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AR Account Manager in San Diego, CA at OneSource Distributors

Date Posted: 3/30/2018

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Job Description

OneSource Distributors is a wholesale distributor of electrical products, automation controls, industrial supplies and safety products from over 18 locations throughout Southern California, Arizona, Hawaii, and Mexico. Our focus is People, Processes and Technology: People are our most important resource; it is our People that contribute to our success, service our customers and ensure we lead in the markets we serve. Processes are efficient and effective through the use of Lean Six Sigma methodologies. Leading distribution Technology and custom built solutions support all aspects of our operations.  

Individuals who demonstrate competency and accountability, expertise, and a desire to succeed and progress our organization are welcome to apply.

OneSource is also part of the Sonepar family of operating companies, consisting of the finest locally managed electrical and industrial distributors throughout the United States. Sonepar USA is a market leader in the B-to-B distribution of electrical, industrial & safety products and related solutions. Sonepar USA is made up of over 16 of the finest locally managed electrical and industrial distributors, with coverage in all 50 states. Entering the US in 1998, Sonepar USA has continued to grow over the years due to strategic acquisitions and organic growth. Sonepar USA is a member of the Sonepar Group, an independent family-owned company with global market leadership in B-to-B distribution of electrical products and related solutions. For more information, visit

Position Summary: The AR Account Manager is responsible for maintaining a Regional AR portfolio and the risk management of that portfolio.

Essential Duties and Responsibilities: (Include the following; other duties may be assigned)

  • Suggest and recommend credit lines for customers
  • Review and maintain credit limits and portfolio risk
  • Provide regular reports to Credit Manager with recommendation on changes of terms and risk
  • Maintain and update collection call on assigned set of receivables by Credit Manager
  • Coordinate meetings with Operation and Credit Teams
  • Attend industry credit meetings
  • Resolve disputes with customers and sales team
  • Recommend solutions for conflict between sales and financial issues related to Accounts Receivable
  • Assist Credit Manager with support activities
  • Assist Credit Manager with management reporting activities
  • Backfill Credit Analyst essential duties; train and assist Credit Analyst with their assignments as needed
  • Other duties and/or projects as assigned


        Education and/or Experience:

  • Electrical, Industrial and/or distribution experience preferred but not required;
  • High School diploma or G.E.D.; or
  • 3 - 5 years' in a Accounting Manager or lead Financial Analyst role; or
  • Equivalent combination of education and experience.


  • Excellent written and verbal communication skills
  • Must be proficient with Microsoft Office suite of products; experience with Eclipse ERP a plus
  • Possess strong analytical skills and attention to detail
  • Possess experience analyzing financial data; forming and communicating an opinion
  • Thrives on a fast paced, deadline-oriented environment
  • Experience conduction collection calls and working with a sales team to resolve conflict
  • Comfortable working independently
  • Skilled at identifying, researching, coordinating and revolving issues
  • Maintain confidentiality of proprietary business information  

Supervisory Responsibilities: (Check the appropriate box)


☒           None

☐           Immediate supervision over a unit, section or department where the majority of the time is spent assigning, reviewing, checking work and eliminating ordinary difficulties. Recommends candidates for hiring, termination; coaches and reviews performance, salary reviews and applies company policies.

☐           Direct manager of a unit, section, group or department involving responsibility for results in terms of cost, methods and personnel. Full accountability for hiring, discipline, discharge, performance reviews, team development, salary administration, etc.


Working Conditions and Environment: (Reasonable accommodations may be made to enable individuals with disabilities to perform the essential functions) 

  • Long and varied hours required occasionally
  • Office work environment


                ☒ Yes

                ☐ No

                If yes, the % of travel time required: 5%

Physical Demands (Reasonable accommodations may be made to enable individuals with disabilities to perform the essential functions):

  • While performing the duties of this job, the employee is regularly required to sit, talk and hear. The employee frequently is required to sit, stand, walk, stoop, kneel, crouch, crawl, climb or balance. The employee will frequently lift and/or move 10 pounds and may be required to occasionally lift and/or move up to 25 pounds. Specific vision abilities required by this job include close vision, and ability to adjust focus.