Accounts Receivable/Collections Clerk
Oldcastle - Dallas, TX

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City: Dallas

State: Texas
Postal/Zip Code: 75229

Custom-Crete is a division of Oldcastle Architectural (APG). Oldcastle APG is the leading North American manufacturer of concrete masonry, lawn, garden and paving products and a regional leader in clay brick. The group also produces packaged cement mixes, lightweight aggregates, bagged decorative stone and lime. With over 200 operating locations and 6000 employees, Oldcastle Architectural operates across 38 states and 2 Canadian provinces.

SUMMARY

This position is responsible for supporting the Accounting functions in areas such as A/R, month end, collections, and customer dispute resolution.

ESSENTIAL DUTIES AND RESPONSIBILITIES

Reconciles bank statements and report discrepancy problems

Process credit memos to customers and processes weekly check run

Respond to inquiries from customers and vendors, and researches/resolves outstanding credit issues

Process daily credit card sales

Work with dispatchers, drivers, and operations personnel to handle customer orders/complaints

Assist in developing new credit policies/procedures

Maintain credit invoice and supporting documentation files on all invoices, credit memos, and other

related documents

Monitors credit hold

Assists in monthly closing.

Order entry backup, invoice processing and daily deposits.

Perform shipment confirmation, involves keying amounts delivered to customers and charging freight

when applicable.

Retrieve accounting entries and documents as required by accounting manager for account analysis.

Other duties and responsibilities related to the nature of the job may be assigned on a temporary or permanent basis as needed.

Prepare monthly accounts and customer aging reports for Oldcastle finance department.

Respond to inquiries from customers, and research and resolve outstanding credit issues.

Maintain credit invoice and supporting documentation files.

Review A/R ledger.

Write credit correspondence.

Maintain bond and lien rights.

Prepare all lien waiver requests from customers.

REQUIREMENTS / EDUCATION / EXPERIENCE

Associate's degree or equivalent from a two year college; or equivalent in years of related experience or training, plus 2-5 years experience in construction or related industry.

Proficient in MS Office applications, especially Excel.

Skilled and accurate in data entry and data research.

Ability to negotiate for positive results.

Ability to calculate figures and amounts such as discounts, interest, commissions, proportions,

percentages, area, circumference, and volume.

Prior collections and A/R experience, with knowledge of regulations and compliance requirements highly valued.

Excellent communications skills, verbally and in writing with all levels within the company and customers.

What Oldcastle Offers You
  • A culture that values opportunity for growth, development and internal promotion
  • Highly competitive base pay
  • Comprehensive medical, dental and disability benefits programs
  • Group retirement savings program
  • Health and wellness programs

About Oldcastle

Oldcastle 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 Oldcastle family. Oldcastle operates with a decentralized, diversified structure, letting you work in a small company environment while having the career opportunities of a large enterprise.

Oldcastle 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 Oldcastle family!

Custom-Crete is an Affirmative Action and Equal Opportunity Employer

Custom-Creteis part of the Oldcastlecareers™ network.

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Oldcastle is the largest manufacturer of building products and materials in North America with more than 1500 locations and 35,000...