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Credit and Collections Analyst

Credit and Collections Analyst

Job Description

The Finance team, reporting to the CFO, is a shared service organization that provides accounting, accounts payable, collections, credit, financial analysis and reporting, payroll, tax, and treasury support to all channels of the Adknowledge business.

Our team is comprised of 20 professionals that are passionate about the work they do and the people they work with.  Our fast paced, start-up mentality has been a key contributor to our continued growth and success. This position is located in on the Country Club Plaza in Kansas City, MO and currently reports to the Treasurer Manager.

The Credit & Collections Analyst will investigate and manage credit lines, initiate collections from accounts, and ensure proper and timely remittance accounting. This person will work directly with Adknowledge sales management for the purpose of enhancing sales while mitigating risk.  Primary duties include:

  1. Credit Management: Obtain and interpret credit reports, financial statements and other financial or accounting related information related to the extension of credit internationally; Collaborate with sales teams to establish credit limits on customer accounts by investigating and verifying the financial status and reputation of customers applying for credit globally in accordance with the Adknowledge Credit & Collection Policy; Prepare documents to substantiate credit findings and establish credit limits on customer accounts; Manage special credit arrangements and deviations from standard terms of payment.
  2. Collections Management: Establish and maintain effective and cooperative working relationships with advertisers and sales to collect advertiser accounts while establishing the appropriate internal and external relationships; Resolve client discrepancies, billing issues, short-payments and disputes; Prepare and review collection reports to ascertain the status of collections and outstanding balances to ensure compliance; Generate and distribute aging reports to business leaders to assist in collection process; Audit delinquent accounts considered to be uncollectable to ensure maximum efforts have been taken before assigning bad debt status to the account.
  3. Accounting: Assist Finance during month-end close process by reviewing trial balance accounts related to accounts receivable and bad debt for accuracy and consistency based on prior periods and budget forecasts; Reconcile all A/R balance sheet accounts monthly; Prepare all related month end reports; Participate in annual audit; Complete all A/R related audit schedules according to timeline set forth by auditors.

Job Requirements

The successful candidate will be an inspiring and confident leader with at least:

  • Bachelor’s degree in Accounting, Finance or Business preferred
  • 1-3 years of related credit & collection analysis and processes experience
  • Solid understanding of financial and account concepts
  • Working knowledge of global economic conditions and international credit
  • Proficient user of Microsoft Office applications (including Excel, Word, etc.).
  • Experience with Great Plains desirable
  • Saleforce experience a plus

The successful candidate will also demonstrate the following abilities:

  • Attention to detail: Strong focus on accuracy.
  • Communication (written & oral):  Must have strong interpersonal skills and the ability to establish and develop internal and external business relationships.
  • Self-directed: Ability to make independent business decisions
  • Time management: Ability to work within deadlines, prioritize and multi-task effectively.
  • Team-player: Able to communicate within a team environment and express ideas effectively to both technical and a non-technical audience.
  • Resourceful: Ability to find solutions and deliver results within a rapidly changing, entrepreneurial and technology-driven culture.

Job Snapshot

Employment Type Full-Time
Job Type Accounting, Finance, Banking
Education Not Specified
Experience Not Specified
Manages Others Not Specified
Industry Accounting - Finance, Advertising, Internet - ECommerce
Required Travel Not Specified
Job ID CCA0514
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Credit and Collections Analyst

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