Credit & Collections Specialist - Hybrid (Potential for Sr. role)
Buzzi Unicem USA
Location: Bethlehem, Pennsylvania
Type: Full Time
Potential for role to be upgraded to a Senior; increased salary based on experience.
4 Year Degree
Telecommuting is allowed.
Internal Number: 2023-3491
Review and analyze incoming credit applications, LexisNexis reports, customer financial information, industry and trade references and tax status prior to approving new customers for open credit accounts, determining credit terms and initial credit limits.
Review with management for approval of larger credit limits.
Ensure timely collection of company’s receivables by reviewing condition of assigned accounts in relation to outstanding balances and age of items.
Initiate, direct and monitor all collection efforts, successfully resolve all items keeping management apprised of high-risk exposures, disputed balances or customer claims.
Monitor risk codes on assigned accounts.
Initiate appropriate collection activity.
Assure proper notice to the field personnel and customers in accordance with company policy and UCC guidelines.
Respond to incoming credit reference request.
Provide and review open items reports with Market Managers developing collection strategies and reviewing risk assessment of delinquent receivables.
Assist with month-end closing processes.
Assist in departmental projects as assigned by the Director, Credit & Accounts Receivable.
Process ACH payments daily.
Two years post-high school desirable; BS degree in business preferred
3 years previous experience in credit and collections required
Business or accounting knowledge required
Knowledge of Uniform Commercial Codes and Credit Law required
Ability to communicate in an effective and persuasive manner
Excellent writing skills required
Analytical, problem resolution and excellent negotiation skills
Proficiency with MS Word, Excel and other desktop programs
Credit Business Associate (CBA) and Credit Business Fellow (CBF) designations are desirable
Ability to work in a multi-tasking environment managing a large portfolio of accounts, under pressure while meeting deadlines is required
As the advocate for business credit and financial management professionals NACM and its network of Partners take great pride in being the primary learning, knowledge, networking and information resource for commercial creditors nationwide.