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Accounting Associate

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  • Job
    Junior & Mid Level
  • Accounting & Tax
  • Albuquerque


  • College degree required, preferably in a related field. Specific related courses, licenses or certifications are also acceptable.
  • Must be able to pass a background check, physical, and drug screen.
  • Clean driving record
  • At least 2 years of Accounts Payable experience
  • Wholesale food service distribution experience preferred.
  • Outstanding computer skills, with exceptional day entry (10-key by touch and alpha-numeric) skills
  • Proficiency with Excel specifically the ability to demonstrate competency with VLOOKUP and Pivot Table functions.
  • PeopleSoft experience preferred.
  • Ability to learn and use relevant internal applications.


  • Voucher vendor product invoices for resale, ensuring accuracy, timeliness, and completeness of processing.
  • Maintain Accounts Payable files and records to ensure accurate and efficient invoicing.
  • Perform administrative tasks to ensure proper record-keeping and payment of operating expenditures.
  • Provide various daily, weekly, and monthly reporting to aid the division and other departments in performance tracking.
  • Ability to adapt to a fast-paced environment, train in all functions of the department and provide coverage in all roles in the accounting department including coverage at the front desk.
  • Provide exceptional service to all customers, vendors, and co-workers.
  • Proactively seek efficiencies and areas of improvement.
  • Work with vendors, departments, and sales to manage process credits.
  • Execute vendor bill backs.


What are the primary tasks of an Accounting Associate at Ben E. Keith Company?

The primary tasks of an Accounting Associate at Ben E. Keith Company include monitoring and ensuring quick and efficient handling of invoice processing and payment for inventory purchases and other operating expenditures, voucher vendor product invoices for resale, maintaining accounts payable files and records, providing various reporting, adapting to a fast-paced environment, providing exceptional service to customers and vendors, seeking efficiencies and areas of improvement, and managing process credits with vendors and departments.

What are the job requirements for an Accounting Associate at Ben E. Keith Company?

The job requirements for an Accounting Associate at Ben E. Keith Company include a college degree, preferably in a related field, at least 2 years of accounts payable experience, wholesale food service distribution experience is preferred, outstanding computer skills including proficiency with Excel, PeopleSoft experience is preferred, ability to learn and use relevant internal applications, must be able to pass a background check, physical, and drug screen, and have a clean driving record.

What benefits are offered to employees at Ben E. Keith Company?

Ben E. Keith Company offers a range of benefits to its employees including medical, dental, vision, and life insurance, short and long term disability, 401K with matching contribution, profit-sharing plan, employee assistance program, wellness program, educational assistance program, paid vacation and holidays, and employee credit union.

Is Ben E. Keith an equal employment opportunity employer?

Yes, Ben E. Keith is an equal employment opportunity, affirmative action employer. They are also a VEVRAA Federal Contractor.

Delivering quality since 1906

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Mission & Purpose

Ben E. Keith celebrates over 115 years of distribution excellence in the food and beverage distribution business. Ben E. Keith is a privately held company employing over 6,000 associates. Our values stress a commitment to our employees, as they are our strength and the key to the success – past, present and future. At Ben E. Keith we recognize that our workforce reflects the increasingly diverse nature of our society, and we want to do all we can to take advantage of that diversity with both our external and internal customers. We believe our differences are also our strength, and we want to do all we can to use those strengths to find more creative solutions for the business challenges we face.