Performs a variety of routine and some non-routine finance/accounting functions in support of the department including but not limited to account payables, account receivables, tax, recovery, collection and/or credit. Analyzes, classifies, and examines financial data and records of transactions.
Knows and applies the fundamental concepts, practices and procedures of the particular field of specialization. Significant on-the-job training or formalized education in specific area. Typically the entry level into most professional job families. Requires some evaluation, originality or ingenuity. Work is varied and may be somewhat difficult in nature but usually involves limited responsibility. Contributes independently or with a team towards a program or department goal or service. Interfaces with internal customers and departments.
Responsible for maintaining and continuously improving the quality system and achieving quality objectives through daily actions.
Performs/responsible for collection of customer past due balances.
Coordinates activity with Corporate Credit personnel to complete risk analysis including Credit Scoring Models and resolve credit line availability issues.
Researches issues within area of specialization (i.e. cash applications, receivables, payables, credit, and collection). Reviews and obtains approval of all orders placed in excess of established credit availability. Communicate orders on credit hold with customer, Sales, and Credit Management personnel along with action plan to resolve.
Follows established financial, accounting and credit policies and procedures to ensure quality and adherence to same.
Understands and implements all department policies, procedures, and processes in compliance with company auditing and best business practices.
Previous experience/training in SAP
Requires at least 2 years Accounting, Finance or related experience (e.g. account payable, account receivable, collections. credits, recovery, commercial leasing).
Credit Business Associate (CBA) strongly preferred
Knowledge of commercial credit policies and regulations.
Completed or working on Credit Administration Program (CAP) and Credit Business Associate (CBA)
Demonstrated equivalent work experience.
Ability to prioritize multiple tasks.
Ability to speak with Department Heads on business details
Strong skills in organization, negotiation, persuasiveness, assertiveness, perseverance, follow-through, leadership and initiative. Self-starter.
Demonstrated analytical skills and attention to detail
Demonstrated oral and written communication skills
Working knowledge of software applications such as MS Excel, Word, PowerPoint, Access
Ability to work independently
Bachelors degree in Accounting, Finance, Economics or Business Management/Administration preferred