Credit Specialist Tempe in Tempe, AZ at Sears Holdings Corporation

Date Posted: 6/12/2018

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    9025 South Kyrene Road
    Tempe, AZ
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Job Description

Req/Job ID: 926015BR
Employing Entity: Sears Holdings Management Corporation
Employment Category: Regular, Full-time
Job Function: Credit/Financial Services
Store ID: 05861: STW Tempe Showroom

The Credit Specialist is responsible for the daily administration of the ABD business credit and accounts receivable functions. This position focuses on the Consignment Program Administration, Accounts Receivable Contract Management, and Collections and Bad Debt Reserve Calculations.

Job Requirements

Oversees and assists in completion of consignment process, documents, approval, and bailment agreements for new consignment shipments; Reviews annual physical inventory of consignment locations, assisting management and sales with proper completion of new agreements prior to shipment; Coordinates annual review with business Operations Directors for agreement rescind or renewal decisions Reviews new contracts to ensure customers meet credit criteria and have been approved for appropriate limits to fulfill each contract based on shipping volumes and schedules; Reconciles contract versus system billing and assist order management and sales in identifying variancesCreates Schedules of Value for projects that require AIA billing. Works with sales to calculate contract values per unit, floor, etc. per customer requirements and balance to total contract value; Prepares monthly AIA applications for payment and payment schedules based on builder requirements and deadlines. Provides appropriate lien releases, invoicing detail, insurance certificates, and other documents as requested by contractors and owners; Files Notice to Owners and preliminary lien notices based on state requirements to ensure lien rights on projectsPrepares monthly bad debt reserve calculation for Pay When Paid projects according to ABD policyProvides detail on any past due project billing for monthly accounts receivable review; Collects payments based on contractor payment schedules and billing submittal cutoffs; Works with Builder Account Manager, Field Accounting Lead, and Director of Operations to communicate any past due amounts and issues that could impact paymentProvides support to Credit Underwriting Controller for special projects and other duties as neededAssists/back-ups accounts receivable team with credit approval, non-project invoicing, customer service, customer reconciliations, review and processing of refunds, etc.; Assists with credit application processing as neededPerforms other duties as assignedHS Graduate or Equivalent 3-4 YearsNoNoNone18+Competency in Microsoft Excel, Outlook, and WordStrong verbal and written communication skillsAssociates degree in accounting and/or five+ years of relevant experienceKnowledge of JD Edwards softwarePrior experience working in Building industry and in preparation of AIA format billing and Schedule of Values preparation