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Posted January 19th

Supplier Billing Collector

Syosset, New York

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Posted January 19th

Supplier Billing Collector

Syosset, New York

What You Need To Know

This is a Union position with a 35 hour work week.  OT if you work over 7 hours per day.

Great benefits, great growth potential.

Voted one of the top most love companies to work for by Newsweek.


The Supplier Billing Collector is responsible for assisting in the coordination, planning, and execution of a variety of activities and events which may include in-house, supplier, local, division, region, and Company-wide.

Primary Responsibilities

Duties and Responsibilities:

  • Solicit payment from supplier representatives and suppliers on overdue accounts.
  • Prepare and email monthly supplier statements and collection letters, maintaining communication with suppliers as necessary.
  • Provide copies to suppliers or divisional personnel of chargebacks and backup as needed.
  • Maintain communication with supplier representatives and divisional personnel to keep supplier accounts up-to-date and accurate.
  • Prepare special supplier analysis and other special projects as assigned.
  • Document all collection efforts.
  • Maintain Supplier Grant accounts by coordinating with divisional personnel and processing grant applications.
  • Communicates with the Team Lead and Supervisor on progress made on accounts listed on the Aging Report.
  • Review Supplier Billing Master data information and provide feedback and edits.
  • Provide backup support to Supplier Billing processors during staff vacations and increase volumes.
  • Support internal and external audit activities, as required, to ensure that auditors are provided with the necessary information to complete their audits timely.
  • Research and resolve internal and external customer issues by returning/acknowledging phone calls and emails promptly.
  • Interact with other SSD financial departments (e.g., Accounts Payable if an account needs to be put on hold; and Inventory Costing as it relates to product and credit memos from suppliers).
  • Maintain a thorough understanding of accounting business practices, terms, and concepts.
  • Flexible to adjust to changes in responsibilities, procedures, or working conditions.
  • Willing to explore and suggest ideas to improve existing processes.
  • Willing to initiate self-development activities to learn about SGWS industry.
  • Focus on providing excellent customer service with internal and external customers.
  • Perform other job-related duties as assigned.

Additional Primary Responsibilities

Preferred Qualifications:

  • Excellent accuracy and attention to detail skills to process large numbers of invoices
  • Strong communication skills – written, verbal, persuasion, motivation, facilitation of strong working relationships.
  • Excellent interpersonal, customer service, analytical/problem solving, problem management, presentation development, presentation, and communications skills.

Minimum Qualifications

Minimum Qualifications:

  • High school diploma or equivalency plus one year of experience.
  • Knowledge of Generally Accepted Accounting Principles (GAAP), federal regulatory guidelines, and organizational objectives.
  • Proficiency in using Microsoft Excel spreadsheets in creating pivot tables, developing charts, and complex formulas.
  • Experience required in an Accounts Receivable environment including two years experience in the collection is required. 
  • Experience in dealing with at least $ 4.0 million in receipts weekly.

Physical Demands

Syosset, New York