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Credit and Collections Analyst in Mason, OH at Clopay Building Products

Date Posted: 1/10/2019

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Job Description

Clopay Building Products is the nation's largest manufacturer of residential garage doors and a leading supplier of industrial and commercial sectional doors.

We have an exciting opportunity for a Credit and Collections Analyst in our Mason, OH headquarters.

In this position, the successful candidate will be responsible for the implementation and enforcement of Clopay’s credit and collection policies in order to maximize sales volume, while controlling risks and minimizing Bad Debt write-offs associated with the receivable asset.

Primary Responsibilities:

  • Evaluate customer credit worthiness and establish appropriate credit limits per authorized levels of authority.
  • Utilize appropriate collection methods to motivate delinquent customers to pay past due balances. Communicate and enforce credit policy with customers.
  • Complete administrative tasks associated for assigned accounts, including but not limited to; order releases, ISO hold releases, processing credit applications, trade reference request, etc.
  • Make collection calls for all assigned accounts.  Maintain appropriate notes for follow-up.
  • Evaluate customer credit worthiness including financial statement analysis to establish appropriate credit limits per authorized levels of authority.
  • Utilize appropriate collection methods to motivate delinquent customers to pay past due balances.  Communicate and enforce credit policy with customers.
  • Monitor assigned accounts for shipment releases based on account status, company credit policy, and established terms of payment.
  • Establish and maintain professional contact and communication with internal personnel (Sales, Field, Plant and other operating Company personnel) to ensure that customer disputes and deductions are resolved in a timely manner.
  • Investigating/initiating, obtaining appropriate internal approvals for credit associated with resolving customer disputes.
  • Monitor the credit extension activities (typically the collection of COD/CIA payments) of the Clopay Distribution Centers for adherence to Clopay operations and credit policies. Report unusual or repeated policy violations to management.
  • Initiate, subject to Credit Manager approval, third party collection activities.
  • Maintain documentation and notes regarding credit and collection activities. Provide timely status reports to Credit Manager as required for management reporting purposes.
  • Handle special projects as assigned by the Credit Manager, which includes but not limited to processing reviews/reports for Credit Department as needed.

Job Requirements

Qualified candidates must possess the following minimum qualifications:

•  Bachelor's Degree in Finance, Economics, Accounting or Business preferred. Will also consider Associate Degree in related fields, or extensive seminar or course work pertaining to Credit & Collections.
•  A minimum of two years of successful experience in commercial credit required, preferably in the manufacturing industry (selling through dealers and distributors).
•  Experience within a main frame computer environment preferred, using a system such as Oracle. Strong knowledge of MS Office, particularly MS Word and Excel, required.

We offer a competitive salary with a very comprehensive benefits package which includes tuition reimbursement up to $5,250 per year, a competitive 401K savings plan, paid holidays, paid sick and vacation time.

An Equal Opportunity Employer, providing a drug-free work environment.

EOE Male/Female/Disabled/Veteran.  We welcome applications from Veterans and the Disabled.

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