Managed a good team of 6 who all owned their jobs. Learned a good deal of hands on accounting with responsibilities that included journals, reconciliations, rent accounting, audits.
There was very little turnover in the accounting department as most people enjoyed their jobs and contributed to its success. Over the 7 years I was there, many changes took place from a corporate ownership standpoint, but the accounting department handled each change well.
I learned very specific accounting skills while there that included work with deferred revenue and proper amortization and tracking of prepaid expenses. I personally handled audits from sales tax collection to year end financial.
The culture at Fannie May was pleasant and healthy, with departments involved in planning and executing seasonal office open houses and events.
self motivated workplace
occassional stress from period close requirments