Manager Warehouse AP in Etters at Rite Aid

Date Posted: 10/9/2019

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Job Description

Job Description SUMMARY

The primary purpose of this position is to manage the daily processing functions within the Warehouse & Expense Accounts Payable units and resolve vendor issues. Frequent independent judgments are essential. 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:

  •  Prioritize the Warehouse & Expense A/P units’ tasks and direct associates accordingly to ensure that production goals and customer service needs are met
  •  Approve manual transactions to be entered into the Warehouse A/P system per corporate policy to ensure that payments and deductions are processed in an accurate, complete and timely manner.  Review and approve manual journal entries initiated in the units to ensure proper accounting
  •  Interact with vendors, Category Management, Supply Chain and Accounting in addition to internal customers on a daily basis in order to resolve payment disputes.  Determine appropriate course of action based on associate research and direct staff to process transactions accordingly
  •  Review vendor set-up and maintenance forms and assess merchandise vendor credit in order to minimize vendor account write-offs, and ensure completeness and proper authorization in accordance with company policy
  •  Draft and maintain Warehouse & Expense Accounts Payable policies, procedures, and Sarbanes-Oxley documentation in order to ensure that internal controls are working as designed and to minimize and detect errors in the normal course of operations
Supervisory Responsibilities

This position directly supervises Warehouse & Expense Accounts Payable Department, and carries out supervisory responsibilities in accordance with Rite Aid policies and applicable laws. Responsibilities include interviewing, hiring, training, directing, rewarding, and disciplining associates; appraising associate performance; and resolving complaints

Experience / Requirements
  • Five (5) years' of experience in Accounts Payable required
  • Three (3) years' of experience in Accounting within a retail environment preferred
  • Or equivalent combination of education and experience
Education
  • Bachelor’s Degree in Arts/Sciences (BA/BS) Business required