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Senior Credit Portfolio Manager

Location: Irving, Texas
Job # 10921168
Date Posted: 05-02-2018
Our client, a leading construction materials company, is centralizing its Credit Services Group to a SSC located at the corporate headquarters in Irving, Texas and seeks to add several management level positions including a Senior Credit Portfolio Manager.  The position of Senior Credit Portfolio Manager  – SSC Credit Services will be responsible for delivering outstanding performance focusing on days sales outstanding (DSO) for an Accounts Receivable (AR) portfolio with a value between $50 million and $250 of annual revenue. Primary responsibilities include determining and maintaining credit worthiness of new/existing customers, DSO improvement through the application of disciplined credit procedures, establishing & maintaining effective relationships with key external and internal customers, and minimizing bad debts.

This opportunity is perfect for the credit portfolio management professional with a manufacturing/industrial background looking to grow their career with an industry leader. . You will experience the opportunity to work alongside a tenured and knowledgeable team.
What you’ll get to do:
  • Manage the accounts receivable assets of respective area of responsibility with a focus on the following:
  • Minimize the DSO metric by developing and maintaining diligent credit worthiness processes and an effective, disciplined A/R collection framework. Establish and enforce credit terms for all customers.
  • Secure and enforce compliance with the appropriate state bond and lien statutes.
  • Develop expertise in the U.S. Bankruptcy Codes as well as the Uniform Commercial Code. Monitor federal, state and provincial legislation pertinent to credit and/or collection laws, bonding issues and lien statutes.
  • Develop effective relationships with all relevant internal customers. Provide pertinent value-added information and instruction on a timely basis to Sales and Management.
  • Understand and provide solutions to balance the goal of maximizing sales while minimizing credit risk. Cultivate and maintain enduring relationships with external customers to enhance customer retention. Where open account sales are not appropriate, develop alternative methods to sell marginally qualified customers on risk mitigating credit terms.
  • Minimize bad debt write-offs.
  • Work closely with the Litigations and Disputes team to provide effective solutions in managing difficult customer relationships with active accounts. Ensure that litigation files are communicated to the Litigation team on a timely basis to maximize potential recovery. Accumulate and retain all data and evidence necessary to allow successful prosecution.
Who we are looking for:
  • 8 to 10 years of functional experience in Accounts Receivable/Credit
  • Bachelors Degree or equivalent work experience
  • Credit Business Associate (CBA) designation preferred
  • 20%-30% travel is required
  • Possess excellent communication skills, with demonstrable ability in all facets (verbal, presentation and writing)
  • Possess experience with Enterprise Resource Planning (ERP) and Microsoft Office
  • Direct industry experience a plus
  • Experience with multiple ERP solutions will require knowledge of each.
  • Knowledgeable in  lien and bonding laws requiring constant updates in continuing education
  • Ability to manage in potential difficult economic conditions 
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