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POSITION: Credit Collections Manager

FUNCTION: Finance

LOCATION: Shelton, CT

POSITION TYPE: Full Time


DESCRIPTION:

This position will manage the centralized credit and collections efforts, ensuring that corporate credit policies and procedures are being followed by the Department.  In addition, the position will work with our sales and management staff to increase our customer base and decrease bad debt exposure.

Responsibilities include:

  • Direct credit release for production and shipment to ensure delivery schedules are met.
  • Drive reductions in DSO (Days Sales Outstanding) and increase cash flow through aggressive management of customer collections, quick identification of problem accounts and communication with the selling organization.
  • Authorize new accounts based on specific credit checks and review of commercial credit reports to increase sales while minimizing risk.
  • Actively manage collection and cash application personnel.
  • Analyze and report current and potential problems to management.
  • Manage overall A/R portfolio.
  • Notify and work with Sales force on credit and collection issues.
  • Work with Customer Service on timely and accurate processing of orders.
  • Review status of delinquent accounts and recommend and initiate collection actions.
  • Prepare correspondence on delinquent accounts that may require special handling.
  • Insure that monthly A/R Aging Report is prepared timely and accurately.


REQUIREMENTS:

  • Six – eight years’ experience in Credit and Collections Management, preferably in the Distribution of Building Products and Supplies Sector
  • Strong written and oral communication skills
  • Computer skills in Excel and Word; experience with PeopleSoft a plus
  • Bachelor’s degree in Accounting, Business or related field preferred
  • Ability to handle several projects simultaneously as well as daily responsibilities
  • Ability to work under pressure in a fast-paced environment
  • Strong negotiating skills

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