Credit & Collections Manager

Responsibilities

POSITION RESPONSIBILITIES:

 

  • Supervise functions of the Accounts Receivable department both internal staff and third party cash application operations.
  • Manage the credit evaluation process for all customers of Rain Bird Corporation and Rain Bird International and recommend changes to credit limits to management
  • Responsible for all credit/collections interface with SBU Directors and other sales management.
  • Oversee monitoring/maintaining credit limits and management of order hold/release functions.
  • Prepare reports on the status of credit and collections and other matters.
  • Identify and implement process improvement opportunities both internally and externally.
  • Maintain world class receivables metrics in both DSO and Delinquent AR %’s.
  • Oversee global credit insurance policy renewals and reporting.

Qualifications

MINIMUM QUALIFICATIONS:

 

  • Very strong English communication skills both oral and written
  • 7-10 years experience in the areas of credit, collections, finance or accounting at a supervisory level.
  • Bachelor’s degree in accounting, business, finance or related field.
  • Strong leadership/supervisory skills.
  • Experience with Accounts Receivable/Collections in a multinational environment.
  • PC literate in a Windows environment and proficient with Microsoft Excel and Word.
  • Excellent customer service and interpersonal skills.
  • Strong analytical skills.
  • Excellent time management, organization, and negotiation skills.

 

DESIRED QUALIFICATIONS:

 

  • Experience in international credit, shipping, documentation and customer service.
  • FisCal or similar credit evaluation software experience helpful.
  • Masters Degree in Business Administration, accounting, finance or related field.
  • Possess working knowledge of letters of credit.
  • Experience with PeopleSoft or other ERP computer systems.


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