Credit & Collections Manager

  • LFI
  • Jul 29, 2020
Full time Finance Management

Job Description

The following statements are intended to describe the general nature and level of work being performed.  They are not intended to be construed as an exhaustive list of all responsibilities, duties and skills required of personnel so classified.

 

PRIMARY RESPONSIBILITY OF A CREDIT MANAGER

Managing of the Collections and Accounts Receivable team

 

ESSENTIAL FUNCTIONS OF THE POSITION:

  • Monitor Collections and accounts receivable portfolio
  • Hiring and supervision of credit and collections staff
  • Perform credit and financial statement analysis in order to monitor and mitigate company credit risks
  • Experience with credit insurance and security instruments such as letters of credit, liens and UCC filings
  • Build and maintain relationships with credit managers in the consumer goods industry
  • Supervision of new account process
  • Granting Credit and credit line increases for Wholesale dealers
  • Experience with Aging reports and past due percentages of the company portfolio
  • Ensure collectors follow all protocols, laws and regulations to collect payments

 

OTHER FUNCTIONS:

  • Other duties as assigned

 

POSITION REQUIREMENTS:

  • Ability to prioritize and delegate as necessary
  • Coach and mentor staff to provide collection results without jeopardizing customer service standards and/or relationships
  • Ability to work in a team environment
  • Ability to read, write and verbally communicate the English language in a clear and effective manner
  • Demonstrate strong interpersonal relationship skills
  • Willing to conduct oneself in accordance with Company’s Core Values
  • Travel as necessary, primarily for credit group meetings

 

EDUCATION and/or EXPERIENCE:

A High School diploma or equivalent with college level accounting courses is preferred.  Ten years or more of previous credit experience is required.

Knowledge of database, IE: Microsoft Dynamics AX, SAP, Oracle or the equivalent of an accounting system.  With emphasis in cash applications, tax law, credit account maintenance and management.

 

TOOLS/EQUIPMENT USED:

  • Strong knowledge of Excel – company developed TEST will be required
  • Outlook
  • System used: Microsoft Dynamics AX
  • Word

 

WORK ENVIRONMENT:

Work is preformed primarily within an office setting.  While preforming the duties of this job, the employee is regularly required to maintain communication on the telephone via headset.  The employee frequently is required to use hands to finger, handle, or feel and reach with hands and arms.  The employee must occasionally left/push/pull or carry up to ten (10) pounds.

 

REPORTING RELATIONSHIP:

This position reports directly to the Financial Planning & Analysis Manager

 

All offers of employment are contingent upon successful completion of a pre-employment drug screen. As a federal contractor, we participate in E-Verify. LaCrosse Footwear, Inc. is an Equal Opportunity and Affirmative Action Employer that strives for and celebrates diversity in its workforce.

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Collections,   Credit Review-Analysis,   Credit Manager