Crane Merchandising Systems Sr. Credit Rep in Williston, South Carolina

Sr. Credit Rep

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Location:SC, Williston

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Description

POSITION TITLE: CREDIT REPRESENTATIVE

FLSA STATUS: Exempt

REPORTS TO: Manager, Credit

POSITION SUMMARY

The Credit Representative is responsible for evaluating customer accounts when initiating, approving, and releasing orders based on the terms that have been granted. Account follow-up includes ongoing re-evaluation of accounts, ensuring funds are collected on accounts receivable, as well as on the bank portfolio, and taking necessary action.

FUNCTIONS OF THE JOB

Essential Functions

  • Contact customers, as required, for collections on accounts receivable and bank portfolio.

  • Facilitate customer communication and internal Crane procedures regarding customer loans, guarantees, payoffs, assumptions equipment repossession and proof of delivery.

  • Coordinate delinquent accounts referred to attorneys for legal action.

  • Forward ‘Finance Request’ forms to contract personnel.

  • Request trade reports (DNB & Experian).

  • Write letters for updated financials, past-due contracts, and contract demand.

  • Request UCC and Security Agreements to be forwarded.

  • Evaluate new customer accounts and approve credit terms.

  • Evaluate and release orders.

  • Review, update and/or escalate existing accounts with appropriate action.

  • Prepare check requests to Accounts Payablefor bank payments or customer refunds.

  • Perform Dunning letter processing for the department.

  • Coordinate with sales representatives to resolve problems related to their customers’ accounts.

  • Maintain focus on continuous improvement by researching and sourcing innovative and cost efficient business solutions.

Physical/Visual Activities or Demands:

  • The employee is occasionally required to stoop, kneel, carry, push, pull, lift and grasp (typically exerting 5 pounds of force)

    POSITION QUALIFICATION / REQUIREMENTS

Education:

Bachelor’s degree in business, finance or accounting, preferred, or equivalent work experience

Experience:

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  • Minimum of three years’ experience in commercial credit and collections.

  • Knowledge of commercial loan or leasing documents, related legal statutes, and the appropriate segments of the Uniform Commercial Code.

  • Ability to work independently and make decisions within established parameters

  • Must be detail oriented with a high degree of accuracy.

  • Must be able to work in a fast-paced, high-pressure environment with demonstrated ability to multi-task.

  • Excellent oral and written communication skills.

  • Experience with the Microsoft Office Suite and AS400