Credit & Collection Specialist

Advertiser
Doka Group
Reference
cf8fcaf2-8369-4a32-8
Department
Location
Usa, Kenilworth
Salary
Competitive
Job Type
Expiry Date
25/05/2022 02:38:00
Company Description

Doka is a world leader in developing, manufacturing and distributing formwork technology for use in all fields of the construction sector. With more than 160 sales and logistics facilities worldwide and 10 locations in the USA, the Doka Group has a high-performing distribution network, which ensures that equipment and technical support are provided swiftly and professionally. Employing more than 6,000 people globally in over 70 countries. Doka is more than a job, it's a passion.

Job Description

  • Perform all collection related tasks, including calls and correspondence, and follow up activity
  • Identify and resolve disputed items, and involve Sales team, when necessary
  • Provide back-up documentation to customers and Sales team - invoice copies, short payment details, account analysis, proof of delivery, etc.
  • Prepare credit memos, offsets & write-offs 
  • Perform credit investigations - D&B reports, bank & trade references, payment experience.
  • Assess credit worthiness of new & existing customers and recommend actions necessary to protect Doka's interests, i.e. deposits required, payment plans, etc.
  • Estimate reserve requirements for credit memos and bad debt write-offs
  • Initiate and coordinate activities with Collection agencies, attorneys, courts,  pre-liens, lien actions, and security documents
  • Review, and approve load sheets for shipments to new and existing customers
  • Prepare reports and attend monthly Credit meetings to review account status and recommend corrective actions
  • Follow corporate guidelines and procedures set and report risks/non-paying customers and set appropriate measures (i.e., placing accounts on credit hold)
  • Follow through on "action items" assigned at Credit meeting. Also work with Sales team to ensure assigned actions are carried out on a timely basis.
  • Prepare monthly aging and DSO reports assessing status of receivables. Distribute reports with comments highlighting key accounts and trends
  • Maintain customer contracts
  • Prepare analytical spreadsheets for Area/Branch Manager and Account Managers.

Other Responsibilities/Peripheral Functions

  • Prepare receivables presentations for Sales meetings, highlighting issues and suggested actions to improve receivables turnover
  • Document daily collection activities within SAP
  • Document credit limits
Qualifications

  • Bachelors degree in Business Administration or Accounting preferred
  • 5 + years experience in Credit & Collections; commercial construction industry experience preferred
  • Goal oriented individual with a proven track record of success
  • Working knowledge of construction lien / bond laws and regulations
  • Working knowledge of bankruptcy / UCC laws and regulations
  • Strong negotiating and organization skills
  • Strong understanding of financial terminology and accounting methods a plus
  • Microsoft Office experience required including proficiency using Excel; SAP experience preferred
  • Excellent oral and written communication skills
  • Ability to prioritize responsibilities and manage time effectively


Additional Information

Doka offers terrific career opportunities, competitive compensation, comprehensive benefits including medical, dental, vision, Flexible Spending Account, company paid life insurance, supplemental voluntary term life insurance, 401k retirement plan (Roth and Non-Roth), short-term disability, AFLAC policies, paid time off (sick/personal, vacation, floating holiday and company paid holidays) and an exciting opportunity to join as a Project Technician as a member of Doka's exciting Engineering Team.

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Doka is an Equal Opportunity Employer

A company of the Umdasch Group

Candidates must be authorized to work for any employer in the USA.

All your information will be kept confidential according to EEO guidelines.