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Licensing Specialist

Licensing Specialist

Requisition ID 
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


Duties and Responsibilities

·   Obtaining and maintaining all licenses for assigned states.   Researches, coordinates, prepares, processes and remits assigned license applications and payments for initial licensing and renewals.  This information including but not limited to, fingerprints, E-911 verification, background checks, Officer and field PII, redacting leases, aerial site plans and surveys, and coordinating with attorneys. Processes assigned property tax payments in the property tax system.

·   Assists with maintenance of various licensing and property tax databases to account for all license jurisdictions, applications and property tax payments.

·   Reviews license and property tax payments for accuracy of charges based on historical and/or third party data.

·   Researches and resolves license and property tax notices and issues.

·   Coordinates and advises Field Operations on required licenses for new and relocating stores.

·   Assists with or participates in special projects and other assignments as needed or required.  May assist with property tax audits, business license audits, EBT, electronic funds transfer (EFT) and unclaimed property as directed.



Knowledge, Skills and Abilities 

·   Good organizational, planning, complex data analytical, and proactive prioritizing skills to maintain and meet stringent deadlines


·   Ability to work proficiently with word processing, spreadsheet, and database applications


·   Ability to interact with government jurisdictions and other departments to obtain relevant information


·   Ability to communicate effectively both verbally and in written form


·   Ability to work independently, in groups and in gray areas


·   Ability to review data, break down critical decision points, and effectively communicate any challenges areas


Work Experience and/or Education


·   High school diploma or equivalent required.


·   One year licensing or office experience preferred. 


·   Proven ability to handle multiple priorities in a fast paced environment and basic knowledge of general office accounting preferred.


Our Benefits Package


·   Health, dental, vision and life insurance

·   Long term disability

·   Accidental Death and Dismemberment insurance

·   Company matched 401(k)

·   Paid vacation

·   On site child care, ATM, cafeteria and fitness facility

·   Free covered parking

·   Fun, values centered work atmosphere

·   Corporate casual dress






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