Credit Analyst Job


King of Prussia, PA, United States

Employment Type:  Regular
Category:  Finance and Accounting
Posting Date:  May 22, 2024

The Credit Analyst position will report to the Credit and Collections Manager.  The position is located in our King of Prussia, PA office.  This position will analyze counterparty credit risk daily for compliance and reporting. Monitor the SAP credit hold queue. Responsible for collections of outstanding accounts receivable dollars from existing client base and all other aspects of collections, resolving customer billing problems and reducing accounts receivable. Maintains the credit files and credit and collection system. When required, works on special projects as directed by the Manager of Credit and Collections.


Key Activities and responsibilities

  • Review open accounts for collection efforts and follow up with customers as needed. (50%)
  • Monitor SAP credit hold queue on an hourly basis for order release. (20%)
  • Assess customer financial condition and establish credit limits, maintain customer credit files. (10%)
  • Work with credit insurance company to secure coverage for customers. (10%)
  • Communicate credit issues with BUs as required, and perform monthly review with BU personnel to review problem accounts. (10%)


Context and environment

  • This position is located in the North American Headquarters of the Arkema Group.  The position has regular contact with people in the business groups and outside customers, which requires an ability to communicate knowledge of the issues in a manner that provides comfort to these individuals. The position must present a knowledgeable and professional image to various outside contacts, as well, as it represents Arkema Inc.
  • Supports the site HES policy and complies with all regulatory and internal requirements
  • Participates in HES activities provided by site management and Arkema Inc. (e.g., Behavioral Base Safety, SafeStart, etc.)
  • Supports and promotes the reporting of all health, safety, environmental, near-miss, accident or injury incidents


Required Education/Qualifications /Work experience

  • A BS/BA in Finance or Accounting with 5+ years of related job experience is required; in lieu of degree, 8+ years relevant experience. 
  • Knowledge in using SAP and Microsoft Office Suite (Word and Excel) preferred.
  • Experience analyzing financial statements a plus.


Demonstrated Competencies

  • Communicates effectively, both verbal and written.
  • Solve problems creatively and independently.
  • Exercises sound judgment when determining credit limits.
  • Good time management skills
  • Self-motivated, ability to work with minimal supervision.

Who we are? Arkema is a world leader in Innovative Materials for a Sustainable World with the ambition to become a pure Specialty Materials player.

We thrive as One Arkema, comprised of many businesses and brands including Bostik, ArrMaz, and more! and operating with a global reach in 55 countries with more than 21,100 employees. Each one contributes to positioning Arkema as a recognized leader of specialty chemicals and advanced materials, reporting annual sales of €9.5 billion, of which 2.9% allocated to R&D for 1,800 researchers in 17 R&D centers.

If you pursue excellence, love innovation and are inspired by challenges, we encourage you through to learn more about our values – Solidarity, Performance, Simplicity, Empowerment, and Inclusion – and how we concentrate on advances in bio-based and recyclable materials, new energies, water management, electronic solutions, lightweight materials and design, home efficiency and insulation.

Changing the world requires the right formula. The right formula consists of our innovative and sustainable materials, and you. Join us to develop the materials of tomorrow and make a difference together. What are you made of?

The legal information below pertains specifically to positions posted in the United States, however we strive for diversity, equity and inclusion in all the countries that we hire.
Arkema Inc. provides equal employment opportunities (EEO) to all employees and applicants for employment without regard to race, color, religion, sex, national origin, age, disability or genetics. In addition to federal law requirements, Arkema Inc. complies with applicable state and local laws governing nondiscrimination in employment in every location in which the company has facilities. This policy applies to all terms and conditions of employment, including recruiting and hiring.

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