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We Light the Way

Acuity Brands (NYSE: AYI) is transforming the lighting industry. We take pride in our 13,000 employees, and they take pride in working with the best in the industry.  Join a team committed to lighting the way to a more brilliant, connected, and productive world.  Individually we are talented, but together we are unstoppable.

Your Mission:  Deliver operational excellence within the accounts receivable group, delivering a world-class customer experience & focused fiscal integrity in a high performing culture.

What you’ll be doing:

  • Authorize credit applications within established company policies
  • Analysis of financial information on new and existing customers to maximize sales and to limit the risk of bad debt loss
  • Review & evaluate credit applications for approvals for approval, establish credit limits and risk categories
  • Manage the credit hold system within company guidelines
  • Report on customer account balances & delinquency rates
  • Adhere to collection procedures to reduce DSO, past due percentages and improve cash flow
  • Establish Credit review procedures via research through credit organizations, banks, and other trade references/reports
  • Work with Accounting manager to establish bad debt reserve analysis and accrual recommendation
  • Analyze business conditions and build partnerships at all levels of the organization to mitigate risk while maximizing sales

What we are looking for in you:

  • Leadership: Ability to identify and take ownership of work product; Passionate about quality, results and progress
  • Adaptability:  Adaptive and open to change/flexibility within job
  • Superior Customer Experience:  Inherent desire to proactively enhance the customers experience
  • Technical savvy: Ability to learn new processes quickly and identify opportunities to improve processes
  • Attention to detail: Does not let important details slip through the crack and manages multiple priorities at a time in a fast-paced environment
  • Collaboration: Proactively works well with a range of people throughout the business
  • Problem Solving: Analytical ability to research issues and make appropriate conclusions
  • Communication: Strong communication skills with ability to interact with both internal and external departments/customers in a positive manner

What you should have:

  • 10+ years of experience
  • NACM certification/training required
  • Bachelor’s Degree Required
  • Masters/Graduate Degree preferred
  • Experience with commercial collections & liens
  • Highly visible role as part of the leadership team and requires close coordination with sales and other functions


  • Creative and collaborative environment
  • Casual work environment
  • Company paid sports leagues and wellness program
  • On-site game room (pool table, ping-pong and Xbox)
  • Free coffee, tea, and other drinks
     And other benefits:
  • Health, Dental, Vision, Life, AD&D, 401K, HSA Accounts, Stock Purchase Plans
  • Paid holidays and vacation
  • and more!



We invite you to apply today to join us as We Light the Way to a Brilliant, Productive, and Connected World!


Equal Opportunity Employer/Minorities/Women/Veterans/Disabled/Sexual Orientation/Gender Identity


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Req ID:  998

Nearest Major Market: Atlanta

Job Segment: Account Manager, Manager, Accounts Receivable, Game Designer, Database, Sales, Management, Finance, Technology

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