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Croell Inc. Accounts Receivable Accountant in New Hampton, Iowa

Company Overview:

Croell, Inc. is a family-owned regional construction company with over 100 multi-state locations. We are a major producer of ready-mix concrete in 10 states; we mine and process sand and gravel aggregate in 8 states, and perform concrete and asphalt road construction in the Midwest and Wyoming. We are an Equal Employment Opportunity (EEO), Affirmative Action (AA) employer!

Position Overview:

Based out of our corporate office in New Hampton, Iowa, the AR Accountant will focus on Customer Credit and Collections responsible for the end-to-end process for multi-state credit, collections, and customer maintenance for all customers. The ideal candidate will have previous credit and accounts receivable experience, be detail and deadline-oriented, and excel in both the technical and customer service communication for accounts receivable, credit, and collections. This is a full-time position, will report to the Head of Accounts Receivable, and has no supervisory responsibility.

For more information regarding this position, contact Dan at 641-229-8184.


  • $1500 Sign-On Bonus

  • $200 Annual Clothing Stipend

    Essential Duties and Functions:

  • Timely process credit applications to determine and validate credit capacity via credit reports, credit references, and other best-in-class resources.

  • Manage customer information – Maintain accounts and credit notes. Coordinate Aging and collections

  • Differentiate state requirements for notices and collection

  • Verify and process lien waivers

  • Investigate and resolve issues in billing, customer or cash payments, and sales tax

  • Strong communication skills to answer questions from both internal managers and outside customers

  • Coordinate with operations staff reporting, tracking, and collecting balances owed

  • Assist with the collection of checks returned for insufficient funds

  • Assist in establishing and following policy for customer accounts and COD customers

  • Communication and tracking of all collection efforts (Letters, phone calls, aging report review, etc.)

  • Experience with small claims, garnishments, and mechanics liens

  • Monitor projects to determine pre-lien notice requirements

  • Review, understand, and sometimes negotiate contract payment terms

  • Cross-train on all Accounts Receivable processes for understanding internal procedures

  • Maintain a positive working relationship with co-workers and management

    Position Requirements:

  • Consent to authorization of a pre-employment background check and drug test

  • Two-year degree or equivalent experience

  • Credit and Collection experience a plus

  • Accounting experience desirable including state sales tax

  • Deal with sensitive information in a confidential manner

  • Self-directed and motivated to exceed expectations

  • Good negotiating and interpersonal skills

  • Strong time management, organizational and problem-solving skills

  • Proficient computer skills and ability to learn in-house software applications

  • Strong communication skills with customers as well as company personnel, both verbal and written

    Physical Requirements:

    The physical requirements to successfully perform the job functions are:

  • Ability to reach below/at/above shoulders

  • Pushing/Pulling

  • Twisting/Bending

  • Sitting/Standing/Balancing

    Croell, Inc. Benefit Offerings:

  • Competitive Wage Based on experience

  • Health – Dental – Vision Insurance

  • Company-paid Life Insurance

  • Voluntary Life Insurance

  • Company-Paid Short-Term Disability

  • Voluntary Long-Term Disability

  • Paid Time Off and Holiday Pay

  • Employee Assistance Program

  • 401K with Company Match

  • Bereavement Pay

  • Potential for Advancement