Why would I want this job?

Responsible for the handling and processing of receivables and all credit related issues including conducting credit investigations, collection of delinquent accounts and order reviews.

What would I be doing?

  • Maintain AR Aging results within established corporate objectives and goals.  Works closely with sales representatives and customer service Departments to facilitate efficient collections.
  • Performs a wide variety of duties to direct, control, and coordinate Order to Cash, Credit and Collection functions with general oversight and company receivables, plus working knowledge of sales tax assessment.
  • Participates in cross functional teams across Sales Dept’s, Customer Service Dept’s, Accounting, and Logistics to ensure proper receivable management & accurate payment applications.
  • Calculate and analyze cash projections each month.
  • Work within cross functional discrepancy resolution teams to help reconcile individual customer accounts.
  • Periodically review credit for each customer from various sources, including historical reviews, credit agencies, banks, and sales.
  • Set credit limits utilizing financial statements, payment history, business, and economic data, along with maintaining account files.
  • Manage A/R portfolio risk, establishing and maintaining contacts for legal and collection agency support as well as preparation of the assignment to collection agency, or write-off application.
  • Has an in-depth knowledge of the Credit and Collection Laws, Bankruptcy, Fair Debt and Antitrust Laws.
  • Reviews and generates various reports affecting order processing, shipping, credit holds, fill rates, back orders, etc.

 

What would make me qualified?

Educational Requirements:

 

  • 4 Year College Degree

 

Training / Experience:

 

  • 8 + years collection experience with at least 3 years in a supervisory role, preferably within a manufacturing or distribution environment.
  • Experience in working across cross-functional teams.
  • Good working knowledge of EDI, Sales Tax, Resales Certificates, and various credit card processing software.

 

Knowledge, Skills & Abilities:

 

  • Must be organized, analytical and detail oriented.
  • Must be familiar with general accounting procedures and should be able to interpret D&B Reports and Financial Statements.
  • Must be able to communicate clearly and effectively with staff and clientele.
  • Must be computer proficient, including the use of Excel, Word and Outlook.
  • Knowledge of Microsoft Great Plains preferable.

 

Special Requirements:

 

  • In office 5 days
  • Possible light travel