Internship-Customer Financial Services Representative
CBS BUSINESS UNIT: Simon & Schuster
JOB TYPE: Paid Intern
JOB SCHEDULE: Part-Time
JOB LOCATION: Riverside, NJ
Simon & Schuster, a part of CBS Corporation, is a global leader in the field of general interest publishing, dedicated to providing the best in fiction and nonfiction for consumers of all ages, across all printed, electronic, and audio formats. Its divisions include Simon & Schuster Adult Publishing, Simon & Schuster Children's Publishing, Simon & Schuster Audio, Simon & Schuster Digital, and international companies in Australia, Canada, India and the United Kingdom.
Responsible for managing a receivable portfolio of approximately 2,000 to 3,000 accounts, with an average monthly portfolio balance of $20 million.
Managing credit lines to reduce bad debt exposure to the company.
Reconcile & collect balances due in a timely manner to improve the aging for the company.
Accurate cash forecasting.
Credit review and approval of customer orders.
Managing deduction and return issues.
Reporting and assisting the department in meeting monthly, quarterly and annual goals
BS Accounting/Finance Degree from an accredited college/university
Excellent communication skills: verbal and written
Excellent PC skills. Excel spreadsheet (Pivot Tables, V-Lookup, Macros), Oracle
Ability to use various PC/CS utilities and Internet based utilities
Excellent customer management skills
Strong interpersonal skills
Must be able to exercise good independent judgment, with good skills
Well organized, with good time management skills
Attention to detail and accuracy
Must be able to interpret objectives and coordinate day to day tasks
Good at facilitating problem solving with customers and colleagues
Ability to work under pressure with constant financial goals
Excellent negotiation skills
Equal Opportunity Employer Minorities/Women/Veterans/Disabled