General Accountant in Etters at Rite Aid

Date Posted: 8/1/2019

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Job Description

Job Description SUMMARY

Analyze financial information and prepare financial reports to determine or maintain record of assets, liabilities, profit and loss, tax liability, or other financial activities within an organization. The incumbent is also required to perform all tasks in observance of Rite Aid’s brand and strategy and adhere to our core values and service attributes. 

ESSENTIAL DUTIES AND RESPONSIBILITIES

The associate is responsible for the functions below, in addition to other duties as assigned:

  •  Prepare, examine, or analyze accounting records, financial statements, or other financial reports to assess accuracy, completeness, and conformance to reporting and procedural standards
  •  Compare budgeted costs to actual costs by developing, maintaining, and analyzing budgets and preparing periodic reports
  •  Analyze information and evaluate results to solve problems and choose the best solution
  •  Compile, code, categorize, calculate, tabulate, audit, or verify information or data
  •  Enter, transcribe, record, store, or maintain information in written or electronic/magnetic form
  •  Identify information by categorizing, estimating, recognizing differences or similarities, and detecting changes in circumstances or events
  •  Develop specific goals and plans to prioritize, organize, and accomplish work
  •  Determine whether events or processes comply with laws, regulations, or standards by using relevant information and individual judgment
  •  Keep up-to-date technically and apply new knowledge
  •  Communicate with others to convey information effectively
  • Observe, receive, and otherwise obtain information from all relevant sources
Experience / Requirements
  • Three (3) years' of experience in accounting required
  • Knowledge of economic and accounting principles and practices, the financial markets, banking and the analysis and reporting of financial data

  • Proficient knowledge of e-mail, word processing, spreadsheet and database software applications
  • Or equivalent combination of education and experience
Education
  • Bachelor’s Degree in Arts/Sciences (BA/BS) Accounting, Finance or Business required