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Accounting Lead

Date: Aug 7, 2019

Location: Nashville, TN, US, 37214

Company: Kroger

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



Position Summary:

Review, audit, approve, negotiate or deny all common area maintenance, real estate property insurance, and percentage payments ("Real Estate Expenditures") to Landlords and 3rd Party owners. Responsible for the payment of Expenditures in accordance with the terms of our Leases or Reciprocal Easement Agreements. Review and abstract legal documents pertaining to payables and ensure that our Real Estate Management Database portrays our responsible payments, prorata shares, and historical payments. Role model and demonstrate the company's core values of respect, honesty, integrity, diversity, inclusion and safety of others.

Essential Job Functions:

Ÿ Review, audit, approve or deny Real Estate Expenditures bills timely and in accordance with the provisions of our Real Estate legal documents.

Ÿ Communicate with Landlords and 3rd Party shopping center owners, negotiating disputes with our Landlords while also maintaining positive working relationships.

Ÿ Approve bills and monitor payments through a workflow approval process using Real Estate Management. Facilitate a timely approval process by the Manager as well as the Divisions, and/or addressing questions or problems along the way.

Ÿ Maintain Real Estate Management database accurately to portray our stores obligations for payment of Real Estate Expenditures.

Ÿ Work with Divisions to ensure that unforeseen variances in Real Estate Expenditures payments are known and qualified at the Division level.

Ÿ Assist the Manager in creating, reviewing and utilizing meaningful reports consisting of historical Real Estate Expenditures data, and use reports to monitor, anticipate trends in payments, as well as understand if we are seeing fair prices across the board.

Ÿ Implement an internet portal that our Landlords/3rd Parties can deliver bills catalogued directly to our Real Estate Management Database

Ÿ Assist the Manager in determining and executing upon other creative best practices in this payables area in order to reduce our overall cost or time spent auditing these bills.

Ÿ Assist in preparation of quarterly performance budgets and variance reports for Divisions and G.O. Real Estate.

Ÿ Verify that our communications, bill payments other written correspondence in this area are digitized on Content Manager and stored in accordance with our Company's record retention policies.

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

Minimum Position/Education Qualifications:

  • Understanding of Real Estate legal documents and basic accounting functions
  • Requires good judgment and ability to negotiate favorable outcomes while respecting others.
  • Ability to work with outside vendors and outside contacts.
  • Excellent follow-up and follow-through skills
  • 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.
  • Working knowledge of Microsoft Office Suite.

Desired Previous Job Experience:

  • 3-4 years of administrative experience in real estate environment, preferably with experience in auditing and paying Real Estate Expenditures in accordance with legal document provisions.


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

Regions: South


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 customers in 2,782 retail food stores under a variety of local banner names in 35 states.  Our Family of Companies also operates 2,268 pharmacies, 274 fine jewelry stores, 1,489 supermarket fuel centers and 38 food production plants in the United States.  Kroger is dedicated to our Purpose: to Feed the Human Spirit™ by serving America through food inspiration and uplift and 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.


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