credit and collections specialist in memphis

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job type
permanent
salary
US$ 50,000 per year
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job details

posted
location
memphis, tennessee
job category
Administrative & Support Services
job type
permanent
salary
US$ 50,000 per year
reference number
S_661802
phone
901-766-9305
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job description

This Memphis based company combines electrical distribution, contractor and construction operations, and industrial automation integration services, which provides comprehensive products and service solutions to clients. The Credit and Collections Specialist is responsible for all areas of credit and collection risk management. This includes consistent application of the credit policy with periodic credit reviews of existing customers, and establishing credit for new customers within company guidelines and overseeing account set-up including "ship to" job locations. The successful candidate must be able to support various members of management and the sales team with integrity, professionalism, excellent communication skills and dedicated customer service. This position requires 5+ years of high volume accounts receivable, credit, collection and dispute resolution experience.

Responsibilities:
-Responsible for credit extension and collection of A/R in accordance with Company policy and applicable law on a daily basis through telephone and written communication.
-Work closely with branch managers, sales team, customers (internal and external) to resolve credit and collection issues.
-Provide customer service regarding collection issues, process customer refunds, process and review account adjustments, resolve client discrepancies and short payments.
-Ability to escalate any overdue Account Receivables for additional collection efforts.
-Balance relationships with sales team and customers, while aggressively working to keep 90+ day past due accounts, aging, and write-offs to a minimum.
-Monitor and reconcile deductions taken by customers.
-Responsible for taking discretionary action to collect invalid deductions and in recommending write-offs to management for uncollectible deductions.
-Monitor A/R accounts with periodic credit reviews with management and sales team.
-Interface with sales organization to communicate credit decisions and ensure timely set up of new customers.
-Oversee activities of credit assistant to ensure accounts are set-up and credit files are completed timely and filed accurately.
-Familiar with Job Ship To accounts.
-Provide Excel spreadsheet reports to management regarding status of accounts.
-Maintain detailed notes and documentation of collection efforts and history.
-Perform other assigned tasks and duties necessary to support the A/R department.

Working hours: 8:00 AM - 5:00 PM

Skills:
-Ability to analyze complex data and reports.
-Ability to manage multiple priorities.
-Exceptional written and verbal communication skills, balanced with appropriate assertiveness and the ability to manage confrontation in the credit role.
-High attention to detail, accuracy and confidentiality of data.
-Ability to work independently and self-motivated.
-Strong Computer Skills - Excel, Word.
-A minimum 5 years of experience in Credit and Collections.
-Prior experience with UCC filings and personal guarantees.
-Prior experience with Lien Laws and Waivers in the states of TN, MS, AR, TX.
-Vast understanding of credit reporting agencies - D&B, NACM, Experian.
-Understanding of US Bankruptcy laws and procedures.

Qualifications:
-Experience in construction-related collections required.
-5 or more years' experience in Credit, Collections and Accounts Receivable.
-Bachelor's Degree in related field.
-Apply directly to this job posting.

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skills

-Ability to analyze complex data and reports. -Ability to manage multiple priorities. -Exceptional written and verbal communication skills, balanced with appropriate assertiveness and the ability to manage confrontation in the credit role. -High attention to detail, accuracy and confidentiality of data. -Ability to work independently and self-motivated. -Strong Computer Skills - Excel, Word. -A minimum 5 years of experience in Credit and Collections. -Prior experience with UCC filings and personal guarantees. -Prior experience with Lien Laws and Waivers in the states of TN, MS, AR, TX. -Vast understanding of credit reporting agencies - D&B, NACM, Experian. -Understanding of US Bankruptcy laws and procedures.

qualification

-Experience in construction-related collections required. -5 or more years' experience in Credit, Collections and Accounts Receivable. -Bachelor's Degree in related field. -Apply directly to this job posting.

responsibilities

-Responsible for credit extension and collection of A/R in accordance with Company policy and applicable law on a daily basis through telephone and written communication. -Work closely with branch managers, sales team, customers (internal and external) to resolve credit and collection issues. -Provide customer service regarding collection issues, process customer refunds, process and review account adjustments, resolve client discrepancies and short payments. -Ability to escalate any overdue Account Receivables for additional collection efforts. -Balance relationships with sales team and customers, while aggressively working to keep 90+ day past due accounts, aging, and write-offs to a minimum. -Monitor and reconcile deductions taken by customers. -Responsible for taking discretionary action to collect invalid deductions and in recommending write-offs to management for uncollectible deductions. -Monitor A/R accounts with periodic credit reviews with management and sales team. -Interface with sales organization to communicate credit decisions and ensure timely set up of new customers. -Oversee activities of credit assistant to ensure accounts are set-up and credit files are completed timely and filed accurately. -Familiar with Job Ship To accounts. -Provide Excel spreadsheet reports to management regarding status of accounts. -Maintain detailed notes and documentation of collection efforts and history. -Perform other assigned tasks and duties necessary to support the A/R department.

educational requirements

Bachelors