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Credit and Collections Specialist, Los Angeles, CA

Location: 

Los Angeles, CA, US, 90022

Company:  OBE-Architectural Glass/Storefronts-Western Region

 

 
 

Job ID:  138180

 

Oldcastle BuildingEnvelope®, a CRH company, is the leading supplier of products specified to close the building envelope. They include: custom-engineered curtain wall and window wall, architectural windows, storefront systems, doors, skylights and architectural glass.

 

Job Description

 

  • The Credit & Collections Specialist is responsible for assisting in the coordination and performance of daily departmental credit and collections activities; working closely with team members, and senior credit management to monitor and ensure compliance with credit laws and credit policies.
  • This person must be able to initiate, maintain and grow solid relationships with our Supply Chain, Sales, and Finance teams to assess existing processes and procedures for improvement opportunities related to account management to help minimize operational risk while improving cash flow for Oldcastle.  
  • To perform this job successfully, an individual must have an advanced working knowledge of credit and collection concepts pertaining to B2B credit within the construction arena. Additionally, this individual must have strong negotiation and analytical skills along with superb communication and customer service skills. 

 

Essential Duties and Responsibilities 

 

  • Key support function for the Credit Manager that will help in administration of credit and collection policy & procedures for the Oldcastle Precast business
  • Perform daily activities including monitor AR aging, make outbound calls to secure timely payment, investigate reasons for past due invoices, identify severely delinquent and at-risk accounts, submit accounts to legal and/or third-party collection agencies
  • Will prepare summaries, present facts, and offer opinions concerning the financial condition of customers based on the analysis of credit risk and other pertinent details to evaluate credit lines and job accounts
  • Will perform collection related functions through email, phone, fax, etc. including making recommendations to management for the placement accounts with a collection agency or bad debt write off
  • Maintain job files, monitor lien and bond claim rights, and ensure rights are not missed by complying with state statutes
  • Initiate, maintain and grow solid relationships with our Customers, Sales, Finance and Operational partners
  • Will be held accountable to meet reoccurring performance analysis, key business metrics, and to provide key reports to management
  • Review reports and provide feedback to sales, supply chain and operational teams to drive action within the business on accounts requiring attention for more detailed resolution

 

Qualifications  

 

To perform this job successfully, an individual must be able to perform each essential duty satisfactorily. The requirements listed below are representative of the knowledge, skills and/or abilities required. Reasonable accommodations may be made to enable qualified individuals with disabilities to perform the essential duties of the job. 

 

Knowledge/Skills 

 

  • Strong verbal and written communications skills (make complex ideas easy to understand)
  • Must have strong analytical, problem solving and presentation skills
  • Ability to manage multiple tasks simultaneously and meet deadlines under pressure
  • Have a willingness to provide excellent customer service to internal and external customers
  • Skilled user in MS Office software and Cloud base technology
  • Must be self-motivated

 

Education/Experience  

 

  • Minimum 2 years of experience in credit and collections field
  • NACM certification or AA business degree a plus

 

What CRH Americas Offers You

 

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

 

About CRH Americas

 

CRH Americas 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 CRH Americas family. CRH Americas operates with a decentralized, diversified structure, letting you work in a small company environment while having the career opportunities of a large enterprise.

 

Oldcastle BuildingEnvelope®, a CRH company, 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! Once you click apply now, you will be brought to our career site. Please complete your online profile which will be sent directly to the appropriate Hiring Manager. Our system allows you to view and track your status 24 hours a day. Thank you for your interest in the CRH Americas family!

 

CRH Americas is an Affirmative Action and Equal Opportunity Employer.

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