BlueLinx Corporation

  • Credit Analyst

    Job Locations US-GA-Atlanta
    Posted Date 9 months ago(11/7/2017 4:38 PM)
    Type
    Regular Full-Time
    Category
    Accounting/Finance
    Job ID
    4683
  • Overview

    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.

    Responsibilities

    • Understands the company’s vision, mission, and strategy; understands business unit objectives and sets/accomplishes individual performance goals accordingly.
    • Creates and maintain credit history files.  Sets and adjust credit limits based on customer requests / past payment experiences and credit history.
    • Responds to credit inquiries form external and internal clients.
    • Ensures reviews comply with established BlueLinx processes/guidelines.
    • Identifies delinquent accounts requiring external collection efforts.  Identifies bad debt or financial exposure.

    Qualifications

    • BS / BA in accounting or related field a plus.  MS /MA / MBA a plus.
    • 2 - 5+ years of experience in credit and collections and or accounts receivable preferred.
    • Working knowledge of cash flow analysis, financial ratios, and credit worthiness.
    • Bankruptcy: filing of proof of claim, preference, placement experience a plus.
    • Strong mathematical and analytical skills.
    • Ability to query, analyze and report out on data.
    • Sense of discretion and willingness to maintain pertinent and sensitive information as confidential.  
    • Strong interpersonal, customer service and negotiating skills.  Experience in a sales-driven organization a plus. 
    • Proficiency using Microsoft Office Suite Software and relevant systems technology.  Appropriate understanding of internal controls.       
    • Financial information analysis, including the ability to read and interpret financial statements, information from financial reporting agencies, information provided by bank and trade credit references, and information provided by internal sources. 

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