Cash Management Associate in Northlake, IL at Empire Today

Date Posted: 6/20/2021

Opportunity Snapshot

Opportunity Description

Business Area

Empire Today s Finance/Accounting/Payroll/Tax teams supports the back office functions of the organization. This includes payroll, cash management, cash collections, cash payment, tax, procurement and inventory. This function is vital to the operation which supports the continued success of Empire Today.

Position Summary

The Cash Management Associate will be responsible for several aspects of the cash management department including, but not limited to: identifying, researching, and closing open balances, executing AR functions related to cash management, researching inquiries related to credit card and finance payments, analytical reporting, and providing support functions for the markets.

Duties and Responsibilities

  • Manage high volume collections process including calling customers to collect payments due.
  • Identify and research accounts with Unclear Deposits.
  • Validate data integrity and information consistency in all systems.
  • Audit open balances and resolve with the markets.
  • Research and resolve payment inquiries.
  • Identify and reconcile accounts with payments due.
  • General audit functions including developing analytical reporting using Microsoft D365 system.
  • Support market and other departments as necessary.
  • Ongoing training and development.
  • Perform other functions/duties as necessary or assigned.
  • All other duties assigned or as required.

Knowledge and Skills Required

The successful candidate will possess:

  • High School Diploma/GED, with a minimum of 2 years experience in an accounting setting.
  • An Associate s Degree is preferred.
  • Intermediate or above level of computer skills with an understanding of Microsoft Word, Excel, Outlook, and Access.
  • Ability to create, manipulate, and utilize spreadsheets via Excel.
  • A working knowledge of Siebel preferred.
  • A working knowledge of Microsoft Dynamics D365.
  • Strong oral and written communication skills.
  • A high degree of organization skills.
  • Ability to set priorities and meet deadlines.
  • Strong Analytical skills.

Working conditions

  • This position is located in a call center setting and the noise level in the work environment is usually moderate.

Physical requirements

  • Associate will spend much of their time (>80%) working on a computer, which requires using a keyboard to enter data
  • Ability to use a phone and write with a pen or pencil
  • Ability to physically and mentally perform the essential functions of the position, with or without reasonable accommodation
  • Ability to report to work on a regular basis


Employees are eligible for numerous benefits including:

  • Quick enrollment into our benefit plans. Eligibility is first of the month following just two weeks of employment.
  • A premium 401K Investment Plan, with the company matching your amount invested dollar for dollar up to 4% with no vesting. Find another Company that can beat that!
  • Medical Insurance with several plan options and a Health Savings Account to meet you and your family s health needs.
  • Prescription Drug Coverage
  • Dental Insurance Twice a year visits at no cost.
  • Vision Insurance with materials coverage
  • Flexible Spending Accounts for Medical & Dependent Care
  • Wellness Program A best in class program offering substantial awards payable right on your paycheck
  • Basic Life Insurance and AD&D
  • Short Term Disability Coverage
  • Long Term Disability Coverage
  • Employee Assistance Program
  • Paid Holidays including Floating Holidays
  • Paid Time Off (PTO) that grows with years of service
  • Empire Perks An employee discount purchasing program offering you great savings on the things you want.

The company conducts a background check and drug screen for all new hires.


Empire Today has been a leading provider of installed home improvements for 60 years. Empire offers the largest in-stock selection of flooring in the United States. Convenience, quality, and selection make Empire stand out. With Empire Today, homeowners and business customers can get quality Carpet, Hardwood, Laminate, Tile, Vinyl Flooring, and Window Treatments from top brands they know and trust. And because Empire warehouses thousands of products, customers can get the right product, professionally installed when they need it, as soon as the next day.

Empire was founded in 1959 and provides service to more than 70 metropolitan areas in the United States. With more than three million satisfied customers, Empire Today is dedicated to its mission of Making Beautiful New Floors Easy

Empire Today is an equal opportunity employer. We believe passionately that employing a diverse workforce is central to our success. We make recruiting decisions based on your experience and skills.

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