Cognex is the global leader in the exciting and growing field of machine vision. With over $800 million of cash in the bank and no debt, we are a financially strong international company with a culture that maintains the fast paced, creative environment of a startup. Our employees, proudly called "Cognoids," take their work seriously, but don't take themselves seriously. Our Work Hard, Play Hard, Move Fast culture recognizes our employees for their innovation, perseverance, and hard work in a fun, rewarding, and quirky environment.
Cognex is a global, publicly-traded manufacturer and marketer of advanced integrated technology products whose 2018 annual revenue grew to over $800 million. The Finance organization has a long track record of promoting employees from within. We are seeking a motivated individual who is looking to grow their career within Cognex. Our Finance organization oversees general accounting, accounts payable, customer billing, credit and collections, order administration, and financial planning activities, as well as ensures processes meet the needs of our business.
The Credit and Collection Analyst will be responsible for activities within the accounts receivable department for the Americas.
Responsible for Billing, Cash Application, and Accounts Receivable Maintenance
Work closely with Order Administration, Customer Master Data, and the Sales Team to set up new customers, establish appropriate credit limits, respond to requests, and resolve customer issues
Resolves issues pertaining to credit hold orders in a timely manner
Issue invoices manually outside the normal billing cycle as milestones are reached
Monitor and collect past due receivables
Assist with various other general accounting or credit tasks as needed
Support internal and external audits
Participation in ad-hoc projects
Knowledge, Skills, and Abilities:
Detail-oriented with a very high level of accuracy
Demonstrated ability to work to tight corporate deadlines
Ability to work independently and communicate with all levels within the organization and outside agencies
Good working knowledge of computerized systems is required
Proficiency in Microsoft Office with a strong emphasis on Microsoft Excel
SAP experience a plus
Minimum Education and Work Experience:
Additional Job Description
Equal Employment Opportunity
Cognex is an equal opportunity employer. Cognex evaluates qualified applicants without regard to race, color, religion, gender, national origin, age, sexual orientation, gender identity or expression, protected veteran status, disability/handicap status or any other legally protected characteristic.