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Disbursements Associate

Company: Ritchie Bros. Auctioneers
Location: Lincoln
Posted on: May 27, 2023

Job Description:

A growing global company. Endless career and development opportunities.


When you join Ritchie Bros., you'll be part of a diverse, global team that's focused on delivering great customer experiences. Our culture is centered around people and guided by our core values of Integrity, Unity and Vision. Learn more about our culture and commitment to diversity and inclusion at -Candidate Portal.


If you have an entrepreneurial spirit and are passionate about making a difference, we invite you to join our growing team. Whether you're out in the field or back at your office, you'll be helping us achieve our vision of becoming the trusted global marketplace for insights, services and transaction solutions for commercial assets.


We're looking for a -Disbursements Associate. -The work location for this position is Lincoln, -Nebraska, and is eligible for a -hybrid work arrangement.


The Opportunity:


The Disbursements Associate is responsible for high volume processing of consignments for US Auctions. The primary mandate for the Associate will be to ensure all consignments are paid on time and that appropriate remittance process and systems are adhered to.


In this role you'll:

  • Review, verify and process consignment files to create settlement statements and issue accurate payment for consignments in accordance with the company's contractual obligations.

  • Work with the lien search department to calculate final customer payments.

  • Ensure appropriate authorizations in accordance with corporate controls.

  • Process check runs, electronic funds transfers and wire payments to consignors and lien holders in a timely manner.

  • Answer all customer and auction sale site inquiries while providing excellent customer service.

  • Reconcile settlement statements to the general ledger prior to mail-out and month end.

  • Produce follow-up reports such as post-sale checklists and delayed sale file lists to sale sites.

  • Liaise with accounts receivable department to continually monitor post-sale changes and corrections such as price adjustments, deductions, holdbacks, collapses, and bill for deficiencies.

  • Liaise with fixed asset and procurement department to maintain current book values.


  • Actively support the RB Unreserved Commitment to Safety: to send everyone home, every day, the way they came to work, by taking personal responsibility for your safety and safety of your team, co-workers and customers.


    Here's what you bring:

    • Bachelor's degree in Accounting required.

    • 1-3 years of experience working in an office environment.

    • Accounts Payable and/or Accounts Receivable experience is an asset.

    • Experience working with ERP systems.

    • Proficient with Excel, Word, Outlook or similar email system.

    • Excellent communication skills - you'll be communicating with customers and sale site staff regularly, in person and over the phone.

    • Proven commitment to providing excellent customer service.

    • Excellent interpersonal skills and ability to build relationships.

    • Proven ability to manage multiple projects effectively, to properly prioritize a high volume of work, and an ability to meet strict deadlines.

    • Keen eye for detail - you'll provide precise facts and figures and produce accurate work.

    • Fluency in another language is an asset, but not required.

    • Outstanding analytical and problem-solving skills.

    • Organized, detailed-oriented and able to multi-task in a fast-paced environment.

    • Self-motivated and able to work unsupervised.

    • Demonstrated experience working well as a member of a team.

    • A solid work ethic, without sacrificing your sense of humor or your ability to have fun on the job.



      This job will require you to:

      • Responsible for mail-out procedure.

      • Research and respond to consignor and sales team inquiries.

      • Filing and sorting paperwork.

      • Assist with month end closing and reporting.

      • Performs other accounting administrative duties as required.

      • Flexibility and willingness to work varied hours and occasional overtime hours.


        What We Offer:


        Our success is built on the drive and dedication of our people. As we grow around the globe, there will be many opportunities to advance your career - we've proven this throughout our 60+ years in business. And, we'll take care of you along the way. -Here's how:

        • Base salary + paid overtime

        • Comprehensive medical and dental benefits

        • 401(K) with company match

        • Ongoing training, professional development and tuition reimbursement.


          Ritchie Bros. has grown from a small-town auctioneer to a global asset management and disposition company. Through -our family of companies, we help our customers buy and sell a wide range of used and unused equipment for construction, mining, transportation, agriculture, oil & gas, lifting & material handling, forestry & other industries.

          Ritchie Bros. is an equal opportunity employer and ensures nondiscrimination in all activities in accordance with all applicable laws. This position is open to all qualified applicants who are legally entitled to work in the country in which this job is located. Candidate selection is made by Talent Acquisition. Only electronic applications can be accepted. No agency calls, please.

          If you required any -accommodations, please send an email to:



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