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Inventory Accounting Supervisor

Inventory Accounting Supervisor

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

General Summary:

This position supervises and oversees the functions of the Inventory Support Department. The department processes over 8 million invoices annually. The supervisor maintains communication between outside vendors and internal departments to prevent discrepancies in payments. Inventory Support processes discrepancies on drop ship invoices between stores and vendors. The supervisor works closely with Merchandising to insure that the correct information is set up for all current and future vendors in order to prevent missed discounts and to insure timely payment of invoices. This position also oversees the PIAA system which processes all HHT scanner transactions from the stores. Various reports are available from this system that shows missing documents. To prevent shrink at store level, phone calls are generated to store to request copies of missing transactions. This position monitors the work load and the process improvements for both the PIAA and Drop Ship system.


Duties & Responsibilities:

  1. Supervise & provide assistance as needed for the following job functions:                                     
    • Processing and assisting with drop ship invoice payments & discrepancy corrections
    • Processing HHT Inventory Adjustments for stores
    • Vendor relations for all drop ship vendors concerning discrepancies or unpaid invoices
  2. Answer questions and resolve problems for stores and other field personnel concerning transaction sheets, drop shipments, HHT adjustments, etc.                                                                                                          
  3. Record and monitor employee productivity and attendance to ensure departmental efficiency    
  4. Provide reporting on unacknowledged transfers and drop ship acknowledgement to the Field and internal departments
  5. Process Inventory adjustments that are necessary through transaction generators                   
  6. Answer questions or enter PIAA documents and drop ship invoices to alleviate unnecessary reconciling issues for Inventory Reconciliation.
  7. Maintain current written procedures for all processes done within the department                     
  8. Interview and assist with hiring all new directly assigned personnel. Conduct annual reviews for all directly assigned personnel.                                                               
  9. Perform special projects as assigned by management.  




Knowledge & Skills:


  • Ability to communicate effectively in order to maintain a relationship with vendors and internal departments (verbal and written)
  • Ability to analyze department procedures in order to recommend improvements
  • Ability to effectively monitor and develop team members to ensure productivity of department
  • Ability to be team player
  • Knowledge of accounting principles
  • Analytical and strong problem solving skills
  • Strong organizational skills
  • Ability to multitask
  • Knowledge of Excel, Access and Word
  • Strong Customer Service Skills

Work Experience and/or Education:


Bachelor’s degree with an emphasis in accounting, finance or other business related field is preferred. A degree is not required with extensive experience in a related field. Two to three years of supervisory experience or equivalent experience in a fast paced environment and the ability to successfully manage multiple tasks is required. Two to three years retail management experience is a plus. Two to three years supervisory experience in an Accounts Payable environment supervising the review and payment of vendor invoices and/or equivalent experience is required.




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