An Equal Opportunity Employer

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 Barbara Salazar at 971.230.1182, 800.622.6985 ext. 182 or bsalazar@nacmoregon.org. 

Current Openings as of April 2014:


Are you a professional Credit Manager who is capable of leading during crisis conditions as well as during unprecedented growth?  Do you poses strong interpersonal and communications skills that improve while working under tight deadlines in a fast paced environment?  Do you work well within this highly motivated sales organization and - at the same time - keep an eye on credit and turning the receivables?

Richmond International Forest Products (RIFP) is interesting in hiring a Credit Manager to join our family of motivated sales and administrative professionals. RIFP is a national leader in the distribution of lumber and specialty products to contractor and retail lumberyards located across the United States. Our traders and staff combine talent and experience to deliver unparalleled product knowledge, market expertise and service to our customers and mills. We are geared to a competitive marketplace and recognize the need to adapt to changes in our industry.

Credit Manager:

Our Credit Manager is a key role in our organization that directs and coordinates activities involved in conducting credit investigations and collecting delinquent accounts of customers. Key responsibilities include investigate and verify financial status and reputation of prospective customers applying for credit, prepare documents to substantiate findings, and approval/reject applications while offering continual communication of findings to both management and Trader staff.  Establish credit limitations on customer accounts and handle special credit arrangements and deviations from standard terms of payment.  Audits delinquent accounts considered to be uncollectible to ensure maximum efforts have been taken before assigning bad debt status to account.  Coordinates with others, including personnel in company branches, to exchange information and update controls.

Education and/or Experience:

Bachelor's Degree from four-year college or university plus 5 years related credit experience and/or training; or equivalent combination of education and experience. 

Knowledge, Skills and Abilities: 

  • Ability to be self-directed while working under tight deadlines.
  • Ability to cope with change, make decisions and act comfortably with risk and uncertainty.
  • Exceptionally strong interpersonal and communication skills.
  • Ability to listen and interpret to decide if there is an underlying problem.
  • Ability to organize, prioritize, manage time and work with limited direction.
  • Possess an inquiring mind to gain knowledge about lumber distribution and our industry.

For consideration please e-mail,  fax 804-270-4547 or mail resume and cover letter to Human Resources.

     Richmond International Forest Products, LLC
     4050 Innslake Drive - Suite 100
     Glen Allen, VA 23060

UTi Worldwide is seeking a Collections Supervisor.

Reports to: AR Manager

Direct Reports: Yes; a part of a team of supervisors with responsibility for 18 collections specialists

This position is a part of a team of supervisors responsible for 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

SCOPE AND GOALS

Position will supervise 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; Provide input for the bad debt provision adjustment and credit balance schedules as well as update daily account tracking and collection notes.
  • Support branch management with projects related to customer account management; and, act as backup to Senior Credit and Collections Analyst when necessary
  • Since this is a shared service environment, metrics will be established & are expected to be met
  • Support Shared Service Center, and the AR Department, in attainment of goals-assisting as needed
  • Ability to adapt well to a changing environment; and a willingness to complete additional projects as needed
  • Must have strong Excel skills, and reporting experience.
  • Must be able to work as part of a team of supervisors; and be able to escalate and keep AR Manager up to date on issues.

 

  • QUALIFICATIONS
  • Education and/or Experience Degree preferred (Bachelor or Associates)
  • Experience with commercial collections [At least two years]
  • Supervisory experience required
  • Experience with order management, invoicing, or invoice issue resolution preferred
  • Excellent verbal and written communication
  • Strong understanding of basic accounting principles: debits, credits, journal entries, & concept of general ledger as well as the business process underlying the Invoice to Cash function
  • A basic understanding of credit concepts and previous experience with Commercial credit reports [i.e., Dun & Bradstreet]
  • Ten key by touch with minimum proficiency of 7500kph
  • Proficient in MS Office products - Intermediate Excel, Word and Outlook skills Experience with Oracle & AS400 computer operating system helpful
  • Basic Accounting skills, and experience with audits for accounting and compliance
  • Leadership and supervisory skills
  • Collection techniques, excellent communication skills
  • Customer Service background, an understanding of credit concepts
  • NACM Credit Business Associate (CBA) or Credit Business Fellow (CBF) certification preferred

 

To apply click here.  


Gensco Inc is seeking a Credit Manager.

Gensco, Inc. is a successful HVAC wholesale distributor and manufacturer doing business in the Northwest for over 60 years. We pride ourselves on delivering outstanding service and value to our customers and providing opportunity and job satisfaction for our Team Members throughout Washington, Oregon, Montana, Idaho, and Alaska.

Gensco is a growing, dynamic organization and we recognize that the right people, offering their ideas and expertise, will enable us to continue our success. We offer positions that allow our Team Members to learn our business from the ground up and as they progress, more opportunities become available. If you are looking for a career – we want to meet you!

Gensco is currently hiring a Credit Manager to join our Credit Team in Vancouver, WA.

A Gensco Credit Manager performs a broad range of customer credit activities in a manner that encourages maximum customer sales and maximum collectible receivables. This person implements Gensco Customer Credit systems, procedures and reporting to achieve efficient, accurate, and effective results. They support Gensco’s third party customer collection efforts. They provide excellent customer service to current and potential Gensco customers, as well as, continually emphasizing process improvements and team member training such that multiple priorities can be appropriately responded to in an efficient and cost effective manner.

 

Education/Experience/Skills:

  • Four-year college degree preferred
  • Appropriate work experience
  • Strong project management skills
  • Proactive, self-motivated, able to recognize issues and resolve appropriately
  • Strong decision making abilities – understands impact and implications of decisions
  • Strong negotiation skills
  • Strong written and verbal communication skills
  • Strong presentation skills
  • Strong people management and time management skills
  • Demonstrated ability to multi-task in a fast-paced environment
  • Demonstrated ability to organize and get the job done
  • Able to operate personal computer and Microsoft Office software
  • Able to communicate with the public in person and on the phone
  • Able to work sitting or standing and move freely throughout the facility(s)
  • Able to lift and carry equipment, supplies and inventory on a frequent basis
  • Able to travel up to 30% of the time with some overnight travel required

 

Our team members enjoy excellent wages including a bonus plan for this position, and a comprehensive benefits package. Come join our successful team! Gensco is an EOE.

To apply, email your resume and cover letter to jobs@gensco.com or go online to www.gensco.com to complete an application.

 


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.