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  • Inventory & Pricing Specialist

    Job Locations US-OH-Columbus
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  • Position Description

    We are searching for an Inventory & Pricing Associate to join our team in Columbus, Ohio. Become a part of a growing company with the opportunities to learn new skills and build your career with IBP!


    IBP offers our employees a career with the following benefits:

    • Comprehensive benefits package including, medical & prescription, dental, vision, flexible spending accounts, short and long-term disability, life, accident, and critical illness
    • 401(k) with company match
    • Paid Vacation & Holidays
    • Free Parking
    • Onsite Workout Facility
    • Competitive Pay
    • Paid Certification (if applicable)
    • Opportunity for Growth and Advancement

    The Inventory & Pricing Associate assists in maintaining the product, costing, and pricing database in JobCore.  Assists in the accurate and timely reporting of warehouse inventories, work-in-process inventories, and materials expense at a branch and line of business level.


    Pay to be commensurate with experience.


    • JobCore Item Maintenance
    • Assist with the addition and maintenance of material items in JobCore
    • Review database information for inconsistencies
    • Assist in material cost review and maintenance
    • Warehouse inventory observation
    • Travel to branch and assist in warehouse physical counts, average 2 days per month
    • Perform test counts and help branch personnel with any inventory related issues.
    • Discuss proper count procedures with branch personnel
    • Discuss proper AR and AP cut off procedures with branch personnel
    • Assist in branch inventory review and entry
    • Review branch inventory count sheets as they are received
    • Work with branch to correct any errors
    • Summarize and prepare journal entry to make any necessary corrections
    • Branch material expense review
    • Review branch material expense and investigate discrepancies from trend
    • When errors are found work with/educate branch to prevent future errors
    • Prepare journal entries to correct errors and provide comments explaining variances
    • Balance Sheet Reconciliation
    • Assist with balance sheet account reconciliation by preparing and maintaining balance sheet support schedules
    • Link balance sheet schedules to account master sheet
    • Print balance sheet schedules for inclusion into book

    Other duties as assigned.





    To perform this job successfully, an individual must be able to perform each essential duty satisfactorily.  The preferred qualifications listed below are representative of the knowledge, skill, and/or ability required.


    Preferred Qualifications

    • Good oral and written communication skills
    • An Associates or Bachelor’s degree in Business is required, though a Bachelor’s degree majoring in Accounting or Finance is preferred or 3+ years in related experience.
    • Strong skills in Microsoft Excel
    • Experience with MAS200 software and Microsoft Outlook
    • Two or more years of experience with inventory reconciliations and/or database file maintenance

    *Position requires a Drug Test and Motor Vehicle Report to be completed, contingent upon employment.

    Physical Demands

    The physical demands described here are representative of those that must be met by an employee to successfully perform the essential functions of this job.  Reasonable accommodations may be made to enable individuals with disabilities to perform the essential functions.  Must have a valid Driver’s License and be able to drive a car.  Must be able to lift light to moderate weight. Some travel required.

    Work Environment

    Works primarily in an office environment. Occasional warehouse and job site.

    EEO Statement

    IBP is an equal opportunity employer.


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