Position Summary:

Position Summary

This staff accountant position will support senior leadership in the General Ledger accounting responsibilities to develop monthly internal financial reports.  Key functions of this position include, but are not limited to:  Administrator for Concur travel and expense system and corporate credit card liaison between Belk and Credit Card company, accounting for Associate Relations and Travel accounts, and multiple asset and liability general ledger account recons. This position will be asked to serve in leadership roles in long-term and short-term accounting projects as assigned.

Essential Functions/Responsibilities:

Key Accountabilities

·       Act as liaison between Belk and Concur and perform administrative duties for the Concur travel and expense system, including, but not limited to:

o   Set up/maintain Concur users and profiles

o   Develop and conduct training sessions/documents

o   Monitors daily card transaction downloads from issuing bank

o   Resolves issues with exception expense reports

o   Monitors past due aging of reports

o   Does monthly reconciliations of bank transactions, Concur expenses and GL postings

o   Serves as liaison with Concur and Concur Support personnel

o   Maintains tables/rules in Concur

o   Maintain/update messages to Concur users on Belk Concur portal

o   Reconcile and maintain accounts receivable from traveling associates

o   Establish check points and controls in an effort to maintain data integrity to ensure interfaces are aligned

o   Enforce SOX Compliance for policies and procedures company wide

o   Maintain SOX documentation control points for auditing purposes

o   Assist with mapping Concur to the general ledger as well as ensuring accounts are linked

o   Review expense accruals and prepare reclass entries for posting



·       Act as liaison between Belk and Credit Card Company establishing and documenting procedures and fielding inquiries/issues.  This includes, but is not limited to:

o   Process credit card applications upon management approvals

o   Assign and unassign company cards and map expense types to merchant category codes

o   Processes monthly accruals for unpaid expenses on Stores cards

o   Monitors past due balances and timely payment processing

o   Monitors non-business use of cards as related to business expenses

o   Research and resolve fraudulent activity calls


·       Research and implement significant process improvements that will improve productivity

·       Responsible for report inquiries and distribution to all departments throughout the corporate office in order to highlight travel expenditures

·       Communicates budget/actual variances to departmental management and to division Expense Operations Managers as assigned.

·       Perform monthly assigned general ledger reconciliations on assigned timeline. Assigned recons will include prepaid reconciliation.

·       Complete assignments related to internal and external audit requests.

·       Other duties as assigned.



Essential Functions


Behavioral Traits:

·        Knowledge and understanding of accounting systems and processes

·        Ability to communicate clearly and concisely, both orally and in writing

·        Strong research, analytical, technical, and documentation skills

·        Demonstrated problem solving skills and strong customer service orientation

·        Ability to work with minimal supervision

·        Ability to balance multiple priorities and meet deadlines

·        Ability to communicate effectively with various levels of the organization

·        Well organized and effectively manage time, prioritize tasks, and meet strict deadlines

·        Ability to handle new tasks without the benefit of written procedures                

·        Detail and process oriented

·        Self-starter, self-motivated

·        Respond with sense of urgency

·        Ability to work well within a team environment, as well as independently as the situation demands


Internal Relationships:

Controllers Department Management

All associates with a Concur account

All associates with a corporate credit card

Store Operations and Expense Personnel


External Relationships:

Contact point for Concur Expense Admin Support

Contact point for Corporate Credit Card Bank

Business Community Concur users


Position Requirements


Education & Experience

Four year degree – Accounting/Finance/Business (Accounting preferred)

One-Two years related work experience (preferred)

Strong Microsoft Excel, Access, Word, and PowerPoint skills

Lawson (preferred)

Hyperion, including Essbase (preferred)

Concur (preferred)

Strong PC and analytical skills

Team leadership – related to assignments and project management

Strong oral and written communication skills

Ability to think critically and make recommendations

Willingness to work in a dynamic and changing environment



Ability to operate PC

Ability to manipulate various keyboards

Ability to operate and communicate using telephone

Ability to maintain files

Ability to open/manipulate/distribute mail and paperwork

Ability to perform some lifting as required

Ability to perform mathematical calculations and/or balance computations

Ability to analyze/evaluate invoice, statistical or accounting data

Ability to observe employee performance and communicate directions to them

Ability to understand policies/procedures and communicate them

Ability to formulate/administer budgets and analyze related reports

Ability to effectively communicate


Reports Directly to:


Accounting Manager




For reasonable accommodation information for an ADAAA qualified disability please see Belk Associate Handbook for policy and procedures.

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