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As another benefit to the business community, your Association offers this networking tool free of charge to NACM Oregon members. You may include your resume in our resource pool, or utilize it to fill an opening in your credit, accounting, or collection department. To participate in this program, please call Shawna Kelly at 971.230.1202 or skelly@nacmoregon.org

Current Openings as of August 2014:

Northwest Pump & Equipment Co. is currently seeking a Credit Analyst

Description:

Northwest Pump & Equipment Co., a distributor of petroleum, industrial, environmental, and automatic car wash equipment is currently seeking a full time Credit Analyst for our Corporate office located in NW Portland.  This position is responsible for establishing and managing credit for multiple branch offices, while providing quality customer service.  We are looking for a strong team player to join our fast paced, active credit department.

Primary Duties:

  • Contact customers with past due account balances  to determine reason for the delinquency; evaluate the customer’s ability and willingness to pay
  • Make timely recommendations of efficient and effective corrective action to resolve the delinquency; resolve the account to current status or take steps to resolve the account satisfactorily
  • Process, follow up, and resolve inbound collection and customer service telephone inquiries in a timely manner
  • Qualify new customers by evaluating credit information from banks, trade creditors, and credit reports.  Assign appropriate payment terms and credit limits
  • Maintain customer database of credit history; periodically evaluate current customers in order to make adjustments to terms and credit limits as needed
  • Work in a team oriented job that requires working and communicating positively and professionally with fellow employees, customers, and vendors.  Establish and maintain positive relationships.
  • Act as a backup to other credit team members as needed
  • Conform and abide by all regulations, policies, work procedures and instructions

Position Requirements Minimum Qualifications: 

  • Two year certificate from college or technical school; or equivalent combination of education and experience
  • Minimum of 3 years credit department experience; proven knowledge and experience in credit, collections, and accounts receivable
  • Knowledgeable in all aspects of credit law; working knowledge of the Construction Lien Law process
  • Must have excellent problem solving and decision making skills
  • High degree of dependability and reliability are essential
  • Effective communication, verbally and in writing, with all levels of customers and co-workers is essential
  • Intermediate computer skills such as Word, Excel, and Outlook are essential; basic internet skills for research.  Ability to operate standard office equipment including computers, telephone systems, fax machines and copiers
  • Must possess the following five Core Values of Northwest Pump & Equipment Co.:
    • Integrity - Takes personal responsibility and is self-accountable
    • Self Improvement - Must be proficient in Microsoft Office including Word, Excel, and Outlook and actively seeks new learning opportunities to enhance skills
    • Superior Customer Service - Demonstrated ability to treat customers with a sense of urgency, clear communication, and superior follow-up
    • Teamwork - Must be able to work well in teams; shows respect and is cooperative
    • Ability to maintain an "Ownership Culture" and understands all decisions have an impact on our business
  • Travel to assigned customers as requested
  • Must pass pre-employment and random drug screening

Location: Portland

About the Organization:

Northwest Pump & Equipment Co. was founded in 1959 with branches in Portland, Seattle and Spokane, WA. During the 1990's we added branches in Honolulu and Anchorage. In 2000 we expanded with branches in San Diego and Phoenix followed by eight new branches in California, Nevada, Idaho, and Washington. Northwest Pump also serves customers in Baja, Mexico and Montana.

Northwest Pump & Equipment Co. is an employee owned company and offers competitive wages and a comprehensive benefits package, including medical, dental & retirement programs. 

TO APPLY: Please click here


Diesel is currently hiring a Credit Analyst to join our Credit Team at our corporate office: 220 West 19th Street, New York, NY 10011

Diesel is an innovative international lifestyle company, producing a wide-ranging collection of jeans, clothing and accessories. Since its creation in 1978, Diesel has experienced extraordinary growth and has evolved from being a leading pioneer in denim into the world of premium casual wear, becoming a true alternative to the established luxury market.

Despite its growth, Diesel's philosophy has remained the same as the day of its creation: Renzo Rosso had envisaged a brand that would stand for passion, individuality and self-expression.

