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Accounts Payable Specialist/C-Store Specialist/Retail Sector/La Plata

Placement Valley
La Plata, Maryland, 20646, United States
$15.18/hour - $18.98/hour
January 23, 2017

About Job

Job title: Accounts Payable Specialist (C-Store Specialist)

Job type: Full Time

Job function: Accounting/Auditing

Industry: Retail

Experience level: Entry level

Education level: Bachelor’s degree

Compensation: $15.18/hour - $18.98/hour

Location: La Plata, MD

Zip code:20646

Skills: data entry, accounts payable, journal entry, reconciliation, Outlook, Excel

Experience required:1 Years

Relocation assistance: No

Visa requirement: Only US citizens and Green card holders

Number of positions:1

Job Description

REPORTS TO: Retail Accounting Supervisor

NORMAL WORK SCHEDULE: The hours and days of work are established as needed by operations and at the direction of management. For this position the hours generally will be 8:00 a.m. – 4:30 p.m. with an unpaid one-half hour lunch, Monday through Friday with over time as determined by operational needs and management.

FORMAL EDUCATION REQUIRED: Reading, mathematical and analytical skills are required for this position but an accounting degree is preferred.

EXPERIENCE REQUIRED: Twelve months’ previous experience in clerical capacity; previous skills using a PC; previous date entry experience a must.

ESSENTIAL FUNCTION: Preparation of various payables related to C-store (c-store eft payments) as well as C-store vendor statement reconciliations.

In order to fulfill the function described above, and employee must be able to accomplish the following tasks with reasonable accommodation:

1.Maintain a high level of service as provided in our corporate philosophy.

2.Verify and prepare weekly C-store EFT settlements payables including core mark.

3.Responsible for verification of all vendor invoices/statements, including related follow up research and monthly vendor statement reconciliations.

4.Responsible for data entry of all vendor invoices/statements.

5.Prepare franchise accounting notification letter for each revenue share location each month.

6.Advises by verbal and/ written communication with Area Managers and Retail Accounting supervisor any discrepancies or improper reporting by c-store location.

7.Work with Franchise Accountant to resolve issues related to C-store inventory adjustments.

8.Performs special projects, accounting and analytical work as requested and in support of the department.

9.Analyze key accounts, such as; cash over/short, drive-offs and cash vendor and lottery/money order commissions on a continual basis so that management may be informed of any problems prior to month end.

Other skills and competencies:

1.Data entry / clerical skills a must

2.Accounts payable, journal entry and reconciliation experience required

3.Proficient skill using Microsoft Office products – primarily Outlook and Excel

4.Excellent written and oral communication skills

5.Must be able to work with high demand workload and against tight deadlines

6.Methodical and pays attention to detail

ENVIRONMENTAL AND PHYSICAL REQUIREMENTS: Position requires the incumbent to work in a climate controlled office environment using standard office equipment including telephone, calculator, photocopy machine, and PC computer, with the ability to utilize server applications. Position will require some standing, stooping and bending to perform routine daily filing. Lifting requirements are restricted to no more than 20 pounds which may be to re-arrange office machines in work area or to lift boxes of archive files for storage or photocopy paper to fill machine.

Job Insight:

• Position is hourly and pays between $15.18 to $18.98

• Position will report into HQ in La Plata.

• Entry level position – reconciliation and journal entry experience required

• Preference will be given to those with Accounting degrees but it’s not a deal breaker if they don’t have it and instead have the experience.

• Heavy work load and must meet demanding deadlines.

• Good communication skills and must be able to work independently.

Company Description

We are a group of dedicated professionals working together to excel at what we do to meet and exceed the expectations of our customers across all of our business lines. Honesty, unwavering integrity and a deep commitment to doing the right thing are the tenets our company was founded on, and today are at the core of all we do. We know that our success is a function of the commitment each employee makes to one another. All of us who work at the Group have the opportunity to grow professionally and work in an environment that meets the needs of our team.

The Group was founded in 1926 and is headquartered in La Plata, Maryland. Our business lines include Food Stores, Oil, and Energy industries, which serve our customers across Delaware, Maryland and Virginia. We are a privately held company that values family, collaboration and dedication.

Why join us?

When you work at The Group, you’ll be part of a team that is about more than just meeting basic needs. We’re passionate about ensuring that our customers are engaged and energized by each and every interaction with a Group team member, and we do this by paying attention to our customers and by taking the time to invest in the well-being of our employees.

That’s why we offer benefits such as paid leave for new mothers and fathers, a 100% tuition reimbursement program, and continuous professional development and technical training for all of our team members.

Mohit Gandhi


Placement Valley

Phone: 702-475-5987