BlueLinx Corporation Collections Finance & Accounting, Supervisor / Team Lead in Atlanta, Georgia
Headquartered in Atlanta, Georgia, BlueLinx, is a leading distributor of building products in North America. Employing over 1,500 people, BlueLinx offers thousands of products from suppliers all over the world to service over 10,000 customers nationwide, including dealers, industrial manufacturers, manufactured housing producers and home improvement retailers. The Company operates its distribution business through a vast network of distribution centers located throughout the U.S. BlueLinx is traded on the New York Stock Exchange under the symbol BXC.
Position Purpose Summary :
As a Supervior of collections, the ideal candidate will oversee collection efforts, complete accounting tasks such as creating and clearing entries to accounts, balancing, reconciliation, researching and resolving discrepancies and maintain accounting systems and records; ensure internal and external accounting principles and policies are followed. Answers inquiries and resolves routine problems identified by staff and/or other departments. May prepare routine financial analyses or reports as required.
Understands the company’s vision, mission, and strategy; understands business unit objectives and sets/accomplishes individual performance goals accordingly.
Ensures timely and accurate processing of payments to suppliers and employees. Defines and monitors key accounts payable performance indicators. Depending upon functional group, may perform some or all of the responsibilities listed below:
Performs ad hoc analysis on accounts and generates reports.
Develops and maintains good working relationships with internal customers and/or suppliers. Ensures excellent customer service is delivered to internal customers and suppliers.
Participates in the development, testing, and implementation of accounting systems and process enhancements. Works with various groups and functions to facilitate continuous process improvement and automation of processes.
Reviews internal controls for efficiency. Identifies and enforces internal controls related to accounts payable / accounts receivables and Sarbanes Oxley.
Leads team;selects/hires;develops objectives; coaches and evaluates performance. Ensures direct reports obtain applicable training and development opportunitiesto enhance performance, development, and contributions to the company. Holds direct reports accountable for individual and team performance. Addresses performance issues appropriately and timely.
Years of experience: 5-8 years experience in related field preferred. 6+ years experience w/ MS/MA/MBA.
BA / BS in Accounting or related degree preferred.
Working knowledge of corporate level accounting principles, credit and collections, records management, scheduling, and/or adhoc reporting.
Customer/vendor focus. Ability to multi-task, visually proof / compare data, and prioritize work.
Knowledge of accounts payable, accounts receivables, cash disbursement, and/or invoicing / billing.
Excellent data entry skills and the ability to ensure data accuracy.
Ability to perform search / inquiry tasks, handle customer problems and evaluate customer satisfaction.
Strong communication sills and the ability to work well with multiple sources to solve day-to-day problems.
Solid understanding of BlueLinx policy and procedures. Basic math skills.
Proficiency using Microsoft Office Suite Software and relevant systems technology.
Type Regular Full-Time
Job ID 5388
BlueLinx provides equal opportunity in all aspects of employment. We forbid discrimination on account of age, race, color, national origin or ancestry, citizenship status, creed, religion, sex/gender, pregnancy, maternity, marital status, civil partnership, sexual orientation, transgender status, gender identity or expression, disability, military or veteran status or any other status protected by the laws or regulations in the locations where we operate.