Associate Manager, Accounts Receivable

Tempur Sealy International, Inc - Trinity, NC3.0

Full-timeEstimated: $46,000 - $58,000 a year
Tempur Sealy is proud to be an Equal Employment Opportunity and Affirmative Action employer. We provide equal employment opportunities to all employees and applicants for employment and prohibit discrimination and harassment of any type based upon race, color, religion, age, sex, national origin, disability status, genetics, protected veteran status, sexual orientation, gender identity or expression, or any other characteristic protected by federal, state or local laws.

Job Title: Associate Manager, AR

Reports to: Manager Accts. Receivable

Department: Accounting

FLSA Status: Exempt

Entity/Location: SSC/ Trinity

Prepared/Approved: 12/4/2018

Job Summary: We are currently seeking an exceptional candidate to be part of the Accounting team at Tempur Sealy. The Associate Manager - Accounts Receivable will primarily be focused on Accounts Receivables duties.

Essential Duties, Responsibilities, and Key Results Area:
Oversee and lead in department operations to ensure receivable functions are being performed in accordance with Company policies and procedures.
Supervise the Accounts Receivable staff including feedback and developmental discussions.
Develop and maintain accounts receivable reports through Business Objects, AX Dynamics and/or Manbase/Lawson to help monitor customer balances and payment trends.
Partner with Key Personnel on new customer set-ups to ensure invoicing and receivables management procedures are met within established parameters.
Assist in implementing accounts receivable automation projects to promote better efficiencies and reduce manual transactions.
Handle customer escalations when required, balancing the need to fulfill fiduciary responsibilities while providing top-notch customer service to customers. Escalates more serious collection issues and account balances to Manager.
Responsible for complying with established and published SOX requirements and make recommendations to improve the internal control structure as necessary.
Identify accounts receivable issues and work with appropriate departments to resolve.
Assist implementation and testing of new programs, processes, and upgrades as necessary.
Perform backup functions for accounts receivable daily responsibilities and tasks.
Complete special projects as required.
Other primary duties and responsibilities include the following; however, Management reserves the right to assign or reassign other appropriate duties to this job at any time. This document excludes the marginal functions of the position that are incidental to the performance of fundamental job duties.

Ideal Candidate Possesses These Attributes:
Analytical - Synthesizes complex and diverse information
Problem Solving - Identifies and resolves problems in a timely manner; gathers and analyzes information skillfully
Interpersonal Skills - Communicates and coordinates effectively
Written Communication - Presents numerical data effectively
Teamwork - Contributes to building a positive team spirit; supports everyone's efforts to succeed
Business Acumen - Displays orientation to profitability
Cost Consciousness - Develops and implements cost saving measures
Ethics - Keeps commitments
Organizational Support - Completes administrative tasks correctly and timely; supports organization's goals and values
Planning/Organizing - Prioritizes and plans work activities
Professionalism - Treats others with respect and consideration regardless of their status or position; accepts responsibility for own actions; follows through on commitments
Quality - Demonstrates accuracy and thoroughness
Quantity - Completes work in timely manner
Dependability - Completes tasks on time or notifies appropriate person with an alternate plan
Mathematical Skills- Ability to calculate figures and amounts such as discounts, interest, commissions, percentages. Ability to apply concepts of basic algebra.
Reasoning Skills- 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.
Computer Skills - To perform this job successfully, an individual should have, at minimum, an intermediate level knowledge of Microsoft Office. Advanced Microsoft Excel experience preferred. , Oracle, Manbase, Lawson, and/or Dynamics AX knowledge a plus.

Internal and External Interfaces:
  • Member of Shared Services Accounting organization
Part of Accounts Receivable team
  • Internal Partners
Customer Service
Sales Team
Various other departments as necessary to perform duties
  • External Partners
Third-party agencies

Bachelor's degree in Accounting from four-year college or university, required
Minimum of seven (7) years of related experience and/or training
Leadership experience, required
To perform this job successfully, the employee must be capable of performing each essential duty and responsibility satisfactorily. The requirements herein are the minimum levels of knowledge, skills, and/or abilities required.

Must be proficient in Microsoft Office suite

Work Environment/Physical Requirements: Fast-paced corporate office environment. Some stress may occur. Travel around scheduled projects such as program rollouts may be necessary.

The work environment and physical demands characteristics are representative of those an employee encounters while performing the essential duties, responsibilities, and key results of this job. Reasonable accommodations may be made to enable individuals with disabilities to perform the essential duties, responsibilities, and key results outlined herein.