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Accounting/Finance Coordinator

Company: Safeway Inc-001
Location: Tracy
Posted on: January 12, 2022

Job Description:

Safeway is working to become the favorite food and drug retailer in every market it serves. The organization includes 2,230 stores, 27 distribution facilities and 19 manufacturing plants with over 250,000 employees across 34 states and the District of Columbia. The company has supermarkets across the country that include: Albertsons, Safeway, Vons, Pavilions, Randalls, Tom Thumb, Carrs, ACME, Jewel-Osco, Lucky, Shaw's, Star Market, Super Saver, United Supermarkets, Market Street and Amigos.

The Supply Chain Department has an opening for an Accounting/Finance Coordinator. This position is located in Tracy, CA.

Key Responsibilities include, but are not limited to:

  • Monitor all general ledger activity to confirm accuracy and promptly respond to any changes deemed necessary
  • Review daily system reports to confirm system activity is being reflected accurately for financial reporting requirements
  • Complete ad/hoc reporting and requests by Accounting Manager, Controller, or operational management
  • Complete and distribute daily/weekly reports to include: Service level, gross profit, inventory turns, progress, and labor reports
  • Provide analytical support to management on projects and value-added improvement initiatives.
  • Prioritize and manage multiple projects simultaneously, following through on issues in a timely manner.
  • Execute role in annual budgeting and periodic forecasting activities for the distribution center
  • Prepare general ledger journal entries as needed and complete financial accruals
  • Partner with Inventory Control area on financial controls and associated reporting of activity
  • Execute quarterly SOX audits
  • Identify variances from actual trends and planned/forecasted results, creating actionable steps to course-correct and prepare presentations
    Qualifications:
    • Bachelor's degree in Finance, Accounting, or related quantitative field. MBA and/or CPA a plus
    • Minimum 4+ years of experience in data analysis, financial modeling, finance, accounting, or related fields with a Fortune 500 Company
    • Consumer products or distribution industry experience preferred
    • Ability to identify, prioritize, and solve problems using analytical frameworks to streamline the process. Capability to identify and execute corrective action.
    • Strong analytical and investigative research skills; ability to analyze, interpret, and report on large financial data sets
    • Strong understanding of accounting principles
    • Strong data-mining skills and statistical software expertise (e.g. snowflake analytical data SQL warehouse, Excel, visual analytics, Oracle, PowerBI, other business intelligence) and ability to interpret results
    • Flexible self-starter who can work well within various situations (from well-defined to unstructured) and proactively identify business improvement areas
    • Possess good communication skills, both oral and written, and have the ability to interact with all levels of management from executives to staff to business partners
    • Ability to work collaboratively with and through others to achieve desired results
    • Customer service focused, organized, and able to work independently as well as lead/supervise
    • Excellent project management and resource prioritization skills. Ability to develop realistic timelines and deliver results
    • Strong understanding of inventory system and how it relates to financial reports
    • Good interpersonal skills and desire to be a team player
    • Excellent presentation skills; able to present complex issues in a simple, succinct manner
    • Advanced PC skills in MS Office (Excel, Word, PowerPoint for data manipulation, analysis and charting), including Essbase/Smartview

Keywords: Safeway Inc-001, Tracy , Accounting/Finance Coordinator, Accounting, Auditing , Tracy, California

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