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Dallas, Texas - USD Full Time Posted: Sunday, 13 August 2017
 
 
We're a global company of thinkers, designers, and doers. Freeman partners with our clients to build a connection with their customers by creating brand experiences that are seamless, innovative, and immersive. From strategy, creative, and digital to logistics and event technology, our teams place the client at the center, helping them connect to people in meaningful and personal ways. What makes us unique is our collaborative culture, intuitive knowledge, global perspective, and personalized approach developed from our 90-year Legacy as an industry leader. Freeman connects people to a universe of opportunities that create a spark, build understanding, and inspire action.

SUMMARY

Direct and coordinate activities of workers engaged in conducting credit investigations and collecting delinquent accounts of customers. Identify and prevent credit risk and receivable related loss to the company. Lead assigned personnel to reach global objectives in quality and quantity improvements of the company's receivable balance. Design and implement efficient work processes. Improve utilization of technology and automation.

Supervisory:

. Supervise the activities of a group of associates within the credit and collections department. Lead assigned personnel (approx. 5-10 staff) to provide high quality service to external and internal customers in accordance with Freeman's service vision: "Do it right. First Time. Every Time."

. Hire, train, mentor, evaluate performance, and discipline as needed assigned staff and accomplish defined goals.

. Support the team with creative and service oriented problem resolution, professional and technical knowledge and guidance, long term planning and result oriented performance maintenance.

. Oversee the workload distribution, prioritization and solicitation for payment of overdue accounts.

. Raise the level of professional skill and knowledge within the department through staff training, motivation, performance evaluation, discipline, goal setting, tracking and accomplishment.

. Collaborate with and supervise personnel to retrieve and identify data for credit review.

Relationships:

. Establish and maintain mutually beneficial relationships with customers, company departments and vendors, management as well as sales personnel.

Credit and Collection:

. Approve bad debt write-off decisions up to $1,000.

. Authorize settlements up to $1,000 in invoice reduction.

. Lead the appropriate escalation of collection activities as required by business circumstances. Approve collection escalation to agency assignment up to $5,000 per case.

. Approve credit memos up to $500.

. Lead the collection of advance payments from major clients.

. Collaborate with credit analysts and manager to review and approve customers with credit lines up to $100K. Recommend credit lines in excess of $100K to the Director based on thorough credit review.

Miscellaneous:

. Coordinate collection effort with credit risk management objectives.

. Create reports and analysis as required.

. Other duties as assigned.

REQUIREMENTS

. Minimum 1 year of titled supervisory experience or two years of experience in a senior staff role with proven leadership responsibilities.

. Minimum five years credit and collection experience on commercial accounts, including two years on strategic corporate and association accounts.

. Credit decision experience in the business to business environment. Ability to analyze and interpret financial and credit decision related data.

. Minimum three years of involvement in escalated collection processes like agencies, law suits and bankruptcies.

. Proven verbal and written communication skills with all levels of customer contacts, sales personnel, colleges, vendors and lawyers. A high degree of diplomacy, detail orientation and accuracy are required in daily work and interaction.

. Knowledge of performance data calculations like DSO, DBT, loss ratio, past due percentages. Ability to calculate turnover and percentages. Thorough understanding of accounts receivable related information and co-relations with revenue and cash-flow.

. Proven experience in Microsoft Excel, Word,

. Working knowledge of Power Point, Adobe Acrobat

. College degree in accounting, finance or general business; may be substituted with successful track record of at least seven years directly related work experience, with a High School Diploma or GED

Preferred

. NACM professional designations desirable (CBA, CBF), but not mandatory

. At least five years experience with ERP systems like: SAP, Oracle, JD Edwards, Lawson, Peoplesoft or similar. SAP experience

Freeman is an equal opportunity employer and all qualified applicants will receive consideration for employment without regard to race, color, religion, sex, sexual orientation, gender identity, national origin, disability status, veteran status or any other protected status. Freeman will consider, for employment, qualified applicants with arrest and conviction records.

Equal Employment Opportunity Poster (English). (Espanol). Employee Polygraph Protection Act

The Uniformed Services Employment and Reemployment Rights Act. Pay Transparency Policy

In compliance with the Americans with Disabilities Act Amendment Act, if you have a disability and would like to request an accommodation in order to apply for a position with Freeman, please e-mail .

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Dallas, Texas, United States of America
Finance
USD
Freeman
Freeman
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8/13/2017 5:09:06 AM

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