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C&S Wholesale Grocers, Inc. AR Supervisor-Cash Application in Keene, New Hampshire

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C&S Wholesale Grocers, Inc. , based in Keene, NH, is the largest wholesale grocery supply company in the U.S. and the industry leader in supply chain innovation. Founded in 1918 as a supplier to independent grocery stores, C&S now services customers of all sizes, supplying more than 6,000 independent supermarkets, chain stores, military bases, and institutions with over 150,000 different products. At C&S, We Select the Best® – those with the motivation, pride, and drive to succeed in our fast-paced world.

Working Safely is a Condition of Employment at C&S Wholesale Grocers, Inc. C&S Wholesale Grocers is proud to be an Equal Opportunity and Affirmative Action employer, and considers qualified applicants without regard to race, color, creed, religion, ancestry, national origin, sex, sexual orientation, gender identity, age, disability, veteran status or any other protected factor under federal, state or local law.

Position Overview

Job Title: Accounts Receivable,Cash Application Supervisor

Function: Finance

Management Level: Manager/Supervisor

Location: Keene, NH

Role overview:

Assist in management of billing and cash application functions for the company, ensuring that customer payments are applied and customers are billed in a prompt and accurate manner

Accounts Receivable overview:

Manages credit and collections function for C&S in order to extend terms appropriate to risk associated with each customer, and maximize cash flow and minimize Days Sales Outstanding (DSO) & bad debt risk

Responsible for prompt and accurate customer billing and application of cash received from customers; maintains customer master file data for billing

Maintains customer contract master file data and manages the compliance audit function to ensure customer billing is in compliance with contract

Responsibilities:

• Manage cash application function, including oversight and guidance of:

o Apply lock box receipts, checks and electronic wire payments to the accounts receivable Oracle general ledger

o Enter manual billings and credits into the C&S mainframe system or Oracle general ledger either via manual input or upload

o Research and resolve short and over payments, including

 Work with the customer to gather documentation

 Work with collections to ensure accurate application

 Work with contract compliance team/reference contract terms – e.g. customer may have a standard percentage based credit agreement

 Escalate to team lead and/or collections if unresolved

o Provide payment schedule to customer per contract terms to encourage compliance with contract

• Manage billing function, including oversight and guidance of :

o Ensure proper control of manual and credit data entry processed in department

o Ensure all fixed weekly charges and credits are processed on a timely basis

o Provide ad hoc reporting re billing to senior management as necessary

o Prepare and provide weekly billing statements with appropriate back-up to each customer

• Review and approve manual billings as threshold/limits dictate

• Partner with customers, IT and AR customer set up team on customer start-ups to ensure following parameters are correctly displayed in Oracle AR :

o Invoice & statement formats

o Payment terms

o Adjustments (rebates, discounts etc)

• Carry out periodic review of customer payment terms to ensure that Oracle AR is in line with supply agreement

• Complete/review balance sheet account reconciliations as required

• Assess and optimize processes including:

o Regularly gather input from billing and cash application leads re drivers of issues

o Partner with IT/customer set up/collections/team to develop and implement process changes as necessary

• Assist in the coordination and management of documentation/information as required for external audits

• Recruit, manage and develop employees including :

o Identification of annual objectives and performance assessment thereof

o Provide training and development opportunities consistent with objectives

Qualifications:

• Bachelor's degree in Accounting/Finance or a related field required

• Minimum of three years of applicable experience, including understanding key accounting principles

• Demonstrated proficiency in Excel; experience with financial systems and software (e.g. GL package, Financial reporting system) preferred

Individual will need to demonstrate and/or develop proficiency in:

Behavioral Competencies Technical Competencies

Presentation (formal & informal) Manage to Budget (department) and/or project target

Leadership – display ability to lead people, project, process Supervise others

Drive for results – ensure deadlines consistently achieved with high quality output Recruitment

Innovation – display drive for continuous improvement Establishment of financial controls

Influence/get things done through others, peers/subordinates/superiors, inside & outside own group Project management/support skills performance and/or proactive participation in change initiatives

People development – commitment and ability to develop others and self and provide/seek opportunities for improvement Working Capital management (DSO)

Guide and enable others to accomplish work objectives Understand C&S business model, organizational structure and different groups’ contribution to the model

Display behavior/exhibit initiative to understand the business environment in which your group operates (continuous learning) Mastery of complex financial systems & software, including use of technology to improve/automate/ streamline processes (e.g. Oracle, Hyperion, Workday, Excel)

Build a successful team

Individual should already have achieved proficiency in:

Behavioral Competencies Technical Competencies

Organization/time management Account reconciliation/drill down

Analytical and decision making ability Double entry book-keeping

Strong communication skills Working knowledge of GAAP principles

Informal presentation skills Exposure to budget process and/or assist with developing department budgets and tracking actual vs plan

Leverage technology to achieve efficient solutions Familiarity with C&S P&L

Ability to work autonomously Understand key performance metrics (e.g. IRR, ROIC)

Ability to form effective working relationships Understand key working capital metrics (e.g. DSO/DPO/DIOH)

Adaptability Exposure to cash flow analysis

Ability/attitude to learn and self-develop Formulate understandable and actionable analysis

Customer focus Ensure compliance with internal controls and/or accounting policies and procedures

Self-starter/drive to take ownership Ability to learn complex financial systems and software (e.g. Oracle, Hyperion, Workday, Excel)

