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Job Listings

From time to time, member companies ask us to share jobs they have available. Please contact the companies directly with any questions. If you would like to list an opening contact Maggie Bessenbacher. The date below is the date the opening was listed on our site.

December 28, 2023

Division Credit Manager

3E Electrical, Engineering and Equipment Company - Windsor Heights, IA

SUMMARY:

The focus of this position is to protect the assets of CED through the administration of the company’s policies and procedures. Customers served include Profit Center Managers, credit office staff and Service Center as well as external customers who purchase our products.

 

MINIMUM QUALIFICATIONS:

  • Commercial credit experience preferably in a wholesale distribution industry

  • Ability to use products in the Microsoft office suite

  • Ability to travel over night

  • Four-year college degree in a business curriculum and/or comparable experience around expertise of commercial credit management

 

ADDITIONAL COMPETENCIES:

  • Customer service competency for internal and external customers

  •  Ability to analyze financial statements

  •  Able to perform duties with minimal supervision or guidance

  •  Excellent interpersonal skills

  •  Ability to thrive in a fast paced, hectic work environment

  •  Leadership, management, communication, and team building skills

CREDIT MANAGEMENT

  • Approve new customers and construction job accounts using credit investigations and financial analysis.

  • Monitor existing customer accounts on a continuous basis and update credit files as required. Assist Profit Center Managers to maximize sales while minimizing risk.

  • Arranges secondary protection of assets.

  • Perform monthly A/R reviews and visits with all PC’s, selected customers, PCM’s & DM’s.

  • Recruit, hire, and train a credit office staff to assist with all functions of the credit office.

  • Administration and management of the office lease, fixed assets, and expense control.

  • Understand and administer CED’s Credit Policies and Procedures as documented.

COLLECTIONS MANAGEMENT

  • Coordinate and supervise all collections for the profit centers in the credit office within the company’s established policies, procedures, and within the boundary of law.

  • Delegate collection activities to office assistants, collectors, or Credit Mgr Trainees depending on staffing.

  • Develop and implement strategies for past due accounts to facilitate the best course of action for collection and securing the asset.

  • Restrict sales as appropriate to minimize risk of loss to CED. Establish, perfect, and prosecute all secondary protection/collection devices, i.e., lien and bond rights, and personal guarantees.

  • Secure and evaluate local counsel to provide legal services for the administration of collections and enforcing lien and bond rights.

  • Secure and evaluate collection agencies to collect past due accounts after all efforts have been exhausted internally.

  • Monthly, quarterly, and annual A/R reporting to management as documented. CASH MANAGEMENT See that all funds paid to CED are remitted to the DCM’s office and are deposited in CED’s bank account daily.

  • See that all funds are applied to the customer’s accounts daily per policies and procedures. Communicate all deductions and A/R disputes to the PCM, and provide a monthly report summarizing the outstanding disputes. Pursue resolution to the disputed A/R items with the PCM on a monthly basis.

  • Be responsible, along with staff, to account for and resolve bank A/R and funds transfer reconciliations.

  • Provide the PCs with a check guaranty service for cash and COD sales.

Please apply via email to: nathan.luke@ced.com or call 919-830-4912 for questions. 

December 4, 2023

Special Assets Manager

Nutrien - Remote

*Remote work arrangement. Candidates should live within 1.5 hours of a major airport and be comfortable with travel requirements listed below. 

 

Two vacancies available.

WHAT YOU WILL DO:

  • Manage all collection activities of all accounts in Bad Debt until balance paid/settled (filings, communications, payment of attorney invoices)

  • Perform collection responsibilities in accordance with established policies and procedures

  • Establish relationships with all attorneys currently being utilized by CPS and when necessary, find additional/new attorneys

  • Once an account is assigned, SAM to attempt to make contact with the customer in hopes of working out a payment plan/settlement

  • Assign account to attorney to begin legal action if there is no contact and/or payment 

  • Take accounts to Bad Debt and sending out appropriate notifications to the GM/DOC/RCM/ACM/Location Mgr etc.

