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Senior Credit Representative Job

Company: Arkema
Location: Milwaukee
Posted on: March 19, 2023

Job Description:

The Sr. Credit and Collections Representative will report to the Credit and Collections Manager and is a member of the Finance Shared Services team. JOB DIMENSIONS The position will work closely with internal and external customers to review credit terms, credit limits and managing A/R balances as well as customer dispute resolution. KEY ACTIVITIES

  • Manage A/R portfolio to minimize bad debt write-offs and past due amounts.
  • Communicate effectively with customers, operations, sales, finance, and logistics personnel. Works in coordination with shared services team on customer account adjustments. Utilize technologies to effectively manage portfolio. Support any other initiatives as requested to meet divisional goals and objectives. Practice safe work habits in accordance with OSHA and EPA guidelines, and Bostik specific EHS expectations. CONTEXT AND ENVIRONMENT
    A fast paced, high-pressure environment where accuracy and responsiveness are essential. Simultaneous competing priorities require effective and efficient work methods to succeed. Cross-functional, matrix organization that values personal commitment to safety, ability to adapt individual work style to leverage diverse cultures, aptitudes, and methods of operating. High performance collaboration, both 1:1 and project team environment, where timely follow through with stakeholders and meeting personal commitments are important to obtain optimum results. Heavy use of computer software, both PC based and enterprise system, combined with frequent interpersonal communication. May require working outside of normal business hours to meet deadlines. ACCOUNTABILITIES/QUALIFICATIONS/EXPERIENCE
    • Provide excellent and timely service to internal and external customers. Utilize analytical tools to gather data, to analyse and to report information regarding credit worthiness and AR balances to management
    • BA/BS degree and/or equivalent work experience.
    • Minimum 5 years working in accounts receivable, credit, inside sales, or production planning ideally within a manufacturing or consumer business.
    • Excellent written and verbal communication skills (second language valued Spanish/French desirable).
    • Demonstrated competency in planning, time management, project management, analytics, problem solving and goal setting.
    • Strong, effective interpersonal and conflict resolution skills. Team orientation.
    • Self-motivated with a high-level work ethic; holds self-accountable and responsible. Excellent organizational, problem solving, time management and communication skills. Operates with integrity and high degree of confidentiality with intellectual property, technology and other confidential information/knowledge acquired in position. Demonstrates proactive interest and ability in solving problems and best ways to approach tasks.
    • Proficient with Microsoft Word, Excel, PowerPoint and MRP/ERP systems -- SAP and High Radius experience is a big plus. 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, Bostiks 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. The 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 Company Description:

      Building on its unique set of expertise in materials science, Arkema offers a portfolio of first-class technologies to address ever-growing demand for new and sustainable materials. With the ambition to become in 2024 a pure player in Specialty Materials, the Group is structured into three complementary, resilient and highly innovative segments dedicated to Specialty Materials - Adhesive Solutions, Advanced Materials, and Coating Solutions - accounting for some 80% of Group sales, and a well-positioned and competitive Intermediates segment. Arkema offers cutting-edge technological solutions to meet the challenges of, among other things, new energies, access to water, recycling, urbanization and mobility, and fosters a permanent dialogue with all its stakeholders. The Group reported sales of 8.7 billion ($9.7 billion) in 2019, and operates in 55 countries with 20,500 employees worldwide.

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