JOB FUNCTION AND RESPONSIBILITIES
General areas of responsibility include managing accounting systems and conducting financial audits; preparing, collecting and analyzing financial information for decision support; managing accounts payables and receivables; evaluating and managing credit; allocating investments and determining funding sources; managing the organization's taxation affairs; evaluating risk and managing insurance; and preparing budgets, reports, forecasts and statutory returns. Positions in credit are responsible for formulation and implementation of policies and procedures for investigating new customers and extending credit lines.
Evaluate, review the credit and set credit limits that minimize the organization's credit risk but are consistent with company practices.
Perform a wide variety of credit and collection functions.
Lead, direct, evaluate, and develop a team of credit and collections staff to ensure that the credit and collections activities are conducted effectively and ethically and comply with the organization's policies and standards as well as relevant regulations and laws.
Manage the organization's most complex, large, or difficult credit accounts to maintain positive customer relations and minimize debts outstanding.
Supervise team members; assign tasks; respond to complex, escalated inquiries and handle difficult accounts so that that the team's resources are used effectively.
Reviews and approves joint check agreements and job accounts (commercial and residential).
Ensure that credit and collection activities are consistent with the organization's overall customer relations strategy in coordination with functional or operational area managers (for example in sales or customer service).
Implement the organization's credit policies so that an acceptable level of risk is maintained, repayments are made on time, losses are kept to a minimum, and arrears are economically collected.
Contact customers regarding delinquent payments and prepare reports reflecting status of credit and collection activity.
Consistently review and assess the status of individual credit accounts so that problem debts can be quickly identified and addressed.
Review, reject or authorize credit applications in accordance with company standards and establish appropriate repayment terms to minimize the organization's credit risk.
Follow established procedures and guidelines to collect credit information, maintain accurate records, and collect overdue accounts to minimize outstanding debts.
Travel regularly within a defined area to include overnight travel as needed.
Meets regularly with branch leadership to determine the best strategy to maximize profits, minimize risk, manage expectations and align business goals with credit limits.
Participates in associate meetings and communicates any concerns to management.
Spends a significant amount of time each month visiting customers, riding with sales teams and strengthening relationships
both internal and external to the Company.
ASSOCIATE AND OPERATIONAL MANAGEMENT:
Has credit limit authority up to $125,000 on main accounts and up to $350,000 on job accounts.
Supports enterprise business and sales objectives through the effective and efficient performance of job responsibilities.
QUALIFICATIONS AND REQUIREMENTS
Three (3) years of experience preferred to perform at expectation. Applies wide-ranging knowledge and experience of own job area within business unit or function. May have specialized knowledge and practical experience of specific technical areas applied within the context of a similar industry or type of organization.
TECHNICAL AND PROFESSIONAL SKILLS:
Ability to effectively communicate both in writing and verbally.
Ability to lead and motivate individuals and teams.
Knowledge of Microsoft Office software (Outlook, Word, Excel, PowerPoint, Access, etc.).
Knowledge of eCredit & Cash App financial and accounting software.
Ability to develop and deliver effective presentations to groups.
Ability to effectively utilize FEI's inventory and logistics system (Trilogie).
Ability to effectively utilize FEI's customer relationship management system.
Ability to adjust work schedule in accordance with job objectives.
Bachelor's degree or equivalent work experience.
Valid drivers' license preferred.
The Company is an equal opportunity employer as well as a government contractor that shall abide by the requirements of 41 CFR 60-300.5(a), which prohibits discrimination against qualified protected Veterans and the requirements of 41 CFR 60-741.5(A), which prohibits discrimination against qualified individuals on the basis of disability.