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Publix Merchandise/DSD Payables Analyst, HS3, Accounting - Lakeland in Lakeland, Florida


Position Title:

Merchandise/DSD Payables Analyst, HS3, Accounting - Lakeland


Corporate Accounting


Lakeland, FL between Orlando and Tampa


This position will be responsible for processing invoices for product delivered to our warehouses, manufacturing plants and/or stores, as well as, working with Purchasing, Stores, Manufacturing and Warehouses to resolve issues.

Other responsibilities could include, but not limited to:

  • preparing general ledger account analysis and miscellaneous reporting and

  • answering phone calls from stores, warehouses, manufacturing and suppliers

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Hours of Work:

8:00 a.m. - 4:30 p.m., Flexible schedule



Frequency of Pay:


Travel Frequency:


Minimum Base Pay:


Additional Information:

Your application may have additional steps that you will need to complete in order to remain eligible for consideration. Please be sure to monitor your email, including your spam folder, on a daily basis for critical, time-sensitive emails that could require action within 24-48 hours.

Please do not use your Publix email address when applying. Once your application has been successfully submitted you will receive a confirmation email.


1936 George Jenkins Blvd



Year End Bonus:

To reward associates for their contributions to the company for the calendar year, Publix provides a Holiday Bonus in November. In the first year of continuous employment the bonus is equal to 15 hours of pay, and in the second year of continuous employment the bonus is equal to one week’s pay if associate remains employed through issue date of the bonus check. In subsequent years, the bonus is equal to two weeks’ pay.

Maximum Base Pay:


Required Qualifications:

  • Bachelor’s degree in Accounting or another analytical discipline or equivalent experience

  • 1 year of experience in accounting or in retail

  • knowledge of accounting principles and accounts payables functions

  • detail oriented, with excellent analytical, research, and problem solving skills

  • excellent verbal and written communication skills

  • professionalism and the ability to appropriately handle confidential matters

  • ability to demonstrate a high degree of self-motivation, commitment and integrity

  • ability to work under deadlines and accurately handle a high volume of work

  • ability to multi-task on a continual basis, prioritize and ensure all deadlines are met

  • ability to demonstrate initiative by taking responsibility for learning new skills and processes

  • ability to work independently or as a team

  • ability to positively influence team synergy

  • strong organizational skills

  • working knowledge of Access, Word, Excel

  • excellent attendance and punctuality record

  • demonstrate enthusiasm, initiative, and pride in work

  • commitment to Continuous Quality Improvement

  • commitment to Publix and our Mission

Preferred Qualifications:

  • 3 years of experience in accounting or in retail

  • knowledge of contracts, documents, contract language, and processes

  • knowledge of SOX requirements and controls relating to Merchandise/DSD Payables

  • knowledge of ACH and various payment methods (check,wire)

  • knowledge of Dynamic Discounting and Cash Discount Concepts

  • Advanced knowledge of Marwood and SAP

  • Intermediate knowledge of Microsoft Office (Excel, Access, Word)

  • Intermediate knowledge of BI (Business Intelligence) and Accounting Vendor Portal

Potential Annual Base Pay:

35,360 - 48,880

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Benefits Information:

  • Employee stock ownership plan that contributes Publix stock to associates each year at no cost

  • An opportunity to purchase additional shares of our privately-held stock

  • 401(k) retirement savings plan

  • Group health plan (with prescription benefits)

  • Group dental plan

  • Group vision plan

  • Sick pay

  • Paid Parental Leave

  • Long-term disability insurance

  • Company-paid life insurance (with accidental death & dismemberment benefits)

  • Tuition reimbursement

  • Vacation pay

  • Free hot lunches (buffet-style) at facilities with a cafeteria

  • Paycheck direct deposit

  • Credit union

  • Access to over 50 discount offers including discounts on computer, vehicle and wireless purchases

  • 6 paid holidays (associates can exchange the following holidays with their manager’s approval: New Year’s Day, Memorial Day, Fourth of July, and Labor Day)