BlueLinx Corporation

Collections Specialist

Job Locations US-GA-Atlanta
Posted Date 2 weeks ago(2/6/2018 11:40 AM)
Type
Regular Full-Time
Category
Accounting/Finance
Job ID
4823

Overview

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 1,500 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

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.

Responsibilities

  • Understands the company’s 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).

Qualifications

  • 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.

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