URGENT OPEN ENDED CONTRACT
Need Large Corporate Background!
Collections/AR rep manages between 8 and 10 million and 30-40 accounts. Need large corporate experience.
POSITION DESCRIPTION: This position has responsibility for managing an assigned accounts receivable portfolio in accordance with Company guidelines and policies and collecting past due balances. The objective is to maximize cash flow and minimize bad debt exposure and potential write offs while supporting the efforts of the sales department.
•Manage an assigned Accounts Receivable Portfolio by performing regular collection follow-up to ensure aging and collection goals are attained for assigned group of accounts
•Report status of the portfolio on a weekly basis to the A/R Manager
•Keep management apprised of changes within the assigned group of accounts and provide recommendations that will minimize risk, improve collections and support sales efforts
•Upon request of Credit Analyst or A/R Manager pull credit information and other data for new customers or customers who need review
•Apply subjective judgment as necessary and be prepared to provide creative solutions to support the effort of sales but at the same time protect the investment in accounts receivable, always working toward continual process improvement in credit and collections area
•Work with team to ensure department KPI’s are met
•Maintain the collections database by entering and maintaining critical credit and collections information in SAP Credit Master and Billing Module for assigned group of accounts
•Assist in maintain/updating hard copy credit files. These account notes will enable efficient follow-up for others in the department and provide valuable insight into customer behavior, capturing information about broken payment promises or which collection technique or approach is most effective for this account
•All other duties as assigned
PREFERRED CANDIDATE QUALIFICATIONS:
Education and Experience:
•High School Degree or equivalent required. College education preffered.
•3-5 years of commercial credit and collections experience
•Accounting software experience
•Background in Consumer Packaging Goods helpful
Knowledge, Skills and Abilities:
•Excellent communication skills, oral and written
•Strong analytical skills
•Good organizational skills
•Ability to work effectively with a variety of people
•Ability to multi task
•Intermediate to Advanced Excel skills
•SAP experience helpful