• Collections / Accounts Receivables

    Smead Manufacturing Company
    Job Description
    Position: Collection / Accounts Receivable Specialist
    Job Type: Full-Time / Non-Exempt
    Location: Hastings, MN                                  

    A world-leading provider of solutions for efficient document management, Smead is a woman-owned company well-known for its high quality, environmentally responsible products and innovative organizational systems. For more than a century, Smead has been committed to one purpose: Keeping You Organized.
    To be our customer's choice for quality and innovative document management solutions provided by a talented workforce committed to excellence. To learn more about Smead, please visit: www.smead.com
    We are looking for a committed Collection / Accounts Receivable Specialist that is organized and detailed oriented. The Collection / Accounts Receivable Specialist is responsible to protect the company’s investments in receivables by effective collection of past due receivables and by the approval and decline of customer’s orders in accordance with established policies, practices and procedures. To perform the duties in such a manner that results in maximum sales, prompt conversion of receivables to cash and minimal risk to the company.

    General Responsibilities
    • Monitor, update and maintain customer receivables to identify items for resolution.  Review information to determine customer/order hold status.
    • Request, retrieve, prepare and forward documentation, such as, proof of delivery and invoices.  Review the information to insure completeness.
    • Contact customer requesting reason for non-payment of past due items.  If needed, obtain backup from branch documenting these items. Review documentation and send to customer.  Perform follow up with customer to ensure commitments are honored. Respond to all credit inquiries.  Advise Credit Manager of those customers that may need adjustments to their terms or credit limit.
    • Associates Degree in Business or Accounting (or equivalent work experience)
    • One or more years of credit and collections experience.
    • Excellent written and verbal skills
    • Strong knowledge of spreadsheets
    • Experience with PeopleSoft, Macola, NetSuite and Microsoft Office (Preferred)

    COVID-19 Precaution(s):
    • Personal protective equipment provided or required
    • Social distancing guidelines in place
    • Sanitizing, disinfecting or cleaning procedures in place
    If you are interested and qualified for this opportunity, please send your resume in confidence to us. We look forward to hearing from you!  Apply directly online @ www.smead.com/careers

    No relocation provided. No Agencies. EOE - As an Equal Opportunity Employer all qualified applicants will receive consideration for employment without regard to race, color, religion, sex, national origin, or protected veteran status and will not be discriminated against on the basis of disability.

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