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C&S Wholesale Grocers, Inc. Intern, Gross Profit in Keene, New Hampshire

Company Overview

C&S Wholesale Grocers, Inc. , based in Keene, NH, is the largest wholesale grocery supply company in the U.S. and the industry leader in supply chain innovation. Founded in 1918 as a supplier to independent grocery stores, C&S now services customers of all sizes, supplying more than 6,000 independent supermarkets, chain stores, military bases, and institutions with over 150,000 different products. At C&S, We Select the Best® – those with the motivation, pride, and drive to succeed in our fast-paced world.

Working Safely is a Condition of Employment at C&S Wholesale Grocers, Inc. C&S Wholesale Grocers is proud to be an Equal Opportunity and Affirmative Action employer, and considers qualified applicants without regard to race, color, creed, religion, ancestry, national origin, sex, sexual orientation, gender identity, age, disability, veteran status or any other protected factor under federal, state or local law.

Position Overview

As an Intern in Gross Profit , you will learn different aspects of Gross Profit Finance Accounting, including booking journal entries, keeping account reconciliations, working on vendor issues, and correctly coding general ledger accounts.

Gross Profit manages the financial reporting, accounting, budgeting, forecasting, and analysis for C&S gross profit and inventory. The team works closely with Senior Management in the preparation of financial reporting, in the preparation of the annual budget and quarterly forecasts, and in handling customer contract issues. The Gross Profit Accounting department consists of the following teams:

  • The P&L reporting team works closely with Senior Management in the preparation of gross profit reporting and analysis, product line profitability reporting and analysis, and the annual budget and quarterly forecasts. This team also manages upcharges for external customers, segment reporting, and private label reporting.

  • The Incentive team works directly with Procurement and vendors regarding the execution of the contracts.

  • The Rebate team works closely with external customers, Accounts Receivable, Sales, and Legal to execute the rebate clauses in customer contracts. This team also works closely with Senior Management in the preparation of weekly reporting, annual budgets, and quarterly forecasts.

  • The Shrink team works closely with Warehouse management and Senior Management in the preparation of weekly inventory shrink reporting and analysis.

  • The Inventory-Payables Accounting team works closely with the P&L reporting team, Accounts Payable, Accounts Receivable, Inventory Control, and other internal departments regarding the interface of inventory and payable systems to the ledger.


  • Learn how C&S handles Vendor billing claims issues from receipt to resolution

  • Be able to research Vendor billing claims and support C&S decisions on the claims

  • Utilize multiple C&S systems to extract the data to support the claim decision

  • Exposure to Procurement Management to obtain correct approvals on claims

  • Vendor claims

  • Learn Accountant responsibilities, including:

  • Creating journal entries; how to upload an entry

  • Reconciling an account

  • Develop a knowledge of multiple C&S systems including: Oracle, Biceps Prompt, Mainframe, Microsoft Office (Outlook, Excel, Access)


  • Basic understanding of Accounting and interest in learning more

  • Pursuing a Bachelor's degree in Accounting, Finance, or related field

  • Strong interpersonal skills

  • Proficiency in Microsoft Suite

  • Proven ability to self-manage multiple projects with changing priorities

  • Eagerness to learn and accept challenges

  • Minimum 3.0 GPA preferred

Requisition ID 13181

Company C&S Wholesale Grocers, Inc.

Category Administrative/Clerical