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Staff Accountant

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



Position Summary:

Serve as the subject matter expert in a designated area of the Regional Accounting Service Center. Provide leadership support to the Director of Finance and the Assistant Controllers by leading special projects, and assist with day to day operations in department. Role model and demonstrate the company's core values of respect, honesty, integrity, diversity, inclusion and safety of others.

Essential Job Functions:

  • Maintain all balance sheet accounts: activation, assignment, descriptions, etc.
  • Maintain all profit and loss accounts: activation, impact on allocations, descriptions
  • Maintain master file of allocation events and assist as needed in creating, modifying events
  • Serve as liaison for Kroger and Price Waterhouse Cooper audit teams, making sure discussions on issues include department manager and Area Manager as well as clerk involved
  • Verify Sarbanes Oxley narratives are updated and spreadsheet reviews are updated
  • Account flux - balance sheet for certain departments and profit and loss for all departments
  • Account analysis for problem/high profile areas. Utilize graphing/trending
  • Audit and/or coordinate with managers on audits of all accounts timely
  • Follow-up/resolve out of balance accounts, reconciling items, un-reconciled accounts, aging of unbilled accounts; communicate finding to area managers
  • Conduct training on account balancing for all levels and conduct accounting orientation for new hires
  • Assist in establishing accounting process or reconciliation for new programs or new ledger accounts
  • Assist assistant controller with projects and inquiries
  • Fill in as needed for managers or key leadership positions within departments during a lengthy absence
  • Must be able to perform the essential functions of this position with or without reasonable accommodation

Minimum Position/Education Qualifications:

  • Minimum of five years Kroger Accounting experience
  • Knowledge of Microsoft Office Suite and Business Objects
  • Proven analytical skills
  • Exceptional leadership and management skills and ability to motivate, develop, and inspire a team while creating an empowered organization
  • Ability to work effectively and cooperatively with others; establish/maintain good working relationships
  • 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
  • Ability to establish a course of action for self and others to ensure that work is completed efficiently and in line with the department's objectives
  • Ability to maintain stable performance under pressure or opposition (such as time pressure or job ambiguity); handling stress in a manner that is acceptable to others and to the organization
  • Ability to set high standards of performance for self and others; assuming 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
  • 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
  • Ability to travel independently

Desired Previous Job Experience/Qualifications:

  • Level 16 Coordinator
  • Shared service accounting center or audit experience


Education Level: High School Diploma/ GED Required
Required Travel: Up to 25%
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||  Exempt || Employee || Accounting || None || Kroger || 37214 || 2620 Elm Hill Pike || Nashville || TNPosting Notes:  

Nearest Major Market: Nashville

Job Segment: Accounting, Finance

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