Sierra, a CRH company, is a division within Oldcastle APG. APG is North America's leading manufacturer and supplier of concrete masonry, dry mix, and hardscape products. With over $2B in sales, APG operates across 36 states and 5 Canadian provinces through a network of over 195 operating locations and more than 6,500 employees.
This position is responsible for Accounts Receivable/Accounts Payable Clerk and is seeking a highly motivated and energetic individual to work in our finance department.
Essential Duties and Responsibilities
Establish and maintain effective and cooperative working relationships with customers and sales
Collection calls and/or correspondence in a fast paced goal oriented accounting department
Provide customer service regarding collection issues, prepare customer refund and account adjustment requests, resolve discrepancies and short pays. Responsible for monitoring and maintaining the financial integrity of accounts receivable accounts.
Process credit memos to customers' accounts after compilation of back-up support and approval
Work with sales personnel to effectively manage the collection of the accounts receivable in a manner consistent with Sierra's policies and procedures. Enlist the efforts of Controller when necessary to accelerate the collection process.
Works with dispatchers and sales representatives to handle customer requests.
Communicate and follow up effectively and timely with customers regarding accounts.
Work within established controls to adhere to the statutes of the California Mechanics Lien Laws, in order to preserve job rights.
Processes and monitors status of lien and bond claims. Prepares correspondence necessary to protect Sierra Building Products lien and bond rights.
Achieves targeted DSO and past due delinquency objectives,
Improves receivable turnover through efficient collection follow-up, while maintaining and promoting favorable customer relations. Analyzes paying practices of customers and recommends action on delinquent accounts
Run sales reports from database and uploads to spreadsheet for analysis and support.
Review and maintain accurate aging reports.
Identify problem accounts and provide regular updates of receivables to Controller.
3 Way Match - match invoices for processing ensuring proper documentation and approval.
Code invoice to appropriate expense account while using correct terms to allow for discounts.
Answer all vendors and customers inquire and issue resolution of problems.
Maintain all accounts payable files - paper and electronic as well as obtaining needed W9 Data.
Ensure compliance with all standard accounting policies and procedures and Sarbanes-Oxley (SOX) requirements.
Knowledge of Sales and Use Tax reporting.
Assists in developing and updating procedures as needed.
Other duties as assigned.
To perform this job successfully, an individual must be able to perform each essential duty satisfactorily. The requirements listed below are representative of the knowledge, skills and/or abilities required. Reasonable accommodations may be made to enable qualified individuals with disabilities to perform the essential duties of the job.
Requirements / Education / Experience
Associate's Degree from a two year college and a minimum of 5 years of Accounts Receivable and 2 years in Accounts Payable experience in a construction industry and knowledge of California Mechanic Lien Laws is required.
Intermediate to advanced Excel skills and proficient with MS office.
A high degree of comfort with technology and multiple applications.
Excellent organizational and time management skills.
Ability to calculate figures and amounts such as discounts, interest, commissions, proportions and percentages
Previous accounting experience and excellent written and verbal communication skills
Knowledge of basic accounting math and accurate in data entry and data research with 10-key operation experience
Ability to read and comprehend simple instructions, short correspondence, and memos
Ability to read and interpret documents such as new vendor forms, purchase orders, receiving documents, vendor statements and invoices, credit applications, and SOX documents
Strong ability and skill to follow-up, attention to detail and organization
Lift up to 10 lbs. and occasionally lift and/or move up to 25 lbs.
Ability to sit and stand for extended periods of time
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.
Sierra, 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! Once you click apply now, you will be brought to our career site. Please complete your online profile which will be sent directly to the appropriate Hiring Manager. Our system allows you to view and track your status 24 hours a day. Thank you for your interest in the CRH Americas family!
CRH Americas is an Affirmative Action and Equal Opportunity Employer.
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Date Posted: Aug 10, 2020
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