Group Credit & Collections Manager, Kohler Energy

Published
February 18, 2024
Location
Kohler

Description

roup Credit & Collections Manager, Kohler Energy Work Mode Onsite LocationOnsite at Kohler Energy, WIOpportunity The Group Credit & Collections Manager will play a crucial role in safeguarding our organization’s financial interests by effectively managing credit risk, overseeing the collections process, and ensuring the timely recovery of outstanding debts. This individual will be responsible for developing and implementing credit policies, leading a team of collections professionals, and collaborating cross-functionally to optimize cash flow and minimize bad debt exposure. Specific Responsibilities Assesses and analyzes creditworthiness of new and existing customers. Establishes and maintains credit limits and terms in accordance with company policies. Monitors and periodically reviews customer credit profiles to identify potential risks. Collaborates with sales and customer service teams to resolve credit-related issues. Leads a team of collections specialists to ensure the timely collection of outstanding invoices. Develops and implements effective collections strategies and processes. Resolves complex customer disputes and negotiates payment arrangements. Maintains accurate records of all collection activities. Develops and updates credit and collections policies and procedures in alignment with industry best practices. Ensures compliance with legal and regulatory requirements related to credit and collections. Prepares regular reports on key credit and collections metrics for senior management. Provides insights and recommendations to improve cash flow and reduce bad debt. Builds and maintains strong relationships with key customers. Collaborates with sales and customer service teams to address customer concerns and improve payment processes. Identifies opportunities for process improvement and efficiency gains within the credit and collections function. Drives initiatives to enhance the effectiveness of credit risk assessment and collections processes. Works directly with third party shared service group to ensure KPIs are being met in regard to receivables and collections. Skills/Requirements Bachelor's degree in finance, accounting, business, or a related field required, with a preference towards a master’s degree or relevant certifications such as the CCE or CFA. 10+ years of experience in credit and collections management. Strong knowledge of credit risk assessment, collections strategies, and financial analysis. Familiarity with relevant laws and regulations governing credit and collections. Proficiency in financial software and tools (e.g., ERP systems, Excel). Applicants must be authorized to work in the US without requiring sponsorship now or in the future. The salary range for this position is $81,050 - $102,400. The specific salary offered to a candidate may be influenced by a variety of factors including the candidate’s experience, their education, and the work location. Available benefits include medical, dental, vision & 401k. Why Work at Kohler Co.? Kohler Co.'s mission is to contribute to a higher level of gracious living for those who are touched by our products and services. We understand that it takes investment in our associates’ development to make that happen.So, we offer ongoing investment in each individual’s personal development and the opportunity to collaborate with others across functions and roles at Kohler. In addition to the investment in your development, Kohler offers a benefits package including a competitive salary, health, vision, dental, 401(k) with company matching, and more! *Important update for candidates applying to roles within Kohler Energy, including Power Systems, Engines, Home Energy, Kohler Uninterruptible Power, Clarke Energy, Curtis Instruments, and Heila Technologies. On November 6, Kohler Co. announced the strategic decision to establish Kohler Energy as a separate, independent business with Platinum Equity as the majority investment partner. Kohler will continue to stay invested in the Energy business following the closing and remains committed to supporting the acceleration of long-term growth strategies for both organizations. Talent and operational transition plans are underway, and Kohler Co. and Platinum Equity expect the agreement to close in the first half of 2024.Thank you for your interest in joining our growing team as we embark on the next phase of growth! About Us Beyond the competitive benefits and compensation, Kohler proudly offers a rich history, steeped in creativity and a commitment to our associates and communities.We invite you to learn more about our culture and company at www.kohlercompany.com. It is Kohler’s policy to recruit, hire, and promote qualified personnel in all job classifications without regard to race, creed, religion, age, sex, sexual orientation, gender identity or expression, marital status, national origin, disability or status as a protected veteran.If, as an individual with a disability, you need reasonable accommodation during the recruitment process, please contact kohlerjobs@kohler.com.Kohler Co. is an equal opportunity/affirmative action employer. We invite you to learn more about equal employment opportunity by reviewing the Federal EEO is the Law and the EEO is the Law Supplement

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