Accounts Receivable / Credit Manager
Strategic Human Resources Inc
Career Opportunity: Accounts Receivable/Credit Manager in Cincinnati, Ohio
Do you have experience in accounts receivable and credit management? Are you looking for an expanding opportunity that offers growth and development? If you answered yes, we want to speak with you!
As the Accounts Receivable/Credit Manager you will be is responsible for ensuring the efficient management of the accounts receivable process and the credit policies of the organization. This includes overseeing billing, collections, credit evaluations, and establishing credit limits within a B2B (business-to-business) environment. The individual in this role plays a crucial part in maintaining positive cash flow and minimizing bad debt.
- Generate and send accurate and timely invoices to customers.
- Monitor customer accounts for overdue payments and follow up with customers on outstanding balances.
- Evaluate the creditworthiness of new and existing customers.
- Set credit limits and terms in line with company policies.
- Review and analyze credit applications and financial statements.
- Develop and implement effective collection strategies.
- Communicate with customers to resolve billing issues and facilitate timely payments.
- Negotiate and establish repayment plans when necessary.
- Prepare regular reports on accounts receivable aging, collections, and credit risk.
- Provide analysis and recommendations to improve cash flow and reduce bad debt.
- Identify and implement process improvements to streamline the accounts receivable and credit management functions.
- Work collaboratively with other departments to enhance overall financial processes.
- Ensure compliance with relevant regulations and internal policies.
- Stay updated on industry trends and best practices in credit management.
- Assist in accounting department monthly closing.
Qualified candidates will have:
- Bachelor’s degree in finance, accounting, or a related field is preferred.
- Proven experience in accounts receivable and credit management with a focus on B2B transactions.
- Strong analytical and problem-solving skills.
- Excellent communication and negotiation abilities, especially in a B2B context.
- Knowledge of accounting principles and financial regulations.
- Proficiency in relevant software and tools (e.g., ERP systems, Microsoft Excel).