DuPont Credit Analyst in Principality of Asturias, Spain

Credit Analyst (Job Number: ACC00001541)

Description

The Credit Analyst will have several main task areas which require a full understanding of the sales to cash flow of the business and country she/ he is in charge of: monitors performance of portfolio assigned, anticipates potential issues, keeps marketing organization aware of potential problems with customers, recommends & implement course of remedial action and improvement programs which drives cash flow/ DSO performance of portfolio assigned, develops and maintains good relationships externally and internally in the interest of the ongoing and future business.

JOB DESCRIPTION (functional responsibilities):

  • To full execute the DOA

  • To ensure full understanding and compliance of the GCP

  • To be compliant and execute the Internal control KCAs

  • To understand the Business: nature, growth, strategy to achieve that growth, type of customers, country specifics, products, seasonality, sales organization structure, global credit organization. Know the warehouse cut-off times, lead time from the moment order is placed till the material should be released (the latest)

  • To provide the required input to the Credit Specialist in preparation of the Cash Calls following the standard report and participate if required

  • To be the key contact for the business/customers interactions for the portfolio assigned.

  • To be responsible for the portfolio assigned from the entire Credit Cash collection process (mainly "C" customers)

  • To identify improvement opportunities, share them with the Credit Specialist.

  • To actively participate in the regular meetings with the Credit Specialist

  • To understand the accounts assigned in High Risk countries and take necessary actions to control the risk, in coordination with the Credit Specialist

  • To respond to Customer Queries

  • To be responsible for Order Releases

  • To set up and execute Get Paid Strategies and Risk Categories of the portfolio assigned

  • To provide input of customer level details to Order Hold Metrics report and take the required actions to eliminate unnecessary order holds

  • To perform daily activities in Get Paid System

  • To allow/ collect Unearned Discounts as appropriate within DOA

  • To ensure fluent and adequate communication channels are in place with the rest of Credit roles, CSR and Sales organization

  • To provide input of customer level details to Collection Effectiveness Files for sharing with Business to drive improvement in customer Past Due performance

  • To be responsible for doubtful accounts assigned as per GCP and process

Major Challenges:

  • Day-by-day working to achieve daily processing objectives

  • To develop and maintain good relationships externally with customer's financial organization, in the interest of the ongoing and future business, and internally with key persons such as Customer service, Sales/ Marketing and AR team

  • To know and implement a series of operating procedures that demand attention to detail under pressure conditions

  • Proactive identification and independent resolution of financial/accounting matters within the team

Freedom to act:

  • Freedom to act within the limits of defined policies and best practices

Key Contacts:

  • Ongoing dialogue with the team members and the Credit Center Leader

  • Facilitate interactions with internal /external customers and third parties (Customers/ Credit Managers/ Customer Service/ Sales/ AR Team/ Legal)

Work Environment:

  • Day-by-day pressure to meet daily processing objectives for the team vs. the individual

  • Continuous training mode both for recycling as well as for application of new operating procedures

Qualifications

Knowledge & experience:

  • Solid knowledge of accounting principles.

  • Minimum of 2 years finance, accounting experience, customer service, sales.

  • Previous experience in the Credit area is desirable.

  • Business proficiency in English is a must and any other European Language is required. PC skills: demonstrated ability to work with email programs and MS Office tools.

  • Computer literate and experience working with dSAP, GetPaid, BW

Skills & attributes:

  • Excellent communication and interpersonal skills

  • Customer focus

  • High Motivation

  • Initiative

  • Positive Attitude

  • Problem solving attitude

  • Strong Team worker

  • Ability to prioritize

  • Flexibility

  • Ability to work under pressure

Primary Location: EMEA-Spain-Principality of Asturias-Asturias

Organization: Corporate

Schedule: Full-time

Education Level: Bachelor's Degree (±16 years)

Employee Status: Regular

Job Type: Experienced

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