Accountant (Oahu)

Nov 03 2021
Job Description

At HFA, our company culture is built on a foundation of respect, diversity, commitment and partnership. We are a locally owned food distributor, in business nearly 20 years that specializes in highly perishable foods sourced locally and from the West Coast United States.  HFA services clubs, grocers, retailers and convenience stores throughout the Hawaiian Islands. We offer free healthcare for our Team Members (and partial subsidy for family members).

We are seeking creative problem solvers who are excited to grow with us! The position performs a range of accounting duties and will evolve into performing financial analysis responsibilities. The ideal candidate will have GL accounting background and experience in manufacturing or warehouse industries.


  • Perform duties and assignments as directed within the accounting department.
  • Maintain financial statements for multiple entities.
  • Perform monthly reconciliations and journal entries.
  • Planning, studying and collecting data to determine costs of business activity such as raw material purchases, inventory, and labor.
  • Performing HFA cost accounting.
  • Perform financial analysis and forecasting after the position has evolved.
  • Focus on developing and maintaining effective budgets and costs associated with an organization’s operations.
  • Seek out inefficiencies, including analyzing and evaluating logistics and suppliers.


  • Excellent communication skills.
  • Critical thinking skills to approach and solve problems.
  • Ability to work independently and collaborate with other staff members.
  • Ability to work in a fast-paced environment.
  • Bachelor’s degree in Accounting or related degree preferred.
  • General Ledger accounting background preferred.
  • Manufacturing or Warehouse industry background preferred.
  • 3+ years of related experience.


  • Competitive Pay
  • On the Job Training
  • Free Healthcare
  • 401(k) Plan
  • Paid every Friday
  • Paid Time Off
  • Flexible Spending Account
  • Employee Assistance Program
  • Weekly Food Giveaway
  • Employee Discounts (e.g. Gym membership, Cellular service, Legal Assistance plan)

In case you were wondering, here’s a little bit about HFA:   We provide the staples (e.g., baked goods, fresh milk & eggs) and a variety of quality products to our customers throughout Hawaii - the leading clubs, grocers and retailers.  Come join our company and keep Hawaii fed.

HFA has a dedicated Health Team and is committed to a safe and healthy work environment. We continuously monitor the evolving and dynamic threat posed by COVID and its variants and make policy and operational adjustments accordingly in an effort to protect your health and wellbeing.