Giant Eagle Supermarkets

About Giant Eagle Supermarkets


Job Category:

Accounting and Finance


United States

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Position Type:

Full Time

Sr. Accountant

Giant Eagle Supermarkets - Pittsburgh, Pennsylvania

Posted: 11/18/2018

About Us

Giant Eagle Inc., ranked 36 on Forbes magazine's largest private corporations list, is one of the nation's largest food retailers and distributors with approximately \\$9.5 billion in annual sales. Founded in 1931, Giant Eagle, Inc. has grown to be the number one supermarket retailer in the region with more than 420 stores throughout western Pennsylvania, north central Ohio, northern West Virginia, Maryland and Indiana.

Giant Eagle was previously named America's Second Harvest Regional Retailer of the Year for its support of local food banks, and also actively supports numerous community events, the United Way, Children's Hospital, Race For The Cure and other non-profit organizations. The company also has created education initiatives such as Apples For The Students, which has provided millions of dollars in computer equipment, software and other classroom learning tools for local schools and the Be A Smart Shopper school nutrition program. Further information can be found at

Position Summary

Supervise, develop and lead two team members in the Independent Store Accounting team focusing on the Independent Store business. Ensure that the financial information to the Independent Store owners is in-line with current GAAP guidance. Supervise, prepare and review accurate and timely financial information for Retail Development, Store owners and Tax Accountants monthly. Provides accounting leadership and support to Retail Development, Store Owners and Tax Accountant.

Job Responsibilities

  • Supervise, coordinate, and oversee the development and performance of two team members, focusing on the Independent Store business. Manage direct reports by reviewing completed work as necessary, assisting in the resolution of problems that arise and performing annual reviews.
  • Supervise the Independent Store general ledgers ensuring financial accuracy, timely balance sheet reconciliation and proper journal entry support.
  • 3Supervise the monthly closing process for the Independent Store business by analyzing, interpreting and preparing accurate and timely financial information.
  • Provide accounting support to Retail Development, Store Owners and Tax Accountants. Serve as an accounting resource for projects, issues, and questions.
  • Supervise and assist with special projects and analyses as directed by the immediate supervisor to meet requirements.
  • Lead the active review of Independent Store Accounting functions to ensure the efficient and effective operation of the team's processes and goals.
  • Prepare and review all stores proformas
  • Assist other Team Members in the department, as needed, to ensure efficient operation of the department.
  • Visit stores to review financial statements with owners and store managers.
  • Little or no financial or budgetary responsibility Amount of Budgetary Responsibility: \\$0
  • Supervision of team members within an area or section of a department.

Education and Training Required

  • Bachelors Degree Accounting

Experience Required

  • 3 to 5 years

Experience Desired

  • Supervisory experience desired

Competencies Required

  • Adaptability
  • Customer Focused
  • Gets Things Done
  • Interpersonal Skills
  • Problem Solving
  • Respect for Self and Others
  • Analytical
  • Composure
  • Computer Skills
  • Conflict Resolution
  • Continuous Learner
  • Mentoring
  • Numeric Computation/Reporting
  • Open to Feedback
  • Presentation & Verbal Communic
  • Talent Assessment/Interviewing
  • Technical (specific to job)
  • Written Communication

Work Environment

  • Normal office environment

Physical requirements

Equipment Used

  • Calculator
  • Computer
  • Copier
  • Fax Machine
  • Printer
  • Telephone

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