SIMON | Accounts Receivable Specialist

Subsidiary: Simon


Simon is a subsidiary of Colas USA with operations throughout Colorado, Nebraska, South Dakota, and Wyoming. We specialize in aggregate, asphalt, and ready-mix concrete materials production, with expert teams providing high-quality asphalt paving, concrete, bridge, and utility construction services. Through strong local ties backed by global resources, we focus on quality and value to deliver the best products and services for our clients. What we do is bigger than construction – it is about connecting communities, building new roads to the future, and keeping the spirit of the pioneers alive and well. To learn more about Simon visit

Throughout Colas USA, we provide competitive pay, outstanding benefits, career advancement opportunities, professional education, and extensive training for every employee. We pride ourselves on upholding the highest standards of safety, environmental conservation, and ethical conduct as we strive to grow our infrastructure products and services through empowering and developing our people, fostering innovation, using new technology, and enhancing vertical integration at all levels of the company’s value chain. To learn more about the Colas USA Family of Companies, please visit

Simon, and the rest of the Colas USA Family of Companies, is part of the Colas Group, the worldwide leader in transportation infrastructure construction and maintenance. For information on our international network visit

Job Summary:

The Accounts Receivable Specialist is responsible for effective management, analysis and problem resolution of the company's outstanding accounts and the application of payments.

Main Responsibilities:

•    Embraces the Company’s safety culture, actively support all safety initiatives, and adhere to defined accountabilities implemented by the Safety Steering and Continuous Improvement teams
•    Supports, promotes, and practices the Company core values, vision, and mission; follow code of ethics, workplace conduct, safety, and other established policies 
•    Tracks customer balances and processes credit card payments as needed
•    Completes lien waivers as needed
•    Responsible for billing customers for manufacturing materials. Importing in ticket files checking for errors, processing, printing, and mailing invoices to customers daily.
•    Runs accounts receivable reports, including end-of-month reporting, aging, customer statements, finance charge summaries, balance summaries, etc.
•    Identifies, investigates, and resolves past due invoices and any other reconciliation issues for overpayment, short payment, tax, discounts, etc., including follow-up and contacting customers for collection
•    Resolves collections by examining customer payment plans, payment history, and credit line
•    Maintains customer account file notes
•    Processes credit hold and release from credit hold status changes in system
•    Obtains credit and reference information for new customer credit applications
•    Provides W9 documentation to customers as needed
•    Supports accounting and administrative team in other areas as needed; performs other related duties as assigned


•    High School Diploma or equivalent required
•    Associates degree in business, accounting, or finance preferred


•    Two or more years of hands-on accounting experience in receivables preferred; construction-related experience a plus
•    Ability to define problems, collect data, establish facts, and draw valid conclusions
•    Ability/willingness to follow-up for collection on accounts, including communicating and interacting with customers in a professional manner
•    Ability to adapt to situations and work under pressure of deadlines
•    Experience using spreadsheet and accounting and database software; JD Edwards, JWS, and Command Alkon experience a plus

Physical Requirements:

•    Most work performed in an office environment, quiet to moderate noise level
•    Occasionally required to lift and /or move up to 35 pounds 
•    Regularly required to use hands to move and manipulate objects and operate a computer
•    Regularly required to communicate (talk and hear) 
•    Sitting for long periods (up to 8 hours or more) at a desk using a computer; with intermittent breaks
•    Occasionally required to stand and walk, reach with hands and arms and stoop, kneel, crouch, or crawl; visiting work sites may require walking over uneven terrain and some exposure to dust, chemicals, and loud noise
•    Some travel with overnight stays away from home may be required

Compensation and Benefits:

Compensation*:$25-$30/Hr DOE

*Estimated target starting compensation; actual compensation to be determined based on assessment of an individual’s qualifications, education, and experience relevant to the role.


Benefits:All full-time hourly employees are eligible to participate in Simon benefits as defined in plan documents.  Available benefits include medical, dental and vision insurance, term life insurance, supplemental life insurance, paid parental leave, 401K with company match, short-term disability, flexible spending plan, and education assistance.  Other benefits include eight paid holidays, and access to available company discounts. 


The information contained herein is not intended to be an all-inclusive list of the duties and responsibilities of the job, nor are they intended to be an all-inclusive list of the skills and abilities required to do the job. Management may, at its discretion, assign or reassign duties and responsibilities to this job at any time. 


Application window anticipated to close on 08/09/2024; open until filled.


Colas Inc. and its subsidiaries are an Equal Opportunity Employer. For details on the specifics of this commitment, please click here to view the EEO document.  If you are an individual with a disability and require a reasonable accommodation to:

  • to meet the requirements of the role in which you are applying
  • complete any part of the application process
  • access or use the online application process and need an alternative method for applying

Please contact Colas Inc. at 973-290-9082 or send an email to

Nearest Major Market: Fort Collins
Nearest Secondary Market: Loveland