Shopko

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.

 

 

Country:

United States

Postal Code:

54229

Approximate Salary:

Not Specified

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Senior Accountant- Vendor Funding

Shopko - Green Bay, Wisconsin

Posted: 08/29/2018

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POSITION SUMMARY:
Partners with the VP Controller, Director, Corporate Accounting and Manager, General and Technical Accounting in preparing management and external reports. Shares responsibility for managing and maintaining the General Ledger system. Completes the accounting, journal entries and reconciliations for complex accounts. Oversees sales reconciliation and posting, gross margin and related items. Assists in technical accounting projects as assigned.
 
DUTIES & RESPONSIBILITIES:
Period End Close and Related Reporting
Prepares journal entries, reconciliations and analysis related to exit and disposal activities
Analyzes accrued expenses for accuracy and performs related reconciliations
Prepares journal entries, reconciliations and analysis related to right of return and vendor penalty reserves
Completes various additional account reconciliations including accrued income and accounts receivable
Submits detailed reporting schedules to management on a monthly basis
Assists in preparation of quarterly external financial reporting including preparation of face financial statements and supporting footnotes
Prepares and reviews various transactional journal entries during month end close
Completes schedules to be included in monthly external bank reporting
Performs supplemental ad-hoc requests to support month end close process and related reporting
 
General Ledger System Duties
Oversees the addition and inactivation of accounts in the General Ledger
Ensures nightly report requirements are completed
Ensures reports are run daily as requested by functional areas
Oversees the maintenance of utility tables in the General Ledger to ensure accuracy of reports
Ensures allocations of monthly expenses are executed properly
Ensures General Ledger system reconciles to our Hyperion reporting system on a monthly basis
 
Other Responsibilities
Oversees the reconciliation and reporting of sales and margin
Supports the post-audit team, providing reports and accounting guidance as needed
Manages process for monthly reporting of operational metrics to management
Assists in the completion of monthly forecasting process by providing relevant inputs
Completes other ad-hoc projects as needed, including implementation of new accounting standards such as revenue recognition and lease accounting
Maintains an effective control environment for Shopko by taking ownership over and being accountable for control activities assigned as a control owner
Communicates timely any issues that impact controls from operating effectively to support accurate financial reporting
Ensure that evidence of control activity is retained and job specific policies and procedures are updated timely
 
Partner with External Auditors
Supports internal and external auditors’ documentation requests including timely follow-up and resolution of any issues or questions
Coordinates process around quarterly revenue point-of-sale testing 
 
MINIMUM KNOWLEDGE, EXPERIENCE & SKILLS REQUIREMENTS:
Bachelor Degree in Accounting
CPA certification or CPA eligible
Three plus years overall accounting experience, with Big 4 accounting experience on Fortune 500 retail clients preferred
One plus years of formal or informal leadership, coaching and developing others
Strong technical GAAP accounting knowledge
Prior experience in SEC Reporting preferred
Understanding of GAAP research tools and the FASB codification
Superior teamwork and interpersonal skills
Strong communication skills, both written and oral
Strong analytical and conceptual skills, and attention to detail
Ability to organize, prioritize workload, and consistently meet deadlines
Ability to be a team player, flexible, friendly, congenial, and enthusiastic
Ability to thrive in a fast-paced environment
Competent with Microsoft Office, to include proficiency in Excel, Word, and Access
Experience with Hyperion or another reporting

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!
 
If you are accessing this posting from another website, please submit an application at www.shopko.com/careers.  
 
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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