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Walgreens

Senior Accountant

Retail

All

Full Time

On Site

No

Danville, Illinois, United States

Job Summary

Responsible for maintaining general ledger accounts and performing other accounting related activities. Prepares necessary information for financial and/or management reporting. Performs complex analysis of financial and management reports to identifying trends and variances. May perform advanced level accounting tasks.

Job Responsibilities

  • Applies principles of accounting to analyze complex financial information and prepare financial reports.
  • Adheres to and communicates accounting and auditing policies and procedures.
  • Analyzes accounts, records, and reports. Investigates and resolves any accounting issues within area of responsibility. Maintains general ledger accounts. Monitors accounts payables and receivables.
  • May perform monthly accounting for the Company’s equity method investments.
  • Performs period-end financial close responsibilities. Prepares data for financial statements, data for quarterly and annual regulatory filings using applicable systems. Duties may include preparing journal entries and coding invoices/vouchers.
  • Performs complex reconciliations for area supported and analyzes resulting variances. Proposes and prepares any adjusting entries necessary resulting from reconciliations.
  • Researches complex questions and investigates variances on the financial statements. Communicates findings to management.
  • Recommends and reviews proposed process improvements. Explores the modification and implementation of changes in systems and procedures.
  • Prepares complex reports in support of internal and external audits.

An Equal Opportunity Employer, including disability/veterans

About Walgreens Boots Alliance

Walgreens Boots Alliance (Nasdaq: WBA) is a global leader in retail pharmacy, impacting millions of lives every day through dispensing medicines, and providing accessible, high-quality care. With more than 170 years of trusted healthcare heritage and innovation in community pharmacy, the company is meeting customers’ and patients’ needs through its convenient retail locations, digital platforms and health and beauty products.

Including equity method investments, WBA has a presence in more than 25 countries, employs more than 450,000 people and has more than 21,000 stores.

WBA’s purpose is to help people across the world lead healthier and happier lives. The company is proud of its contributions to healthy communities, a healthy planet, an inclusive workplace and a sustainable marketplace. WBA is a participant of the United Nations Global Compact and adheres to its principles-based approach to responsible business.

WBA is included in FORTUNE’s 2021 list of the World’s Most Admired Companies*. This is the 28th consecutive year that WBA or its predecessor company, Walgreen Co., has been named to the list.

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Basic Qualifications
  • Bachelor’s Degree and at least 1 year of experience in an analytical role in accounting, finance, business management or auditing OR High School Diploma/GED and at least 4 years of experience in an analytical role in accounting, finance, business management or auditing.
  • At least 2 years of experience with applicable accounting regulations.
  • Experience providing customer service to internal and external customers, including meeting quality standards for services, and evaluation of customer satisfaction.
  • Experience with analyzing and reporting data in order to identify issues, trends, or exceptions to encourage improvement of results and find solutions.
  • Advanced level skill in Microsoft Excel (for example: using AVERAGE function, merging and centering cells, printing centered page and/or creating a pivot table).
  • Willing to travel up to 10% of the time for business purposes.

Preferred Qualifications
  • Master’s degree in Accountancy or MBA
  • Bachelor’s Degree and at least 3 years of experience in an analytical role in accounting, finance, business management or auditing OR a High School Diploma/GED and at least 6 years of experience in an analytical role in accounting, finance, business management or auditing.
  • CPA designation.
  • Experience with project management (for example: planning, organizing, and managing resources to bring about the effective completion of specific project goals and objectives).
  • Intermediate level skill in Microsoft PowerPoint (for example: applying a theme, formatting character spacing, inserting a picture, changing slide layout and theme colors, adding transitions, customizing slide numbers, changing chart style and/or formatting font).
  • Intermediate level skill in Microsoft Access (for example: designing and creating simple queries, modifying data types, adding dates, working with required fields and/or creating labels).