BlueLinx Corporation

Credit Analyst

Job Locations US-GA-Atlanta
Posted Date 3 months ago(11/7/2017 4:38 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

Establishes and reviews credit limits for an accounts receivable portfolio.  Evaluates large amounts of data summarizing key elements necessary to make an accurate business decision (approval limit up to $100,000).  Establishes, maintains, and increases credit limits that will allow the sales team to maximize sales while maintaining an acceptable level of business risk.  Ensures that reviews comply with established Sarbanes-Oxley and BlueLinx processes/guidelines. 


  • 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.


  • 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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