Safway Services, a BrandSafway Company, is hiring for a Branch Credit, Collections, & Contract Administrator in Laurel, MD. The Branch Credit, Collections, & Contract Administrator works under the general supervision of the Office Manager with direction and support provided by the assigned Corporate Credit and Collections Administrator in providing:
Timely collection of accounts receivable
Minimization of bad debt losses
Protection of lien & bond rights
Timely and accurate cash application
Resolution of customer disputes.
Review and execution of Contracts (when assigned)
DESCRIPTION OF ESSENTIAL DUTIES:
Maintain the Branch Accounts Receivable (AR) file providing timely collection of accounts receivable.
Coordinate with Administrator in developing effective, efficient collection procedures.
File bond and lien claims and any third party collection/legal actions against Branch bad debt accounts with assistance from Administrator.
Create month end reports for the Branch Accounting Department, as required. Includes assisting accounting in locating discrepancies in reconciliation.
Coordinate with Administrator in credit review and approvals for the Branch.
Review and assist with write-offs.
Assure that cash is applied both timely and accurately within two (2) days of receipt.
Review customer credit balances and determine resolution.
Review and analyze Contracts and Change Orders, when assigned; ensure direct communication is maintained with Office Manager, Branch Manager, and Corporate Legal.
DESCRIPTION OF NONESSENTIAL DUTIES:
Coordinate collection efforts with other Safway Branches who sell to same customer or establish a line of credit with the same customer.
Share credit information with other Safway Branches who sell to same customer.
Advise Branch Sales Department on client collection efforts and credit lines.
Develop customer sales analysis for various sales managers, branch managers, upper management, marketing, and auditors.
Answer requests pertaining to credit information when given as a credit reference.
An unbridled enthusiasm for Credit and Collections.
High school diploma. A bachelor's degree, in business, finance or accounting is preferred.
5-7 years of credit and collection experience.
Ability to operate a personal computer and MS Office software including Excel, various collection related websites and the AS400 account receivable system.
Ability to comprehend legal documents such as waivers of lien and subcontract agreements.
Ability to work independently and resolve problems in a timely manner.
BrandSafway is an equal opportunity employer and considers candidates regardless of race, color, religion, sex, sexual orientation, gender identity, national origin, disability or veteran status. BrandSafway is also an E-Verify participant.
Safway is an equal opportunity employer and considers candidates regardless of race, color, religion, sex, sexual orientation, gender identity, national origin, disability or veteran status. Safway is also an E-Verify participant.