Credit & Collections Analyst

Harsco Corporation Houston , TX 77020

Posted 3 months ago

Job Description:

Credit & Collections Analyst

Posted: May 29, 2019

Location:1514 S. Sheldon Rd, Houston, TX , 77015, United States
1514 S. Sheldon Road, Channelview, TX , 77530, United States

Job Family:FinanceJob Type:Full time

  • Shift 1/Salaried

  • ExemptContact:Jim ScholesRequisition Number:

Job Summary:

To apply:

The Credit and Collections Analyst primary responsibility is to manage the day to day customer credit evaluations, account collections and risk management. Responsibilities include minimizing the financial risk to the organization by assessing and advising on the credit worthiness of prospective and existing customers.

Primary Responsibilities
1.Reconciliation of customer accounts receivable balances and contacts customers by telephone and/or email for the timely collection of past due accounts to achieve monthly collections and DSO goal.
2.Investigates reasons for short payments of invoices and coordinates resolution.
3.Maintains customer accounts and documentation of customer interactions within the ERP system
4.Obtains credit reports from D & B, trade references and bank references. Interpret the credit reports to provide recommendations concerning credit approvals.
5.Reviews customer orders on credit hold and effectively evaluates those to ensure shipments are not delivered to seriously delinquent accounts.
6.Prepares management reports on collections activities and delinquency statistics.
7.Performs and document annual credit reviews for customers.
8.Completes cash posting activities in the ERP system and research unidentified payments.
9.Proposes and participates in job related procedure documentation and process improvements.

Supervisory Responsibilities

This position has no supervisory responsibilities.

Competencies: To perform the job successfully, an individual should demonstrate the following competencies:

  • Approaches others in a tactful manner; Reacts well under pressure; Treats others with respect and consideration regardless of their status or position; Accepts responsibility for own actions; Follows through on commitments.
    2.Customer Service

  • Responds to requests for service and assistance; Meets commitments.
    3.Interpersonal Skills

  • Maintains confidentiality.
    4.Oral Communication

  • Speaks clearly and persuasively in positive or negative situations; listens and gets clarification; responds well to questions.
    5.Written Communication

  • Writes clearly and informatively; Edits work for spelling and grammar; Varies writing style to meet needs;

  • Prioritizes and plans work activities; Uses time efficiently.

  • Demonstrates accuracy and thoroughness; Looks for ways to improve and promote quality; Applies feedback to improve performance; Monitors own work to ensure quality.

  • Is consistently at work and on time.

Education and/or Experience: Requires a bachelor's degree and 5 years of experience in the credit & collections field. Good written and verbal communication skills, tact when dealing with customers with overdue accounts and knowledge of company credit and collection policies and procedures.

Language Skills:
Ability to read and interpret documents such as safety rules, operating and maintenance instructions, and procedure manuals.

Ability to write routine reports and correspondence. Ability to speak effectively before groups of customers or employees of organization.

Mathematical Skills:
Ability to calculate figures and amounts such as discounts, interest, commissions, proportions, percentages, area, circumference, and volume.

Computer Skills:
To perform this job successfully, an individual should have knowledge of Microsoft Word and Excel software and ERP software.

Physical Demands: The physical demands described here are representative of those that must be met by an employee to successfully perform the essential functions of this job. Reasonable accommodations may be made to enable individuals with disabilities to perform the essential functions.

he physical activity of this position involves working primarily with fingers rather than the whole hand or arm, and talking, expressing or exchanging ideas by means of the spoken word with customers and fellow employees. This position requires sedentary work involving sitting most of the time, walking, and standing are required only occasionally.

The visual acuity requirements are minimal with work dealing largely with preparing and analyzing data and figures, work on a computer terminal and reading. The incumbent is not substantially exposed to adverse environmental conditions.

Work Environment: The work environment characteristics described here are representative of those an employee encounters while performing the essential functions of this job. Reasonable accommodations may be made to enable individuals with disabilities to perform the essential functions.

While performing the duties of this job, the employee is occasionally exposed to moving mechanical parts. The noise level in the work environment is usually low

This job description has been designed to indicate the general nature and level of work performed by employees within this classification. It is not intended to contain or be interpreted as a comprehensive inventory of all duties, responsibilities, and qualifications required of employees assigned to this position.

Harsco Industrial / IKG is an Equal Opportunity Employer. All qualified applicants will receive consideration for employment without regard to race, color, religion, sex, sexual orientation, gender identity, national origin, disability or veteran status.

If you have a difficulty applying for any job posted on Harsco Corporation's website because a disability prevents you from using the online system, Harsco Industrial / IKG offers the following alternate application procedure: Contact Jim Scholes, Div HR Manager at 713-378-3939, and Harsco will arrange for an alternate method of applying and will consider your application together with all other applications received for the job. Please call only for such application assistance.

We are an Equal Opportunity/Affirmative Action employer. All qualified applicants will receive consideration for employment without regard to race, color, religion, sex, national origin, disability or protected Veteran status.

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