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Accounting Manager


Accounting Manager','99850','May 7, 2018','Pennsylvania-Denver','','!*!POSITION PURPOSE: 

The Distribution Center Accounting Manager provides professional accounting and financial analysis support for the Distribution Center management and operational areas.  Under the direction of the Controller, this position directs and supervises accounting activities and transactions, financial close, reporting analytics, projections, and office services for the Distribution Center.  Gathers, organizes, and analyzes information in the completion of both routine and special assignments under varying amounts of guidance and direction.  This role will interface with all levels of the Company in addressing financial questions, results, variances and procedures.  Supervises and develops accounting staff.


Ensure accurate and timely preparation of financial records in accordance with company policy and GAAP

Guide transactional processing to include Accounts Payable, Accounts Receivable, and Payroll as applicable

Work closely with Controller in the preparation and distribution of daily, weekly, period, and quarterly financial reporting statements

Complete period balance sheet reconciliation activity to confirm ledger accuracy

Monitor all general ledger activity to confirm accuracy of postings and promptly respond to any changes deemed necessary

Review expense payments including purchase card activity to confirm accuracy, procedures, and approval controls are adhered to

Ensure capital expenditures are properly controlled and accounted for and savings investment projects validated

Oversee the maintenance of Distribution Center financial records

Interpret and analyze financial reports and prepare recommendations concerning operation results to General Manager and Director and Senior Director, Supply Chain Finance

Interact with operational department managers regarding budget activity and actual results

Routinely collaborate with retail and distribution management and provide information and assistance as required

Provide ad/hoc reporting as requested by Controller or operational management areas

Perform Distribution Center analyses and studies for projects as required including all major outside wholesalers

Establish and maintain accounting policies to affect adequate accounting controls to safeguard Company assets

Coordinate all budgeting and forecasting activities for the distribution center.

Interface with the corporate and retail finance departments to coordinate the accounting and financial analysis activities of the Distribution Center.

Partner with Inventory Control area on financial controls and associated reporting of activity

Communicate with vendors to answer questions and provide back up to payment and deduction activity where needed

Develop staff members for future opportunities and as potential position succession alternatives



Education Level: 

4-year college degree in Finance or Accounting required, MBA and/or CPA preferred

Experience Level:

Minimum 5-years experience in accounting, planning, reporting and analysis experience with a Fortune 500 Company

At least 2-years experience in a manager or supervisory role

Major consumer products or distribution industry experience preferred


Skills and Experiences:

Ability to think strategically and identify/execute appropriate action plans

Strong analytical and investigative research skills

Strong understanding of inventory system and how it relates to financial reports

Strong supervisory skills and ability to work with and through others to achieve desired results

Excellent project management and resource prioritization skills

Ability to develop realistic timelines and deliver results

Strong analytical skills to develop business proposals, including NPV and IRR analysis and experience in new business development, productivity analysis

Strong computer skills including Word, Excel, Access PowerPoint, and Essbase

High degree of initiative and results orientation

Must excel in a fast-paced, high volume production operation with tight deadlines and high customer service expectations

Excellent oral and written communication skills and ability to manage multiple priorities

Good interpersonal skills and desire to be a team player


TRAVEL REQUIREMENTS:  Less than 10% travel.


Work typically performed in a temperature-controlled environment

Uses calculators, keyboards, telephone and other office equipment in the course of a normal workday


The above statements are intended to describe the general nature and level of work being performed by employees assigned to this job classification. They are not intended to be construed as an exhaustive list of all responsibilities and skills required of personnel so classified.

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24 days 17 hours ago



Accounting Manager SUPERVALU INC. - Denver, PA, United States


Location: Denver, PA

Company Profile:
SUPERVALU® is a grocery industry leader, serving customers through more than 3,400 owned, licensed, franchised and affiliated stores across the country. Our roots are in supply chain and wholesale distribution; in subsequent years we’ve grown to include traditional and hard discount grocery retail formats. Today we proudly provide millions of customers with the best products on the shelves: national brands and our high-quality and affordable private label products. Superior service, engrained in our culture, sets us apart from the competition and provides the experience our customers expect.