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Credit Analyst

  • Job ref:

    150026

  • Location:

    Atlanta, United States

  • Sector:

    Accounting & Finance

  • Contact:

    Kasey Zittle

  • Published:

    5 months ago

  • Consultant:

    Kasey Zittle

Credit Analyst- Atlanta, GA

Our client is targeting a Credit Analyst for a direct hire opening, paying up to $60K.  

POSITION SCOPE:

The primary mission of the Credit Analyst is ensuring that customer credit risk is properly evaluated and monitored to optimize working capital and profitability for a specific customer portfolio.  He/she works with the Credit Team and business management leveraging customer credit information to promote Company revenue / earnings growth.  Responsibilities will focus on the evaluation / management of risk and monitoring customer payment performance.

POSITION RESPONSIBILITIES:  

Lead a coordinated collection effort with Sales & Customer Service to manage exposure for an assigned portfolio

  • Work with the Credit Team and business management to complete & document account assessments / reviews within established guidelines
  • Establish appropriate credit limits;  managing credit holds & order releases as appropriate
  • Maintain the integrity of Customer master data
  • Systematic review of the account base assigned to determine reasons for non/slow payment
  • Profile customers to ensure our billing process is consistent with their payment process
  • Make Customer calls to proactively assist in paying invoices as necessary
  • Escalate potential customer issues in a timely manner
  • Periodic reporting for payment discrepancies to facilitate resolution and accounting treatment
  • Periodic reporting to business management of key performance indicators, trends & underlying causes

POSITION SPECIFICATIONS:

Required:

  • Bachelor Degree
  • 3yrs industry experience with credit analysis exposure required.  Similar financial analysis experience considered
  • Demonstrated customer focus with an understanding of collections, customer disputes, business risk & working capital management
  • Experience in coordinating with multiple departments to achieve business objectives
  • Advanced proficiency in MS Office, primarily Excel
  • Must be creative, resourceful, organized & able to work well independently & as part of a team
  • Superior written & verbal communication skills
  • Work involves confidential & sensitive information.  Discretion is essential

 Preferred / Plus

  • Advanced Degree in Finance or Accounting
  • Achievement or pursuit of relevant professional certifications such as CPA, CMA…
  • Experience / exposure to SAP FSCM, TM1, Hyperion, BI / BW or similar reporting tools
  • Manufacturing sector experience