Full Time
Elgin IL

$44,000-$48,000/Annually

Are you looking for an opportunity to work in an engaging and collaborative environment for an industry-recognized leader? Our firm is a leading global supplier of reliable, high quality electronic components and solutions for over fifty years, and we are seeking a Credit & Collections Specialist to join our team.

The primary responsibility of the Credit and Collections Specialist is to monitor accounts on a daily basis and contact customers for payment of outstanding account balances. The ideal candidate will be well versed in establishing and maintaining interpersonal relationships, verbal and written communication, conflict resolution, and time management.

Responsibilities:

  • Monitor customer accounts and identify outstanding account receivables, taking actions to encourage timely payments
  • Analyze credit data and financial statements to determine the degree of risk involved in extending credit
  • Generate financial ratios, using computer program, to evaluate customers’ financial status
  • Consult with customers to resolve complaints and verify financial and credit transactions
  • Prepare reports that include the degree of risk involved in extending credit
  • Compare liquidity, profitability, and credit histories of establishments being evaluated with those of similar establishments in the same industries and geographic locations
  • Maintain customer credit files
  • Perform credit and collection functions on assigned portfolio through direct communication with customer for collection and resolution of past due AR
  • Special projects as assigned

Qualifications:

  • MINIMUM 1 year of experience in a corporate credit/collections role, interacting with a large customer base
  • Bachelor’s degree required
  • Excellent attention to detail, proven accuracy, and efficiency skills
  • Ability to manage multiple projects and work in a fast-paced environment
  • Clear and concise communication skills both verbal and written
  • Strong knowledge of Excel

Job Features

Job CategoryCredit/Collections, Customer Service

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