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Job Posting - Credit Manager/senior Accountant

posted Oct 7, 2017, 7:33 AM by Cheryl Lansing

Guerry Lumber has a job posting available.  Please contact

Julius Davidson
T.H. Guerry Lumber Company
(912) 629-5513
Visit our website at www.guerrylumber.com

Title:                                      Credit Manager/Senior Accountant                 Department:        Administration

 Job Category:                     Accounting - Office/Clerical                              Exempt:                Yes

 Reports to:                           Controller                                                              WC Code:             8810


 Role Description:

Help to oversee the Accounting staff and the functions of the department in assistance to the Controller.  This position will act as the lead person on the accounting staff, as well as assume some critical daily functions of the Controller in his absence.  This person must be able to critically analyze data for cost effectiveness and evaluate processes to insure the most efficient use of time and capital. 

 Essential Duties and Responsibilities:

q  Receive and process internal Purchase Order Receipts and vendor invoices related to inventory items

q  Match all invoices to receivers and facilitate necessary corrections from purchasers

q  Monitor and control outstanding invoices and receipts

q  Process invoices to be paid, once invoiced amount matches PO, work with Controller to assign proper G/L codes

q  Make sure that all inventory invoices have internal purchase order, no PO – no payment

q  Contact vendors when necessary to resolve payment issues

q  Assist with payroll processing, perform payroll in Controller’s absence

q  Aid customers and GLC staff with account questions, issues or payments

q  Handle phone call overflow

q  Process approvals for “credit holds”

q  Backup Controller by performing certain daily functions when Controller is out

q  Leadership role with other Accounting staff positions, aid Controller with evaluation, motivation  and delegation

q  Receive and process payments to customer accounts (A/R)

q  Collect payments on overdue customer accounts

q  Obtain and monitor aging reports of customer accounts receivable

q  Add new customer accounts and new job accounts

q  Obtain credit worthiness information online for applications for new customer accounts

q  Other responsibilities and tasks as requested by management including filling in temporarily for other accounting/admin staff when they are absent


Skills Needed:

q  One year certificate from college or technical school; or three to six months related experience and/or training; or equivalent combination of education and experience

q  Ability to read and interpret general business periodicals, detailed spreadsheet information or professional journals. Ability to write reports, business correspondence, and procedure manuals. Ability to effectively present information and respond to questions from groups of customers and management

q  Ability to calculate figures and amounts such as discounts, interest, commissions, proportions, percentages, and taxes.  Ability to apply concepts of basic algebra and geometry

q  Ability to apply common sense understanding to carry out instructions furnished in written, oral, or diagram form. Ability to deal with problems involving several concrete variables in standardized situations

q  Ability to work in Excel a plus


Physical Demands:

 The physical demands described here are representative of those that must be met by an Employee to successfully perform the essential functions of this job.

q  Regularly required to talk, hear, sit, and use hands to finger, handle, or feel.  

q  Occasionally required to reach with hands and arms and to walk.

q  Occasionally required to lift up to 20 pounds.

q  Regularly required to see clearly with close vision (clear vision at 20 inches or less), distance vision (clear vision at 20 feet or more), and the ability to adjust focus (ability to adjust the eye to bring an object into sharp focus).


Work Environment:

 The work environment characteristics described here are representative of those an Employee encounters while performing the essential functions of this job.

q  Regularly required to work with moderate noise and frequent interruptions

q  Conditions normally related to an inside office environment