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Accounting Manager, Inventory

Atlanta, Georgia

Job Type: Hybrid

Job Category: Accounting & Finance
Brand: NAPA Auto Parts
Job ID: R24_0000008565
Status: Full time

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  • Collaborative
  • Communicator
  • Good Listener
  • Problem-solver
  • Self-starter
  • Team player
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Employee Benefits

  • Medical, Dental, Vision, life and disability insurance, as well as campus health and wellness programs

  • Paid time off, eight company holidays and flexible work schedules available

  • Tuition Reimbursement and professional development opportunities

  • 401(k) Plan with competitive employer matching

  • Onsite cafeteria, coffee stations and break rooms

  • Employee discounts, including NAPA parts, entertainment, technology, appliances, event tickets and more

Job Description

Job Summary (Include reference to Inventory in description?)

The NAPA Accounting Manager, Inventory leads a team in preparing and analyzing monthly, quarterly and annual financial information. This role is responsible for conducting periodic reviews on key balance sheet accounts with a primary focus on inventory and inventory valuation.   This position is highly visible to corporate personnel and provides exposure to finance leadership. Ideal candidate must be able to coach, motivate and inspire supporting personnel reporting up to this position. Prior supervisory experience required. Working knowledge of PeopleSoft and comfort with exploring and using new technologies is a plus. Must exhibit critical thinking and problem-solving skills and ability to work independently. CPA Required.


  • Assist with accounting research, documentation, and implementation of new or enhanced accounting policies and subsequently monitor adherence to such policies.
  • Oversight of key balance sheet accounts with a primary focus on Inventory, including Inventory management, tracking and reconciliation.
  • Provides business support to operations and advises on accounting policies and business transactions.
  • Responsible for month-end close, ensuring the integrity of the General Ledger. Also maintaining supporting schedules or documentation associated with closing journal entries.
  • Interface with external/internal auditors in managing requests concerning processes and deliverables
  • Seeks opportunities to modify or enhance current processes and ensures processes are documented and up-to-date
  • Contribute to the preparation of GAAP financial statements, which includes document preparation, data analysis, integrity validation, and reconciliation processes.
  • Evaluates trends, identifies and investigates unusual or unexpected account variances
  • Ensures targeted monthly deadlines are met and key controls are completed
  • Promotes teamwork between operational groups and financial departments.
  • Resolves complex accounting issues; ability to perform under pressure and multitask is essential.
  • Actively coaches, develops and encourages team members to perform to the best of its abilities
  • Assists the accounting team with monthly responsibilities, as needed
  • Makes recommendations to resolve issues and makes corrections, as necessary


  • Bachelor degree in Accounting combined with 5 – 8 years accounting/finance experience
  • Minimum 3-5 years in supervisory experience
  • CPA certification
  • Thorough understanding of basic accounting concepts including the balance sheet method of review.
  • Familiarity with US GAAP and multi-entity accounting
  • Strong analytical skills and problem-solving ability
  • Highly detail oriented and ability to multitask and meet assigned deadlines
  • Critical thinking skills with timely, effective decision making
  • Ability to act and operate independently with minimal daily direction from manager to accomplish objectives
  • Exemplifies exceptional customer service and communication skills with the ability to develop and grow relationships
  • Must have a strong focus on technology and experience using cloud and web based applications. Experience with Peoplesoft or Oracle is a plus.
  • Exceptional Excel skills
  • Strong work ethic and a team player


  • Embodies the following values: serve, perform, influence, respect, innovate, team.
  • Effectively communicates by motivating and inspiring others through clear and proactive communication.
  • Delivers results and drives customer success by committing and focusing on outcomes to deliver results and making the customer the center of decisions.
  • Makes balanced decisions and thinks strategically by being a forward thinker.
  • Develops high-performing teams by providing inclusive leadership, attracting and developing world-class talent, providing ongoing feedback, and building trust across the organization.

Physical Demands / Working Environment

  • Hybrid in-office schedule, currently 3 days required in office
  • Located at GPC Headquarters in the Cumberland area

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I would say this is the first job where I've felt cared about as a person and not an asset. I love the people and what I do.

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