BlueLinx Corporation

Sr Accounts Payable Manager

Job Locations US-GA-Atlanta
Posted Date 5 months ago(9/29/2017 12:29 PM)
Regular Full-Time
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Headquartered in Atlanta, Georgia, BlueLinx Holdings Inc., operating through its wholly owned subsidiary BlueLinx Corporation, is a leading distributor of building products in North America. Employing over 1,700 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 from sales centers in Atlanta and Denver, and its 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

Use lean sigma tools and processes to lead the transformation of the current Accounts Payable function through the creation of AP strategy, process and design. Lead the standardization of work processes to create a more effective and efficient AP organization. Role is responsible for deployment of best practices, electronic enablement, ensuring SOX compliance, vendor satisfaction and cost metrics.


  • Understands the company’s vision, mission, and strategy; understands business unit objectives and sets/accomplishes individual performance goals accordingly.
  • Provide leadership for design, development and implementation of streamlined processes and best practices for Accounts Payable function.
  • Responsible for oversight of the AP processes, procedures and team. Including but not limited to compliance with policies and procedures, payment terms, exception management, vendor management, 1099's, etc.
  • Ensures timely payments of vendor invoices and expense vouchers and maintains accurate records and control reports.
  • Develop and monitor metrics, reporting and the performance of the AP group.
  • Liaison between AP team, sales, procurement, finance and accounting. Manage internal and external dispute resolution.
  • Manage and improve EFT/EDI remittance process for payment of vendor invoices and purchase order activities
  • Drive the P-card & T&E card programs to maximize value while ensuring overall efficiency of payment methods
  • Assist with SOX compliance for financial reporting by facilitating necessary reviews, certifications, and process documentation related to reporting requirements.
  • Assist in the execution of external audit quarterly reviews.
  • Other duties as assigned.
  • 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.


  • BA / BS in Accounting, Finance or related degree preferred.  MBA or Masters in Accounting a plus.
  • 8+ years related experience preferred;  5+ year w/ MS/MA/MBA
  • Familiar with Lean concepts and process.  Understanding of complete business cycle; ability to establish and maintain cooperative working relationships; manage multiple tasks. 
  • Communication, planning and organization, teamwork, attention to detail, initiative and collaboration. 
  • Proficiency using Microsoft Office Suite Software and relevant systems technology.  
  • Appropriate understanding of internal controls and SOX controls.              


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