Director, AR Collections in Dallas, TX at Reddy Ice

Date Posted: 12/24/2019

Job Snapshot

  • Employee Type:
    Full-Time
  • Location:
    Dallas, TX
  • Job Type:
  • Experience:
    Not Specified
  • Date Posted:
    12/24/2019

Job Description

Job Requisition

JR9554

Worker Time Type

Full time

Worker Sub-Type

Regular

Shift

Job Description

POSITION PURPOSE:

At Reddy Ice, we are committed to becoming North America’s “Total Ice Solution”. How? By living the Reddy Ice Way through operational excellence, growth, and obsession for the customer.

Oversees and directs the accounts receivable and distributor/co-packer accounting functions of the company. Hires, trains and supervises the staff of both teams. Manages systems and interfaces for outsourced systems (e.g., Open Scan).  Provides analysis and reports pertaining to company accounts receivable and distributor/co-packer accounting functions, cash collections, cash disbursements, and cash receipt application.

TRAVEL REQUIREMENTS:  0-10%

DUTIES AND RESPONSIBILITIES:

Accounts Receivable and Distributor/Co-Packer Accounting

Staff, plan, and manage the activities of employees responsible for posting, processing, and verifying receipts, evaluating, resolving billing discrepancies and other similar records, and other processes as necessary. Ensures that customer accounts are collected in a timely manner. Provide ongoing training, coaching, and performance management to team members. Colloborate closely with IT Leaders and team on all transactional processes such as EDI, Database services, etc. Provide training, documentation, and guidance to management, accounting employees, and operations team members, as needed. Ensure that accounts receivable are current, that collections strategies are in place to balance customer service and meet DSO goals and ensure that the department adheres to all credit policies and procedures. Reviews journal entries, reconciliations and account analysis, including transactions such as allocations, accruals, drayage expense and liability recording, revenue billing, etc. Oversees monthly distributor/co-packer account analysis, including a review of related accounting entries, financial analysis, or other ad hoc reporting analysis and research as needed

General

Resolve accounting problems with internal and external customers. Make effective decisions involving customer issues to provide superior customer service at the lowest possible cost.

Lead periodic business reviews with key stakeholders.

Develop and execute new approaches/procedures to effect continual improvements in the efficiency and effectiveness of the department. Translate organizational vision into tactical plans and specific initiatives.

Makes and assumes other duties and responsibilities required or assigned by management.

Adhering to the Code of Business Ethics is essential. We value honesty and integrity above all else and we expect our employees to be committed to the highest ethical standards.

CONTACTS:

Internal:     All levels of company employees

External:    Distributors, Vendors, Customers, Professional Advisors

OPERATING RESPONSIBILITIES:

No direct responsibility for property.  Heavy impact on company cash flow. Access to highly confidential customer information, including credit card data, vendor records, pricing information and distributor agreements. Responsible for the recordkeeping for large amounts of funds within the accounting, banking (lock box) and accounts receivable systems. Access to confidential reports and information.

RESPONSIBILITY FOR PROPERTY, FUNDS, AND INFORMATION:

Has access to customer and credit records, vendor records, distributor agreements, pricing information, contractual agreements, accounting and financial information, trade secrets, and extensive confidential information. May have access to company funds or assets.

SUPERVISORY RESPONSIBILITY:

Supervises approximately 25 accounts receivable and distributor/co-packer employees.

EDUCATION AND EXPERIENCE:

Bachelor’s degree in accounting, finance, business administration, or related field with extensive experience required. Minimum of 8 years of relevant experience, with a minimum of 2-4 years experience managing accounts receivables and supervising a team. Good working knowledge of field operations. An affinity for being in the daily transaction detail and a passion for getting it right.  Strong technical accounting and financial reporting experience. Experience working with accounting systems and process improvements. Experience with system design and implementations a plus. Strong computer skills including Excel, Word, & Outlook. Strong written and oral communication skills. Strong problem solving and creative skills with an ability to exercise sound judgment and make decisions based on accurate and timely analysis. Collaborative and accessible manager with a successful track record of developing and motivating teams.

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Location

City:

Dallas

State:

Texas

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