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Career Opportunities

Senior Credit and Collections Specialist

Job Number:102392
Job Location:Northwest Suburbs, IL
Job Type:Permanent
Job Degree:Bachelor of Arts
Job Post Date:04/01/2019


We have an exciting opportunity for the right candidate who is analytical, organized, results driven and thrives in a fast paced environment.  We are looking to hire an experienced Senior Credit and Collections Analyst to be a part of a growing company in the Northwest suburbs.  In this strategic role, you will have daily interaction with both internal and external customers; collaborating regularly with Sales, Customer Service, valued customers and third party vendors.   Responsibilities include but are not limited to the list below.


·     Continuously analyzing and assessing creditworthiness of customers, both new and existing, through the use of various third party tools, financial statement analysis, historical data, bank and trade references

·         Timely and professional collection of aged receivables within assigned portfolio through various methods of communication

·         Proactively monitors customer web portals for invoicing issues, purchase order issues or payment details

·         Swift research and resolution of account discrepancies either through repayment by the customer or securing the issuance of credit memos

·         Perform account reconciliations

·         Prompt response to account inquiries from both internal and external customers

·         Diligent monitoring of orders in the credit queue working towards quickly resolving issues

·         Maintains customer master for assigned portfolio of accounts

·         Creating and maintaining credit files

·         Actively participate in developing solutions and driving change; recommending and helping implement best practices

·         Acts as interim supervisor of department when Director is unavailable

·         Act as a subject matter expert (SME) in assisting in the implementation of the Oracle system as well as the subsequent utilization of these tools

Job Requirements:

· Microsoft Office Suite

· Proficient in Excel, pivot table, v-lookups, macros

· Oracle E Business Suite highly desirable

· Strong knowledge of accounts receivable

· Robust analytical skills

· Keen understanding of industry best practices in both credit and collections

· Proactive, results driven contributor

· Ability to handle multiple priorities

· Strong risk management skill