Plews Inc.
  • 08-Jan-2018 to 09-Mar-2018 (CST)
  • Accounting
  • Dixon, IL, USA
  • $12.78 - $15.97
  • Hourly
  • Full Time

qualfies for health, dental, vision, life, short-term and long-term disaiblity; casual dress; pro-rated vacation and sick time; pro-rated paid holidays (up to 10 per year)


The Credit and Collections Representative is responsible for performing general accounting duties. Key responsibilities include performing collection activities, customer credit analysis, and cash application.

Key Responsibilities:

Collection Activities 60%

  • Collects and monitors customer invoices and debit memos
  • Collects and resolves disallowed customer deductions
  • Researches and resolves open credit memos and cash on account
  • Interacts with sales force and Customer Service personnel to resolve payment issues
  • Works with AR/AP Supervisor & VP of Finance on high risk accounts

Customer Credit Analysis 20%

  • Promptly and accurately processes credit applications, verifies credit references and runs credit reports on new or existing customers
  • Established new customer credit limits and reviews existing customer credit lines to determine credit worthiness
  • Issues customer credits timely and accurately
  • Reviews orders on credit hold and analyzes payment history

Cash Application 20%

  • Applies cash receipts daily from lockbox, ACH, wire payments, and credit cards timely and accurately
  • Interacts with other Accounting staff and Customer Service staff to resolve payment issues
  • Obtains documentation from customers for deductions
  • Scans/distributes deduction backup to appropriate personnel

Required Education/Experience:

  • Associate's Degree in related area or equivalent work experience
  • 3-5 years' general accounting experience

Required Skills:

  • Excellent 10-key skills
  • Proficient in Microsoft Word, Excel and Outlook; Access is a plus
  • Detail oriented with excellent communication skills
  • Ability to work independently and possess strong analytical skills
  • Excellent time management, organizational and prioritization skills in order to multi-task effectively
  • AS400 software knowledge is a plus, but not required

Physical Requirements:

  • Sitting for long periods of time (6+ hours per day/5+ days per week)
  • Viewing computer screen for majority of work day (6+ hours per day/5+ days per week)
  • Dexterity to successfully and efficiently operate office equipment (PC, phone, fax, copier, scanner)
  • Ability to safely and efficiently maneuver around the office when necessary

All candidates (both internal and external) should demonstrate Plews' Core Values: Focused, Data-Driven Decisions, Ethical, Empowering, Integrity, Motivating, and Strategic.

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