Accounts Receivable Assistant

Colonial Materials, Inc.

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Tucker, GA

Job Description

As posted by the hiring company

Job Overview:

GMS is the leading North American distributor of gypsum wallboard, acoustical ceiling products and other specialty building materials. Founded in 1971, GMS now operates a network of more than 250 distribution centers nationwide. For more information about GMS, visit or any one of our subsidiary company websites.

Duties & Responsibilities:

  • Post customer payments by recording cash, checks, and credit card transactions daily
  • Assure that invoices are correct and check for any errors
  • Resolve discrepancies among management and sales team
  • Work closely with credit manager to collect on past due accounts
  • Maintain relationships with customers while collecting payments
  • Make customers aware of any past due accounts
  • Create new accounts and verify credit
  • Assist with any projects and tasks required by the Credit Director
  • Meet month end deadlines

Other Competencies:

  • Ability to self-manage, show initiative and solve problems
  • Communicate professionally, both verbally and in writing to coworkers and customers

Basic Qualifications:

  • High school diploma or GED required
  • Minimum of 2 years of related work experience in credit or accounts receivable
  • Strong Microsoft office skills
  • Demonstrate knowledge of general accounting procedures

Physical Demands:

  •  Must be able to remain in stationary position 80% 
  • Occasionally, will move about inside the office to access files, office machinery, etc. 
  • Will frequently communicate with management and coworkers and must be able to exchange accurate information in these situations
  • Must be able to assess documents, spreadsheets, financial statements, and etc.
  • Must be able to move any files weighing up to 10 pounds for audits or etc.
  • Constantly works in indoor office environment

Mental Demands:

  • Must be able to problem solve and prioritize tasks
  • Must be able to manage stress level depending on projects and deadlines
  • Must be able to multitask various projects ongoing simultaneously
  • Must be able to receive and process financial information

 Company benefits:

  • Medical, Dental, Vision, Disability & Life Insurance
  • 401k
  • Paid holidays & vacation days

Launch your career with a national building materials distributor and discover opportunities for growth and advancement. Our people have the independence and authority to make a difference. We invest in relationships, and every person is important. Our highest priority is serving others. We passionately pursue a safe work environment along with a relentless focus on operational excellence. We believe you can never go wrong doing the right thing.

This job description is subject to change at any time.

Equal Opportunity Employer