We are looking for a detail-oriented individual with a minimum of 3 years of Credit and Accounts Receivable experience. The Credit Analyst makes independent decisions while negotiating with customers in a manner that supports company goals while mitigating risk.
This position is designed to manage an extensive portfolio of customers. The ideal candidate displays a positive and proactive attitude, with the ability to prioritize and multitask. The candidate must have excellent written and verbal communication skills that will be utilized to establish and maintain relationships with customers and within multiple departments of our organization. This position offers an opportunity to work in a fast-paced, growth-focused culture, and a competitive compensation and benefits package.
Responsible for reviewing and processing customer requests for credit, including contacting banks, credit/trade references, sales team, and others to obtain information
Make timely credit decisions within your approved authority limit
Interact with sales and/or local management to communicate credit decisions
Ensure timely review of new customers and continuous periodic reviews of existing customers
Set up and maintain customer master data
Maintain complete and accurate credit files for all accounts
Establish and maintain solid customer relationships by resolving their credit issues as appropriate
Monitor accounts receivable portfolio
Generate A/R aging reports to analyze and determine which accounts to aggressively pursue collection activities while maintaining positive customer relations
Prepare accurate credit related reports for management
Maintain exemption certificates for audit
Coordinate with Credit Manager when turning accounts over to a collection agency or attorney, which includes having the backup documentation as needed
Other duties as assigned
Bachelor’s degree desired, comparable experience will be considered
Must have a minimum of 3 years of experience in credit & collections
Must be detail oriented and highly organized
Ability to multi-task and effectively work independently as well as in a team environment
Strong written and oral communication skills
Professional and discreet demeanor
Proficiency in Microsoft Office
We are an equal opportunity employer, and all qualified applicants will receive consideration for employment without regard to grounds protected by law including race, national or ethnic origin, color, religion, age, sex, sexual orientation, gender identity or expression, marital status, family status, genetic characteristics, and disability. Please no solicitation by recruiting agencies.
Job Type: Full-time
Employee assistance program
Paid time off
Monday to Friday
Supplemental pay types:
Ability to commute/relocate:
Fort Worth, TX 76131: Reliably commute or planning to relocate before starting work (Required)
Norton Metals began in the steel industry in 1952 and is an established major steel supplier in the Dallas-Fort Worth area. We specialize in distributing steel and aluminum products. The Company's product categories include carbon steel, stainless steel, and aluminum. In addition, the Company offers material types in various shapes and grades of structural and architectural steel, as well as other materials, such as sheets, plates, coils, expanded metal, merchant and long bar products, alloys, and tubing.
Formed in 1974, the Independent Bankers Association of Texas (IBAT) represents Texas community banks. The Austin-based group is the largest state community banking organization in the nation, with membership comprised of more than 2,000 banks and branches in 700 Texas communities. Providing safe and responsible financial services to all Texans, IBAT member bank assets range in size from $21 million to $31 billion with combined assets statewide of nearly $193 billion. IBAT member banks are committed to supporting and investing in their local communities.