Merchandise Accounting Clerk

Store Support Center Bethesda, MD


About the Role

We are looking for a Merchandise Accounting Clerk to do accounts payable/receivable processing.  You will work at our Bethesda, Maryland headquarters.  This is not a remote work opportunity.  You will review invoices for accuracy and propriety, verifying that they have been properly coded, and entering them into an automated accounting system for payment. You will understand accounting principles. You will report to the Accounting Supervisor. Internally, this role is call Sr. Specialist, Merchandise Accounting.

You will

  • Review store invoice / purchase order packages for completeness and accuracy
  • Process invoices for payment within an automated environment, ensuring accuracy, and proper coding
  • Ensure that invoice submissions comply with Company requirements
  • Upload invoices from Access and Excel into Lawson Accounts Payable
  • Prepare supporting documentation in batches for review by a supervisor
  • Review vendor statements for exceptions and omissions
  • Mail check payments
  • Log activities and exceptions
  • File paid invoices
  • Follow up with vendors, store managers, and other employees to resolve open issues and discrepancies
  • Handle Accounts Payable Help Desk inquiries within set timelines
  • Perform research on payments and outstanding checks
  • Maintain proper documentation of receivables
  • Prepare month end schedules
  • Apply cash payments

You will come with

Minimum Experience:

  • 1-2 years of accounts payable experience
  • Good basic math skills
  • Strong attention to detail
  • Working knowledge and proficiency in MS Excel and Word

Preferred Experience

  • AA or bachelor’s degree in accounting, finance, or related field
  • Knowledge of Lawson or other automated A/P systems
  • Retail/Merchandise environment experience

We offer

  • Paid Time Off (PTO)
  • Generous store discounts
  • Health care plans (medical, prescription, dental, vision)
  • 401(k), HSA, FSA, Pre-tax commuter benefits
  • Disability & life insurance coverage
  • Paid parental leave
  • Pet insurance
  • Critical illness and accident insurance
  • Discounted home and auto insurance
  • College tuition assistance
  • Career development & product training
  • Consumer classes
  • & More!

Grow with us

Total Wine & More is the country’s largest independent retailer of fine wine, beer and spirits, and we continue to grow our footprint year over year. Total Wine offers exciting and unique career opportunities across the country and in our corporate office. Our strength is our people. We have a commitment to training and career growth, all in an environment that values new ideas and teamwork. If you share our entrepreneurial spirit and a passion for providing best-in-class customer experience, take a moment to apply or learn more at!

Total Wine & More considers several factors when establishing compensation. Estimated salaries determined by third parties have not been validated by Total Wine & More.Total Wine & More is an equal opportunity employer and all qualified applicants will receive consideration for employment without discrimination based on race, color, religion, national origin, sex, sexual orientation, age, marital status, veteran status, disability, or any other characteristic protected by applicable law. Total Wine & More makes reasonable accommodations during all aspects of the employment process, including during the interview process. Total Wine & More is a Drug Free Workplace.

The information provided above indicates the general nature and level of work required of the position and is not a comprehensive list of all responsibilities or qualifications. Benefits list is only a highlight of some of the benefits offered to team members; eligibility for certain benefits apply.