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Credit Manager

Company: Priority Wire & Cable Inc.
Location: Little Rock
Posted on: May 15, 2024

Job Description:

JOB DESCRIPTIONStart Date: ImmediatelyLocation: Little Rock, AR, Glendale Heights (Chicago), IL or Houston, TXJob Title: Credit ManagerRole Summary:As the Credit Manager you will play a crucial role in ensuring timely payments and credit risk management processes for an industrial company (business to business). The majority of our clientele resides within the U.S. and Canada, with established long-term relationships characterized by timely payments. To be clear, this is not a collections management job. However, when discrepancies arise, your expertise will be vital in navigating the credit investigation akin to forensic accounting and building processes for the Credit Analyst.Beyond managing credit operations, you'll cultivate strong relationships with key customers' Credit Managers, utilizing both digital communication and traditional phone calls to ensure effective collaboration.This position also entails leadership responsibilities, overseeing a team of 2 to 3 credit analysts. As a pivotal member of our over 30-year-old private company, we seek an individual with a proven track record in credit management, capable of both managerial duties and hands-on interaction with national customers and internal stakeholders. Your ability to balance strategic oversight with tactical execution will be instrumental in our continued growth and success.Credit Manager Job Responsibilities:Implementing effective credit policy and delivery processes that meet both customer needs and the organizations credit administration and operational goals.Decision accountability regarding the extension, structuring, servicing and collection of credit within the group.Develop and manage metrics to control points to flag areas of concern and report on progress and improvement of cash flow.Manage the relationship with our Credit Insurance (Allianz) broker including annual renewal reporting.Closely work with our Accounting Department and develop a mutual partnership.Manage credit tools such as Insurance, Letters of Credit and or Credit Cards to ensure timely payments.Ensure that we manage and maintain the proper Customer information such as Credit Applications and certificates to comply with state or local laws as well as maintaining the data needed to comply with our credit insurance requirements.Ensure the timely completion and approval of new Customer Credit Applications.Lead a group of 2 to 3 credit analysts who are responsible for decision making on customer limits, risk assessments and collecting past due payments.Identify opportunities to improve automation and efficiency through policy, procedure, process and systems.Qualifications/Desired Characteristics:Minimum ten years of increasing responsibility in Credit, Accounting or Finance in a business to business or industrial environment. This is not consumer credit or a collections agency role.3+ years of experience managing a small team within a Credit, Accounting or Finance environment.Strong communication and relationship building skills.International credit experience within Latin and South America a plus.Knowledge of ERP-Business systems software and associated reporting.Applicable NACM certifications or licensing.Bachelor's degree or relevant experience in Accounting, Business, Economics, or Masters a plus.Experience with LEAN / Six Sigma a plus.Strong prioritizing, analytical, presentation, project management & planning skillsKnowledge of the Microsoft Office suite with an emphasis on ExcelPerks and Benefits at Priority Wire and Cable:Competitive salaryMedical Insurance with premiums paid at 100% for employees AND dependentsDental Insurance 100% paid for EmployeeVision InsuranceHSA with Employer ContributionsLife Insurance 100% paid for EmployeeShort Term DisabilityLong Term Disability401(k) PlanProfit Sharing: Typical annual contribution of 15% of total eligible compensationPaid Holidays AND PTOCancer, Critical Illness, and Accident Policies availableRequirements:Candidates must be 18 years or older with the ability to understand and adhere to all job requirement and safety guidelines.Previous Wire & Cable experience is a plusPriority Wire & Cable is interested in every qualified candidate who is eligible to work in the United States. However, we are not able to sponsor, or take over sponsorship, of employment visas. If hired, you must provide proof that you are legally authorized to work in the US.Priority Wire & Cable is an Equal Employment Opportunity and Affirmative Action employer. We do not discriminate based upon race, religion, color, national origin, gender, sexual orientation, gender identity, age, status as a protected veteran, status as an individual with a disability, or other applicable legally protected characteristics.#HPEqual Opportunity Employer/Protected Veterans/Individuals with DisabilitiesThe contractor will not discharge or in any other manner discriminate against employees or applicants because they have inquired about, discussed, or disclosed their own pay or the pay of another employee or applicant. However, employees who have access to the compensation information of other employees or applicants as a part of their essential job functions cannot disclose the pay of other employees or applicants to individuals who do not otherwise have access to compensation information, unless the disclosure is (a) in response to a formal complaint or charge, (b) in furtherance of an investigation, proceeding, hearing, or action, including an investigation conducted by the employer, or (c) consistent with the contractors legal duty to furnish information. 41 CFR 60-1.35(c)by Jobble

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