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Accounting Associate

  • Job
    Full-time
    Junior & Mid Level
  • Accounting & Tax
  • Albuquerque

AI generated summary

  • You must have at least 2 years of accounts payable experience, wholesale food service distribution experience, clean driving record, excellent computer skills including proficiency with Excel, and the ability to learn internal applications such as PeopleSoft.
  • You will process vendor invoices, maintain accounts payable records, provide reports, assist with administrative tasks, deliver exceptional service, and seek efficiencies in a fast-paced accounting environment.

Requirements

  • 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.

Responsibilities

  • 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.

FAQs

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

The primary responsibilities of an Accounting Associate at Ben E. Keith Company include monitoring and processing vendor product invoices for resale, maintaining Accounts Payable files, providing reporting for performance tracking, adapting to a fast-paced environment, providing coverage for all roles in the accounting department, delivering exceptional customer service, seeking efficiencies and areas of improvement, managing process credits with vendors, and executing vendor bill backs.

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

The job requirements for an Accounting Associate position at Ben E. Keith Company include passing a background check, physical, and drug screen, having a clean driving record, possessing at least 2 years of Accounts Payable experience, preferably in wholesale food service distribution, having outstanding computer skills including 10-key by touch and alpha-numeric entry, proficiency in Excel with VLOOKUP and Pivot Table functions, experience with PeopleSoft, and the ability to learn and use relevant internal applications.

What employee benefits are offered by Ben E. Keith Company for Accounting Associates?

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

What is the company culture like at Ben E. Keith Company?

Ben E. Keith Company fosters a culture of diversity, respect, and inclusion where the contributions of each employee are valued. They believe in utilizing the strengths that come from their diverse workforce to find creative solutions for business challenges. Ben E. Keith is an equal employment opportunity, affirmative action employer.

Delivering quality since 1906

Retail & Consumer Goods
Industry
501-1000
Employees
1906
Founded Year

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.