Electro Rent Corporation

  • Credit Specialist

    ID
    2018-1219
    Location
    Los Angeles, CA Area
  • Overview

    We are actively seeking a Credit Specialist.  The role is responsible for the effective management of the credit function to ensure Company policies, guidelines and strategies are followed, while balancing the desire to be responsive to the customer needs and expectations.  This position is accountable for the entire credit granting process, which includes the consistent application of a credit policy, the periodic credit reviews of existing customers, the creditworthiness assessment of potential customers, and the determination of the credit risk for accounts falling outside the normal credit guidelines.  

    Additionally, this is a very hands-on role within a lean team and organization.  The position is expected to build solid working relationships between internal/external customers and continuously improve internal credit processes to incorporate best practices and technical solutions. With the goal of optimizing the mix of company sales and uncollectible debt losses, the Credit Specialist will execute the credit policy and processes in accordance with guidelines established from the executive management and in partnership with other departments, such as sales, operations and customer service.  Having the ability to drive automation, directly implement change, and solve problems will be important in this role.

    Responsibilities

    • Determines credit worthiness of new or existing customers
    • Analyzes and assesses credit and collection issues falling outside Company policies and guidelines and determines course of action for resolution
    • Reviews orders to ensure timely fulfillment of customer orders and service expectations
    • Develops effective relationships with internal and external customers to understand their process, key players and how to work efficiently within their system for managing the credit risk exposure
    • Performs other duties as assigned, including those of assigned staff

    Qualifications

    • Three (3) years within the credit/collections field; or equivalent experience
    • Certified credit professional accreditation is a plus (CCE, CBA, CBF, CCRA, CICP, CCP)
    • Proven ability and understanding of effective credit risk analysis
    • Must be able to communicate clearly and concisely both orally and in writing Proficient in Microsoft Office and technology applications experience
    • Strong analytical, organizational and time management skills are required
    • Ability to work in a team environment in making business decisions and implementing process

    Electro Rent is the largest, most comprehensive test equipment services provider for market-leading customers around the world. We are focused on delivering outstanding service for customers across a broad range of industries including Aerospace/Defense, Telecommunications, Mobile/Computing, Power & Industrial, Automotive, Medical, Education, New Space, Data Products Rental and more. With $1.1 billion of inventory, immediate shipping to over 100 countries, and a world-class accredited calibration and repair lab, our team of experts solve tough technical and financial challenges related to testing. EOE

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