Accounts Receivable Assistant Manager in Scottsdale, AZ at Discount Tire Corporate Careers

Date Posted: 11/22/2019

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Job Description

Here at Discount Tire, we celebrate the spirit of our people with extraordinary pride and enthusiasm. Our business has been growing for more than 55 years and now is the best time in our history to join us. We are opening more locations every year and we are always looking for qualified individuals to join us in our growth. We are a company that promotes from within, both in our retail and corporate operations. 


The Accounts Receivables Assistant Manager provides day to day supervision of department staff.  Coordinates operational activities of the department including strategy development and implementation, assists manager in reviewing policies, procedures, systems, and reporting.


Essential Duties and Responsibilities:

  • Promotes the Company Vision To be the BEST!
    • Caring for and Cultivating People
    • Delighting our Customers
    • Growing Responsibly
    • Drives Value to the Business
  • Lives and shares The Dream and philosophies and assists others to realize their dream; connects employees to Company vision and purpose
  • Participates in Accounts Receivables recruitment, hiring, training, employee development and performance management
  • Provides direction and feedback on the day-to-day activities of employees
  • Communicates clear job expectations, goals and development opportunities to employees
  • Prepares employee development plans; recommends appropriate action to upper management
  • Conducts performance reviews
  • Coaches and mentors employees
  • Serves as an escalation point for interpersonal and operational employee challenges
  • Regularly meets with employees in a one-on-one setting
  • Manages work schedules and performs time keeping activities
  • Monitors and adjusts employee workloads
  • Gathers, tracks and reports department attainment of Key Performance Indicators (KPIs) to upper management
  • Ensures the highest level of Customer Delight by promoting and providing excellent customer service
  • Ensures Company procedures are followed, including the tracking and publishing of metrics
  • Works collaboratively across departments to identify and resolve risks, conflicts and challenges, recommends resolution and implementing process improvements
  • Stays current on the latest industry technologies, trends, and strategies; brings forward solutions and serves as a Trusted Expert
  • Participates in Company management initiatives such as: meetings, conferences, and committees
  • Develops and maintains departmental governance procedures
  • Supports decisions made by Company leadership

Specific Duties to Accounts Receivable

  • Reviews all complex National accounts for inaccuracies and resolves appropriately
  • Reviews SAP Accounts Receivable aging reports monthly and address any past due accounts appropriately
  • Reviews SAP DSO Report (Days Outstanding) monthly and address with Account Manager reason for DSO
  • Resolves escalated payment processing issues
  • Oversees new account master data
  • Manages account groups and reconciles monthly for accuracy prior to statement distribution
  • Manages and maintains Accounts Receivable reason codes
  • Investigates, approves and processes all requested reversals within the Accounts Receivable System
  • Reviews and reconciles monthly payroll deductions
  • Reviews reporting that is generated for outside collection agencies
  • Reviews and updates all Accounts Receivable Department documentation and training materials
  • Troubleshoots and resolves all E-Bill issues
  • Reviews and revises all department stationary templates for consistency
  • Other duties as assigned

Job Requirements


  • This position requires a minimum of five years in a management, supervisory, or team leadership capacity.
  • A minimum of three years with Accounts Receivables knowledge required.
  • Proficient in Microsoft Office, including Word, Excel and PowerPoint is needed.
  • SAP or related ERP experience required.
  • Expert ability to communicate across all levels of the organization, present complex ideas concisely and clearly articulate ideas both verbally and in writing is necessary.
  • Excellent analytical, planning and negotiation skills are needed.
  • Excellent interpersonal skills with the expert ability to develop strong relationships with key members of both internal and vendor teams.
  • Demonstrated business acumen with an expert knowledge and understanding of business issues, priorities, goals, and strategy is necessary.
  • Must be highly organized, extremely detail oriented with strong leadership experience.
  • Maintaining confidentiality, treating others with respect and upholding Company values is a key attribute.
  • Ability to perform in a fast-paced, goal oriented, and time sensitive environment.
  • The ability to drive organizational transformation; communicates openly and builds consensus with stakeholders.



Educational Requirements:

Bachelor’s degree in Business, Accounting or a related field or equivalent experience is required.

Professional certifications are a plus.


Work Days:

Normal work days are Monday through Friday. Occasional Saturdays and Sundays may be necessary.


Work Hours:

Normal work hours are 8:00 a.m. to 5:00 p.m. Additional hours may be necessary.