SpartanNash Supervisor, Accounting - FD in Byron Center, Michigan

NOTE: This position is only located in Grand Rapids, MI

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SpartanNash is an equal opportunity employer (minorities/women/disabled/veterans)

VEVRAA Federal Contractor

Position Summary

Responsible to supervise the day-to-day activities and staff in the assigned accounting area to include, but not limited to, accruals, journal entries and adjustments, general ledger coding maintenance and reconciliations; assists with monthly and quarterly close process.

Minimum Requirements


Bachelor's Degree (Required) Accounting

or other related field. An equivalent combination of education and/or experience will be considered.

Job Experience

Five (5) Years general accounting experience with prior experience in a supervisor or leadership role.

Responsibilities and Essential Duties

Responsible to supervise the day-to-day activities and staff of the assigned area to include, but not limited to, review and/or post accruals, review journal entries and adjustments, and ensure proper general ledger coding maintenance and accurate and timely reconciliations. Provide training and support to team to ensure quality performance in processing along with proper customer response and satisfaction. Analyze accounting processes and issues; make recommendations for improvements in processes and transactional workflow as appropriate.

Conduct final review of accounting transactions to ensure that all entries are in compliance with company established policies and procedures. Act as a resource to staff in troubleshooting complex issues; notifies and/or escalates issue to management as appropriate.

Reconcile or review reconciliations of general ledger accounts. Prepare reports and analysis on accounts for period close meetings and provide a summary of issues that may impact the close process.

Educate associates and management on company established policies and procedures and assist staff with answering and resolving accounting questions or problems for both internal and external customers.

Act as a liaison between the company and auditors to ensure that year-end and Sarbanes-Oxley (SOX) activities are completed and prepare audit schedules as needed. Assist with ensuring internal controls exist and are adhered to in order to maintain financial security; evaluate processes to ensure such are efficient and compliant with SOX controls.

Maintain current knowledge of legal regulations, industry trends and best Accounting practices; make recommendations to improve current programs and processes and to ensure company compliance.

Responsible for department management including staffing, training, performance management and career development of associates, and developing and monitoring department goals.

The above statements are intended to describe the general nature and levels of work being performed as assigned for this job. This is not intended to be an exhaustive list of all responsibilities, duties and requirements; additional responsibilities may be assigned as needed.

Knowledge, Skills Abilities

Excellent written and verbal communication skills. Strong organizational skills, attention to detail and ability to multi-task and prioritize assignments. Ability to provide work direction and training to direct reports. Advanced knowledge of MS Office (Word and Excel). Proficient 10-key and typing skills.

Physical Requirement

The physical demands described here are representative of those that must be met by an associate to successfully perform the essential functions of this job. Reasonable accommodations may be made to enable individuals with disabilities to perform the essential functions. May be required to lift and/or move up to 20 pounds. The associate is frequently required to sit/stand/walk. May be required to travel. While performing the duties of this position, the associate is subject to a typical office environment and is rarely exposed to outside weather conditions. The noise level in the work environment is usually low to moderate.


General office equipment (i.e., computer, telephone, copy/facsimile machine, etc.)