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Accounting Assistant

Company Name: Kroger
Position Type: Employee
FLSA Status: Non-Exempt



Position Summary:

This person will be responsible for reconciling payroll related accounts for multiple Kroger divisions. The accounts will be reconciled utilizing Kermit, JDE, Infopac reports, Business Objects, ReconNet, and the general ledger. This person will communicate with the payroll processing clerks, auditors, controllers, and other division personnel. Additional duties will include making journal entries, additional period close functions, research outstanding issues, and other miscellaneous duties and projects as assigned.

Role model and demonstrate the company's core values of respect, honesty, integrity, diversity, inclusion and safety of others.

Essential Job Functions:

  • Prepare period-end account reconciliations.
  • Post weekly/period journal entries to general ledger to record un-posted transactions, recurring or accrual entries, or correct account balances.
  • Use third party documentation to verify accuracy of general ledger postings.
  • Communicate with division and payroll personnel regarding operational or other changes that would impact accounting entries.
  • Assist division and payroll personnel with questions on accounts.
  • Must be able to perform the essential functions of this position with or without reasonable accommodation.

Minimum Position Qualifications:

  • Ability to work within strict deadlines.
  • Ability to recognize, research, and resolve accounting errors.
  • Ability to make sound decisions with a monetary impact.
  • Strong analytical and problem-solving skills.
  • Good written and verbal communication skills. Must be able to effectively communicate with all levels of management, division, and store personnel.
  • Self-motivated and able to perform job responsibilities with minimal supervision.
  • Good computer and 10-key skills
  • Advanced Excel skills.
  • Detail-oriented and well organized.
  • Ability to work well with others.
  • Overtime as needed to meet deadlines; possible late evenings and weekends during period and quarter close and reconciliation weeks.
  • Physical ability to access all necessary files.

Desired Previous Job Experience/Qualifications:

  • Successful completion of college level Accounting 1 and 2 strongly desired
  • General knowledge and work experience with the account reconciliation process preferred.


Education Level: None
Required Travel: None
Required Certifications/Licenses: None
Position Type: Full-Time

Regions: Midwest




Jobs at Kroger Accounting Services: At KASH, we service Kroger’s internal customers in accounting and human resource functions.  We perform accounting functions for Kroger’s Supermarket and Convenience Store Fuel Centers, Third Party Pharmacies, and Kroger’s private label charge card. In our Human Resource Shared Services Center, we support the Kroger divisions with payroll processing, garnishments, leave of absence, time and attendance, and interpreting contracts into our database.  We also staff an imaging center where we digitize all paper files for the company.  We employ over 300 associates at KASH, and offer competitive wages, benefits, and room for career advancement.


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 advancement.


 Posting Notes:  KS || Hutchinson || 2700 E 4Th Ave || 67501 || Kroger || None || Accounting; Kroger Support Center; Shared Services || Employee || Non-Exempt || Full-Time || None 

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