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Credit Analyst

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Date: Apr 13, 2021

Location: Spartanburg, SC, US

Company: Milliken and Company

Headquartered in Spartanburg, South Carolina, Milliken & Company is a global, innovative, industrial diversified manufacturing company that has been exploring, discovering, and creating ways to enhance people’s lives since 1865. With expertise across a breadth of disciplines including specialty chemical, floor covering, and performance materials, the company works around the world every day to add true value to people’s lives, improve health and safety, and help make our world more sustainable. Milliken has long led the way for "knowledge-based" investment, employing over 100 PhDs, and has accumulated over 2,200 U.S. patents – and more than 5,000 patents worldwide. Milliken is widely acknowledged as an international leader in research technology, innovation, and customer service. With over 35 manufacturing facilities located in the U.S., U.K., Belgium, France, China, India, Mexico, and Australia, and other sales and service operations throughout the Americas, Europe and Asia, Milliken's more than 7,000 associates work to deliver innovations that do good for the world, create new experiences, and build for the future.

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POSITION OVERVIEW

Candidate will effectively gather, analyze, and assimilate credit information resulting in the formation of a credit recommendation based upon all obtained facts and data. Tasks will include contacting Presidents, CFOs, Treasurers, and other financial representatives and conducting financial conversations. This will include requesting financial statements, negotiating various types of credit arrangements and requiring adherence to such arrangements. The individual will be responsible for appropriate and timely follow up on past due obligations, and to research various disputes and claims to ensure quick resolution of outstanding invoices.

 

All communication will be conducted via telephone, e-mail, written letters and internal department credit file memos.  Information gathering will also include contacting prospective and existing customers’ bank and trade references to verify past and current performance as well as existing credit arrangements.  The analysis of financial statements will require the individual to be fully versed in various financial ratios and their meaning, and familiarity with accounting terms and procedures.

 

QUALIFICATIONS - REQUIRED

  • 4 year degree from an accredited College or University; Finance or similar focus preferred
  • Ability to work independently while being a team player  
  • Ability to work in a fast paced professional business environment and meet daily, weekly, and monthly quality and productivity requirements
  • PC skills including a proficiency in Microsoft Excel and Microsoft Word
  • Excellent math and financial analytical skills
  • Excellent written and verbal communication skills, effective telephone techniques and the ability to be firm, direct, and concise, while maintaining a professional manner at all times
  • Ability to display high levels of initiative, motivation, flexibility and creativity to devise methods of attaining productivity standards
  • Must be results-oriented and persistent when faced with obstacles
  • Ability and skills to effectively deal with distressed customers, and third parties while remaining professional at all times
  • Strong work ethic (example: attendance, dependability, etc.)

 

QUALIFICATIONS - PREFERRED

  • Previous credit and collections experience
  • Banking experience 
  • Knowledge of SAP
  • General knowledge of the Fair Debt Collection Practices Act (FDCPA)

Milliken & Company is an equal opportunity employer.  All qualified applicants will receive consideration for employment without regard to race, religion, color, national origin, sex, sexual orientation, gender identity, age, status as a protected veteran, or status as a qualified individual with a disability.