Brown Distributing Company, Inc.

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Staff Accountant

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Brown Distributing Company is a leading beverage distributor throughout the states of Virginia and Florida. Since 1919, Brown Distributing has grown into a beverage distribution business with combined sales of over 11 million cases annually and serving in excess of 8,000 retailers with over 500 employees. 


Brown Distributing offers their employees competitive compensation, complete benefit package, including medical, dental, vision, company paid life insurance, company paid short term disability, long term disability, and 401K employer match.


We are currently seeking a Staff Accountant to join our team in Richmond, VA. The ideal candidate is a self-starter and team player with the ability to multitask and perform a cross-functional role in supporting the Accounting team. An ideal candidate will have a business related degree, ideally in finance or accounting.  The position will focus mainly on accounts receivable collection and reporting delinquencies to the State of Florida, posting payments from several sources, maintaining receivable aging, maintaining customer accounts, customer contact via phone and email and act as a backup for route reconciliation.



Primary duties include but are not limited to:

  • Maintain an up to date Account Receivable aging report
  • Maintain listing of reported delinquencies to the State of Florida
  • Accounts receivable collection
  • Posting of funds from various sources
  • Customer support
  • Assist with year-end Financial audit and others
  • Back up for route settlement
  • Cross functions between team members are assumed as necessary in order to meet department deadlines and goals
  • Develops and maintains, procedures to stream line processes within the department/organization and provides recommendations and tools that can increase integrity and accuracy
  • Performs other related duties as required and assigned


The ideal candidate will be highly motivated, hands on accountant with experience in the following areas:

  • Microsoft Excel and other MS Office applications (pivot tables, vlookup, etc.)
  • Ability to meet stated deadlines with the ability to maintain high standards of accuracy and assure compliance with company and other applicable policies and procedures
  • Ability to grasp new systems software/database programs quickly
  • Multi company ERP system experience preferred (Oracle, SAP, JD Edwards)
  • Excellent oral and written communication skills
  • Excellent organization and time management skills and very strong analytical and problem solving skills

Education and/or Experience:

BS/BA in Finance, Accounting, Business Administration, or related field 


All final applicants will be required to comply and pass all drug, background, and driving checks.



Brown Distributing Company is an Equal Opportunity Employer and a Drug Free Work Place.