Diesel thrives on change: it produces no less than 3,000 new products every season and each one derives from a process of enormous creative freedom, ensuring constant innovation.

The collections include: Diesel (recently "rebooted" by the arrival of Nicola Formichetti as its Artistic Director), Diesel Black Gold (the contemporary line designed by Andreas Melbostad), 55DSL (a streetwear collection under the creative direction of Andrea Rosso) and Diesel Kid.

Diesel is not just apparel and denim: it's a lifestyle, which has been interpreted through licenses with leading companies to develop watches and jewellery (with Fossil), eyewear (with Marcolin), fragrances (with L'Oréal), helmets (with AGV), headphones (with Monster), bikes (with Pinarello) and a complete home collection (with Foscarini, Moroso, Zucchi and Scavolini).

JOB PURPOSE

  • The primary focus of the Credit Analysts role is the performance of activities directly related to the running of the Accounts Receivable/Credit department supporting areas such as Finance; Deduction Management; Credit; and similar activities.  
  • Exercises discretion and independent judgment in the day to day management over key functional areas The above is the primary focus of your job role (comprising 70%, or more, of your work week)

JOB RESPONSIBILITIES

MANAGEMENT

  • Ensures legal compliance requirements are implemented and monitored where required

FUNCTIONAL PLANNING

  • Plans of day to day and annual work flow
  • Establishes priorities and individual objectives  

CREDIT AND ACCOUNTS RECEIVABLE FUNCTIONS

  • Performing daily credit check functions and initiating new account setup, including credit checks and credit approval.
  • Deduction analysis and resolutions.
  • Communicating with appropriate contacts internally and externally concerning delinquent account status.
  • Administering routine for timely resolution of balance dues.
  • Prepare monthly and daily reports on Deduction Resolution, CIA Orders Pending, and Major Account credit availability.
  • Contacting customers with delinquent accounts and initiating appropriate actions.
  • Maintaining records.
  • Working on special projects as directed by the Director of Credit.
  • Other duties as assigned.

SALES TEAM PARTNERSHIP:

  • Partners with Sales and Customer Service team to negotiate terms to maximize the potential of Sales growth for key customers
  • Aligns and communicates with sales people regarding customers on hold

TO APPLY:

 Please click here to submit resume and cover letter.  


Jeld-Wen has an immediate full-time opening for an experienced Collection Manager. This position requires an independent self-starter, hardworking, multitasking individual who is able to work in a fast paced environment. This person must also possess strong negotiation skills in order to understand and resolve varying delinquent credit situations and have some hard collection experience (Bankruptcy, Foreclosures, Liens, Bonds, Judgments, etc.).

Job Duties:

-Reporting to the Director of Credit

-Advising and negotiating delinquent accounts.

-Account reconciliation.

-Managing payment plans.

-Pursuing collections of all forms of security, including Letters of Credit, PMSI, Bonds, Liens,  

 Personal and Corporate Guarantees, etc..

-Oversee all Bankruptcy, Foreclosure, Suits, Liens and Judgments  

- Work closely with all pertinent administrative groups; Credit, Legal, Risk, Sales & Ops

-Corporate Reporting and Stats

-AR Customer Service (Internally/Externally)

- Oversee and manage all 3rd Party Service Providers, including but not limited to Collection Agency and/or Attorney Network

Qualifications:

-Bachelor’s Degree in Business or Finance

-Minimum five (5) years' experience in Credit and/or Collections required

-Strong base knowledge of credit and collections including regulatory guidelines and parameters.

- Builder/Contractor Collection Experience a plus

-MS Office Skills (Word and Excel)

-Excellent written and verbal communications required

-Highly organized and independent

-Analytical and problem solving skills.

Preferred qualifications (but not required) for this position include:

-CBA, CBF, or CCE professional designation from the NACM is valued, but not required.

"Salary is DOE" (Dependent Upon Experience). 

To apply click here.


 U.S. Bancorp - Seattle is seeking a Global Portfolio Manager.

