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Job ID:
R16973
Location:
Veritiv - Jacksonville (Office) FL
City:
Jacksonville
State:
FL
Veritiv has an expansive North American network with more than 180 locations, and we do business with
more than half of the Fortune 500. We're a big company, but we’re also a new company, shaping our
systems and processes to support a successful and sustainable future. We don't just encourage an
entrepreneurial spirit, we embody it.
Are you looking to join a company where you feel empowered in your work and your job is not just a job,
but a path toward a rewarding and successful career? Do you want to be part of a company that
customers and suppliers not only want to do business with but need to do business with?
If you answered yes, then Veritiv might be the place for you. We encourage you to learn about and apply
to Veritiv if you seek a unique work experience, where diverse ideas are met with enthusiasm, and where
you can realize your full potential.

Position Description

Job Summary and Scope:

Under general supervision, this position is responsible for supplier rebate accounting including journal entries, reconciliations, month end closing, and account analysis.  This role will also work with suppliers in collecting and resolving disputed rebate filings.  The position will be expected to perform ad-hoc analysis related to the supplier rebate accounting.  This position will perform their duties in accordance with SOX controls and GAAP.

Job Responsibilities:

  • Assist with one or more general ledger accounts in assigned accounting area including preparation of supporting schedules, preparation of appropriate journal entries and reconciliation of accounts.
  • Assist in the month end and year end close.
  • May perform analysis and review of large volumes of transaction level data to ensure proper accounting.
  • Perform related duties and responsibilities.
  • Participate in other initiatives as assigned.

Qualifications / Knowledge & Experience: 

  • Bachelors Degree in Accounting from an accredited College/University
  • 0 to 2+ years of related work experience
  • Basic understanding and proficiency of US GAAP and general accounting principles
  • Must be a self-starter and results driven
  • Positive and professional demeanor, excellent verbal and written communication skills, and ability to interact effectively with a variety of team members in various departments
  • Excellent analytical and problem solving skills
  • Excellent attention to detail
  • Familiarity with Microsoft Access, Excel, PowerPoint, and Word

Working Conditions/Physical Requirement:

  • Office environment

Decision Rights:

  • Determining if a supplier dispute is valid or not
  • Determination if adjusting entries are need for accounting reconciliations


Veritiv is an Equal Opportunity/Affirmative Action employer. Individuals seeking employment are considered without regards to race, ethnicity, color, creed, religion, sex, sexual orientation, marital status, age, disability, gender identity or expression, genetic information, national origin, protected veteran status or any other classification protected by law. Additionally, Veritiv will not discharge or in any other manner discriminate against employees or applicants because they have inquired about, discussed, or disclosed their own pay or the pay of another employee or applicant. However, employees who have access to the compensation information of other employees or applicants as part of their essential job functions cannot disclose the pay of other employees or applicants to individuals who do not otherwise have access to compensation information, unless the disclosure is (a) in response to a formal complaint or charge, (b) in furtherance of an investigation, proceeding, hearing, or action, including an investigation conducted by the employer, or (c) consistent with Veritiv’s legal duty to furnish information. If you would like more information about your EEO rights as an applicant, please click here:http://www.eeoc.gov/employers/upload/poster_screen_reader_optimized.pdf

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