Commercial Credit & Collections Analyst - Accounts Receivable in Greenville, SC at ITW Specialty Products

Date Posted: 5/1/2018

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Description Position at Hartness International Commercial Credit & Collections Analyst

The Commercial Credit and Collections analyst monitors and provides support for accounts receivable transactions including credit and collections. This requires coordination and collaboration with colleagues across functional areas regarding customers and revenue matters.  This position is an integral part of the larger accounting and overall Hartness team and may be asked to participate on additional projects.

Key Responsibilities:

Collection of outstanding accounts receivables

  • Resolve customer-billing problems and accounts receivable delinquency in a timely manner
  • Monitor collections and contact delinquent customers to resolve issues within established guidelines or recommend further action
  • Identify issues attributing to account delinquency and discuss them with Management and Project Managers, with support from Project Managers as needed
  • Provide timely follow-up on payment arrangements
  • Maintain receivable / collection policies & procedures according to ITW guidelines
  • Conduct collection meetings when required
  • Oversee, reconcile and assist Customer Service with Moneris credit card transactions

Credit

  • Perform credit checks on new accounts and updates on existing customers and propose credit limits
  • Approve credit extension within established guidelines
  • Assist in customer due diligence & risk management

Reporting Requirements & Other

  • Prepare accurate accounting for receivable and reserve transaction calculations, monthly reconciliations and AR control per ITW policy
  • Ensure timely and pro-active reporting of past-due receivable balances
  • Analyze and report ageing and collection results and ensure targets are met
  • Further leverage Mapics and Crystal Reports to enhance early warning signs, reporting and customer order-to-cash cycle
  • Maintain customer database, including sales tax certificates and renewals
  • Backup colleagues on the Hartness switchboard
  • Perform other projects and tasks as required

Education & Experience:

  • Proven working experience in accounts receivable, at least 2 years preferred
  • Solid understanding of basic accounting principles, fair credit practices and collection regulations
  • Proven ability to calculate, post and manage accounting figures and financial records
  • Data entry skills along with a knack for numbers
  • Hands-on experience in operating spreadsheets and accounting software
  • Proficiency in utilizing Microsoft Office suite (Excel, Word, Outlook, etc.)
  • Customer service orientation and negotiation skills
  • High degree of accuracy and attention to detail
  • Strong communication skills and ability to work with internal teams and stakeholders
  • Associates Degree in Finance, Accounting or Business Administration preferred

Hartness International, an ITW Company:

Hartness International is a world class secondary packaging equipment manufacturer headquartered in the beautiful suburbs of Greenville, SC. Founded on the premise of cutting-edge innovation and a relentless commitment to our customers, Hartness’ world class equipment is designed to our customers’ goals of continuous improvement throughout the production process.

You will enjoy a competitive salary and generous benefits that includes health, dental, life and LTD insurance, 401k (with match), and other great benefit programs. Hartness / ITW is 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.

Hartness International is a division of Illinois Tool Works Inc. (ITW), a Fortune 200 global multi-industrial manufacturing leader with revenues totaling $13.6 billion in 2016. The company’s seven industry-leading segments leverage the unique ITW Business Model to drive solid growth with best-in-class margins and returns in markets where highly innovative, customer-focused solutions are required. ITW has more than 50,000 dedicated colleagues in operations around the world (57 countries) who thrive in the company’s unique, decentralized and entrepreneurial culture. To learn more about ITW, visit www.itw.com.

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