AR Credit Analyst

Irvine, CA California
Required Experience: 0 year(s)
Employment Type: Full-Time
Salary Range: Not available
Posted 3 days ago
Job Description
AR/Credit Analyst
Shimano North America Holding, Inc. is a global company offering the world’s sporting community with top labels and brands including Shimano, Pearl Izumi, G. Loomis, Power Pro and Innovative Textiles, Inc. (ITI).  We are seeking an AR/Credit Analyst to join our Irvine, CA team !
We are proud of our staff; diverse in talent, interests and backgrounds. Job seekers can find unique, one of a kind job opportunities in our fishing and cycling divisions, including national and regional sales, marketing, retail services and distribution. We offer an exceptional array of employee benefits and we are proud of a workforce that takes advantage of the health and wellness benefits we offer. Those that seek opportunities with employers that focus on reducing negative impacts on the environment need look no further than SHIMANO NORTH AMERICA. Our company is an ISO14001 certified business where environmental compliance and continual improvements are part of our business philosophy and operations.  If you feel you can bring talent, innovation and enthusiasm to our workforce then please consider the opportunities we have available.
Job Summary:
AR/Credit Analyst contributes to the effective and efficient operations of Shimano North America’s AR/Credit Department through on-time cash collections, cash posting and deduction management.  The AR/Credit Analyst is well-organized, observant, self-starter, managing a variety of projects simultaneously with little oversight, excellent communication and follow-through skills.  The AR/Credit Analyst is ready and eager to lend a hand and help customers and peers with whatever challenges they face, without losing sight of ones projects & deadlines.
Essential Duties/Responsibilities:
AR/Credit Collections:
Focus on achieving and exceeding monthly collection KPI goals of 90% current and no more than 4% >30 days delinquent in addition to A level Scorecard results.
All cash must be posted correctly on the day received.  Cash posting must be reconciled daily. 
Achieve monthly > 30 day delinquent total percent below previous year’s percent.
Must know the breakout of total dollars > 30 on payment plans vs. total dollars in deductions.
Must have a command of all chargebacks w/ in their portfolio by CB type and status of resolution.
Drive for acceptance and implementation of a customer focused, sales oriented approach in all customer interactions.
Implement practice of consistent, quality information flow to sales and development strong rep relationships.
Deduction Management / Chargeback Resolution:
Provide expertise in portfolio’s accounts "Program deals" and deduction patterns.
All customer deductions are to be identified as valid or invalid within 30 days of deductions.  If valid, deduction is expected to be cleared with a credit within 30 days.  If invalid, deduction is expected to be disputed within 30 days. 
Concise payback status updates are required monthly to Corp Credit Manager and Sales. 
Must have one central storage location for all "hard copy" (and a second soft cop location) Shimano Contractual agreements for Coop, Warranty and Over & Above money for accounts within portfolio
Responsible for the maintenance of the chargeback report and processing of all quarterly earnings for coop and warranty.  Quarterly credits must be issued by the 8th business day. 
Look for methods to reduce "Non-Program" deductions such as pricing, shortages and vendor violations. 
Accountable for all ME portfolio reporting of KPI's and Scorecard objectives. 
Proactive reporting to sales providing advanced collections information that may have a +/- effect on accounts withheld orders and problem accounts. 
Process all quarterly Coop, Warranty, Credit Balances and Chargeback report. 
Regularly meet with Sales Management & Reps to discuss important open issues and prevent future unnecessary deductions or collection delays. 
Attend Riemer meetings as requested.
Time management is crucial.  Deadlines and Commitments must be routinely achieved. 
Flexible and adapt processes & deadlines to be in line with the business needs. 
Ready and eager to lend a hand and help customers and peers with whatever challenges they face, without losing sight of ones projects & deadlines.
Job Qualifications:
Strong proficiency in Microsoft applications, i.e., Excel, Word and Power Point
Knowledge of AS400.
Financial statement analysis, credit evaluations, and collection skills
Excellent verbal, written, analytical skills and follow through skills required.
Must have deduction management experience.
Well-organized, observant, self-starter, managing a variety of projects simultaneously with little oversight.
BA, BS preferred but 10+ years’ experience in credit and collections acceptable.
NOTE:  This job description is not intended to be an exhaustive list of all duties, responsibilities, or qualification associated with the job.
Shimano North America  is an equal opportunity employer and will not discriminate against any employee or applicant on the basis of age, color, disability, gender, national origin, race, religion, sexual orientation, veteran status or any classification protected by federal, state, or local law.