FIN - 0421

On behalf of our customer, we are looking for a

Credit & Collections Analyst

Based in the Industrial Area of Thessaloniki (Sindos) | Position Code: FIN - 0421

About the company and the position

Our client is a multinational commercial company, focused on the petrochemicals and polymers industry. The company’s head office is in the USA, with European headquarters in the Netherlands. The position is based at the Greek head office in Thessaloniki (Sindos Industrial area).

The position manages tight deadlines and provides a critical support role to the Credit Department including customer financial and credit analysis, credit file maintenance, credit line recommendations/approvals, collection of past due accounts, daily order release activities, and maintenance of appropriate credit insurance coverage, other reporting and projects as assigned.

Qualifications & Competencies

  • Bachelor’s degree in finance, accounting, or related field

  • 1-5 years in a credit risk or finance related role, with commodities experience a plus

  • Experience dealing with Trade Credit Insurance companies is a plus

  • Fluent in English and Greek, other European languages will be considered a plus

  • Strong collaboration and communication skills

  • Ability to multitask and meet established deadlines in a fast-paced environment

  • Proficiency in Microsoft Office (Excel, PowerPoint, and Word)

  • Experience with SAP or other ERP systems

Key Duties & Responsibilities

  • Spreading and analysis of financial statements in the company’s credit scoring model for new and existing customers to support the Credit Managers in assessing appropriate credit limits in support of sales initiatives (including approvals within position approval authority)

  • Maintain credit files in accordance with policy reflecting support for credit decisions, required information to comply with applicable audit and trade credit insurer claim requirements

  • Resolving collections issues by examining customer payment history, credit lines and coordinating customer contact with sales staff and Credit Manager in the region as required

  • Maintain positive working relationships with sales and support functions

  • Represent the company professionally at all times when dealing with external parties

  • Timely and proactive handling of daily order releases using common sense decision making weighing risk management with the need to ship orders on a timely basis

  • Production of accounts receivable reporting, collection status, bad debt provision, and other requested management reports within required deadlines

  • Coordination of administrative activities for the group’s trade credit insurance policies including managing the claim filing process internally

Additional Information

  • The role reports directly to the Senior Credit and Collections Manager EMEA

  • The company offers a competitive salary according to experience and qualification

  • Occasional travel within Europe may be required

  • This is a role with exceptional growth potential in a fast-moving and developing company

Att: Mr. Theodoros Panagiotopoulos - LinkedIn

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