Credit Officer (Finance)

City(s): Montreal

Finances

Published: September 19, 2022
Type: Full time

Reason for the position


The Credit Officer will play an active role in managing the risk associated with accounts receivable. He/she will be responsible for analyzing credit applications and reviews as well as implementing collection strategies.

 

Responsibilities


- Communicate with customers, branches, representatives and customer service for payment follow-ups, account openings and credits to be applied to accounts on a regular basis;
- Take responsibility for assigned branches;
- Make collection calls and follow-ups;
- Build good relationships with customers, branches and representatives;
- Analyze new customers and review existing customers;
- Release orders and advance orders according to internal company policies and approval chart;
- Be able to perform line of credit approvals according to internal company policies;
- Resolve disputes, identify problems and follow up on payments with the various branches;
- Reconcile accounts and maintenance of customer accounts;
- Prepare documents for collection agencies and bad debts;
- Prepare various reports;
- All other related tasks.

 

Success Factors


- Technical background: Your training as a credit officer and your 5+ years of experience in collections and credit analysis in the retail or manufacturing sector, and expertise in the commercial and industrial field have provided you with the necessary knowledge to perform your duties;
- Computer expertise: You have a good knowledge of the Office suite, more specifically, of Excel;
- Time management: You have a remarkable ability to concentrate. You know how to organize your time to ensure that deadlines are met;
- Negotiation: Your negotiation skills have always allowed you to achieve your objectives;
- Interpersonal skills: Your interpersonal skills and your interpersonal skills allow you to develop relationships of trust with your various business partners and easily obtain their collaboration. You are a resourceful person who can always be counted on;
- Collaborative spirit: With a true team spirit, you encourage collaboration with your colleagues to facilitate learning. You are able to build relationships with your internal and external clients and become a trusted business partner whose advice is greatly appreciated;
- Analytical skills: You are able to take a step back and analyze the situation in order to provide solutions that are adapted and beneficial. You are able to analyze and process a large volume of information and are able to make a quick and informed decision;
- Bilingualism: You are fluent in French and English, both orally and in writing;
- Experience: Knowledge of the distribution or manufacturing industry is an asset.

 

Benefits

  • Quebec company of national scope;
  • Opportunity for growth in an expanding company;
  • Work environment stimulated by innovation;
  • Full range of social benefits*;
  • Group RRSP*;
  • Flexible hours and teleworking (depending on the position);
  • Competitive salaries;
  • Sick days*.

*Some conditions apply.

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