Accounts Receivable Team Lead in Tempe, AZ at Sears Holdings Corporation

Date Posted: 3/1/2018

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    9025 South Kyrene Road
    Tempe, AZ
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Job Description

Req/Job ID: 898416BR
Employing Entity: Sears Holdings Management Corporation
Employment Category: Regular, Full-time
Job Function: Credit/Financial Services
Store ID: 58491: Sears Holdings Management Corp

GENERAL SUMMARY: The Field Accounting Lead is responsible and accountable for the daily management of all Accounts Receivable transactions; including invoicing, cash application, Credit Card Processing, and Purchase Order & Contract Management. SCOPE OF RESPONSIBILITY: Responsible for the daily management of all Accounts Receivable transactions for the Appliance Builder Distributor business. JOB RESPONSIBILITIES • Hire, supervise and direct A/R staff; distributes workload and monitors and reviews performance. • Oversee collections of delinquent accounts and/or NSF payments; negotiates and resolves customer/invoice conflicts to expedite payments. • Analysis of A/R aging, develop and track reports, identify and address collection activities. • Responsible for monitoring compliance to contractual and legal obligations as it relates to lien law, billing, insurance, etc. • Review credit history of trade account applications and establish credit limits within company guidelines. • Manages contract tracking for accurate purchase orders, facilitate quick and accurate invoicing to ensure speedy and correct payments. • Build strong relationships with vendor’s A/P personnel or person(s) responsible for invoice approval. • Oversee the processing of payments to ensure proper and timely cash application. • Supervise Internal Delivery Support System. • Possess and maintain thorough knowledge of industry product information. • Prepare reports and correspondences as needed. • Perform customer service representative duties as needed. • Perform other duties as assigned by manager. • Ethics: Treats people with respect and keeps commitments. Inspires the trust of others. Works ethically and with integrity. Upholds organizational values. • Diversity: Demonstrates knowledge of EEO policy. Shows respect and sensitivity to cultural differences. Educates others on the value of diversity. Promotes a harassment-free environment. Builds a diverse workforce.

Job Requirements

• Demonstrated knowledge of General Accounting Practices.
• Basic data entry and/or word processing skills, including Microsoft Excel and Outlook.
• Excellent communication and customer service skills.
• Associates degree preferred - High School Diploma or equivalent required.
• Prior experience in A/R and/or credit and collection management.
• Knowledge of JD Edwards software.