Lawson Products Credit and Collections Analyst in Chicago, Illinois

Credit and Collections Analyst

Location IL - Chicago

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Lawson Products is an Equal Opportunity Employer of Minorities, Females, Protected Veterans, and Individuals with Disabilities.

Credit and Collections Analyst - Chicago, IL

This position Effectively manages various aspects of a receivables portfolio, including order approval for credit purposes and collections for past-due accounts. Collects data and run reports for senior management.

Duties and Responsibilities:

  • Analyzes credit hold orders for approval to determine the degree of 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.​

  • Initiates collection calls to collect past-due receivables.​

  • Researches and resolves customer deductions.​

  • Receives incoming calls fromcustomersand sales agents. ​

  • Reconciles customer's accounts receivables and corresponds as needed.

Skills and Abilities:

  • Strong SAP experience.​

  • Job knowledge of economic and accounting principles and practices.​

  • Ability to problem-solve, multi-task and demonstrate good decision-making skills.​

  • Strong communication skills, analytical and time management skills.​

  • Strong Excel skills​

  • Strong knowledge of MS Office products and internet.

Qualifications:

Associates degree plus 2 years previous Credit and Collections experience, or an equivalent combination of education and experience.