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Accounts Receivable Analyst - Atlanta, GA at Oldcastle APG Inc

Posted in Admin - Clerical 30+ days ago.

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Type: Full-Time
Location: Atlanta, Georgia





Job Description:

 

Job ID:  157479

Lawn & Garden,  a CRH company, a division within Oldcastle APG, is one of the largest manufacturers of bagged and bulk decorative mulch, soil, stone, and limestone products in the nation with over 40 production facilities.  We take pride in serving a diverse group of customers including independent garden centers, mass retailers, landscapers, contractors, and homeowners.

Position Summary

 

This position is responsible for the research, problem-solving & timely filing of major retail Home Center AR customer accounts for the Lawn & Garden division of Oldcastle Architectural Products. The position is primarily responsible for oversight, research and timely resolution of open balances. 

 

Job Description Summary

 


  • Maintain oversight & ensure timely payments are received based on vendor terms for Home Center receivable accounts

  • Through data analysis & where appropriate by contacting plant & regional personnel, clarify and confirm outstanding balances

  • With an eye for trends & anomalies, determine & file valid shortage claims & dispute vendor payment deductions using Home Center portals 

  • Document and communicate trending issues to the regional team for resolution and improved customer satisfaction

  • Support month-end closing process by reviewing & reporting using online detail that reflects account progress

  • Responsible for the integrity of account balances

  • Maintain supporting documentation and/or electronic files for all claims, credits & any other related documents 

  • Assist VP Finance and Controller with miscellaneous duties as needed

 

Requirements/Education/Experience

 


  • Associate’s degree in a related business discipline or minimum of 2 years of proven success in job-related experience. A combination of education & experience considered

  • Demonstrated ability to communicate in a manner that reflects appropriate command of professional levels of verbal & written communication 

  • Skilled and accurate with data entry, data research, data analysis & effective problem solving

  • Proven record as strong team player able to quickly and effectively build professional relationships, trust and credibility

  • Ability to work in an independent, self-directed manner

Required Technical Proficiency 


  • General PC navigation skills & track record of effectiveness with using multiple screens simultaneously

  • Knowledge & experience with accounting software (Experience working with Lawson preferred)

  • Ability to learn and understand cloud-based client access portals

  • Internet-based software programs, specific emphasis on:

    • MS Office Applications

    • High Level of proficiency with the use of Excel including advanced formulas and reporting



Preferences


  • Previous experience in an accounting role supporting retail Home Center accounts desirable but not required

Physical Environment

 


  • On-site office presence required

  • Ability to perform sedentary work, occasional walking, standing, squatting, and bending required

  • Ability to lift up to 10 lbs. and carry small objects, and occasionally lift up to 25 lbs.

  • Prolonged sitting, repetitive use of fingers and hands for typing

  • Available to work overtime as necessary

  • Required to work under deadlines and stressful, high work volume conditions

What CRH Americas Offers You


  • Highly competitive base pay

  • Comprehensive medical, dental and disability benefits programs

  • Group retirement savings program

  • Health and wellness programs

  • A culture that values opportunity for growth, development, and internal promotion

About CRH Americas

CRH Americas has a long and proud heritage as one of North America’s largest corporations. We are a proud reflection of the hundreds of family businesses, local and regional companies and mid to large sized enterprises that together form the CRH Americas family. CRH Americas operates with a decentralized, diversified structure, letting you work in a small company environment while having the career opportunities of a large enterprise.

Lawn & Garden, a CRH company, is a great place to grow! If you’re up for a rewarding challenge, we invite you to take the first step and apply today! Please complete your online application and profile which will be sent directly to the appropriate Hiring Manager. Thank you for your interest in the CRH family!

CRH Americas is an Affirmative Action and Equal Opportunity Employer.

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