Lawson Products Credit and Collections Analyst in Chicago, Illinois
Credit and Collections Analyst
Country: United States
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.
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.