Credit Analyst

Role Title:
Credit Analyst
Location:
Waltham, MA
Job Advert Description

The Credit & Collection Analyst will be responsible for the collection of Clarks America's wholesale customers; third party wholesale debts, and minimizing credit risk and bad debt while allowing the company to achieve maximum sales and profitability. Key activities; pursuing debts, credit assessment within credit policy and credit insurance regulations, release of credit blocked orders, reconciliation of payments, ageing of debt and query resolution. The Credit & Collection Analyst will also ensure compliance with Credit Insurance policy, Global Group Credit Policy, controls, regulations and service level agreements.

Responsibilities:

  •  The collection of Clarks third party wholesale debts
  • Consistent monitoring of individual third party customers exposure and evaluation of credit risk
  • The daily maintenance and release of credit blocked orders
  • Responsible for ensuring all queries re open, overdue billing documents or debit notes are resolved. Reconciliation of third party customer payments to Account Receivable open items
  • Ensure operation and compliance within company Group Credit Policy, processes, controls, regulations and service level agreements, in respect of Credit Management.
  • Ensure operation and compliance within Credit Insurance Contractual Regulations
  • Production of Credit Management reports i.e.; debtor reports, forecasting debtor/sales analysis, debit/credit note analysis etc.
  • Proactively identifying and highlighting issues, concerns to manager as they occur with regards to overdue debt, potential bad debt, unacceptable credit risk etc.
  • Understanding and preparation of credit security documents: letters of credit, bank guarantees etc.

Essential Knowledge:

  • Bachelor Degree in Business or Finance
  • Prior experience with SAP
  • General understanding of accounting principles
  • Computer literacy including advanced MS suite

Qualifications:

  • 3+ years previous credit control experience in a large company
  • Solid organizational, communication and follow through skills
  • Accountability and attention to detail
  • Adaptability
  • Influencing & negotiation
  • Strong analytical and problem solving skills
  • Prioritization, multi-task and adhere to deadlines
  • Motivation
  • Work independently and cross-functionally with all levels of management
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