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Credit Analyst in Olathe, KS at APEX Systems

Date Posted: 3/14/2019

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    Olathe, KS
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Job Description

Job #:  950565

Credit Analyst

Olathe, KS


Hours: M-F 8a - 5p

Duration: 9-12 months



Essential Duties/Responsibilities:

  • Utilizes broad knowledge and extensive experience in credit and collection theory, principles and application in the risk evaluation of new and existing trade accounts. Provides services to both internal and external customers in order to increase the company’s market share, build customer alliance.
  • Manages the credit risk and sets-up/approves credit limits for all customers. Works closely with the Regional Credit Lead, Financial Shared Service/CBS teams and the Commercial teams to resolve customer issues and drive action plans, including design and implementation of collection / hold strategies.
  • Ensures audit compliance.
  • Collaborates with teams that include, but not limited to; Commercial Sales, Customer Operations, Financial Shared Services (FSS), A/R management, Collections, Dispute Management, Finance.
  • Provides credit expertise, valued insight and monitoring of credit issues for local team as they impact the company. Documents and supports decisions with sound judgment and reasoning.

80% Decision Making and Problem Solving:

  • Actively help manage local AR portfolio risk for new & existing accounts being over limit and/or past due.
  • Help communicate issues appropriately and timely to management.
  • Drive action plans to resolve customer issues and make the decision to put a customer’s shipment on hold.
  • Manage underwriting and risk mitigation along side off-shore Financial Shared Services (FSS).
  • Help develop and manage risk assessments & monitoring tools.
  • Involved with collection strategy development and management aligned with FSS.

10% Communication and Reporting:

  • Provide timely and informative analysis to management (i.e. Manage reserves for bad debt, AR aging, metrics and deductions).

10% Analysis and Process Improvement:

  • Drive continuous improvement in systems, processes and procedures. Evaluate and communicate for change.



Minimum Education Required:

  • BA/BS in Business, Finance or Accounting or related field; or 6 years of experience as a Credit Manager in lieu of a degree.


Other Required Experience/Qualifications:

  • Some accounting experience
  • 3 years of credit related experience
  • Advanced knowledge of credit, collection, bankruptcy laws, guarantees & security options, collection agencies and attorneys
  • Expertise in financial statement analysis, financial ratios, risk assessment and account reconciliation
  • Successful interaction and negotiation with customers
  • Excellent oral and written communication skills
  • Strong interpersonal skills/ ability to communicate effectively
  • Flexibility and collaboration to effectively business partner and be solution driven
  • Credit & collection system experience
  • Proficiency in Microsoft Office applications (Word, Excel, Access, etc)
  • Spoken and written English









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