Cross functional involvement/approach

Strong attention to detail, perform tasks with high level of accuracy

Professionalism/strong work ethic

Consistently model C&S values

Job Description

Job Title: Accounts Receivable, Cash Application Supervisor

Function: Finance

Management Level: Manager/Supervisor

Location: Keene, NH

Role overview:

Assist in management of billing and cash application functions for the company, ensuring that customer payments are applied and customers are billed in a prompt and accurate manner

Accounts Receivable overview:

Manages credit and collections function for C&S in order to extend terms appropriate to risk associated with each customer, and maximize cash flow and minimize Days Sales Outstanding (DSO) & bad debt risk

Responsible for prompt and accurate customer billing and application of cash received from customers; maintains customer master file data for billing

Maintains customer contract master file data and manages the compliance audit function to ensure customer billing is in compliance with contract

Responsibilities:

  • Manage cash application function, including oversight and guidance of:

  • Apply lock box receipts, checks and electronic wire payments to the accounts receivable Oracle general ledger

  • Enter manual billings and credits into the C&S mainframe system or Oracle general ledger either via manual input or upload

  • Research and resolve short and over payments, including

  • Work with the customer to gather documentation

  • Work with collections to ensure accurate application

  • Work with contract compliance team/reference contract terms – e.g. customer may have a standard percentage based credit agreement

  • Escalate to team lead and/or collections if unresolved

  • Provide payment schedule to customer per contract terms to encourage compliance with contract

  • Manage billing function, including oversight and guidance of :

  • Ensure proper control of manual and credit data entry processed in department

  • Ensure all fixed weekly charges and credits are processed on a timely basis

  • Provide ad hoc reporting re billing to senior management as necessary

  • Prepare and provide weekly billing statements with appropriate back-up to each customer

  • Review and approve manual billings as threshold/limits dictate

  • Partner with customers, IT and AR customer set up team on customer start-ups to ensure following parameters are correctly displayed in Oracle AR :

  • Invoice & statement formats

  • Payment terms

  • Adjustments (rebates, discounts etc)

  • Carry out periodic review of customer payment terms to ensure that Oracle AR is in line with supply agreement

  • Complete/review balance sheet account reconciliations as required

  • Assess and optimize processes including:

  • Regularly gather input from billing and cash application leads re drivers of issues

  • Partner with IT/customer set up/collections/team to develop and implement process changes as necessary

  • Assist in the coordination and management of documentation/information as required for external audits

  • Recruit, manage and develop employees including :

  • Identification of annual objectives and performance assessment thereof

  • Provide training and development opportunities consistent with objectives

Qualifications:

  • Bachelor's degree in Accounting/Finance or a related field required

  • Minimum of three years of applicable experience, including understanding key accounting principles

  • Demonstrated proficiency in Excel; experience with financial systems and software (e.g. GL package, Financial reporting system) preferred

Individual will need to demonstrate and/or develop proficiency in:

Behavioral Competencies

Technical Competencies

Presentation (formal & informal)

Manage to Budget (department) and/or project target

Leadership – display ability to lead people, project, process

Supervise others

Drive for results – ensure deadlines consistently achieved with high quality output

Recruitment

Innovation – display drive for continuous improvement

Establishment of financial controls

Influence/get things done through others, peers/subordinates/superiors, inside & outside own group

Project management/support skills performance and/or proactive participation in change initiatives

People development – commitment and ability to develop others and self and provide/seek opportunities for improvement

Working Capital management (DSO)

Guide and enable others to accomplish work objectives

Understand C&S business model, organizational structure and different groups’ contribution to the model

Display behavior/exhibit initiative to understand the business environment in which your group operates (continuous learning)

Mastery of complex financial systems & software, including use of technology to improve/automate/ streamline processes (e.g. Oracle, Hyperion, Workday, Excel)

Build a successful team

Individual should already have achieved proficiency in:

Behavioral Competencies

Technical Competencies

Organization/time management

Account reconciliation/drill down

Analytical and decision making ability

Double entry book-keeping

Strong communication skills

Working knowledge of GAAP principles

Informal presentation skills

Exposure to budget process and/or assist with developing department budgets and tracking actual vs plan

Leverage technology to achieve efficient solutions

Familiarity with C&S P&L

Ability to work autonomously

Understand key performance metrics (e.g. IRR, ROIC)

Ability to form effective working relationships

Understand key working capital metrics (e.g. DSO/DPO/DIOH)

Adaptability

Exposure to cash flow analysis

Ability/attitude to learn and self-develop

Formulate understandable and actionable analysis

Customer focus

Ensure compliance with internal controls and/or accounting policies and procedures

Self-starter/drive to take ownership

Ability to learn complex financial systems and software (e.g. Oracle, Hyperion, Workday, Excel)

Cross functional involvement/approach

Strong attention to detail, perform tasks with high level of accuracy

Professionalism/strong work ethic

Consistently model C&S values

Qualifications

Shift

1st Shift (United States of America)

Company

C&S Wholesale Grocers, Inc.

C&S Wholesale Grocers, Inc., based in Keene, NH, is the largest wholesale grocery supply company in the U.S. and the industry leader in supply chain innovation. Founded in 1918 as a supplier to independent grocery stores, C&S now services customers of all sizes, supplying more than 6,000 independent supermarkets, chain stores, military bases, and institutions with over 150,000 different products. At C&S, We Select the Best® – those with the motivation, pride, and drive to succeed in our fast-paced world.

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