Accounting Database Controller, Accounts Receivable – Lakeland

Location: Lakeland, FL between Orlando and Tampa
Job ID: 25189BR
Department: Finance
Date Posted: Jul 11, 2023

$52 - 73k


Publix Super Markets tops the list of privately-owned supermarkets in the US. We are privately-owned, hold no long-term debt and continue to grow year after year. Publix and our associates excel in community involvement, volunteerism, and environmental sustainability. Our collective commitment to diversity has contributed to our success in being a great place to work and shop. It’s satisfying to work for – and be an owner in – a Fortune 100 company that is widely recognized as a leader in the supermarket industry.

Position Description

As a Database Controller you will be responsible for compiling data and developing databases to meet operational needs and maintaining Microsoft (MS) Access database applications as well. This also includes the administration of all systems and databases for Corporate Accounting departments as well as providing software related technical support and immediate problem resolution for issues related to operational databases.

Required Qualifications

  • Associate’s degree in an Information Technology related field or equivalent analytical experience
  • 4 years of experience with integrated systems and
  • 4 years of experience performing advanced functions within MS Office applications and
  • 4 years of experience with database development
  • Advanced computer and electronics knowledge including experience with hardware, software, and computer systems and processes
  • In depth advanced knowledge of MS Access database design techniques, tools, and principles including knowledge of SQL/pass-through queries, Visual Basic programming, development of complex formulas and expressions such as nested IIF statements and MID functions
  • Strong written communication skills
  • Oral communication skills
  • Analytical skills
  • Excellent customer service skills
  • Ability to demonstrate creativity in problem solving
  • Advanced computer skills and the ability to keep up to date with changing technologies
  • Strong mathematic and critical analytical thinking ability using logic and reasoning
  • Ability to have self-discipline and work independently
  • Willingness to maintain a flexible schedule and work more than 40 hours per week as needed for projects such as year-end processing and other critical business needs which arise
  • Advanced skills in Microsoft Outlook, Access, Excel and Word
  • Intermediate knowledge of SQL Code
  • Knowledge of the following:
    • SAP
    • SharePoint
    • HOST
    • Teradata

Preferred Qualifications

  • Bachelor’s Degree in an Information Technology related field or its equivalent analytical experience
  • 6 years of experience with integrated systems and
  • 6 years of experience performing advanced functions within MS Office applications and
  • 6 years of experience with database development
  • Microsoft Certified Database Administrator (MCDBA) or Microsoft Office Specialist (MOS) or Microsoft Certified Desktop Support Technician (MCDST)
  • High level knowledge of I/S processes interacting with the department
  • High level knowledge of Corporate Accounting department functions and processes
  • General knowledge of regulations including but not limited to HIPAA, PCI, PII requirements as they relate to specific business processes within department
  • General knowledge of SOX requirements as they relate to specific business processes within Corporate Accounting department
  • Advanced knowledge of:
    • Mini-FETCH
    • Fintech Recon system
    • PAMS (Publix ATM Scheduling)
    • PETS (Publix Electronic Transaction System)
    • SACT (Store Accounting)
    • PASSport
    • Oasis (support and retail) and other time systems
    • WIMS (Warehouse Management System)
    • DIMS (DSD Management System)
    • PIMS (Product Information Management System)
    • ODBC (Open Data Base Connectivity)


  • 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)

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.

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