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Senior Manager of Credit

LOCATION: Avon, Ohio
WORK HOURS: 8:30am – 5:30pm
STATUS: Exempt
COMPENSATION: Commensurate with experience
REPORTS TO: SVP of Finance

POSITION SUMMARY:
The Senior Manager of Credit is responsible for establishing customer credit and collecting accounts by developing and maintaining a comprehensive SOP process for assessing, reducing, monitoring, controlling and reporting key business risks that might impair the achievement of the business goals and objective. The position will manage both collections and credit.

QUALIFICATIONS REQUIRED:
  • Bachelor’s degree in Accounting, Finance or related field
  • 5+ years’ experience as a credit manager
  • Proficiency in Microsoft Office Suite and an enterprise resource planning (ERP) program
  • Ability to work independently while executing strategic initiatives and setting department direction.
  • Strong interpersonal skills with additional emphasis on customer contact, financial statements analysis and risk management.
  • Ability to develop and maintain positive relationships with internal and external customers, staff, and management.
  • Adept at working with urgency, meeting deadlines, and multi-tasking.
  • Superior people management, planning, process management, and collaboration skills.
  • Sound judgment and the ability to make decisions and present recommendations with clarity and conviction in order to serve the objectives of the business.
  • Proactive and decisive leader with excellent written and verbal communication skills and a commitment to company values.
  • Success in managing processes and promoting process improvement.
  • Proven ability to drive cross-functional change and lead process and system improvement efforts.
  • Skill to supervise and achieve work productivity through others.
  • Ability to write reports, business correspondence, accounting policies and procedure manuals and prepare financial statements.

ESSENTIAL JOB FUNCTIONS:
SETTING DIRECTION
  • Direct and set the mission for the credit and collections department ensuring superior service to both internal and external customers.
  • Communicate and recommend various credit management strategies to realize maximum sales while minimizing collection risk and ensuring receivable portfolio stability.
  • Drive the overall credit strategy and use of technology.
  • Drive efficiency gains through strategies that can reduce costs.
  • Manage the credit organization through effective development of the credit team to ensure optimal efficiency.
  • Oversee the application of company credit and collection policies, practices and procedures.

CREDIT AND COLLECTIONS
  • Serve as final review and authorization point for credit limits to new and existing accounts. Leverage credit manager for customer communications around credit management decisions and serve as the final escalation point as necessary.
  • Approve major credit decisions with company senior management.
  • Monitor credit activity including monthly review of large accounts, compliance with credit policies and procedures, lien laws, and bankruptcy laws.

BUDGET AND RESOURCE MANAGEMENT
  • Manage to operating budgets.
  • Provide leadership, direction, management support, and plan resource requirements to ensure day-to-day operations run efficiently and effectively.

PROCESS IMPROVEMENT
  • Leverage metric analysis and an in-depth understanding of processes to drive projects that reduce risk, eliminate redundancies, standardize procedures, and optimize tools and improve Day Sales Outstanding.
  • Work with vendor approved leasing companies to maximize utilization of lease products to company resellers.
  • Define targets for Days Sales Outstanding, Receivables Aging, and Bad Debt Ratio. Maintain department goals and communicate performance to Senior Management.
  • Leverage metric analysis and an in-depth understanding of processes to drive projects that reduce risk, eliminate redundancies, standardize procedures, and optimize tools and improve Day Sales Outstanding.
  • Work with vendor approved leasing companies to maximize utilization of lease products to company resellers.
  • Define targets for Days Sales Outstanding, Receivables Aging, and Bad Debt Ratio. Maintain department goals and communicate performance to Senior Management.

TEAM DEVELOPMENT
  • Focus on personnel development through cross-functional skills training, one on one coaching, career planning, and succession planning. Mentor staff and set team goals.
  • Manage the activities of the department effectively while fostering a positive work environment. Provide leadership, guidance and motivation to all team members.
  • Supervise staff selection and training; planning, assigning and directing work; conducting performance reviews; rewarding and disciplining employees; addressing complaints and resolving problems.
  • Liaison between Sales and Credit department.

PHYSICAL REQUIREMENTS: (In compliance with ADA):
While performing the duties of this job, the employee is required to walk; sit use hands to finger, handle., or feel objects, tools, or controls; reach with hands and arms; balance; stoop; talk or hear. Employee must occasionally lift and/or move up to 15lbs. Specific vision abilities required by the job include close vision, distance vision, peripheral vision, depth perception, and the ability to adjust focus.

BENEFITS:
Jenne offers a competitive hourly wage and a competitive benefits program which includes: Medical, Dental, Prescription Drug, 401 (k) Plan, Life, AD&D, LTD. Voluntary STD, and Voluntary Employee, Spouse, Child Life Insurance.

Jenne, Inc. is an equal opportunity employer.


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