DOLLAR GENERAL

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Direct Store Delivery Payables Manager

Direct Store Delivery Payables Manager

Requisition ID 
2017-149751
Location 
US-TN-GOODLETTSVILLE
Category  
Finance and Accounting

Company Overview

At Dollar General, our customer is at the center of everything we do! We are a fast-moving Fortune 200 publicly-traded company with more than 14,000 stores and 14 distribution centers in 44 states, growing by hundreds of stores each year. We work in an energetic atmosphere that embraces innovation and teamwork. At Dollar General, you can see a clear and fast path to career growth and success. We are committed to attracting talented and motivated people who can advance our mission of "Serving Others." Let's Grow Together!

Job Details

General Summary:

Responsible for the management of the inventory support and beer and wine teams. Ensures the timely and accurate payment of direct store delivery (DSD) vendor invoices and the accuracy of other physical inventory accounting adjustments.

Duties and Responsibilities:            

  • Manages the drop ship, store-vendor delivered and scan-based trading payment processes including store invoicing and credits, vendor chargebacks, vendor payments, statement reviews, and post audit processes. Continues to monitor new vendor activity to maintain high level of electronically delivered invoices, minimize pricing discrepancies and other non-compliance issues.
  • Manages the beer and wine payment process (and other immediate pay products) to ensure timely payment and reconciliation to inventory transactions. Communicates with vendors to ensure regulatory compliance, resolution of non-approved immediate pay products, and other non-compliance issues.
  • Provides financial expertise and support in the design, testing and completion of information systems to ensure successful implementation and desired results. Identifies and advocates for projects that will provide an appropriate return on investment, reduce financial and operational risks, and/or improve departmental capabilities.
  • Acts as a conduit of information and partners with merchants, vendors, and field management. Provides data and works through concerns ensuring that they have the information they need.
  • Manages direct and indirect reports to include hiring, coaching and development, and performance.

Qualifications

Knowledge and Skills:

  • Intermediate or higher level ability to utilize Microsoft Office word processing, spreadsheet, presentation, and database skills
  • Ability to communicate (written and verbal) in common language to facilitate transfer of knowledge as well as proficiency presenting information to large groups
  • Basic understanding of accounting terms and concepts including journal entries, reconciliations, and controls
  • Ability to independently analyze large amounts of data and summarize into a meaningful format including statistical modeling and trend and exception analysis
  • Ability to work with others on a common goal while also ensuring that projects meet financial requirements; ability to work in a fast-paced, dynamic and team-oriented environment
  • Ability to step into the details when necessary and assist in resolving issues
  • Ability to effectively manage multiple time-sensitive projects to desired results
  • Basic understanding of retail operations, physical inventory processes and inventory controls

Work Experience and/or Education:

Bachelor’s degree in accounting, finance or general business required. Four to six years of progressive payables experience, with a minimum of two years retail drop ship delivery payables experience.  Two years supervisory experience.  Knowledge of Lawson GL, WebFocus and 1010data is a plus.

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