  • Instruct attorneys to work aggressively in the collection of assigned accounts

  • Notate all collection action/updates in PayPoint Collection Notes when applicable and download all applicable documents in the customer’s File Center in CreditPoint

  • Provide monthly updates to ACM/RCM on Recoveries by Division

  • Provide quarterly updates on the status of collections to ACM/RCM by Division

  • As needed and requested, provide forecasted Recoveries to ACM/RCM

  • Communicate with ACM and Division GM on any possible settlements or potential crop claims that may arise once suit is filed

  • Gradually, existing accounts in Bad Debt will be re-assigned to SAM for handling/monitoring 

WHAT YOU WILL BRING:

  • A Bachelor’s Degree in Business, Accounting or Finance from a recognized institution

  • NACM Designation is considered an asset

  • 5+ years’ experience in commercial lending/collection experience preferably Ag lending and/or trade finance experience with approval authority

  • Ability to effectively communicate with sales, customers and management

  • Collection and Negotiation Skills

  • Time Management and ability to prioritize daily

  • Management of staff

  • Commitment to achieving superior results with integrity and sustaining our safe and positive work environment while having the ability to embrace working side by side others in a diverse culture

  • This position is required to travel over 50% of the time, so residents in the Denver Metro area are strongly considered

To learn more and apply, please go here

October 25, 2023

Credit Analyst

Viserion Grain - Kansas City, MO

JOB SUMMARY:

As a Credit Analyst you will assist with managing the overall credit risk for a portfolio of domestic and international customers and report to the Director of Credit. Your responsibilities will include evaluating and monitoring the financial condition of potential and existing customer’s, monitoring account receivable’s balances and assisting with collecting those balances when needed, preparing and distributing reports, developing solid relationships with the sales team, keeping management informed on high-risk customers and/or changing risk environments, and assisting with special projects.

DUTIES AND RESPONSIBILITIES:

  • Review counterparty information, including financial statements, to determine the overall risk profile and creditworthiness of the counterparty

  • Conduct periodic reviews on existing customers and take the appropriate action based on the risk profile of the counterparty and the credit limit requested

  • Provide stakeholders with clear credit advice and decisions on the counterparty’s risk profile and creditworthiness

  • Build and maintain relationships with counterparties in order to support credit risk analysis  Collaborate with the Risk and Commercial teams to understand and optimize risk/reward tradeoffs in counterparty relationships

  • Partner with Legal, Finance, Operations, and Sales to bring issues, discrepancies, and disputes to resolution in a timely, efficient, and effective manner.

  • Communicate issues in an independent and timely manner with appropriate internal and external partners

  • Demonstrate a high-level of judgement in collecting; balance the need to collect and secure with sales goals and relationships.

  • Partner with the Commercial team on their responsibilities related to the timely collection of accounts receivables

  • Monitor the activities of accounts placed with collection attorneys and other third-party outsourcing agencies

  • Stay informed on macroeconomic events that could affect Viserion businesses and customers, such as changes in agricultural markets, energy prices, inflation, and weather and political events locally and abroad

  • Create and distribute accurate reporting on counterparty, mark-to-market and country risk

  •  Continuously seek out new ways to automate, streamline or eliminate tasks to improve processes

  •  Prepare ad-hoc reporting as-needed

  • Execute other duties as required to provide cross-functional support

QUALIFICATIONS AND COMPETENCIES:

The requirements listed below are representative of the knowledge, skill or ability necessary to perform this job successfully:

 

- Education/Experience: o Bachelor’s Degree in Finance, Business, Accounting or equivalent o 7+ years of related experience in Credit and/or Risk Management, preferably in agriculture o Experience implementing or supporting data analytics for a business o Certification in Credit Management (NACM, other) preferred

 

- Skills:

  • Advanced skills in Excel, Word and PowerPoint

  • Possesses an in dept knowledge of financial statements

  • Has the ability to identify, evaluate and measure risk

  • Identifies and solves issues with minimal supervision

  • Strong interpersonal skills to drive projects with a diverse group of internal stakeholders

  • Is accurate and has a keen attention to detail Credit Analyst

  • Self-starter with willingness to take initiative and follow through on projects

  • Strong ethical behavior and the ability to work with confidential information

  • Excellent communication skills with the ability to provide effective customer service and build strong working relationships across the organization

  • Ability to work independently and handle multiple tasks in a dynamic environment, proven problem solver, and a proven team player, who is highly organized and achievement oriented

To learn more and apply, please go here

September 27, 2023

Credit Manager

Van Diest Supply Company - Webster City, Iowa

JOB SUMMARY:

Direct accumulation of credit information, investigation, documentation, approval and

collection of supplier, dealer, specialty, farmer, and team member accounts. Establish and

supervise credit control systems and develop people, attitudes and procedures that will

ensure the orderly and profitable growth of the company.

DUTIES AND RESPONSIBILITIES:

1. Ensure protection of company interests with accurate documentation and adherence to

various laws and regulations applicable to department operations.

2. Supervise AGIIS, ICE, Agency, Credit Bureau, Credit Card, Sales Tax, RUP, and UCC

transactions.

3. Exercise and monitor sound credit decision and strive for zero losses.

4. Monitor payment activities, taking necessary action to collect past due accounts and

complete information on past due account forms by the tenth of each month.

