About Shopko


Founded in 1962 and headquartered in Green Bay, Wisconsin, Shopko Stores Operating Co., LLC operates 363 stores in 24 states throughout the Central, Western and Pacific Northwest regions. Retail formats include 131 Shopko stores, providing quality name-brand merchandise, great values, pharmacy and optical services in small to mid-sized cities; 5 Shopko Express Rx stores, a convenient neighborhood drugstore concept; 5 Shopko Pharmacy locations; and 222 Shopko Hometown stores, a smaller concept store developed to meet the needs of smaller communities.




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Shopko - Green Bay, Wisconsin

Posted: 08/30/2018

External Job PostingPOSITION SUMMARY:
Oversee the billing, accounting, and collection process for vendor allowances.  Provides vendor allowance reporting to Merchants and Finance departments.  Completes month-end entries, deferral calculations, payback investigation and documentation, account reconciliations, monitoring and approving of Vendor Allowance Worksheets and Vendor Contracts.  Supervises direct reports.
DUTIES & RESPONSIBILITIES:                                                           
Manages the life cycle accounting of Vendor Funding

  • Key point of contacts with merchant team and vendors for vendor allowances
  • Oversee the approval of vendor funding contracts ensuring they are properly completed and that required signatures and support is provided
  • Supervises the month accrual of contracts
  • Investigates vendor requests for paybacks of billed vendor allowances and determines if repayment is appropriate
  • Approves new vendor set up forms, partner with merchants to ensure vendor changes are communicated timely and that proper vendor set up is maintained
  • Supervises the application of checks, import payments and credit memos to open claims
  • Monitors aged vendor allowance receivables
  Period End Close and Related Reporting
  • Provides weekly, monthly and YTD reporting for Merchants and management
  • Completes necessary journal entries to record vendor allowances and deferrals
  • Reconcile various vendor allowance related balance sheet accounts. 
  • Identify process improvement opportunities and drive positive change.
  • Maintain an effective control environment for Shopko by taking ownership over and being accountable for control activities assigned to you as a control owner
  • Communicate timely any issues that impact your controls from operating effectively to support accurate financial reporting
  • Support internal and external auditors’ documentation requests including timely follow-up and resolution of any issues or questions.
  • Ensure that evidence of control activity is retained and job specific policies and producers are updated timely.
  • Oversee general accounting team, providing leadership and coaching
  • Helps teammates with issues they may encounter in their daily work
  • Provides training to new teammates and provide cross training to teammates in various functions
  • Prepares and updates the vendor funding manual
  • Four year Degree in Accounting/Finance or equivalent work experience
  • Minimum 1-2 years of Accounting experience (Retail accounting experience-desired)
  • Strong working knowledge of  Microsoft Office (Word, Excel, & Access)
  • Strong organizational skills
  • Strong verbal and written communication skills
  • Strong attention to detail
  • Ability to prioritize
  • Ability to understand, follow and give written and verbal instructions
  • Ability to effectively supervise teammates
Company Overview 
We provide general merchandise, Pharmacy, and Optical services in our store formats of Shopko, Shopko Hometown, and Shopko Express.  At Shopko, we understand what matters to our customers.  Our stores are designed to be simple, clean, and welcoming, not overwhelming.  We offer the essentials our customers need and the brands they trust at a fair price.  Shopko, the Stuff that counts. 

Shopko offers a professional team-oriented work environment, career advancement opportunities, competitive wages, and a comprehensive benefits package! Must be legally authorized to work in country of employment without sponsorship for employment visa status. Shopko is an Equal Opportunity Employer functioning under an Affirmative Action Plan m/f/d/v. 

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