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Accounting Assistant-Utilities/Telecom Payables

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



Position Summary:

Responsible for the work of the Utilities department within the Regional Accounting Service Center and for delivery of accurate, timely and efficient accounting services to the retail divisions. Role model and demonstrate the company's core values of respect, honesty, integrity, diversity, inclusion and safety of others.

Essential Job Functions:

Ÿ Balance selected general ledger accounts and provide appropriate detail each period

Ÿ Communicate with controllers, other division personnel, stores, customers/vendors & other departments regarding utilities

Ÿ Follow up with request from division contacts, keeping them informed of any large or unexpected entries that would affect their accounts

Ÿ Analyze reports to for accuracy of accruals and alert division contacts of any possible issues

  • Must be able to perform the essential functions of this position with or without reasonable accommodation

Minimum Position/Education Qualifications:

  • Proficient in Microsoft Word, Excel and 10 key
  • Prepare/complete Journal Entries
  • Research and process rejects daily in Vendor Payment System
  • Research inquiries from vendors and division staff as needed
  • Ability to coordinate and produce results through others in a manner that exemplifies our core values
  • Strong problem solving and troubleshooting skills
  • Demonstrated sound business judgment and the ability to work successfully with all levels of associates, backgrounds, and perspectives
  • Actively identify new areas for learning; regularly create and take advantage of learning opportunities; using newly gained knowledge and skills on the job and learning through their application
  • Ability to take prompt action to accomplish objectives; taking action to achieve goals beyond what is required; being proactive and following up to ensure completion.
  • Proven ability to set high standards of performance for self; assume responsibility and accountability for successfully completing assignments or tasks; self-imposing standards of excellence rather than having standards imposed
  • Highly organized and proficient at multi-tasking.
  • Proven ability to work in a fast-paced, high change environment.
  • Proven ability to maintain confidentiality of files, conversations and documents.
  • Effective verbal and written communication skills, including the ability to clearly express thoughts to others and exchange information.

Desired Previous Job Experience:


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

Regions: Any


Jobs at Kroger Regional Accounting Center (RASC) - Located in Nashville, Tennessee, RASC was formed to provide accounting support to the Kroger family of stores.  Our mission is to provide accurate, timely and efficient accounting services to each Division that we serve.  We offer competitive wages and benefits as well as career advancement opportunities nationwide.  If you are an Accounting professional with a passion for people and a passion for results, please apply online today.


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.


 || Full-Time||  Non-Exempt || Employee || Accounting || None || Kroger || 37214 || 2620 Elm Hill Pike || Nashville || TNPosting Notes:  

Nearest Major Market: Nashville

Job Segment: Accounts Payable, Telecom, Telecommunications, Accounting, Finance, Technology

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