U.S. Bancorp (NYSE: USB), with $364 billion in assets as of Dec. 31, 2013, is the parent company of U.S. Bank, the 5th largest commercial bank in the United States. The company operates 3,081 banking offices in 25 states and 4,906 ATMs and provides a comprehensive line of banking, brokerage, insurance, investment, mortgage, trust and payment services products to consumers, businesses and institutions.

International Portfolio and Global Support Manager partners with assigned Country Managers and Division (OSB) Manager to successfully manage International Financial Institutions and Corporate credit and non-credit account relationships.  Facilitate growth of revenue as directed by senior management by successfully closing new business relationships and retaining and expanding relationships with existing customers. 

Responsibilities include:

Portfolio Management:  Forecasting and reporting financial matrix such as deposits, loans, trade volume, global payments revenue, expense, operations exposure reports, commitments, past dues, collateral exceptions and AML/BSA audits.

UnderwritingResponsible for producing credit display packages which are complete, thorough and adhere to business line and U.S. Bancorp standards.  Underwrite and monitor wholesale credit  exposure in accordance with current commercial lending policies, products and services.

Global Support to Country Managers and Division Manager:

  • Provide credit and overall support to assigned country manager(s) in the development of new business relationships and the retaining and expanding of relationships with existing customers;
  • Provide management support to Division Manager on special projects on an as needed basis; these may include assignments on special task committees to improve credit reporting, pricing models, legal agreements (such as Risk Participation Agreements), RFPs, and act as direct liaison with internal and external auditors, regulators, and Corporate AML/BSA Compliance staff.

Basic Qualifications:  Incumbent generally has a Bachelor’s degree and five year’s related experience.

For consideration please e-mail your resume and cover letter to Jennifer Seidel or apply directly by clicking here and use the reference number 140011805.


Shelton Turnbull is seeking a Payroll/Benefits Administrator.

Who we are: Shelton-Turnbull is a local 100% employee owned company.  We strive to be a healthy, growing company with a loyal customer base with whom we partner to help them meet their strategic goals.  We do this by honoring our core values: Passion, Integrity, Continuous Improvement and Teamwork.  We offer a competitive salary with good benefits.

What we do: Shelton-Turnbull is a leading provider of printing and graphic communication services in the Northwest. Our company was established in 1924. Since 2002, we have been an employee-owned company with revenues of $9,000,000 and 70 team members. Our diverse capabilities include web and sheet fed offset printing, flexographic label printing, mail services, statement processing, targeted direct mail, digital capabilities and inventory management & fulfillment services. We service a diverse customer base in financial, health care, retail, beverage, manufacturing, retirement communities and government sectors

Payroll/Benefits Administrator:

Primary Responsibilities:

  • Process Bi-Weekly Payroll
  • Coordinate Employee Benefit Program Administration
  • Reconcile, Submit and Ensure Compliance with Payroll- and Benefit-related Reports and Filings
  • Coordinate Employees’ Questions & Answers
  • Maintain Employee Records

Secondary Responsibilities

  • Print Management responsibilities for inventory and shipments to customers
  • Support Accounting Department
  • Other Duties as may be required from Time to Time

For consideration please e-mail your resume and cover letter.


Food Services of America is seeking a Credit Analyst.

Overview:

Ensures the consistent application of credit and collection policies, working with the Sales team to coordinate collection activities and achieve the optimum number of active customers while reducing bad debt losses.

Responsibilities:

  • Ensures the consistent application of credit and collection policy and performs periodic credit reviews of existing customers and assessments of potential customers with the goal of optimizing company sales and minimizing bad      debt losses.
  • Manages company accounts receivables to achieve the optimum number of active customers while minimizing the risk of bad debt losses and maintaining the budgeted level of days outstanding of receivables through effective      collection action.
  • Obtains, reviews, processes and maintains appropriate credit information to rate credit worthiness of new and existing accounts.
  • Coordinates collection activities between Sales and Credit departments, using telephone, collections, stop ship, District Sales Representative direct calls, “pick up check” requirements and other steps.
  • Provides instruction and ideas to sales force on collection and credit subjects as well as assists sales in difficult customer situations.
  • Communicates and follows up effectively with Sales regarding customer accounts.
  • Some travel to customer sites and District Meetings.
  • Provides excellent customer service regarding credit and collection issues.
  • Resolves customer discrepancies.
  • Meets defined department and branch goals.
  • Other duties as assigned.

