Auction Settlements Associate
Ritchie Bros. Auctioneers 14 reviews - Lincoln, NE

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Ritchie Bros. Auctioneers Settlements team in our head office in Lincoln, NE has an immediate opening for a full-time Auction Settlements Associate.

What we offer:
Our success is built on the drive, initiative and dedication of our people. As we continue to grow around the globe, there are endless opportunities to advance your career – we’ve proven this throughout our 50+years in business. And, we’ll help you achieve your own professional goals. Here’s how:
  • Base salary + paid overtime and comprehensive benefits.
  • 401(K) and an Employee Share Plan, both with company match.
  • Ongoing training, professional development and tuition reimbursement.

The Opportunity:
Reporting to the Settlements Supervisor in the Accounting Department, you play an integral role in ensuring that customers receive timely and accurate settlement payments. In this role you will:
  • Prepare auction settlements statements for customers in a high volume busy environment.
  • Work with the lien search department to calculate final customer payments.
  • Ensure customers receive accurate settlement payments within 21 days of the auction.
  • Answer all customer and auction sale site inquiries.
  • Process cheque runs, electronic funds transfers and wire payments to consignors and lien holders in a timely manner.
  • Reconcile settlement statements to the general ledger prior to mail-out and month end.
  • Produce follow-up reports such as post-sale checklists and delayed sale file lists to sale sites.
  • Liaise with accounts receivable department to continually monitor post-sale changes and corrections such as price adjustments, deductions, holdbacks, collapses, and bill for deficiencies.
  • Liaise with fixed asset and procurement department to maintain current book values.

Job Requirements
Here's what you'll bring:
  • Some accounting and reconciliation experience is required for this role.
  • Proficient with using applications such as Excel, Word and Lotus Notes or a similar email system.
  • Proven ability to juggle multiple projects effectively, to prioritize a high volume of work, and to meet strict deadlines.
  • Keen eye for detail – you’ll provide precise facts and figures and produce accurate work.
  • Fluency in another language is an asset, but not required.
  • Excellent communication skills – you’ll be communicating with customers and sale site staff regularly, in person and over the phone.
  • You place a high value on customer service.
  • Organized, organized, organized!
  • A strong work ethic, without sacrificing your ability to have fun on the job.

Please note in this role you will required to:
  • Work occasional overtime.

Office/Auction Site Location


Employment Type
Permanent Full Time

About this company
14 reviews
Ritchie Bros. Auctioneers began as a family business in Kelowna, Canada. Three brothers -- Dave, Ken and John -- conducted their first...