Inventory Accounting Assistant

ALDI - Valparaiso, IN

Full-time
We're ALDI, one of America's favorite grocers. We've grown a lot in the past few years, expanding our reach and customer base all around the country. Whether it's in customer service or our exceptional products, we owe our success to the efficiencies we create in every corner of our company and the people at each level who make that happen.

Behind every great deal at ALDI are people working to bring it all together. Our team of administrative professionals tackle the ins and outs of running a well-oiled business as they collaborate and support the operations of our corporate and divisional offices. And that helps our network of stores and warehouses run smoothly. Ready to join a team dedicated to making the ALDI Difference?

Position Type: Full-Time
Starting Wage: $19.50/hour

Duties and Responsibilities:
Must be able to perform duties with or without reasonable accommodation.

  • Conducts the Division inventory accounting functions accurately and in accordance with company guidelines, and ensures the General Ledger accurately reflects the value of inventory on hand.
  • Reviews and processes inventory price change accounts, as well as store orders to ensure accurate billing of items selected by the Warehouse.
  • Assists operations and warehouse personnel with regard to inventory account inquiries and reconciliation.
  • Documents designated General Ledger balances at year end in accordance with company guidelines in order to prepare for annual audit.
  • Processes and prepares inventory journal entries and manual receiving when necessary.
  • Maintains accurate store and warehouse perpetual inventories and assists administratively in full and partial inventory counting procedures.
  • Works proactively to identify, investigate, and report irregularities within designated area of responsibility.
  • Conducts training and cross training of knowledge and expertise within area of responsibility.
  • Collaborates with team members and communicates relevant information to direct leader.
  • Upholds the security and confidentiality of documents and data within area of responsibility.
  • Other duties as assigned.
Education and Experience:
  • High School Diploma / GED.
  • A minimum of 1 year of relevant experience.
  • A combination of education and experience providing equivalent knowledge.
  • Associate’s Degree in Accounting or related field preferred.
Job Qualifications:
Knowledge/Skills/Abilities

  • Proficient in Microsoft Office Suite.
  • Ability to interpret and apply company policies and procedures.
  • Excellent verbal and written communication skills.
  • Ability to understand, reconcile, and substantiate balances in associated General Ledger accounts.
  • Gives attention to detail and follows instructions.
  • Ability to work both independently and within a team environment.
  • Ability to stay organized and multi-task in a professional and efficient manner.
  • Establishes goals and works toward achievement.
  • Proficiency in data entry and typing.
  • Works cooperatively and collaboratively within a group.
  • Displays expense and cost control in decision making.
  • Knowledge of common filing procedures.
ALDI offers competitive wages and benefits, including:
Industry-leading Wages
Major Medical, Dental, Vision Insurance & Prescription Coverage for Eligible Employees
Generous Vacation Time & 7 Paid Holidays for Eligible Employees
401(k) Plan
Company Contribution to Retirement Savings Plan
Short and Long Term Disability Insurance for Eligible Employees
Life and AD&D Insurance for Eligible Employees

ALDI is committed to equal opportunity for all employees and applicants. As a proud Equal Opportunity Employer (EOE), we do not discriminate based on race, color, national origin, ancestry, citizenship status, religion, sex, sexual stereotyping, sexual orientation, gender, gender identity, gender expression, age, marital status, mental or physical disability, medical condition, genetic information, military or veteran status, pregnancy (which includes pregnancy, childbirth, and medical conditions related to pregnancy, childbirth, or breastfeeding), or any other protected characteristic. Employment may be contingent upon ALDI’s receipt of an acceptable and job-related drug test, motor vehicle report, and/or reference check, as applicable and permissible by law.