BlueLinx Corporation

  • Senior Accountant

    Job Locations US-GA-Atlanta
    Posted Date 4 weeks ago(7/25/2018 8:59 AM)
    Type
    Regular Full-Time
    Category
    Accounting/Finance
    Job ID
    5081
  • Overview

    Headquartered in Atlanta, Georgia, BlueLinx, is a leading distributor of building products in North America. 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: 

    Analyzes trends, costs, revenues, financial commitments, and/or obligations incurred to predict future revenues and expenses.  Conducts analyses of operational financial data, investigation of variances and evaluates impact to planned activities.  Responds to internal and external adhoc data requests.  Assists in the coordination of monthly closing process; assists in identifying process improvements and controls; assists in the development and maintenance of appropriate accounting procedures, records and interfaces.  Responsible for maintaining the integrity, accuracy and timeliness in preparation of the company’s financial information in accordance with both internal and external reporting standards. 

    Responsibilities

    • Understands the company’s vision, mission, and strategy; understands business unit objectives and sets/accomplishes individual performance goals accordingly.
    • Posts monthly, quarterly and yearly accruals.   
    • Reviews accounts for reasonableness and compliance with generally accepted accounting principles.
    • Prepares journal entries, performs account reconciliations and analysis, and prepares schedules and general ledger accounts for internal and external reporting and external auditors for assigned areas.  Researches / resolves un-reconciled amounts on a timely basis.  Reviews / reporting of G/L and other statistical information for internal managerial reports.
    • May prepare balance sheets, profit and loss statements, and other financial reports.  Responsible for financial planning, cash flow management, monthly and annual reporting and analysis. 
    • Assists with preparation and review of monthly, quarterly and year-end financial statements.  Assists with SOX documentation and testing for assigned processes.
    • Works with various groups and functions to facilitate continuous process improvement.  Assists in implementing appropriate accounting practices and internal controls.  Contributes to the accuracy and efficiency improvements in the closing process.  Maintains key accounting controls verification and reporting processes.  Assists with documenting, creating, developing and maintaining processes, policies and procedures.
    • Assists with system upgrades for financial systems as needed and actively participates on special projects as assigned.

    Qualifications

    • Broad knowledge of financial transaction flows and knowledge of generally accepted accounting principles. 
    • Solid understanding of financial closing process and monthly/quarterly cycles. 
    • Strong technical background in accounting, bookkeeping and GAAP principles.  Highly organized and detail oriented. 
    • Excellent time management, analytical, communication and interpersonal skills.  Ability to meet deadlines, multitask, prioritize and work independently. 
    • Ability to work effectively with various disciplines within and outside the organization. 
    • Experience with SEC reporting and Sarbanes-Oxley compliance a plus. 
    • Proficiency using Microsoft Office Suite Software and relevant systems technology.       
    • Years of experience:  5-7 years related experience preferred; 3-5 years w/ MS/MA/MBA.

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