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Licensing Specialist

Dollar General -

Job DescriptionAre you ready for an exciting career move? We're a fast moving $17.5 billion, Fortune 200 publicly-traded company with more than 11,000 stores and 12 distribution centers in 40 states, growing by hundreds of stores each year. We work in an energetic team atmosphere that leverages each person’s strengths and maximizes potential. We are committed to attracting upbeat, talented, and motivated people who can advance our mission of "Serving Others."

Dollar General’s Licensing Specialist, while reporting to the Licensing Team Leader, will obtain and maintain all business licenses and related processes including operating licenses, gross receipts calculations, beer and wine, and tobacco licenses. The Specialist also researches, prepares, files, processes and remits appropriate applications and payments to comply with the rules and regulations as prescribed in each jurisdiction including past due licenses, new licenses, payment batch preparation and verification, maintaining all current licenses, processing of property tax (both real and personal) and reviewing for accuracy while also assisting in maintaining various licensing and property tax databases, extensive tracking through specialized spreadsheets, new store research, verification of documents and surveys for licensing, review and redacting of leases to include with various specialized and regulated product applications, preparing and handling of personal information of officers and field personnel.

Duties and Responsibilities

• Obtaining and maintaining all licenses for assigned states. Researches, coordinates, prepares, processes and remits assigned license applications and payments for initial licensing and renewals. This information including but not limited to, fingerprints, E-911 verification, background checks, Officer and field PII, redacting leases, aerial site plans and surveys, and coordinating with attorneys. Processes assigned property tax payments in the property tax system.
• Assists with maintenance of various licensing and property tax databases to account for all license jurisdictions, applications and property tax payments.
• Reviews license and property tax payments for accuracy of charges based on historical and/or third party data.
• Researches and resolves license and property tax notices and issues.
• Coordinates and advises Field Operations on required licenses for new and relocating stores.
• Assists with or participates in special projects and other assignments as needed or required. May assist with property tax audits, business license audits, EBT, electronic funds transfer (EFT) and unclaimed property as directed.

Knowledge, Skills and Abilities

• Good organizational, planning, complex data analytical, and proactive prioritizing skills to maintain and meet stringent deadlines
• Ability to work proficiently with word processing, spreadsheet, and database applications
• Ability to interact with government jurisdictions and other departments to obtain relevant information
• Ability to communicate effectively both verbally and in written form
• Ability to work independently, in groups and in gray areas
• Ability to review data, break down critical decision points, and effectively communicate any challenges areas

Work Experience and/or Education

• High school diploma or equivalent required.
• One year licensing or office experience preferred.
• Proven ability to handle multiple priorities in a fast paced environment.
• Basic knowledge of general office accounting preferred.

Compensation will consist of a competitive salary based on your experience, with bonus potential.

Our Benefits Package

• Health, dental, vision and life insurance
• Long term disability
• Accidental Death and Dismemberment insurance
• Company matched 401(k)
• Paid vacation
• On site child care, ATM, cafeteria and fitness facility
• Free covered parking
• Fun, values centered work atmosphere
• Corporate casual dress

Dollar General is an Equal Opportunity Employer.

Job RequirementsPlease see full length job posting.


Qualifications Education: High school
Experience: 1 year


Work HoursCompensationJob typeStart Date
8:00 to 5:00Will discuss during interviewFull timeApril 28, 2015

Company Description About Dollar General

Goodlettsville, Tenn.-based Dollar General Corporation is the nation's largest small-box discount retailer. We make shopping for everyday needs simpler and hassle-free by offering a carefully edited assortment of the most popular brands at low everyday prices in small, convenient locations. Dollar General ranks among the largest retailers of top-quality brands made by America's most-trusted manufacturers, such as Procter & Gamble, Kimberly Clark, Unilever, Kellogg's, General Mills and Nabisco.


Contact Information Terri Lane


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