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Senior Accounting Administrator in Roanoke, VA at Advance Auto Parts

Date Posted: 2/1/2019

Career Snapshot

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  • Location:
    Roanoke, VA
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    Not Specified
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Career Description

Job Description


Computes, classifies, records, and verifies numerical data for use in maintaining accounting records and provides departmental support by performing accounting and administrative functions.  Manage department workflow and reassign clerks as necessary.

ESSENTIAL DUTIES AND RESPONSIBILITIES may include, but are not limited to the following.  Other duties may be assigned.  Works under general supervision to:

  • Vendor Statement reconciliations
  • Processing of invoices for merchandise purchases in the AS400 and follow up with vendors for any discrepancies. 
  • Prepare and maintain schedules and supporting documentation needed for management and vendors.
  • Work to resolve differences and adjustments to accounting numbers and ensure accurate and efficient resolution of any issues related to vendors on the AS400. 
  • Ensure the accurate and timely processing of invoices for merchandise received into our distribution centers and stores, and collect credits for returns of product back to suppliers.
  • Provide support to the Corporate Accounting Department with accounting and administrative functions.
  • Update the training manual as processes or systems change. 
  • Ensure that all Invoices are properly coded for processing and assists other team members with questions regarding invoices, procedures, and G/L coding.
  • Assist in obtaining documentation to be provided to internal and external audit
  • Any additional tasks as assigned


To perform this job successfully, an individual must be able to perform each essential duty satisfactorily. The requirements listed below are representative of the knowledge, skill, and/or ability required. Reasonable accommodations may be made to enable individuals with disabilities to perform the essential functions.

  • Strong Microsoft Office, Excel, Access, and PeopleSoft skills.
  • Proficient in keying on AS400.
  • Excellent interpersonal, organizational, and verbal communication skills.
  • Be able to deal with problems involving a few concrete variables in standardized situations.
  • Be able to apply solid knowledge of mathematics and accounting to practical situations.
  • Be able to read and comprehend simple instructions, short correspondence, and memos. 
  • Be able to read, analyze and interpret general business periodicals, professional journals, technical procedures and property leases. 
  • Be able to write reports business correspondence and procedure manuals. 
  • Be able to effectively present information in one-on-one and small group situations to customers, vendors, clients, and other employees of the organization.
  • Be able to meet deadlines in a fast paced environment, and manages time effectively.
  • Be able to cross-train within department.
  • Be able to solve practical problems and deal with a variety of concrete variables in situations where only limited standardization exists. 




High School Diploma and two to four years related experience and/or training

Physical Demands

The physical demands here are representative of those that must be met by an employee to successfully perform the essential functions of this job.  Reasonable accommodations may be made to enable individuals with disabilities to perform the essential functions.

While performing the duties of this job, the employee is regularly required to sit and talk or hear.  The employee frequently is required to walk and use hands to finger, handle, or feel.  The employee is occasionally required to stand; reach with hands and arms; and stoop, kneel, crouch, or crawl.  The employee must frequently lift and/or move up to 10 pounds and occasionally lift and/or move up to 25 pounds.  Specific vision abilities required by this job include close vision, distance vision, color vision, and ability to adjust focus.

Work Environment

The work environment characteristics described here are representative of those an employee encounters while performing the essential functions of this job.  Reasonable accommodations may be made to enable individuals with disabilities to perform the essential functions.

The noise level in the work environment is usually moderate.