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Lawson Products Credit and Collections Analyst in Chicago, Illinois

Credit and Collections Analyst

City: Chicago

State/Province: IL

Country: United States

Division: Corporate

Job ID: 9721

Since 1952, Lawson Products has worked hard to make our customers' jobs easier by improving their operational efficiency, productivity and overall performance. As a leader in the MRO industry, we partner with customers to make sure they have the right maintenance and repair parts on hand when needed.

We’re looking for a Credit & Collections Analyst with strong interpersonal skills and a working knowledge of best practices and procedures in the collections field. Our Credit & Collections Analysts are responsible for managing aspects of a receivables portfolio, including order approval for credit purposes and collections for past-due accounts.

Though we service accounts throughout North America, our corporate headquarters is located in Chicago, IL. We offer 401k plus vision, dental and medical benefits, as well as a paid holiday and PTO package.

Responsibilities:

  • Analyzes orders held in the system because of credit to determine the degree or risk involved in extending credit.

  • Reviews credit lines and determines the risk to extend credit to new and existing customers, utilizing D&B, bank and trade references or other financial data.

  • Generates daily report to identify the number of held orders and released orders.

  • Collects data and runs reports for senior management.

  • Initiates collection calls to collect past-due receivables.

  • Researches and resolves customer deductions.

Qualifications & Requirements:

  • Associate’s degree plus two years’ Credit & Collections experience.

  • Minimum one year experience with SAP.

  • Proficient in Microsoft Office applications, especially Excel.

  • Strong problem-solving, time management and communication skills.

Lawson Products is an Equal Opportunity Employer of women, minorities, protected veterans and individuals with disabilities.

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