.
  • Fast career growth, recognition and leadership opportunities for good performers.
  • A flexible, diverse, entrepreneurial work environment with a fun work culture that celebrates success.

Why Join?

Careers at Sysco LABS

At Sysco LABS, we value our entrepreneurial spirit and openness the most. Our culture is non-hierarchical, encourages open communication and the free flow of ideas, and foster learning as an ongoing process.

We are headquartered in Silicon Valley with much of our engineering being carried out by Sysco LABS in Colombo. Although both teams are roughly thirteen hours apart, we coordinate like clockwork to ensure deadlines are met and results delivered.

Teams based in Colombo regularly visit the Redwood City office, giving them an opportunity to experience the Silicon Valley culture first hand and meet the restaurants that use the products we build.