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 Credit and Collections Analyst
Job Posting Category: Experienced Professionals (1+ years)
Career Level: Experienced (Non-Manager)
Industry: Packaged Goods
Job Category: Financial ,Accounting
Years Experience: 2-4 Years
Job Type: Full-time
Posting Date: April 18, 2017
Job Location:
Niagara, ON
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Job Description

Under general supervision, this position is responsible to complete accounts receivable tasks related to accounting systems and records maintenance for Canadian operations. Key responsibilities include credit review, underwriting, hold order issue resolution, cash application, claims management, collections and financial analysis.

Responsibilities

  • Develop and maintain key account relationships in support of company goals, credit policies and sales objectives.
  • Support the order management process, resolving customer issues related to credit limit and/or past due amounts quickly and effectively
  • Monitor customer terms to achieve optimal cash flow
  • Support cash application procedures including lockbox, wire, credit cards and direct debt
  • Perform day to day collection procedures, releasing of credit held orders and recommendations of credit worthiness
  • Initiate write-offs within parameters set by company policy
  • Complete A/R activities related to customer master maintenance
  • Assist in the maintenance of controls over accounting systems and records maintenance involved in the accounts receivable function to ensure compliance with internal control environment
  • Support A/R responsibilities required for period close
  • Prepare A/R reporting as required
  • Provide coverage within department if needed
  • Maintain relationships and communication with internal and external customers regarding the status of customer accounts

Job Requirements

  • Bachelor’s degree in Accounting, Finance, Business Administration or equivalent strongly preferred
  • 2-3 years of experience in Accounts Receivable, Accounting, or equivalent financial function preferred
  • Experience with the financial analysis of customer financial statements and credit evaluations preferred
  • Proficiency with personal computers and associated word processing, spreadsheet, presentation and database software; experience with JD Edwards preferred
  • Excellent communication skills required (both verbal and written)

Core Competencies to be Successful:

  • Strong Communication and Teamwork skills with ability to build productive relationships with both internal and external customers
  • Strong planning and organizing skills with a high attention to detail
  • Analytic and research oriented with demonstrated business acumen and strategic thinking
  • Initiative and results oriented

ADA Physical/Mental/Workplace Requirements

  • Occasional lifting up to 25 lbs.
  • Sitting, working at desk/personal computer for extended periods of time
  • Primary work environment is professional corporate office
  • Ability to travel domestically

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