About the Company and Opportunity:

  • Our client has served as a leading industrial distribution expert since.
  • This well-established firm has been in business for many years and has been growing ever since.  
  • Why work here:
    • Competitive salary and comprehensive benefits plan.
    • Flexible schedule.
    • Supportive management team that wants to help you grow and succeed within the company.
    • Work-life balance.

Overview of the Assistant Credit Manager role:

  • Monitor performance related to credit and accounts receivable management and apply appropriate measures to ensure timely collections and drive best practices
  • Tracks team performance against metrics such as DSO, provide support analysis of fluctuations in metrics, portfolio aging, and accounts receivable balances
  • Identify collection and order validations needing escalation and proactively address issues (past due items, credit limit exceeded, master data issue, etc.), by driving discussions with the customer, operations and/or sales teams
  • Monitor customer credit lines, collections and account balances to ensure compliance of established credit limits, payment terms and minimize credit exposure
  • Intervenes with customer negotiations to maximize collection of severely aged balances and reduction of bad debt exposure
  • Review and recommend bad debt write-off amount to account for AFDA reserve
  • Extend credit to customers within designated limit of authority and approve credit inquiries
  • Identify delinquency drivers and facilitates action plans to drive end to end resolution

Preferred Qualifications for the Assistant Credit Manager role:

  • Degree in Accounting/Finance or related degree strongly preferred
  • Minimum 3+ years of related experience required, including credit and collection management experience in a large public and/or global company with a track record of steadily increasing responsibility, accountability and leadership
  • Detailed experience with summary, consignment and ERS invoicing with emphasis on supply chain customer payment processes
  • 3 – 5 years’ experience with electronic billing (ADP, Oildex, EDI)
  • Advanced Excel skills (VLOOKUP/pivot tables/power queries)

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