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Sr. Accounting Clerk in Roanoke, VA at Advance Auto Parts

Date Posted: 3/5/2019

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 PCard records, to ensure proper accounting and provides departmental support by performing accounting and administrative functions. 

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

  • Complete period close processing and prepare period close reconciliation related to travel and expense.  Ensure all accounts are in balance at the end of each period and communicate outstanding issues to management.
  • Work with accounts payable accountant to ensure journal entries are posted
  • Prepare and maintain schedules and supporting documentation needed for management, internal and external reporting, internal and external auditors, and SOX requirements.
  • Work to resolve differences and adjustments for reconciling items between the T&E system and the banking information. 
  • Assists PCard holders with any questions via phone or email.
  • Provide support to the Corporate Accounting Department with accounting and administrative functions.
  • Work with various banks and T&E programs (Concur and Chrome River) to administer the PCard program.
  • Update the SOP as processes or systems change. 
  • Audit expense reports to ensure they are in compliance with policy.
  • Efficiently and effectively process new Pcard applications and ensure the Pcards are distributed accurately.
  • Manage limits on PCard spend through the banking system.
  • Ensure proper approvals are obtained for the appropriate requests.
  • Assist in documentation, monitoring and testing of internal controls for Accounting in accordance with Sarbanes-Oxley requirements.
  • Any other tasks that may be assigned by management.


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.
  • Excellent interpersonal, organizational, and verbal communication skills.
  • Be able to understand the process flows from beginning to end and understand where the data is maintained and how it gets posted in the relevant systems.
  • Be able to deal with problems.
  • Be able to read and comprehend simple instructions, short correspondence, and memos. 
  • 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, 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.