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Senior Credit Analyst

Axis, AL

Order: 23994
DirectHire

Title: Credit Analyst

Duration: DH

ROLE DESCRIPTION

The Credit Analyst is responsible for processing new credit applications, conducting credit reviews and collection of accounts receivable owed by customers.

PRINCIPAL ACTIVITIES

  • Evaluate customer credit hold status and make decisions to place or release hold in order to mitigate exposure to the company.

  • Establish and maintain effective work relationships with new and existing customers through a high degree of professionalism and excellent interpersonal/communication skills.

  • Assist Credit Managers on various collection and credit risk projects as assigned.

  • Work with supporting departments and the field offices to resolve and collect payment for disputed charges.

  • Review collection reports to ascertain status of collection and balance outstanding.

  • Work with cash applications and sales to resolve customer deductions within two weeks of creation.

  • Provide administrative support to the Credit Managers as requested.

  • Perform special projects and ad-hoc reporting as required.

  • Complete customer credit reviews to determine level of credit recommended.

  • Identify slow paying customers and address with the appropriate level of management and the customer.

  • Provide analysis and feedback regarding the collection issues resulting from internal processes such as, quoting, order entry, billing, and other transactional processes. Participate in practical process improvement of these processes.

COMPETENCIES

Required

  • Bachelor’s degree in accounting, economics or finance

  • 2+ year’s prior experience in collections and general accounting

  • Knowledge of internal control concepts and principles.

  • Excellent written and verbal communication skills

  • Excellent interpersonal skills

  • Must be proficient in Microsoft Word and Excel

Desirable

  • NACM certification is strongly recommended

  • SAP Experience