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Safeway | Phoenix, AZ
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Job Description


The Albertsons Companies are working to become the favorite food and drug retailer in every market it serves. The organization includes 2,230 stores, 27 distribution facilities and 19 manufacturing plants with over 250,000 employees across 34 states and the District of Columbia. The company is privately owned with supermarkets across the country that include: Albertsons, Safeway, Vons, Pavilions, Randall's, Tom Thumb, Carrs, ACME, Jewel-Osco, Lucky, Shaw's, Star Market, Super Saver, United Supermarkets, Market Street and Amigos.

The Albertsons Companies has an opening at the National Accounting Services Center for an Accountant in the Real Estate Accounting Department.


* Four year college degree in accounting.
* Three or more years accounting experience in a larger organization with mainframe-based accounting systems
* Strong theoretical and practical knowledge of generally accepted accounting principles
* Advanced level PC skills with knowledge of Windows & Microsoft software applications
* MRI, Yardi or other property management systems a plus
* Superior customer service attitude and interpersonal skills
* Excellent verbal and written communication skills
* High degree of accuracy, initiative, and adaptability
* Detail oriented with solid analytical skills
* Strong organizational skills with the ability to prioritize work and meet deadlines
* Self motivated and ability to complete tasks with a minimum of supervision
* Independent decision making
* Honest and trustworthy, exhibiting sound business ethics

Key Responsibilities

* Maintain rent schedules per the lease agreement and reconcile system settings
* Audit monthly rent payments and prepare quarterly rent projections
* Prepare and reconcile tenant charges, aging and collections
* Review leases for percentage rent and process accurately and timely
* Coordinate with coworkers to create process efficiencies
* Prepare periodic account reconciliations/reports for management
* Responsible for coordinating and ensuring all tasks are completed on time
* Take the lead on projects requiring research, organization, communication and problem resolution
* Responsible for providing guidance to internal/external customers
* Support team members on all accounting issues
* Accountable for maintaining departmental applications and system functionalities requiring a high level of decision making and technical abilities
* Coordinate audits conducted by internal/external entities
* Conduct special studies and develop or recommend accounting methods and procedures
* Create standard and adhoc reports utilizing various applications: QMF, DME, Access, Excel, ODBC, MRI
* Train and assist team members in specific accounting tasks and in the use of systems
* Be a mentor; lead by example. Provide positive reinforcement/constructive feedback
* Handle conflict and issues while maintaining the self-esteem of others
* Participate and support all team activities while contributing to motivate others
* Any and all job duties assigned

About Safeway

Safeway Inc. (Safeway) is a food and drug retailer in North America. During the fiscal year ended January 3, 2009 (fiscal 2008), the Company operated its business from 1,739 stores. The Company's United States retail operations are located in California, Oregon, Washington, Alaska, Colorado, Arizona, Texas, the Chicago metropolitan area and the Mid-Atlantic region. The Company's Canada-based retail operations are located in British Columbia, Alberta and Manitoba/Saskatchewan. In support of its retail operations, the Company has a network of distribution, manufacturing and food-processing facilities. Safeway owns and operates GroceryWorks.com Operating Company, LLC (GroceryWorks), an online grocery channel doing business under the names Safeway.com, Vons.com and Genuardis.com (collectively Safeway.com). In fiscal 2008, Safeway also has a 49% ownership interest in Casa Ley, S.A. de C.V. (Casa Ley), which operates 146 food and general merchandise stores in Western Mexico. (Source: 10-K)