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Centralized Services Specialist

Posting Date: Sep 10, 2021

Location: Tyler, TX

Company: Brookshire Grocery Company

Brookshire Grocery Company (BGC) is a family business based in Tyler, Texas, and currently operates more than 180 stores in three states – Texas, Louisiana and Arkansas – with three distribution centers and a corporate office. BGC prides itself on offering its partners one of the most comprehensive benefits packages in the industry which includes medical, prescription drug, vision, dental, paid time off, stock ownership, a 401k retirement plan, incentive plans, employee discounts, educational scholarships, and access to BGC’s 205-acre outdoor recreation area.

Job Summary

Works with cross-functional teams to ensure productivity remains consistent. Develops and maintains documentation related to process improvements, procedures, departmental KPI’s, automation opportunities, etc. Serves as backup and assists with vendor reconciliations, balance sheet reconciliations, and AP and AR transactional processes.

Essential Duties and Responsibilities

  • Works with accounting team and collaborates with others to achieve department and Company objectives.
  • Maintains effective internal controls over the Company’s accounting procedures and financial systems.
  • Creates and maintains process documentations and guidelines to ensure consistency throughout department.
  • Builds and automates SAP reports to provide weekly/monthly metrics to management.
  • Develops and implements performance improvement strategies to be utilized in departmental projects.
  • Participates in and leads cross-departmental projects as necessary.
  • Assists department personnel with researching and resolving related issues.
  • Serves as backup for all areas of Centralized Services and assists with functions such as: sorting and processing invoices, processing bank deposits, month-end close activities, etc.
  • Assists department personnel with reconciliations for vendor accounts, bank statements, third-party processors, and balance sheets.

Knowledge, Skills and Abilities

  • Intermediate knowledge in Microsoft Office applications Excel, Word, and PowerPoint.
  • Intermediate project management skills.
  • Intermediate knowledge of reconciliation software such as Blackline or Trintech.
  • Basic knowledge of SAP reporting and transactional applications.
  • Proficient problem solving, mathematical and sound judgment skills
  • Ability to work on a team or independently with strong attention to detail.
  • Ability to review and comprehend detailed reports, account statements, and procedure manuals.
  • Ability to research information, establish facts and draw valid conclusions.
  • Ability to maintain a high level of accuracy and productivity.
  • Ability to organize and prioritize time.
  • Ability to maintain confidentiality regarding sensitive information.
  • Ability to prepare reports and business correspondence.
  • Ability to learn new technology systems, methods and processes.
  • Ability to reason, form concepts and recognize and solve problems.
  • Ability to communicate effectively in written and verbal form.
  • Ability to work flexible schedules including nights, weekends and holidays.

Education, Experience, and Qualifications

  • Bachelor’s Degree in related field and five or more years of related experience required.

Physical Demands

  • Continuously required to use close vision, distance vision, depth perception or the ability to focus.
  • Frequently required to talk and hear.
  • Frequently required to use hands for reaching, touching or handling.
  • Frequently required to use fine finger movements (ex. sorting and typing).
  • Frequently required to sit for long periods of time.
  • Occasionally required to push, pull, maneuver or lift objects up to 40 lbs.
  • Occasionally required to stand or walk.

Work Context and Environment

  • Work is generally performed in an office environment.
  • Quiet to moderate noise level.

Brookshire Grocery Company strives to provide a safe, drug free and alcohol-free environment for its partners and guests. The Company is an Equal Opportunity Employer and makes employment decisions without regard to race, color, religion, sex (including pregnancy, gender identity and sexual orientation), national origin, age (40 or older), disability, genetic information or military status and any other trait protected by law.


Nearest Major Market: Tyler