BlueLinx Corporation

  • Finance & Accounting, Supervisor Team Lead

    Job Locations US-GA-Atlanta
    Posted Date 5 months ago(6/5/2018 8:36 PM)
    Type
    Regular Full-Time
    Category
    Accounting/Finance
    Job ID
    4970
  • 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.

     

    Position Purpose Summary

    Oversees completion of AP/Disbursements and 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.   Completing vendor changes, accounts payable forecasting, monthly accruals, ad hoc reporting and monthly close. Answers inquiries and resolves routine problems identified by staff and/or other departments. May prepare routine financial analyses or reports as required.

    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

    • Educational Requirements: BA/BS in accounting or related degree preferred
    • Years of Experience: 5 – 8 yrs. experience in related field preferred; CPA a plus
    • 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.

     

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