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 Senior Credit and Collections Analyst
Job Posting Category: Experienced Professionals (1+ years)
Career Level: Experienced (Non-Manager)
Industry: Packaged Goods
Job Category: Financial ,Accounting,Analyst
Years Experience: 4-6 Years
Job Type: Full-time
Posting Date: April 18, 2017
Job Location:
Niagara, ON
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Job Description

This position is responsible to complete accounts receivable tasks related to accounting systems and records maintenance for Canadian operations. This position will be the lead on major customers including provincial liquor boards. Key responsibilities include credit review, underwriting, hold order issue resolution, claims management, collections and financial analysis.

Responsibilities

  • Develop and maintain key account relationships in support of company goals, credit policies and sales objectives.
  • Perform credit underwriting end-to-end process, providing review of credit applications in accordance with corporate policy
  • Support the order management process, resolving customer issues related to credit limit and/or past due amounts quickly and effectively
  • Perform credit review analysis and subsequent communication to customers, in compliance with standard credit levels and terms
  • Perform day to day collection procedures, releasing of credit held orders and recommendations of credit worthiness
  • Support cash application procedures and credit card payments
  • Support dispute/claims management end-to-end process including coordination of discrepancy review
  • Obtain backup for deductions open on A/R and resolve with internal and external customers
  • Perform collection procedures, approvals and all required documentation to meet monthly collection targets
  • 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 the business in coordinating audit responsibilities
  • Support all A/R responsibilities required for period close including reconciliations and determine accrual adjustments as required
  • Support the documentation, reporting and achievement of monthly A/R metrics as defined by internal dashboards and key performance indicators (KPI’s)
  • Assist in compliance on regulatory issues including provincial requirements.
  • Contributes to or completes ad hoc projects assigned and assists with periodic system testing
  • Provide coverage within department if needed

Job Requirements

  • Bachelor’s degree in Accounting, Finance, Business Administration or equivalent
  • 5 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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