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Accounting Lead

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



Position Summary:

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 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 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: Accounting, Bank, Banking, Accounts Receivable, Finance

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