BlueLinx Corporation

  • Accounts Payable Manager

    Job Locations US-GA-Atlanta
    Posted Date 1 week ago(12/6/2018 4:18 PM)
    Type
    Regular Full-Time
    Category
    Accounting/Finance
    Job ID
    5375
  • 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

    Manages all activities in the accounts payable function. Ensures timely payments of vendor invoices and expense vouchers and maintains accurate records and control reports. Reviews applicable accounting reports and accounts payable register to ensure accuracy. Responsible for creation of AP strategy, process and design. Lead the standardization of work processes to create a more effective and efficient AP organization. Role is responsible for deployment of best practices, electronic enablement, ensuring SOX compliance, vendor satisfaction and cost metrics.

    Responsibilities

    • Understands the company’s vision, mission, and strategy; understands business unit objectives and sets/accomplishes individual performance goals accordingly.
    • Provide leadership for design, development and implementation of streamlined processes and best practices for Accounts Payable function.
    • Responsible for oversight of the AP processes, procedures and team. Including but not limited to compliance with policies and procedures, payment terms, exception management, vendor management, 1099's, etc.
    • Ensures timely payments of vendor invoices and expense vouchers and maintains accurate records and control reports.
    • Develop and monitor metrics, reporting and the performance of the AP group.
    • Liaison between AP team, sales, procurement, finance and accounting. Manage internal and external dispute resolution.
    • Manage and improve EFT/EDI remittance process for payment of vendor invoices and purchase order activities
    • Drive the P-card & T&E card programs to maximize value while ensuring overall efficiency of payment methods
    • Assist with SOX compliance for financial reporting by facilitating necessary reviews, certifications, and process documentation related to reporting requirements.
    • Assist in the execution of external audit quarterly reviews.
    • Other duties as assigned.
    • 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

    • BA / BS in Accounting, Finance or related degree preferred.  MBA or Masters in Accounting a plus.
    • 5+ years related experience preferred;  2+ year w/ MS/MA/MBA
    • Familiar with Lean concepts and process.  Understanding of complete business cycle; ability to establish and maintain cooperative working relationships; manage multiple tasks. 
    • Communication, planning and organization, teamwork, attention to detail, initiative and collaboration. 
    • Proficiency using Microsoft Office Suite Software and relevant systems technology.  
    • Appropriate understanding of internal controls and SOX controls.              

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