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Rebates Contracts Claims Specialist in Jackson, MS at Irby

Date Posted: 3/28/2018

Job Snapshot

Job Description

Irby is one of the ten largest electrical distribution companies in the United States, with nearly $1 Billion in annual sales and over 900 employees across more than 60 branches in 25 states.  Irby has experienced incredible growth over the past 5 years.  This presents many outstanding career & development opportunities throughout the country in various locations, including cites such as:  Jackson, Dallas/Ft. Worth, Orlando, Syracuse, Nashville, Denver, Minneapolis and Oklahoma City.  Irby was a pioneer in the early days of the electrical business, founded in 1926, and continues to be an industry leader in philanthropic involvement and community activity.

Irby 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

This position plans and organizes the on-going development of the rebate department and obtain solutions for department problems.  Administer vendor rebate department to include, but not limited to (i.e., establish procedures, set up tickler files, receive and review for proper documentation). 

Essential Duties & Responsibilities

  • Analyze workflow.
  • Act as liaison for Rebate Department to Branch Managers, Pricing and Inventory Manager, Purchasing, and Accounts Payable.
  • Develop new strategies in processing claims and pricing rebate contracts.
  • Work with Corporate Sales on National Contracts and the State of MS Bids, including attend the bid process.
  • Negotiate better service with vendors in handling pricing and claims.
  • Report issues of concern to Controller regarding I/S, Branch difficulties, etc.
  • Responsible for Vendor Audits.
  • Monitor Vendor Statements with Accounts Payable.
  • Develop EDI process for filing claims.
  • Analyze inventory shortages that relate to rebates with assistance from the Controller.
  • Train new employees.
  • Complete and conduct employee performance reviews.
  • Prepare periodic and special reports concerning departmental activities, problems, schedules, and rejected items.
  • Aid in organizational planning by participating in departmental conferences.
Required Skills

  • Excellent oral and written communications skills.
  • Make arithmetic calculations quickly and accurately.
  • Work confidentially with discretion.
  • Superior knowledge of spreadsheet applications.
  • Strong accounting background desired
Required Experience

  • Three to five years related experience and/or training; or equivalent combination of education and experience.

E0E M/F/ Disability/Veteran