Salary Mid-Point: $50,000
Location: Bethel Park PA
Job Type: Permanent
IFG-Pittsburgh is actively recruiting a Collections Analyst responsible for collecting their assigned portfolio of accounts, working closely with the outsourced collection and cash application teams as well as working closely with Company sales teams. This role will assess the credit worthiness of new and existing customers. You will work to ensure that bad debt is minimized and DSO is maintained to company levels for your portfolio.

Responsibilities of the Collections Analyst
  • Evaluate and recommend credit limits based on analysis of financial statements, trade and bank references, credit reports and various other information sources
  • Complete formal credit reviews for approval by management
  • Monitor customer exposures and outstanding balances
  • Perform collection of past due balances that have been escalated to you by the outsourced collection team
  • Maintain customer credit files and SAP credit limits
  • Resolve invoicing problems that are preventing customers from paying in a timely manner
  • Determine when accounts should be put on credit hold or be sent to a collection agency
  • Analyze and set up new accounts in the system
  • Minimize bad debt risk; maximize accounts receivable collection
  • Participate in process improvement projects
  • Provide customer service and develop relationships with internal/external customers and suppliers

Qualifications of the Collections Analyst
 
  • Bachelor's Degree in a business or finance field preferred but not required
  • 2+ years of credit, collection or financial analysis experience preferred
  • Proficiency in Excel, including the ability to work with macros, VLOOKUP s and Pivot tables
  • Ability to work in a team environment, and possess professional communication skills is required
  • Ability to think logically and must have strong reasoning and decision making skills
  • Kind and courteous manner in dealing with customers and co-workers
  • NACM Certification a plus
If you are qualified and interested in this opportunity, please contact your IFG Partner, or call us at 412-539-1434 x230 for more details and confidential consideration. Additional opportunities can be viewed at www.IFG-Global.com

ABOUT IFG

IFG is a specialized firm focused on Finance, Accounting, Audit and Tax recruiting and staffing since 2005. We understand that our clients require qualified, experienced professionals for permanent/full-time opportunities, as well as, staffing for the execution of "just-in-time", short term special projects and interim/transitional staffing challenges. We place tremendous value on understanding the unique strengths and desires of the professionals we partner with and the specific needs and requirements of our clients who have trusted us with their human capital recruiting.