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Accounts Receivables Accounting Lead- Analyst Cash Applications

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



Position Summary:

Responsible for analyzing cash-inflow activities for the Accounts Receivable Department. Will serve as a conduit to identify opportunities for improvement regarding the accuracy, timeliness, and efficiency of collecting and applying cash. Role model and demonstrate the company’s core values of respect, honesty, integrity, diversity, inclusion and safety of others.

Essential Job Functions:

  • Analyze the department workflows (including cash application and collections) in an effort to reduce outstanding receivables and identify causes for non-payment
  • Conduct timely research and analysis for disputed items, deductions, and over/short payments
  • Examine department Internal Controls for compliance with SOX requirements
  • Review and approve bad debt exclusions/adjustments
  • Analyze department balance sheets including periodic static balances and quarterly flux reviewsRecommend sustainable process improvements using an analytical approach
  • Balance assigned accounts
  • Assist department coordinator and management with special projects as needed
  • Monitor department customer service support telephone number and group electronic mailboxes
  • 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 organizationProven ability to set high standards of performance; assume responsibility and accountability for successfully completing assignments or tasks; self-imposing standards of excellence rather than having standards imposed
  • 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 verbal 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
  • Strong working knowledge of company accounting systems

Desired Previous Job Experience:

  • Collections


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

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