• Licensing Specialist

    Requisition ID
    Finance and Accounting
  • Company Overview

    Dollar General (NYSE: DG) is a Fortune 200 company with more than 15,000 retail locations in 44 states, 15 distribution centers and 130,000 employees that embody our mission of Serving Others each and every day. We work in an energetic atmosphere that embraces innovation, diversity and teamwork, all while keeping our customers and communities at the center of everything we do! At Dollar General, employees have numerous growth and development career opportunities through award-winning training and being part of one of America’s fastest-growing retailers. Apply today and let’s grow together!


    General Summary:

    Obtaining and maintaining all business licenses and related processes including operating licenses, gross receipts calculations, beer and wine, and tobacco licenses. Researches, prepares, files, processes and remits appropriate applications and payments to comply with the rules and regulations as prescribed in each jurisdiction including past due licenses, new licenses, payment batch preparation and verification, maintaining all current licenses, processing of property tax (both real and personal) and reviewing for accuracy. Assist in maintaining various licensing and property tax databases, extensive tracking through specialized spreadsheets, new store research, verification of documents and surveys for licensing, review and redacting of leases to include with various specialized and regulated product applications, preparing and handling of personal information of officers and field personnel. Encouraged to provide recommendations for process improvements.

    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.



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