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Accounting Clerk - RiverBend Materials (Salem, OR)


Salem, OR, US, 97302

Company:  River Bend Materials



Job ID:  150273


RiverBend Materials, a CRH company, is a member of the CRH West Division family, values a culture of growth, development, and internal promotion.  We are a dynamic, growth-oriented, national aggregate, asphalt, concrete, and construction family of companies.  For over 80 years, we have worked to be the preferred source of quality rock products, concrete, asphalt paving, and construction services.   We have been recognized by numerous organizations for our commitment to safety, customer service, and innovation.  


Position - to assist in billing as a Material Pricing Specialist
Responsible for processing material pricing of aggregate/asphalt/ready-mix daily order entry, invoice/credit preparation and reconciliations.  Provide excellent customer service and support to external and internal customers to include customer phone calls, inquiries and research.  Establish and maintain effective work relationships with new and existing customers through a high degree of professionalism and excellent interpersonal/communication skills.  Maintain pricing and products in point of sale database and required supporting documentation.


Key Responsibilities (Essential Duties and Functions)

  1. Maintain excellent internal and external customer relations:
  • Respond timely and professionally to internal and external customer inquiries and information requests. Research questions to determine the problem and communicate any corrective action that is required.
  • Provide support and information to sales staff on customer billing questions and credit preparation.
  • Provide support to dispatch/scale staff on inquiries and corrections required.
  • Work as a team member to achieve departmental goals.


  1. Processing of Material Pricing:
  • Daily processing of aggregate, ready-mix & asphalt orders for invoicing in both the accounting and point of sale databases (Viewpoint – Point of Sales System) according to meet established timelines and controls.
  • Daily entry of inventory purchases into accounting system. Weekly processing of approved credit invoices in both the accounting and point of sale databases.
  • Prepare daily reconciliations of yardage and tonnage and report information as required.
  • Assist credit manager with notice of intent to lien process – based on sales volume.
  • Backup for other Pacific Northwest material pricing staff as assigned.


  1. Point of Sale System Maintenance (JWS)
  • Set up customer projects and maintain all internal and external pricing.
  • Maintain the item master file.
  • Run daily sales accumulation process to ensure accuracy of Management reports.


  1. Internal Controls and Documentation
  • Maintain authorized backup for all customer pricing.
  • Maintain audit control logs.
  • Create and maintain documentation for material sales processing for the accounting, point of sale and document imaging systems.
  1. Material Pricing Systems & Process Expert
    • Train other Pacific Northwest material pricing staff on material pricing and document imaging processes as required.
    • Assist the Pacific Northwest staff on system implementations and upgrades.


  1. Other Duties
  • Perform all duties according to Oldcastle Materials Internal SOX and Fraud Controls.
  • Observe confidentiality of company information; written and verbal.
  • Observe company safety standards and maintain safe work environment.
  • Filing, other duties and specialized projects as assigned.
  • Assist dispatch office with various tasks as needed.



To perform this job successfully, an individual must be able to perform each essential duty satisfactorily.


Minimum Requirements:


Education:  High school graduate or equivalent required.  Additional accounting or business classes preferred.


Experience:  Previous experience working with accounting, preferably order entry and billing.  Customer service, with excellent telephone and organizational skills required. Preferred previous experience in Point of Sales System (i.e. JWS, Command).


Knowledge:  Basic knowledge of accounting, order entry and billing processes.  Must be PC proficient and have experience using computerized accounting systems.  Must be able to use all MS office applications, including word, excel and PowerPoint.


Work Hours:  8 Hours per day/5 days per week.  Occasional overtime as required.


Supervision Exercised:

Positions Directly Supervised:    None

Positions Indirectly Supervised:  None


Supervision Received:

Supervisor:  Accounting Supervisor            

Supervision Received:  General


Work Environment:

Office setting.


Percentage of time spent each day:   Walking   20%     Sitting    70%      Standing   10%    


The statements included in this job description are not intended to be all-inclusive.  They represent typical elements and criteria necessary to successfully perform the job.  Other duties may be assigned as required.  Requirements for this job are subject to modification by the Company and its designees, and reasonable accommodations may be made to enable individuals with disabilities to perform the essential functions.


What CRH Americas Offers You


  • A culture that values opportunity for growth, development and internal promotion
  • Highly competitive base pay
  • Comprehensive medical, dental and disability benefits programs
  • Group retirement savings program
  • Health and wellness programs


About CRH Americas


CRH Americas has a long and proud heritage as one of North America’s largest corporations. We are a proud reflection of the hundreds of family businesses, local and regional companies and mid to large sized enterprises that together form the CRH Americas family. CRH Americas operates with a decentralized, diversified structure, letting you work in a small company environment while having the career opportunities of a large enterprise.


CRH Americas is a great place to grow! If you’re up for a rewarding challenge, we invite you to take the first step and apply today! Please complete your online application and profile which will be sent directly to the appropriate Hiring Manager. Thank you for your interest in the CRH Americas family!


River Bend Sand & Gravel is an Affirmative Action and Equal Opportunity Employer.

 EOE/Vet/Disability--If you want to know more, please click on this link


Date Posted:  Apr 08, 2019

Nearest Major Market: Salem

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