Director of Credit & Collections

  • Location
    Gardena, California
  • Category:
    Accounting & Finance - Accountant - Financial
  • Job Type:
    Direct Hire
  • Job reference:
    US_EN_8_848881_2709717

We are looking for a Director of Credit & Collections for a consumer products company in the South Bay region of Los Angeles. This individual will report directly to the Controller and work closely with Executive Leadership throughout the organization. This company has a fast-paced, collaborative environment and is growing significantly. The position offers a generous compensation package including full benefits, a competitive base and bonus.

 

Responsibilities:

  • Lead and train a team of AR and billing accountants
  • Research customers and extension of credit lines
  • Implement and monitor standardized reporting metrics
  • Ensure accuracy of contract set up and billings
  • Oversee client collection process & set processes and procedures
  • Collaborate with management, finance and sales team to minimize credit risk while fostering growth
  • Make periodic site visits to high profile accounts
  • Forecast collections activity, forecast cash flow and impact on revenue recognition
  • Oversee credit application process & recommend appropriate limits and credit terms
  • Reduce AR aging
  • Review company metrics and identify process improvements
  • Initiate legal action and provide direction to collection agencies and attorneys
  • Coordinate and follow through with all bankruptcy notices
  • Build and maintain relationships with customers and sales teams
  • Other special projects as requested

 

Requirements:

  • Bachelor’s Degree is strongly preferred
  • 5+ years supervisory Experience
  • 10+ years in accounts receivable/credit & collections
  • Excellent communication skills