Credit Analyst


Salary:

USD48000.00 - 52000.00 / Yearly

Location:

BRECKSVILLE, OH

Date Posted:

May 31, 2019

Employment Type:

Permanent

Job Reference:

03340-0010965065

Staffing Area:

Finance


Description
The Credit Analyst reports to the Credit Manager and is a key member of the Company’s credit team. Among other things, the Credit Analyst is responsible for analyzing new customer credit risk and recommending credit terms in accordance with the Company’s credit policy. Specific responsibilities for this position include, but are not limited to:

• Understand the Company’s credit policies and procedures to safeguard accounts receivable
• Assess credit risk of new customers through analysis of customer credit applications, credit reports, financial statements, internet research, and other relevant sources of data
• Recommend credit terms and limits based on customer risk assessment while adhering to the Company’s credit policies
• Develop a deep understanding of the nuances associated with credit and collections within the Company’s business units
• Continually assess customer risk profiles and recommend updates to credit terms and limits
• Collaborate with the collections team to ensure timely collection of accounts receivables
• Ensure issues, such as invoicing errors and purchase order reconciliation, are resolved in a timely manner
• Monitor customer receivables and payment trends
• Investigate reasons for payment delay and create awareness of potential credit issues, including recommending actions to mitigate risk or loss
• Work towards target performance metrics, such as reduction in working capital and days sales outstanding
• Use performance metrics to drive measurable results for the department
• Perform daily A/R functions such as credit card processing, reconciliation, customer “vendor requests,” credit references, GL payments (applications of non-customer checks), reconciling unapplied cash, and management of the A/R email inboxes

• Build and maintain relationships with customer contacts as appropriate
• Complete other Credit responsibilities and projects including ad hoc reporting and analysis, etc. Represent Credit on cross-functional teams and support company initiatives
• Accurately and efficiently applying customer check, ACH, wire transfer, and credit card payments against open invoices as needed
• Performing the necessary work to resolve payment application exceptions generated during the automated cash application process
• Communicating effectively with customers and various internal departments to ensure accurate posting of customer payments

For immediate consideration, please apply online, or contact [email protected], or call (216) 621-4253
Requirements
Qualifications:
• Bachelor’s degree in Finance or Accounting preferred (but not required)
• Requires 3+ years of experience in Credit
• Experience in a shared services environment preferred
• Any credit certifications a plus
• In-depth knowledge of the Quote to Cash Cycle, as well as other credit related processes and metrics
• In-depth knowledge of AR modules within JD Edwards or a similar ERP system preferred
• Excellent oral and written communication skills, along with the ability to communicate and negotiate with a variety of internal and external constituencies
• Strong planning, decision-making, interpersonal, and analytical skills
• Cash Applications experience is preferred
• Bi-lingual preferred

Robert Half Finance & Accounting, the world's leader in specialized financial staffing, provides exciting full-time opportunities in the areas of accounting, bookkeeping, finance, audit, taxation and more. We pioneered the professional staffing industry, and we've been successfully matching professionals with employers since 1948. Our proven proprietary processes, along with our relationships in 325 locations worldwide, allow us to provide you unparalleled access to exciting career opportunities. But don't take our word for it. Our company has appeared on Fortune® magazine’s list of “World's Most Admired Companies” since 1998, and 9 out of 10 of our customers would recommend our service to a colleague.

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