Credit Coordinator in Tempe, AZ at Sears Holdings Corporation

Date Posted: 7/25/2018

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    9025 South Kyrene Road
    Tempe, AZ
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Job Description

Req/Job ID: 943443BR
Employing Entity: Sears Holdings Management Corporation
Employment Category: Regular, Full-time
Job Function: Credit/Financial Services
Store ID: 05861: STW Tempe Showroom


The Credit Coordinator is responsible for the daily support of accounts receivable duties.

  • Conducts credit investigation for new credit applications; includes running credit reports for three credit bureaus, obtaining bank and trade references, and researching lawsuits and licensing
  • Ensures appropriate credit approval of all sales orders prior to shipment by taking actions such as verifying purchase orders, calculating balances due, reviewing over limit amounts, review financing paperwork, etc.; Works closely with Order Management and management teams to resolve issues that prevent release of orders for shipment
  • Reviews new contracts for billing requirements and to ensure customers meet credit criteria and have appropriate credit limits to fulfill each contract based on shipping volumes and schedules; Bills net invoices based on each customer's individual billing requirements
  • Provides customer account reconciliations as requested; Provides proper coding and posting detail for daily deposits; Reviews, approves, and processes customer refund requests
  • Researches aged receivable balances, including outstanding credit balances
  • Maintains customer account setup; includes identifying and closing inactive accounts; Process Monthly statements
  • Performs daily netting of prepaid invoicing to customer deposits; Assists customers with invoice copies, billing questions, disputes, backcharges, etc.
  • Files preliminary lien notices and notices to owners; Completes customer lien waivers, provides certificates of insurance, W-9 forms and other documentation per customer requests
  • Assists collectors with collection of special billing accounts; Submits and follows up with customers on disputes
  • Backs up daily bank deposits preparations
  • Reviews, processes, and maintains resale certificates per varying state requirements
  • Performs other duties as assigned

Job Requirements

  • High school diploma or equivalent
  • 1-2 years of related experience
  • 18 years of age or older
  • Knowledge of JD Edwards software
  • Prior experience working within Building industry
  • Associates degree in accounting and/or five+ years of relevant experience
  • Competency in Microsoft Excel, Outlook, and Word
  • Strong verbal and written communication skills