5. Review charge-off file periodically for possible collectability.

6. Educate Area Managers and ensure their credit proficiency.

7. Maintain interdepartmental relationships.

8. Keep abreast of new developments, changing regulations and legislation and inform staff of

these changes.

9. Represent company in trade associations.

10.Assure departmental neatness, safety, and security of information.

11.Supervise activities of Credit Department Personnel. Recommend selection, promotion, and

dismissal of Team Members.

12.Maintain a work environment that enhances high morale, team spirit, productivity, and

standard of quality. Ensure competent, motivated staff through training, counseling,

supervision and review of department activity and results.

13.Search for new ways to increase efficiency through the constant evaluation of departmental

practices and encourage new ideas from Team Members.

14.Display a positive attitude toward job, Team Members, suppliers, customers, and the

Company.

DESIRED CANDIDATE ATTRIBUTES:

College education or equivalent experience.

Thorough understanding of credit function, including credit & collection law.

Experienced in analyzing financial statements.

Experience in Ag Credit preferred.

Able to effectively communicate with a variety of people.

A decision-maker. A problem solver in complex situations.

Strong computer skills. Self-motivated. Flexible.

VISIT OUR WEBSITE AT https://www.vdsc.com .

IF INTERSTED SEND YOUR RESUME TO:

Lisa.Severe@vdsc.com or jim.heerema@vdsc.com

September 27, 2023

Senior Collections Specialist

Koch Engineered Solutions (KES) - Wichita, KS

Koch Engineered Solutions (KES) is seeking a Senior Accounting Assistant/ Senior Collections Specialist to join our collections team. The successful candidate will have entrepreneurial thinking skills and the initiative to drive transformation. They will provide expertise and service focused on profitable returns by collecting receivables with a sense of urgency, within agreed payment terms, while striving to grow mutually beneficial connections with our stakeholders through leveraging skills, knowledge, and technology.

 

What You Will Do

  • Provide timely, efficient, and effective collection efforts to ensure customers fulfill their financial obligations.

  • Detect patterns delaying payment of the accounts receivable and take action to prevent reoccurrence.

  • Identify, research, and resolve counterparty payment discrepancies (quality claims, unearned discounts, pricing, and quantity disputes, etc.).  

  • Collaborate with cross functional teams on various projects with a focus on seeking and sharing knowledge.

  • Adhere to compliance policies.

  • Understanding of Standard Operating Procedures and the OTC End-to-End process.

  • Challenge the status quo and identify value creation opportunities.

Who You Are (Basic Qualifications)

  • Experience in Business-to-Business Collections

  • Be action oriented, possess excellent time management, organizational skills, and the ability to manage multiple priorities

  • Ability to work on a team as well as be self-directed with independent decision-making capabilities

  • Demonstrated ability to work collaboratively and communicate effectively with other departments and functional teams to coordinate effective solutions

  • Ability to adjust communication style (verbally and written) clearly and concisely to improve performance

  • Microsoft Office experience -- Word, Excel, Outlook, PowerPoint

 

What Will Put You Ahead

  • Experience with GetPaid

  • Experience supporting implementations of financial systems

  • Advanced Excel skills that include pivot tables, formulas, large data sets, and formatting

  • Experience with accounts receivable functions in Infor LN CloudSuite

 

At Koch companies, we are entrepreneurs. This means we openly challenge the status quo, find new ways to create value and get rewarded for our individual contributions. Any compensation range provided for a role is an estimate determined by available market data. The actual amount may be higher or lower than the range provided considering each candidate's knowledge, skills, abilities, and geographic location. If you have questions, please speak to your recruiter about the flexibility and detail of our compensation philosophy.

Please apply by submitting your resume here

September 5, 2023

Assistant Credit Manager

Trammo, Inc. - Palm Beach Gardens, FL

Summary

To administer the Company’s credit policy and procedures across all product and business segments operating within North America.

Essential Functions

  • Develop counterpart relationships, monitor collections of past due receivables in coordination with trading support staff and report within credit management chain.

  • Track A/R exposure against approved credit limits, report exceptions to traders and within credit management chain.

  • Maintain counterpart files and credit limits in SAP and Insight databases. Coordinate counterpart credit review process through timely receipt of financial data, prepare credit limit recommendations and present approval requests within the internal credit chain.

  • Maintain incoming/outgoing guarantees and related credit support documentation.

  • Reply to external credit inquires/reference requests.

  • Support New York based Treasury & Finance staff as needed.

Minimum Requirements

  • College degree in finance, accounting, or business (or equivalent work experience).

  • Strong credit background, analytical skills, and an understanding of commodities or wholesale distribution.

  • Solid interpersonal and communication skills, strong computer skills (particularly spreadsheet applications).