Qualifications:

  • Bachelor’s degree preferred or equivalent combination of education and experience.
  • 3-5 years credit or collection experience required.
  • Knowledge of credit and collection laws required.
  • Excellent oral and written communication skills, ability to organize and prioritize workload, work well with all levels of Associates, vendors and customers.
  • Demonstrate strong attention to detail, goal oriented.
  • Certification from the National Association of Credit Management (NACM) a plus.
  • Experience in financial statement analysis preferred.
  • Valid Driver’s license and current auto insurance required.
  • Ability to pass a background investigation and drug test.

Other skills and abilities:

  • Ability to juggle multiple tasks to meet changing priorities and challenging deadlines.
  • Excellent negotiation and presentation skills required.
  • Must be able to make independent decisions and complete research.
  • Ability to establish and maintain effective and cooperative working relationships with internal and external customers.

We are an EEO/AA Employer and consider applicants without regard to race, color, religion, sex, national origin, disability, or veteran status.

To apply click here.


Uti Worldwide is seeking a Collection Supervisor.

Part of a team of supervisors with responsibility for 18 collections specialists in the recently centralized collection responsibilities, and collections staff. This is a “hands-on” position, and as such this person will not only assign and monitor workload, but also will assist with collections and related tasks, handle escalations, and have responsibility to report on, and meet DSO goals; resolve and meet targets for receivable aging buckets and bad debt provisions; and assist with cash receipts research and resolution.

This position will communicate with external and internal clients [branches] to collect from past due clients; as well as report cash receipts and collections performance to executive management, and is responsible to research, report, and resolve potential issues or billing concerns. This position will be the liaison between the assigned branch(s), the client, and the shared service center. The position requires strength in negotiation, collections, and leadership skills, excellent communication skills, basic accounting knowledge to prepare journal entries; and the ability to use multiple computer systems, and an intermediate level of expertise with Microsoft Excel software. This position will also assist with other related duties & special projects as needed. The Collections Supervisor will report to the Shared Services AR Manager.

SCOPE AND GOALS Position will supervise 18 collection specialists, set priorities, be point of contact for escalations, and perform all associated tasks and responsibilities. In addition, this position will be a working supervisory position, being responsible for assigned clients for direct collections responsibility. Position is responsible to work closely with the AR Manager in order to meet goals and expectations for the AR responsibilities within the Shared Service Center. This will require project management skills including, but not limited to, providing data and support for the project, meeting deadlines, assisting with hiring and providing training for new staff, daily communication and follow up with staff, and resolving escalated issues from the collections team or others within scope of collections. In addition, this position will set objectives, manage workload, and provide leadership with collections, follow up and provide reporting to various levels of UTI Management.

Position will require a strong mathematical aptitude and an understanding of accounting principles and statutory compliance related to credit and collections. This position will require experience with commercial collections with focus on development of strong client relationships that enable prompt payments. In addition, an ability to work with internal and external contacts to resolve potential issues related outstanding past due balances. It will be necessary to develop strong working relationships with branch and Shared Services personnel & work as a team to research and resolve problems & collect past due monies. This position will work closely with each collections specialist, partner with as a team with the other Collections Supervisor, and with the AR, the Billings, and the Credit Supervisor. To be successful in this position it will be helpful to have an understanding of the cash posting process, and third party credit reports such as Dun & Bradstreet and a basic understanding of customer financial statements and the credit function. Advanced Excel experience and knowledge required in order to meet expectations for reporting responsibilities. Position must be able to adapt as well as lead others through change.

