Accounts Receivable Manager

Interior Specialists
Phoenix, AZ
Apr 05, 2017
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Job Description

The Accounts Receivable Manager will report to the Senior Manager and oversee all functions related to cash application and collections for five divisions, from the Corporate Shared Service Center in Phoenix. This is a hands-on position. The Manager will supervise two teams that consist of eleven associates in total, to ensure that the goals established by the Senior Manager are being met consistently, on-time and within Generally Accepted Accounting Principles (GAAP) and department policies. This individual will work closely with the Divisional Controllers and Presidents, and meet weekly with the CAO and CFO to discuss the status of the A/R.


The Accounts Receivable Manager will be actively involved in the daily activity of the cash and collection teams and will be required to understand the business, customer billing, payment and collection practices as well as the internal and external contacts.


• Prioritize short and long-term goals/tasks and track residential account balances to ensure Collectors are actively reconciling, collecting and resolving outstanding A/R.

• Proactively monitor all commercial accounts to ensure draws are paid timely and lien dates are recorded and monitored at completion of work - review with each Collector weekly.

• Communicate issues with customer disputes, internal/external communication as needed to the Accounts Receivable Manager and Divisional Controllers.

• Work closely with Collectors to understand and assist with the nuances of each division, their operations and how each residential account is collected differently.

• Maintain weekly reporting on the status of all active AR accounts over 60 days.

• Establish and maintain professional relationships with key regional finance and operational management.

• Assist the Collection team by reconciling and collecting sensitive/issue accounts.

• Ensure Collectors are filing pre-liens timely for all "watch" customers. Also ensure Collectors are signing all unconditional lien releases timely, whether on Supply Pro or manually, when checks arrive.

• Review unapplied cash balances regularly and assist collectors with reconciliation and resolution.

• Review all A/R adjustments for accuracy and ensure they meet GAAP standards.

• Review Over 60 balances with Accounts Receivable Manager regularly to target areas of exposure for large credit memo's or bad debt.

• Communicates billing errors, or submittal issues to the Accounts Receivable Manager.

• Target process improvement within the reconciliation and collection processes. Document and implement approved changes.

• Evaluate and mange Collector workload.

• Document processes and maintain well organized share-file structure.

• Assist with audit requests.

• Other duties as assigned.


• Monitor the cash-received against cash-expected and communicate to the Collectors any missing checks, ACH's or wires.

• Work closely with Cash Application Lead to ensure each associate and the team as a whole, meets weekly cash-application goals and deadlines.

• Assist Cash Application Lead with issues - communicate/escalate and resolve.

• Act as the backup to the Cash Application Lead, by handling daily desktop-deposits/banking, logging of cash, as needed.

• Target process improvement within the cash application process. Document and implement approved changes.

• Work with Cash Application Lead to evaluate and mange associate workload.

• Document processes and maintain well organized share-file structure.

• Assist with audit requests.

• Other duties as assigned.


Intermediate Excel Skills - Pivot Tables and V-lookups are a must.

RFMS or Supply Pro/Build Pro (Hyphen Solution) system experience a plus.

Work well with all levels of employees, including senior management.

Ability to work under pressure, with multiple priorities and strict deadlines.

Work well in a fast-paced, high energy environment.

Strong Problem Solving and Analytical skills.

Easily Adapt to growth and change.

Strong Written and Oral Communication skills.

Positive, Professional demeanor that sets an example for the rest of the team.

Motivated and Driven by producing results and the success of the team.


Bachelor Degree in Finance or 3 years in a Finance Leadership position.

Strong accounting background preferred.

Construction or Homebuilding industry background is a plus!

Company Description
Interior Specialists, Inc. is distinguished as the largest new construction interior finishing contractor, furnishing a wide array of products and installation services for single-family, multi-family and commercial builders. ISI supplies and installs flooring, cabinetry, counter tops, window coverings and builder construction options, including appliances, to the residential and commercial builder trades. The company currently operates 80 design centers serving markets across the nation from the East Coast to the West Coast, and Alabama, Tennessee, Colorado, Arizona and Idaho.

Phoenix, AZ


Tue, 4 Apr 2017 17:44:31 PDT