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Credit Specialist Job


Location: 

Wauwatosa, WI, United States

Employment Type:  Regular
Category:  Finance and Accounting
Posting Date:  Sep 16, 2022

The Credit Specialist will work and be trained in all areas; technical SAP system use, customer credit issues, and collections.  The Credit Specialist will analyze counterparty credit risk daily for compliance and reporting, monitor the SAP credit hold queue, will be 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 Credit & Collections Manager.

 

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 Bostik, Inc.  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 Bostik Inc.
  • Supports the site HES policy and complies with all regulatory and internal requirements
  • Participates in HES activities provided by site management and Bostik 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

  • Bachelor’s degree in Accounting or Finance preferred, with 1 to 3 years related 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.

 

A career with Bostik offers a collaborative work environment and supportive development to reach your career goals, with benefits starting day one as part of our competitive total rewards strategy.  Bostik, an Arkema company, is a leading global adhesive specialist in construction, consumer and industrial markets. For more than a century, it has been developing innovative adhesive solutions that are smarter and more adaptive to the forces that shape daily lives. From cradle to grave, from home to office, Bostik’s smart adhesives can be found everywhere. With annual sales of €2 billion, the company employees 6,000 people and has a presence in more than 50 countries. www.bostik.comThe diversity of our employees is an asset we value and commit to from recruitment through career management.  Bostik is an EEO/AA/Drug Free Workplace.  The above information has been designed to indicate the general nature and level of work performed by employees in this role. It is not designed to contain or be interpreted as a comprehensive inventory of all duties, responsibilities, and qualifications


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