ESSENTIAL DUTIES AND RESPONSIBILITIES

  • Perform commercial collections for all assigned accounts
  • Ability to problem solve while keeping focused on Client customer service
  • Work closely with assigned branch(s) to ensure client accounts have appropriate follow-up and collections; and that DSO targets are met.
  • Plan and lead monthly meetings with UTi management of all levels to communicate performance and discuss issues.
  • Prepare journal entries, assist with cash allocation duties, submit refunds, and reconcile Client accounts.
  • Work with AR as necessary to provide clients assistance and follow-up on cash receipts postings and variances.
  • Communicate with internal and external clients to assist in the collection of monies
  • Distribute client AR statements and/or invoice copies as needed.
  • Generate weekly & monthly reports

Shelter Products, Inc. is one of the largest multi-family construction suppliers in the U.S. with over $250 million in sales annually.   We are currently searching for a Collections Specialist. 

 
       SUCCESSFUL CANDIDATES: 
       Minimum of 5 years experience in collections working with high dollar accounts. 
       Lien law experience preferred. 
       Lumber experience a plus. 
       Ability to work in a fast-paced, high energy environment. 
       Must be proficient in multitasking as well as managing multiple shifting priorities. 
 
       WE OFFER: 
       Competitive salary 
       Excellent benefit package 
       401(k) plan with company stock option 
       Results-driven winning team 
 
       REQUIRED TO APPLY: cover letter, résumé and employment application located here.
       Please send all application materials to: by e-mail or fax to 503-233-2515
 

Jeld-Wen has an immediate full-time opening for an experienced Collection Specialist. This position requires an independent self-starter, hardworking, multitasking individual who is able to work in a fast paced environment. This person must also possess strong negotiation skills in order to understand and resolve varying delinquent credit situations.

Job Duties:

-Reporting to and assisting the Collection Manager with corporate collections.

-Advising and negotiating delinquent accounts.

-Account reconciliation.

-Managing payment plans.

-Pursuing collections of all forms of security, including Letters of Credit, PMSI, Bonds, Liens, Personal and Corporate Guarantees.

-Provide administrative support for all Bankruptcy, Foreclosure, Suits, Liens and Judgments  

- Work closely with all pertinent administrative groups; Credit, Legal, Risk, Sales & Ops

-Corporate Reporting and Stats

-AR Customer Service

Qualifications:

-AA. Degree in Business or Finance

-Minimum three (3) years' experience in Credit and/or Collections required.

-Strong base knowledge of credit and collections  including regulatory guidelines and parameters.

-MS Office Skills (Word and Excel).

-Excellent written and verbal communications required

-Highly organized.

-Analytical and problem solving skills.

Preferred qualifications for this position include:

-Bankruptcy, Foreclosure, Liens and Bonds Experience desired.

- Bachelor’s Degree or equivalent a plus

-CBA, CBF, or CCE professional designation from the NACM is valued, but not required.

"Salary is DOE" (Dependent Upon Experience). 

To apply click here.

 


Miller Nash LLP is seeking a Collection Specialist 

Join our team!  Miller Nash is seeking a full-time, collegial, assertive, organized, detail oriented Collections Specialist (minimum 3-5 years’ experience in credit and collections) to join our busy downtown law firm.  Credit and collections experience in the legal or professional services industry a plus!

The individual must have comprehensive knowledge of credit laws and collections requirements; have knowledge of relevant computer applications and the ability to learn industry specific collections software; and intermediate spreadsheet knowledge.   Successful candidate will be self-motivated; have excellent organizational, oral and written communication, and interpersonal skills; be detailed oriented; and have the ability to maintain confidentiality.  Some overtime may be required.  Position requires the ability to be flexible and to remain calm, focused, and professional and work with diverse personalities in a deadline-driven, high-expectation environment where pitching in to help and provide top-notch customer service both internally and externally is the expected norm.  

We accept applications only from qualified applicants.  If you are qualified, please click here to apply. Cover letter must be included with your application in order to be considered as a candidate.