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Credit Assistant

Company:
GDKN Corporation
Location:
Wichita, Kansas, 67202, United States
Salary:
18.81
Posted:
November 17, 2016
Description:

Job Description:

• This position plays a vital role in improving the client's working capital position.

• This is achieved by working to collect on accounts receivable with direct assignment of specific accounts in a region.

• Duties also include, but not limited to: order release, processing new credit applications, credit line renewals with a credit limit recommendation to the credit representative, and various credit department functions as directed by supervisor.

•Principal

Responsibilities:

• 40% Contact customer on open accounts receivables items: responsible for reviewing the weekly receivable report and contacting the customer on all past due items.

• Also will utilize weekly task list to send weekly statements, invoices copies, etc.

• to the customer and appropriate follow up if no response.

•40% Review plant systems and hold/release orders: reviewing orders will require review of hold queue and contacting the customers on any past due items, over limit issues and prepayment for designated accounts.

• Collaboration with sales, logistics and other departments are vital.

• 10% Credit file update: review credit files by obtaining and analyzing financials, credit reports, bank/trade references and compiling data to submit credit line recommendation to the credit representative.

•5% Credit application processing: associate will work external parties to obtain bank and trade references for potential new customers.

• This could require multiple phone and email communications to complete.

•5% Other: special projects or any other duties as assigned.

• Time management, organizational and prioritization skills that allow for success in fast-paced environmentAbility to work with multiple business functions and deal with competing factors to achieve desired results

Required Qualifications

• High school diploma or equivalent

• Ability to organize, prioritize and multi-task effectively in a fast paced environment

• At least 1 year basic accounting experience

• At least 1 year customer service experience

• Self starter with dedication to quality results

• Excellent verbal/written communication skills to work with internal and external parties

• Ability to remain firm, polite, and professional in challenging situations to achieve the desired end result

• Working with many individual personalities

Preferred Qualifications

• Bachelor’s degree in Finance or Accounting

• Credit experience or financial statement analysis

• Bilingual- Spanish or French Pre-Employment