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Launch a Progressive Accounting Career with Cenex Zip Trip & Par Pacific in This Newly Added Entry-Level Role

Work for a growing company with competitive pay & excellent benefits.

If you combine the desire to build a career in accounting with strong attention to detail and the drive and self-motivation to meet your responsibilities on time, every time, the role of Accounting Clerk offers some compelling opportunities. You will: Par Petroleum LLC, a subsidiary of Par Pacific Holdings Inc., has recently purchased 33 Cenex Zip Trip convenience stores in eastern Washington and northwestern Idaho from CHS Inc. These c-stores are Par Pacific Holdings' first retail assets in the continental United States; and we have more than 90 retail outlets in Hawaii. You’ll be among the first hires under this new organizational structure. 

Par Pacific Holdings, Inc., based in Houston, Texas, owns, manages and maintains interests in energy and infrastructure businesses. Par Pacific's strategy is to identify, acquire and operate energy and infrastructure companies with attractive competitive positions. We own and operate one of the largest energy infrastructure networks in Hawaii with a 94,000-bpd refinery, a logistics network supplying the major islands of the state and 90 retail locations. In Wyoming, Par Pacific owns a refinery and associated logistics network in a niche market. Par Pacific also owns 42.3% of Laramie Energy, LLC, a joint venture entity focused on producing natural gas in Garfield, Mesa and Rio Blanco Counties, Colorado. Par Pacific has an active, opportunistic growth strategy. Our common stock is publicly traded on the NYSE MKT under the trading symbol "PARR".

Note: Par Pacific will not accept calls from third-party recruiters. All candidates are required to apply through this web posting.

Pictured: One of the 33 Cenex Zip Trip stores that was recently acquired by Par Pacific. 

The Requirements

To be a strong fit for the role of Accounting Clerk, you will have:
  • Experience in a position requiring strict attention to detail such as accounting, admin, order entry, etc.  
  • A high school diploma or GED equivalent; college coursework is a plus
  • Knowledge of and/or experience with AP/AR is preferred Quick question for you - click here
  • Solid computer and keyboarding skills, including experience with:
    • MS Office Word and Excel;
    • PDI enterprise management software is a plus
    • SAP software is plus  Quick question for you - click here
  • Strong basic math skills 
  • A valid driver's license and insurable driving record
  • The ability to consistently meet or exceed goals and deadlines
  • Strong written and verbal communication skills in English 
  • Strong customer service skills in person and over the phone
  • Solid analytical reasoning and problem-solving abilities
  • The ability to work independently and as an effective team member
  • A motivated, self-starter mentality with the desire to learn and develop your skills
You will work Monday through Friday business hours from our offices in Spokane. Overtime could be available on occasion, but as a rule, you'll be able to meet your responsibilities in a 40 hour work week.  

The Role

Reporting to the Accounting Supervisor, you will join a team that also includes an Accountant and Accounting Specialist. Your role will have a good many administrative responsibilities, with your primary tasks centered on convenience store transactions. You will:
  • Review inventory transactions for the convenience stores
  • Spot check daily store paperwork for accuracy
  • Recalculate variances, as needed
  • Visit stores and call store personnel as needed to gather facts and research information
  • Enter data in PDI and SAP
Additional duties may include:
  • Proactively communicating with internal and external employees and vendors to facilitate issue resolution
  • Ensuring accurate and timely workflow 
  • Assisting with daily and month-end AP/AR functions
  • Ensuring consistent adherence to company policies and procedures
  • Assisting with establishing and maintaining procedures
  • Contributing to special projects as requested
  • Working closely with Accounting Team members to develop your skills
  • Handling other duties as assigned
Note: this description is intended to give you a general overview of the position and is not an exhaustive listing of duties and responsibilities.

More Good Reasons

Employee Value Proposition
Working at Cenex Zip Trip and Par Pacific is different. Employees have the opportunity to make a great impact on the business and to influence decisions at the store level. People truly have amazing careers with us because they are exposed to many areas of the company and are connected to many of the industry experts. If you're looking for a company where you can advance your skills and career, look no further!

Unique Culture
There is nothing ordinary about working here – and there’s certainly nothing ordinary about our people. If you’re one of our employees, you’re a driven, creative-thinking, hardworking professional who loves to win. If that describes you, you'll fit right in!

Team Member Referral Program
We've recently implemented a unique and exciting referral program to reward our team members who refer other great employees to us. Once a referred team member stays with us for a specific amount of time, the employee who referred them will receive a generous bonus!

Great place to live and work
Because our stations located in some of the most beautiful places throughout the country, our employees get to make these places their home and enrich their lives. You'll work in Spokane and have the opportunity to visit several of our stations & convenience stores. We're proud of, and believe you'll enjoy, our unique culture and family-friendly environment. 

Excellent compensation
In addition to a competitive wage, we offer comprehensive benefits that include medical and dental insurance; life and AD&D insurance; retirement savings plans; employee assistance programs; vacation days; and more. 
 

Keys to Success

In order to be an outstanding Accounting Clerk, you will:
  • Bring a strong detail orientation, but also develop a big-picture understanding of the business and how your actions contribute to our success.
  • Take initiative while also being thoughtful in your approach. Because this is a new role on a new team, you will help establish processes and procedures, sharing what works well and which processes need to be refined.
  • Combine logic and a methodical approach to developing effective solutions to problems. 
  • Ask for assistance when needed. 
  • Remain flexible and adaptable as our organization and your role evolve.
  • Manage multiple activities and priorities effectively in a high-volume, fast-paced environment.

Launch a Progressive Accounting Career with Cenex Zip Trip & Par Pacific in This Newly Added Entry-Level Role

Work for a growing company with competitive pay & excellent benefits.

