BlueLinx Corporation Collections Specialist in Atlanta, Georgia


Headquartered in Atlanta, Georgia, BlueLinx, is a leading distributor of building products in North America. 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:

Supports and assists with daily responsibilities as it relates to account receivables, accounts payables, accounting, customer service, and sales support. Works with various members of the accounting staff to achieve maximum performance of duties designed to minimize risk and / or losses. Makes direct contact with customers as required to resolve issues. Works with other departments within the company to resolve customer / vendor issues as required.


  • Understands the company‚Äôs vision, mission, and strategy; understands business unit objectives and sets/accomplishes individual performance goals accordingly.

  • Depending upon functional group, may resolves past due accounts, customer deductions from remittances and/or all other accounts receivable issues.

  • Processes requests from the sales group and furnishes information requested regarding customer accounts.

  • Analyses customer account status and reports findings to management as required.

  • Solves routine customer problems, investigates reasons / causes for customer dissatisfaction and evaluate customer satisfaction (for both internal and external customers).


  • Ability to multi-task, visually proof / compare data, and prioritize work.

  • Knowledge of accounts payable, accounts receivables, cash disbursement, and/or invoicing / billing.

  • Strong data entry skills and the ability to ensure data accuracy.

  • Ability to perform search / inquiry tasks, handle customer problems and evaluate of customer satisfaction.

  • Basic math skills and a basic knowledge of policies / procedures / terminology.

  • Proficiency using Microsoft Office Suite Software and relevant pricing tools / technology.

  • Years of experience: 5-7 years related or equivalent work experience preferred.

Type Regular Full-Time

Category Accounting/Finance

Job ID 5029

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.