Vendor Accounting - Fargo - job 853924

Scheels Sports

Date: 06/11/2021

City: Fargo, North Dakota

Employment type: Full-time

Our goal is to be the best retailer in USA in the eyes of our customers, associates, and business partners.

We would love to have you join the Scheels team!


Vendor Accounting Specialist is responsible for efficiently and accurately applying invoices and credits for stores, maintaining vendor relations and accounts payable reports. This position will work closely with the Corporate Accounting team, Buying office, Vendor Compliance, and our Vendor Partners.

What it takes to be a Scheels Expert:

Customer Service

  • Genuinely and consistently treat co-workers, customers and business partners like they are the most important person including eye contact, a smile and a genuine "Thank you"


  • Approach daily tasks, projects and follow-up communication with energy and sense of urgency

  • Cultivate a deep desire to become a knowledge expert in their role with the ability to apply their knowledge and experience with great impact.

  • Show respect and appreciation for others and Scheels

  • Arrive to work and meetings 10 minutes early

Servant Leadership

  • Genuine interest and action in helping others before yourself, regardless of recognition or reward


  • Consistent eagerness to listen, learn, apply knowledge and accept critical feedback

  • Ability to adapt to a changing work environment

  • Ability to apply concepts of basic math, grammar, punctuation and spelling

Dress Code

  • Meets Scheels dress and grooming expectations in support of professional, clean and welcoming environment for customers, co-workers and business partners


  • Demonstrate pride and ownership of their work while meeting expected deadlines

The Essentials:

  • Accurately manage internal reports to track receiving, invoices, and credits in a timely manner

  • Efficiently manage all vendor accounting reports and keep current with vendor statements

  • Communicate with vendors regarding invoices, credits, discounts and deductions

  • Collaborate with the Corporate Accounting team to resolve payment inquiries

  • Build and maintain vendor relationships and execute exceptional customer service

  • Research and problem solve receiving and cost discrepancies

  • Effectively communicate with stores to resolve discrepancies

  • Correspond with Vendor Compliance on freight discrepancies

  • Data enter invoices

  • Communicate and resolve claims with vendor payments

  • Coordinate payment processing among multiple operating systems

  • Proficient in excel with a strong ability to research, collect, and export data to create spreadsheets

  • Demonstrates strong communication, organization, attention to detail, and problem solving skills

  • Be professional in appearance and attitude; contribute to a positive team atmosphere by treating others with respect and consideration while taking pride in being part of a winning team

  • Maintain orderly appearance of personal work space and surrounding areas

  • Perform work efficiently and effectively in a fast paced environment

  • Ability to work assigned schedule which is typically Monday through Friday day time hours, but may include some evening or weekend hours as needed

  • Task orientated and can prioritize job duties in order of importance, including end of month deadlines

Expert Experience:

Associate's degree; or one to two years of related experience


Must be able to sit, stand, bend at the waist, climb, stoop, kneel, crouch, reach, walk, push/pull, lift, talk, and hear with or without reasonable accommodation

Sedentary work - Exerting up to 10 pounds of force occasionally and/or a negligible amount of force frequently to lift, carry, push, pull or otherwise move objects, including the human body. Sedentary work involves sitting most of the time, but may involve walking or standing for brief periods of time. Roles are sedentary if walking and standing are required only occasionally and all other sedentary criteria are met.

Scheels cares about the health and safety of our Associates. Associates are expected to follow all safety procedures and perform their job duties in a fashion that minimizes the risk of injury


Must be flexible to work assigned schedule between 8a.m. and 5p.m. Monday through Friday with evenings as needed


Scheels offers a complete benefits package to include:

  • Employee Stock Ownership Program

  • Associate Discount

  • Health & Dental Insurance

  • Short Term & Long Term Disability Insurance

  • All State Accident Insurance

  • Employee Assistance Program

  • Paid Time Off

  • Holiday Pay

  • 401(K)/Roth(K)

  • Maternity Leave

  • Bereavement

Equal Employment Opportunity

Scheels is an equal employment opportunity employer providing equal employment opportunities to individuals regardless of age, color, national origin, citizenship status, physical or mental disability, race, religion, creed, gender, sex, sexual orientation, gender identity and/or expression, genetic information, marital status, status with regard to public assistance, veteran status, or any other characteristic protected by federal, state or local law. In addition, Scheels will provide reasonable accommodations for qualified individuals when appropriate.

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