If you combine the desire to build a career in accounting with strong attention to detail and the drive and self-motivation to meet your responsibilities on time, every time, the role of Accounting Clerk offers some compelling opportunities. You will: Par Petroleum LLC, a subsidiary of Par Pacific Holdings Inc., has recently purchased 33 Cenex Zip Trip convenience stores in eastern Washington and northwestern Idaho from CHS Inc. These c-stores are Par Pacific Holdings' first retail assets in the continental United States; and we have more than 90 retail outlets in Hawaii. You’ll be among the first hires under this new organizational structure. 

Par Pacific Holdings, Inc., based in Houston, Texas, owns, manages and maintains interests in energy and infrastructure businesses. Par Pacific's strategy is to identify, acquire and operate energy and infrastructure companies with attractive competitive positions. We own and operate one of the largest energy infrastructure networks in Hawaii with a 94,000-bpd refinery, a logistics network supplying the major islands of the state and 90 retail locations. In Wyoming, Par Pacific owns a refinery and associated logistics network in a niche market. Par Pacific also owns 42.3% of Laramie Energy, LLC, a joint venture entity focused on producing natural gas in Garfield, Mesa and Rio Blanco Counties, Colorado. Par Pacific has an active, opportunistic growth strategy. Our common stock is publicly traded on the NYSE MKT under the trading symbol "PARR".

Note: Par Pacific will not accept calls from third-party recruiters. All candidates are required to apply through this web posting.

Pictured: One of the 33 Cenex Zip Trip stores that was recently acquired by Par Pacific. 

The Requirements

To be a strong fit for the role of Accounting Clerk, you will have:
  • Experience in a position requiring strict attention to detail such as accounting, admin, order entry, etc.  
  • A high school diploma or GED equivalent; college coursework is a plus
  • Knowledge of and/or experience with AP/AR is preferred Quick question for you - click here
  • Solid computer and keyboarding skills, including experience with:
    • MS Office Word and Excel;
    • PDI enterprise management software is a plus
    • SAP software is plus  Quick question for you - click here
  • Strong basic math skills 
  • A valid driver's license and insurable driving record
  • The ability to consistently meet or exceed goals and deadlines
  • Strong written and verbal communication skills in English 
  • Strong customer service skills in person and over the phone
  • Solid analytical reasoning and problem-solving abilities
  • The ability to work independently and as an effective team member
  • A motivated, self-starter mentality with the desire to learn and develop your skills
You will work Monday through Friday business hours from our offices in Spokane. Overtime could be available on occasion, but as a rule, you'll be able to meet your responsibilities in a 40 hour work week.  

The Role

Reporting to the Accounting Supervisor, you will join a team that also includes an Accountant and Accounting Specialist. Your role will have a good many administrative responsibilities, with your primary tasks centered on convenience store transactions. You will:
  • Review inventory transactions for the convenience stores
  • Spot check daily store paperwork for accuracy
  • Recalculate variances, as needed
  • Visit stores and call store personnel as needed to gather facts and research information
  • Enter data in PDI and SAP
Additional duties may include:
  • Proactively communicating with internal and external employees and vendors to facilitate issue resolution
  • Ensuring accurate and timely workflow 
  • Assisting with daily and month-end AP/AR functions
  • Ensuring consistent adherence to company policies and procedures
  • Assisting with establishing and maintaining procedures
  • Contributing to special projects as requested
  • Working closely with Accounting Team members to develop your skills
  • Handling other duties as assigned
Note: this description is intended to give you a general overview of the position and is not an exhaustive listing of duties and responsibilities.

More Good Reasons

Employee Value Proposition
Working at Cenex Zip Trip and Par Pacific is different. Employees have the opportunity to make a great impact on the business and to influence decisions at the store level. People truly have amazing careers with us because they are exposed to many areas of the company and are connected to many of the industry experts. If you're looking for a company where you can advance your skills and career, look no further!

Unique Culture
There is nothing ordinary about working here – and there’s certainly nothing ordinary about our people. If you’re one of our employees, you’re a driven, creative-thinking, hardworking professional who loves to win. If that describes you, you'll fit right in!

Team Member Referral Program
We've recently implemented a unique and exciting referral program to reward our team members who refer other great employees to us. Once a referred team member stays with us for a specific amount of time, the employee who referred them will receive a generous bonus!

Great place to live and work
Because our stations located in some of the most beautiful places throughout the country, our employees get to make these places their home and enrich their lives. You'll work in Spokane and have the opportunity to visit several of our stations & convenience stores. We're proud of, and believe you'll enjoy, our unique culture and family-friendly environment. 

Excellent compensation
In addition to a competitive wage, we offer comprehensive benefits that include medical and dental insurance; life and AD&D insurance; retirement savings plans; employee assistance programs; vacation days; and more. 
 

Keys to Success

In order to be an outstanding Accounting Clerk, you will:
  • Bring a strong detail orientation, but also develop a big-picture understanding of the business and how your actions contribute to our success.
  • Take initiative while also being thoughtful in your approach. Because this is a new role on a new team, you will help establish processes and procedures, sharing what works well and which processes need to be refined.
  • Combine logic and a methodical approach to developing effective solutions to problems. 
  • Ask for assistance when needed. 
  • Remain flexible and adaptable as our organization and your role evolve.
  • Manage multiple activities and priorities effectively in a high-volume, fast-paced environment.
Par Pacific is an equal opportunity employer. Qualified applicants will receive consideration for employment without regard to race, color, religion, sex, national origin, sexual orientation, gender identity, disability or protected veteran status.

If you are a qualified individual with a disability or a disabled veteran, you have the right to request an accommodation if you are unable or limited in your ability to use or access our career center as a result of your disability. To request an accommodation, contact the Human Resources Department at jhill@engage2excel.com.
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