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Credit Analyst

Location:  Albany, NY, US, 12211
Company:  Callanan Industries Inc

Job ID:  123557

Callanan Industries, Inc. was founded in 1883 as an aggregate mining company.  Over a century later, Callanan Industries, Inc. continues to be a leading supplier of paving materials and construction services, providing a complete range of high quality aggregates, asphalt paving, and ready mix concrete products to state, federal, municipal, commercial, and private customers with operations throughout New York State and Western Massachusetts.  Callanan Industries, Inc. was purchased by Oldcastle, Inc. in 1985.  


Position Overview

The Credit and Collections Analyst will accurately apply and post cash receipts to respective customer accounts.   This position will also be responsible for collection of customer accounts that are past due or have issues to be resolved. This position will promptly follow up and coordinate resolution on any deduction, short pay, disallowed discount, etc. 


Key Responsibilities (Essential Duties and Functions)

  • Run Accounts Receivable Reports and follow up with customers to collect on past due invoices and any other reconciliation issues for overpayment, short payment, tax, discounts, etc. and note the accounts.
  • Obtain credit information and/or references on prospective customers who submit new credit applications.
  • Provide or obtain credit references on customers to other companies.
  • Accurately apply daily deposits/credit card payments to customer accounts and complete any lien waivers as needed.
  • Assign customers to credit hold status and release from credit hold as needed. 
  • Work closely with the Billing Department to help resolve invoice/billing issues.
  • Process NSF checks and work closely with Cross Check.
  • Furnish W9 documentation to customers as needed.     
  • Run end of the month aging reports, customer statements, finance charges and balance accounts receivable to the general ledger.                    
  • Prepare various month end reports and journal entries and provide back up for the Accounts Receivable department.
  • Regular and predictable attendance at assigned times is required.
  • Flexibility to perform other duties as assigned.



  • Minimum requirement is high school diploma or equivalent / related work experience a plus


Work Requirements

  • Must be 18 years in age or older.
  • Must pass a drug screen and criminal background check before being employed at Callanan Industries, Inc.
  • Strong oral and written communications and problem solving skills.
  • Must display a professional and courteous attitude to co-workers, supervisors, and the general public.
  • Strict adherence to safety requirements and procedures as outlined in the Employee Handbook.
  • Willingness to work in a team environment and assist co-workers or supervisors with other duties as required.
  • Must have the ability to work without close supervision.
  • Must be willing to work occasional overtime as necessary


Knowledge/Skill Requirements

  • Strong Microsoft Office proficiency, especially Excel.
  • Effective verbal and written communication skills and an ability to work with management.
  • Ability to analyze issues independently and complete daily activities according to work schedule.
  • Strong focus on customer service and the ability to build  relationships
  • Knowledge and/or previous related experience in financial accounting environment preferred.
  • Ability to perform under deadline pressure.


Physical Requirements

The physical demands described here are representative of those that must be met by an employee to successfully perform the essential functions of this job.

  • Able to use hands and fingers to manipulate objects, talk and hear.
  • Vision abilities (with correction) include close, distance, peripheral, depth, and the ability to adjust focus.
  • The employee is frequently required to sit and use hands.
  • The employee is occasionally required to stand and walk.


Work Environment

  • Standard office environment.
  • Tempo is fast-paced with deadlines.
  • The noise level in some areas of the work environment may be moderate.


What Oldcastle Offers You

  • A culture that values opportunity for growth, development and internal promotion
  • Highly competitive base pay
  • Comprehensive medical, dental and disability benefits programs
  • Group retirement savings program
  • Health and wellness programs


About Oldcastle

Oldcastle has a long and proud heritage as one of North America’s largest corporations. We are a proud reflection of the hundreds of family businesses, local and regional companies and mid to large sized enterprises that together form the Oldcastle family. Oldcastle operates with a decentralized, diversified structure, letting you work in a small company environment while having the career opportunities of a large enterprise.


Oldcastle is a great place to grow! If you’re up for a rewarding challenge, we invite you to take the first step and apply today! Please complete your online application and profile which will be sent directly to the appropriate Hiring Manager. Thank you for your interest in the Oldcastle family!


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Callanan Industries, Inc. is an Affirmative Action and Equal Opportunity Employer.

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Nearest Major Market: Albany

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