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Staff Accountant - Facilities and Purchasing Minneapolis-St. Paul-Bloomington, Minnesota


Job Location

Minneapolis-St. Paul-Bloomington, Minnesota


Candidates must reside in the Greater Minneapolis St. Paul metro area.

This position is responsible for assisting with the accounting of inventory processes related to the procurement, sale, and distribution of goods and services through the Facilities and Purchasing (F&P) Department to ensure accurate financial data is available.

Your Mission

On your journey you will:

  • Ensure  accuracy of customer orders and customer balances.
  • Perform corrections to orders as needed and mentor the F&P staff in any order corrections to ensure the accuracy of charges to customers, proper inventory records, accuracy of quantities provided to vendors on customer orders, and  ensure proper taxes are assessed.  This includes processing credits to franchisees and vendors for claims and monitoring receivables balances for items to be written off following DTRT guidelines to maximize customer satisfaction.
  • Receipt F&P vendor invoices by matching against the ERP generated purchase order and research discrepancies.
  • Responsible for tracking and renewing annual sales tax licenses and assists with sales and use tax filings for assigned jurisdictions.
  • Perform bank and general ledger account reconciliations for assigned accounts.
  • Act as a liaison with external auditors to ensure required workpaper and documentation is provided in a timely manner.
  • Serve as back-up to specific A/P processes such as invoice entry, check processing and vendor payments.

Your Expertise

To land this job you will need:

  • Knowledge of various types of accounts and accounting entry
  • Ability to prepare journal entries, balance debit entries, credit entries, and reconcile accounts.
  • Excellent problem solving/judgment skills, and high level of attention to detail and accuracy.
  • Experience in preparing written materials such as correspondence, forms, reports, and procedural documentation that communicates effectively.
  • Ability to handle and prioritize multiple responsibilities simultaneously while meeting deadlines with minimal supervision.
  • Moderate proficiencies in Excel and skills to perform arithmetic equations of moderate difficulty such as COGS margins, ratios, gross and net profit and others used in accounting applications.
  • Bachelor’s degree in Accounting and 1-3 years of experience in accounting or related field, or a combination of education and experience providing equivalent knowledge.
  • Ability to listen, earn trust, and accept direct feedback from franchisees while building strong, positive relationships.

Your Work Environment

Our corporate headquarters are in Bloomington, MN. Our approach to work environment focuses on the balance between teamwork and flexibility which means that you have the choice to work predominately remote (besides four monthly in office Connection Days or department meetings as necessary) or in the office based on your personal needs. Our office has lots of natural light, hydraulic desks for standing or sitting and many other amenities, so we are sure you will enjoy your office time as much as working remotely.

This is a Home Office position in which you will work a standard 40 hours a week schedule where you may sit and look at a computer screen for extended periods.  Additional hours may be required during month and year end close, and other occasional busy periods throughout the year.  There may be opportunity to travel once or twice a year to meetings and conferences.

Living the Values

We Are Kind

  • Treat others the way you would like to be treated. Be humble, act honorably, and express gratitude. Respect and value everyone’s role in our company’s success.

We Exceed Expectations

  • Innovate; be curious about what’s possible. Be adaptable and eager to respond to challenges. Collaborate and work together to achieve our goals. Strive for greatness and inspire others by your example. Be proactive. Seek continuous improvement.

We Focus on Execution

  • Make decisions with the belief it can be executed in 6,000 salons. Focus on impact of key brand measures. Prioritize on ability to execute quickly.

We Keep it Simple

  • Set clear expectations. Make things easy to understand and execute. Stacy focused on what’s most important.

We Listen and Earn Trust

  • Be respectfully honest; react thoughtfully. Respond quickly – 24 hours or less, and remember that personal contact is always best. Be transparent through open communication and candid conversation. Be willing to admit mistakes and fix them. Listen generously: Seek to understand other’s perspectives. Act with integrity. Always. Even when no one will know.

We Make it Fun

  • Smile! Find opportunities to laugh. Celebrate accomplishments and recognize the contributions of others. Approach people and situations with a positive attitude. Build a sense of community where everyone enjoys coming to work every day.

What We Offer

We offer a competitive salary, health benefits, wellness programs, a company-matching 401K and tuition assistance but some perks that set us apart are:

A focus on your development. We want to know what your dreams and aspirations are and hope to find ways of Great Clips helping you along in your journey. Your personalized development plan will create a path for your growth and promotion potential.

A GREAT culture. One the most frequent compliments you will hear about Great Clips from employees, franchisees and business partners alike is that Great Clips has a GREAT culture. Our belief is that we are strongest together and therefore find it important to have an inclusive, diverse work culture. Though we embrace our differences, we all share in our 6 core values; we are kind, we listen and earn trust, we keep it simple, we focus on execution, we exceed expectations and WE MAKE IT FUN.

A spirit of ideas and innovation. Here at Great Clips, we have a competitive lead within our industry. Though we hold a strong position, we never stop pushing ourselves forward and continue to look for new ways of delivering a powerful and enduring brand.

About Great Clips

With more than 4,400 franchised salons throughout the United States and Canada, Great Clips is the world’s largest haircutting salon brand. Our salon owners and corporate staff are dedicated to our salon communities with a focus on philanthropic and volunteer activities. Great Clips, Inc. employees are passionate about what we do and our technology team geeks out in finding ways to use technology to make what we do even better.

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