BlueLinx Corporation

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Finance & Accounting, Supervisor / Team Lead

Finance & Accounting, Supervisor / Team Lead

Job Locations 
US-GA-Atlanta
Type 
Regular Full-Time
Posted Date 
9/20/2017
Category 
Accounting/Finance
Job ID 
4633

More information about this job

Overview

Headquartered in Atlanta, Georgia, BlueLinx, is a leading distributor of building products in North America. Employing over 1,600 people, BlueLinx offers greater than 10,000 products from over 750 suppliers to service approximately 11,500 customers nationwide, including dealers, industrial manufacturers, manufactured housing producers and home improvement retailers. The Company operates its distribution business through a vast network of 39 distribution centers located throughout the U.S. 

 

Position Purpose Summary:

Oversees completion of accounting tasks such as creating and clearing entries to accounts, balancing, reconciliation, researching and resolving discrepancies and maintaining accounting systems and records; ensuring that 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.  This role oversees associates in the Western region, and will need to be available and reachable through 7:30pm Eastern time.

Responsibilities

  • 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.
  • 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 opportunities to enhance performance, development, and contributions to the company.  Holds direct reports accountable for individual and team performance.  Addresses performance issues appropriately and timely.

Qualifications

Working knowledge of corporate level accounting principles, credit and collections, strong adhoc reporting skills. Customer/Vendor focus.  Ability to multi-task, visually proof/compare data, and prioritize work.   Knowledge of high volume national accounts, with multiple locations. Ability to lead teams, provide feedback and coach employees. Knowledge of accounts payable, accounts receivables, cash management, and invoicing/billing. Excellent communication skills, including negotiation and the ability to solve day to day problems with root cause analysis.  Implementation of BlueLinx policy and procedures. Proficiency using Microsoft Office Suite software.

 

Educational Requirements: BA/BS in accounting or related degree preferred

Years of Experience: 5 – 8 yrs. experience in related field preferred