  • Prior credit management experience is a plus.

*Relocation expenses are negotiable

Please apply by submitting your resume to Karl.Zoldan@trammo.com

 

September 5, 2023

Manager, Retail Collections

Nutrien Ag Solutions - Loveland, CO

Summary

Reporting to the Director, Retail Credit, the Manager, Retail Collections provides strategic financial leadership for Nutrien. This position will be a key member in the Retail Credit function working with the Retail Sales and Nutrien Financial teams.  This position will be in Loveland, Colorado and will provide leadership in a complex, global company of significant scale.

 

The Manager, Credit Retail Collections will work with Retail Credit management to help build and implement Nutrien Ag Solutions and Nutrien Financials collection strategy.  The Manager will lead the existing group of collectors and provide management reporting and forecasts on the Collections Group’s portfolio.

What You Will Do

  • Collaborate with the Retail Credit and Nutrien Financial Management teams to establish and implement Nutrien’s retail collection strategy.

  • Monitor supervised staff performance and compliance with policy and procedures and address noncompliance in an effective and timely manner.

  • Lead assigned collection staff and work closely with credit and sales management to improve collection efficiency and effectiveness

  • Responsible for the development and implementation of new collection processes and procedures to minimize past dues and maximize recovery of older bad debts

  • Responsible for development of key collection metrics and quarterly reporting for assigned portfolio

  • Provide leadership in the integration of the Collection Module for Retail Credit’s new credit platform.

  • Develop and implement a strategy to minimize collection cost 

What You Will Bring

  • Bachelor’s degree in finance or accounting

  • Minimum of 8+ years of work experience within a collections environment

  • Ability to travel and work flexible hours to support all operations, and key reporting deadlines

  • Experienced in a fast growth environment, providing strategic direction from a financial and operational standpoint.

  • Ability to develop, implement and manage change effectively.

  • Strong verbal and written communication skills - ability to effectively interact with and influence individuals in different disciplines and at different levels

  • Ability to present/communicate to cross-functional senior management and executive leadership if requested

  • Able to work collaboratively across multiple functions

  • Energetic, flexible, collaborative, and proactive; a team member who can positively and productively impact both strategic and tactical finance and administration initiatives.

  • Exceptional written, oral, interpersonal, and presentation skills and the ability to effectively assist with communications and presentations of financial results to Senior Management and external/internal Audit, Regulators, Market Analysts and Advisory service partners.

  • Excellent judgment and creative problem-solving skills including negotiation and conflict resolution skills.

  • Knowledge of collection strategies, bankruptcy laws, and UCC code

  • Strong mentoring, coaching experience to financial team members and peers with diverse levels of expertise.

  • Experience working with accounting, finance and legal management preferably in a multi-location, home office/subsidiary environment.

  • Knowledge of agriculture, retail, and chemical markets.

  • Knowledge and understanding of financial processes such as SOX. 

  • Understanding of business processes and process improvement methodologies and transformation.

For more information and to apply go here. 

 

September 5, 2023

Area Credit Manager

MFA Incorporated - Southwest MO and Southeast KS

Summary

Objective:

The Area Credit Manager is responsible for facilitating all aspects of the credit function within the assigned territory. This includes all Credit and Collection activities and adherence to MFA Incorporated’s Corporate Credit Policies and Procedures. The goal of this position is to minimize bad debt expense and overall credit risk to the company while supporting MFA’s retail operations to increase sales.

Our expectations are that you:

  • Are available to work full time hours

  • Are available to work Saturdays & Sundays when needed

  • Are available to work overtime (as needed)

  • Are currently living in Missouri or willing to relocate

  • Have the strength and agility to maneuver equipment (50-100 pounds)

You are right for this role if you:

  • Have experience working in agriculture and enjoy being a key player in the industry

  • Have good time management skills

  • Have good oral and written communication skills

  • Have computer skills or the ability to learn (required)

  • Are able to read, analyze and interpret financial statements, tax returns and crop insurance reports

  • Have strong problem solving skills

  • Have strong organizational skills

Highly qualified candidates will bring:

  • B.S. Degree in Agriculture Business, Agricultural Economics or related field

  • Five Years’ experience in credit/lending preferred

  • Knowledge of production agriculture and agricultural processes

  • Knowledge of regulations as they pertain to agriculture

  • Understanding of various business entities (sole proprietorship, partnership, S-Corporation, C-Corporation, Limited Liability Company, etc.)

  • Knowledge of Business Law and Credit Law (contracts, documentation, assignments, UCC, chattel and real estate law, collection law, bankruptcy law, ECOA and Anti-Trust Laws).

For more information and to apply go here

 

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