Credit & Collections Analyst

Cognex Corporation Natick , MA 01760

Posted 8 months ago

Job Description:

The Company:

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.

The Team:

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 Role:

The Credit and Collection Analyst will be responsible for activities within the accounts receivable department for the Americas.

Essential Functions:

  • 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:

  • 2+ years of experience working within a fast-paced accounting environment (accounts receivable preferred)
  • B.S. in Accounting preferred

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.


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