Location Controller/Administrative Manager at Boise Cascade Company in Idaho Falls, Idaho

Posted in General Business 8 days ago.

Type: Full-Time

Job Description:


Boise Cascade Building Materials Distribution has an opening for an experienced Location Controller/Administrative Manager to oversee the accounting and control functions and personnel at one of our distribution facilities. Please review the responsibilities and needed qualifications below and apply today!

Boise Cascade has been in the business of manufacturing wood products and distributing building materials for over half a century. Today we're one of the largest manufacturers of plywood and engineered wood products in North America - and the only wholesale stocking distributor for building products that can service the entire United States. Because our business is built on relationships, our associates are critical to our success. And we're committed to investing in them. That's why we offer a comprehensive benefits package designed to have a positive impact on all areas of your life - from health and well-being, career and community, to financial security and personal safety, with many benefits beginning on your first day of employment. We call it, Total Rewards. Here's a snapshot of what we offer:

  • We care about your Health, Well-Being, and Future:

    • Medical + Prescription, Dental + Vision
      • Flexible Spending Account, Health Reimbursement Account, Preventive Care

    • Life and Accidental Death Insurance, 401(k)/Roth Retirement Plan Options with Employer Contributions

    • Tuition Assistance, Employee Assistance Program

  • We offer paid Time Away from Work:

    • 8 Holidays, Personal/Vacations Days

    • Disability Benefits, Parental Leave

  • We Appreciate you:

    • Competitive Base and Incentive Pay for all positions

    • Service Recognition Program

    • Professional development and career progression opportunities


Responsible for location accounting and control functions including coordination of associates for month-end closings, order entry, receivables, payables, and inventory/payables reconciliation.

General Accounting : Manages the general accounting cycles related to distribution, information services and payroll functions for a location. Supervises all accounting activities associated with the general ledger, receiving, invoicing, inventory control, accounts receivable and accounts payables. Interact and problems solve daily activities between sales, operations and accounting. Ensure compliance with all policies and processes are followed.

Information Services : Manages the information systems for the operation (hardware and software), trains users, and troubleshoots hardware issues. Interact with division and corporate information services, as necessary. Functions as the branch Agility expert; assisting admin personnel in problem solving for Agility entries.

Administrative Functions : Manages all administrative functions for a location. Negotiates procurement contracts for equipment and supplies not handled by division or corporate departments. Coordinates with staff to ensure employee relations administration, including the recruiting process, benefit questions, new-employee orientations, and new-hire and termination documentation and other HR tasks including payroll, benefits, workers' compensation, FMLA, EEO and AAP are completed in a professional and timely manner. Supervises location and accounting staff members. Responsible for payroll administration (record keeping) at the location. In conjunction with the product managers, manages periodic inventories of all products physically located on site.

Special Projects : Handles special projects as assigned, such as: Coordinates sales and marketing promotional programs (catalog development by providing administrative and technical support), sales promotions or location "open house," etc. Responsible for demonstrating a commitment to the process of continuous improvement, identifying and responding actively and with sensitivity to the needs of all customers and be open and responsive to change.


Basic Qualifications : Degree in business or accounting and minimum five years accounting/financial background for Level II; seven years for Level III. Requires supervisory experience, excellent communication skills and demonstrated positive interpersonal skills. Must have a minimum of five years' experience in accounts receivable management and financial analysis, including ratio analysis, sources and uses of funds, and knowledge of legal remedies and limitations. Incumbent must have demonstrated leadership qualities and the ability to interface well with customers and all levels of company personnel.

Preferred Qualifications : Basic knowledge of the building materials industry preferred. Proficient in utilizing PC software applications necessary for performing job responsibilities.

Competencies : Adaptability, Aligning Performance with Success, Building Partnerships, Coaching, Communication, Customer Focus, Initiating Action, Operational Decision Making, Planning & Organizing, Technical/Professional Knowledge & Skills.