• Operations Accounting Team Lead

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    Tractor Supply Company (TSCO), the largest retail chain of rural lifestyle products in the United States, is dedicated to enhancing our strong company culture built on our team members’ commitment to our Mission and Values.  With over 1,700 stores in 49 states and an innovative e-commerce platform, Tractor Supply ranks in the Fortune 400 with revenues of $7 billion and growing! Come grow your career with us as we serve those who live “Life out Here”!


    This position is responsible for leading functions related to Accounts Payable (A/P) and for processes and systems that contribute to ensuring that all invoices, debit and credit memos are processed correctly, paid in a timely manner, and general ledger accounts/metrics are appropriately maintained and analyzed.  This position is also responsible for collaborating with multiple internal functional teams and external vendors to maintain accurate A/P data and efficient processes.


    1. Lead all A/P processes and ensure the team is using best practices.
    2. Evaluate current processes and implement new processes to improve the effectiveness of the department. Communicate changes to appropriate parties both inside and outside of Tractor Supply Company (TSC).
    3. Prepare and distribute monthly department operating metrics with year-over-year comparisons to identify root causes of performance issues or A/P related risks. Implement changes to improve any related issues.
    4. Work with the merchandising teams, stores, distribution centers and external vendors to resolve invoice variances and vendor disputes. Work with vendors and Informational Technology (IT) departments to resolve suspended invoices.
    5. Ensure all internal and external A/P questions are addressed by the team in a timely manner.
    6. Make judgments on paybacks for vendor disputes and other adjustments to upper management.
    7. Review requested vendor statements for resolution of outstanding invoices and credit memos, as they relate to open receipts.


    Experience: 5+ years of direct experience within an Accounts Payable role or experience in a high volume Accounting department.


    Education: Bachelor’s degree in Accounting or related field is preferred. Any suitable combination of education and experience will be considered.


    Professional Certifications: None.


    Other knowledge, skills or abilities:


    • Proficiency using Microsoft Office and Systems, Applications, and Processes (SAP)
    • Ability to proactively identify development opportunities and create individual improvement plans to improve and maintain team morale and retention.


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