CREDIT & COLLECTIONS SPECIALIST
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Stable and well-respected manufacturing company in the Milwaukee area is looking to hire a Credit and Collections Specialist. This is a key position responsible for impactful credit decisions regarding customers.
Responsibilities of the Credit and Collections Specialist:
Make credit decisions within assigned authority.
Plan and organize customer credit reviews.
Interact with customers to resolve credit issues by making collection calls as needed and sending outstanding statements.
Interface with sales staff to communicate credit decisions and ensure timely review of new customers.
Complete bank deposits and cash applications
Identify and execute necessary process adjustments.
Maintain an accurate aging report.
Reconcile A/R to the G/L.
Provide departmental support when required and complete additional finance department improvement projects as assigned.
Follow and comply with all safety and work rules and regulations.
Maintain departmental housekeeping standards.
A vast understanding of credit reporting agencies, UCC filings, and bankruptcy laws is preferred, and strong problem solving and customer service skills are required. Past experience at a manufacturing company is highly preferred.
Ability to read and interpret financial statements for the purpose of underwriting credit.
Ability to calculate discounts, interest, percentages, UOM conversions. Able to apply concepts of basic algebra.
Ability to apply commonsense understanding to carry out instructions furnished in written, oral, or diagram form.
Ability to deal with problems involving several variables in inconsistent situations.
Ability to use a wide variety of standard office software, such as Microsoft Office Outlook, Excel and Word.
Must have proficient Excel skills including V-lookups and Pivot Tables.
Ability to operate standard office equipment such as a keyboard, calculator, telephone, photocopier, etc. is also required.
3+ years of experience preferred.