Accounting Lead
  • Nashville, United States
  • 1-800-576-4377
15 Mar 2022
Retail & Wholesale
Accounting and Finance
2-4 Years
Job Description

Responsible for applying check payments from bank lockboxes and balancing receivable accounts accurately, timely and efficiently. Demonstrate the company’s core values of respect, honesty, integrity, diversity, inclusion and safety.

Essential Job Functions:

  • Provide customer service to all internal and external customers
  • Maintain a line of communication with department leadership and management on the overall status of the assigned duties
  • Work with various departments to correct upstream billing issues/duplicate billings
  • Work posting/billing errors daily that load into the Accounts Receivable system
  • Verify cash received through the PNC Bank lockboxes are applied timely and correctly, incoming payments may apply to receivables or various accruals managed primarily by Promotions team
  • Evaluate system/process for improvements/enhancements
  • Linking vendors; or transferring receivables in order to take advantage of company-wide deductions
  • Balance all receivable accounts on a weekly basis; complete all balance sheets for closing
  • Must be able to perform the essential functions of this position with or without reasonable accommodation

Minimum Position/Education Qualifications:

  • Demonstrate sound business judgment, ability to work successfully with all levels of associates, backgrounds, and perspectives maintaining good working relationships
  • Ability to maintain effectiveness when experiencing major changes in work tasks or environment; adjusting effectively to work within new structures, processes, requirements or cultures
  • Ability to take prompt action to accomplish objectives; to achieve goals beyond what is required; being proactive and following up to ensure completion
  • Manage one’s time and resources to ensure that work is completed efficiently, accurately and on a consistent basis
  • Ability to maintain stable performance under pressure or opposition; handle stress in a manner that is acceptable to others and to the organization
  • Self-Starter, highly organized, proficient at multi-tasking with a positive attitude
  • Proven ability to work in a fast-paced, high changing environment
  • Proven ability to maintain confidentiality of files, conversations and documents
  • Effective oral and written communication skills, including the ability to clearly express thoughts to others and exchange information
  • Working knowledge of Microsoft Office Suite
  • Strong analytical, math skills, broad knowledge of accounting best practices and balancing experience
  • Knowledge of Accounts Receivable system, Lockbox application, Vendor Payment Systems and Vendor Book

Desired Previous Job Experience:

  • Accounts Receivable

Education Level: None
Required Certifications/Licenses: None
Position Type: Full-Time 
Shift(s): [[mfield4]]
Regions: South


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Jobs at King Soopers:    The final rate of pay is determined at store level based on prior equivalent work experience. 

To support and reward our hardworking and friendly associates, we offer much more than just a paycheck. We strive to feed your future by offering the ingredients you need to create your own recipe for success at work and in life. Our associates receive a full plate of benefits that promote their physical, emotional and financial well-being, including access to competitive health care and retirement benefits, paid time off, mental health resources, associate discounts and opportunities to learn, grow and advance. Our associates also get to help us make a difference in our communities through our Zero Hunger | Zero Waste and Framework for Action: Diversity, Equity and Inclusion plans. Visit the to learn more about our work in the communities we serve and how our associates help us be a good neighbor.

Below is a list of some of the benefits we offer our associates.

Health & Well-being Benefits:

  • Health care benefits
  • Paid time off such as vacation, sick leave, and parental leave
  • Mental and emotional support resources through our Employee Assistance Program

Financial Benefits:

  • Participation in a 401(k) plan and/or participation in a Taft-Hartley pension fund, subject to certain eligibility requirements
  • Group term life insurance eligible, depending on varying criteria by location and subject to certain eligibility requirements
  • Potentially bonus eligible depending on varying criteria by location
  • Associate discounts

Growth and Development Benefits:

  • Tuition assistance, college scholarships and educational leave of absence, depending on varying criteria by location and subject to certain eligibility requirements
  • Robust internal training and development resources to grow your career

We want the best for associates and our customers, and together, we strive to create a welcoming and engaging environment where you’ll love to work. If you are interested in becoming a valued member of our team, apply now. We look forward to getting to know you!

Company Overview: Kroger Family of Companies employs nearly half a million associates who serve over 11 million customers daily through a seamless shopping experience under a variety of banner names.  At The Kroger Co., we are Fresh for Everyone™ and dedicated to our Purpose: To Feed the Human Spirit®.  We are committed to creating #ZeroHungerZeroWaste communities by 2025.  Careers with The Kroger Co. and our family of companies offer competitive wages, flexible schedules, benefits and room for

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