OMNOVA Solutions Inc.

Credit Analyst

Job Locations US-OH-Beachwood
Posted Date 1 month ago(2/16/2018 2:58 PM)
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Who is OMNOVA Solutions?

OMNOVA Solutions is a specialty chemicals and functional surfaces company, whose technologies enhance the performance of a wide variety of well-known products across the globe. We are proud to offer "The Science in Better Brands."

What are we looking for?

Reporting to the Regional Credit Manager, the Credit Analyst will be responsible for managing a portfolio of accounts, (International & Large Profile Domestic Customers ) investigating and analyzing creditworthiness, and managing the day to day credit programs and processes. As a member of the Credit team, the analyst will be responsible for reviewing orders, running aging and resolving outstanding deductions, setting up new customers and completing credit references. The Credit Analyst will also manage the team’s deduction resolution process, complete monthly reporting and schedules, analyze and recommend existing and new customer risk and complete audit requests as assigned.

Your tasks and responsibilities...

  • Manage a portfolio of accounts as assigned including reviewing orders, running aging and resolving outstanding deductions, setting up new customers and performing risk analysis to support credit line decisions. Serves as a single point of contact for inquiries, requests and issues.
  • Performs customer financial analysis to recommend and establish credit lines. Takes action to ensure that accounts remain within the assigned credit limits. Assess and mitigates financial risk.
  • Analyze data, trends, drivers and cause in customer payment behavior. Partner with other internal functions to create appropriate action plans to remove barriers to payment.
  • Provides timely and informative credit analysis including monthly reporting, bad debt schedules and team metrics.
  • Completes audit requests as assigned.
  • Manages and monitors the deduction process for defined portfolio and report overall team performance.
  • Collaborates with Regional Credit Manager to resolves moderately complex to complex credit or collection issues.
  • Identify/execute opportunities for process improvements to increase individual and team efficiency.
  • Performs other related duties and participates in special projects as assigned.

Who you are...

  • Bachelor's degree in business administration
  • Minimum of three years of business to business credit and collection experience
  • Demonstrated ability to work at an intermediate to expert level within SAP Credit Modules
  • Demonstrated negotiation skills, superb customer service, and process orientation
  • Superior interpersonal (collaboration and relationship building) skills with the ability to interface with all levels of the organization and customers
  • Excellent organizational skills and a keen ability to multi-task in a fast-paced environment
  • Excellent oral and written communication skills
  • Self-motivated with superior time management and the ability to work independently with minimum supervision
  • Knowledge and experience working internationally with internal colleagues and customers
  • Detail-oriented
  • Strong business acumen, deductive reasoning, and analytical skills
  • Ability to present financial data cross-functionally and to different levels of leadership, problem-solving skills with a sense of urgency.
  • Ability to operate efficiently and professionally under pressure
  • Proficient with Microsoft Office software with the ability to use Excel functions to analyze and produce conclusive results
  • Continuous improvement mindset

Preferred Qualifications

  • CCE or other credit certification
  • Business Warehouse experience
  • Systems strengths on Credit & Collection Software
  • Understanding of UCC’s and security documents and their use
  • International Letter of Credit and Documentary Collection standards
  • International Credit Laws



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