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Senior Financial Accountant

Columbus, Ohio 500 Neil Ave, 43215
Senior Financial Accountant (22037308)



Food served fast does not have to be a typical fast-food experience.  Chipotle has always done things differently, both in and out of our restaurants. We are changing the face of fast food, starting conversations, and directly supporting efforts to shift the future of farming and food. We hope you will join us as we continue to learn, evolve, and shape what comes next on our mission to make better food accessible to everyone.



Located in Columbus, OH, the Senior Financial Accountant is responsible for performing the Sales, Cash, P&L, Balance Sheet review function and ensuring the accuracy of all accounting entries that affect the financial statements for large portion of restaurants, as well as other related duties.  Accounts assigned to the Senior Financial Accountant are more complex and complicated than others.  The Senior Financial Accountant mentors Financial Accountants and fosters their development into Senior Financial Accountants.



Main Accountabilities In addition to following Chipotle’s policies and procedures, principal accountabilities include, but are not limited to:


  • Performing monthly balance sheet account analysis in a timely and accurate manner (bank reconciliations, account receivables, pre-paid accounts, real estate taxes, suspense, etc.)
  • Preparing and reviewing the financial statements which includes the monthly preparation of month-end accruals, preparing any adjusting entries as needed, analyzing accounts based on volume, trend, plan, etc.
  • Supporting Operations by producing accurate P&L’s, following up on their requests and needs in a timely manner, and training them to understand the P&L
  • Review and monitor sales reporting and associated follow up and documentation
  • Researching cash and credit card discrepancies and promptly escalating material variances to Operations
  • Participates in the annual internal and external audits, provides back-up to auditors as requested
  • Depending on the needs of the business and/or department may complete other duties as assigned to advance a particular project or resolve a business issue




  • B.A./B.S. in Finance, Business, or related field; or an equivalent in education and experience


  • Excellent analytical, quantitative, written, and verbal communication skills
  • Knowledge of and the ability to proficiently use a PC along with MS Office Suite software
  • Exceptional Excel skills
  • Ability to extract and analyze raw data, draw conclusions, and make actionable recommendations
  • Ability to perform profitability and variance analyses
  • Working knowledge of planning, forecasting, and budgeting
  • Skill at presenting financial data to all levels of management
  • Ability to effectively manage priorities and projects in a fast-paced environment
  • Ability to manage financial data in a confidential and professional manner

Work Experience

  • Three (3) years relevant work experience



Chipotle Mexican Grill, Inc. (NYSE: CMG) is cultivating a better world by serving responsibly sourced, classically cooked, real food with wholesome ingredients without artificial colors, flavors or preservatives. Chipotle has over 3,000 restaurants in the United States, Canada, the United Kingdom, France and Germany and is the only restaurant company of its size that owns and operates all its restaurants. Chipotle is ranked on the Fortune 500 and is recognized on the 2022 list for Fortune's Most Admired Companies. With over 100,000 employees passionate about providing a great guest experience, Chipotle is a longtime leader and innovator in the food industry. Chipotle is committed to making its food more accessible to everyone while continuing to be a brand with a demonstrated purpose as it leads the way in digital, technology and sustainable business practices. For more information or to place an order online, visit



A reasonable estimate of the current base salary range for this position is $64,000 to $78,000. You are also eligible for annual cash bonuses and equity awards based upon performance and other factors. Actual compensation offered may vary depending on skill level, experience, and/or education. Chipotle offers a competitive total rewards package, which includes medical, dental, and vision insurance, 401k, sick leave, vacation time, and much more.  Visit

Chipotle Mexican Grill is an equal opportunity employer that values diversity at all levels. As a people-first company rooted in values, our purpose extends beyond serving nutritious food using real ingredients. It means hiring world-class individuals and fostering a culture that champions diversity, ensures equity, and celebrates inclusion. All qualified applicants, regardless of personal characteristics, are encouraged to apply.

Qualified applicants with disabilities may be entitled to reasonable accommodation under the terms of the Americans with Disabilities Act and/or certain state or local laws. Please contact if you need assistance or an accommodation due to a disability.

Primary Location: Ohio - Columbus - 8890 - 500 Neil Ave-(08890)

Work Location:
8890 - 500 Neil Ave-(08890)
500 Neil Ave
Columbus 43215

Job Accounting and Finance Job Posting Jan. 03, 2023 Job Number 22037308

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