Credit Analyst

PerkinElmer, Inc. Shelton, CT
Job TitleCredit Analyst

Location(s)Shelton

PerkinElmer is hiring!

Key Responsibilities:

* Conduct comprehensive credit reviews of prospective and existing customers by investigating and verifying the customer's financial status and position. Analyze bank and trade references, review D&B reports and analyze financial statement information to determine customers' ability to pay.

* Review/approve orders (within department guidelines) for established customers whose credit balance exceeds their credit limit.

* Establish and/or maintain customer account credit limits and manage special credit arrangements and/or deviations from standard payment terms.

* Monitor FSCM to keep information valid and updated in accordance with Sarbanes-Osley requirements.

* Attain established individual and department goals in the areas of DSO, orders released and on hold.

* Effectively communicates with sales personnel and other internal departments to drive process improvements and achieve targeted results.

* Telephone contact, delinquency correspondence, payment research and effectively communicating with customers to secure/negotiate payment while enhancing customer satisfaction.

* Prepare account reconciliation information for customers and generate delinquency correspondence as needed. Establish goals and metrics relative to individual & team performance.

* Will assume additional responsibilities as needed.

* As needed, trains technically supervises and assists less experienced staff.

* Available for all monthly/quarter close activities/calls. Overtime required.

Qualifications/Education/Technical Skills:

* Bachelors degree or other equivalent experience is required with 2-4 years experience in all phases of credit in a high volume, fast-paced environment.

* Exposure to and knowledge of the accounts receivable process.

* Able to read and interpret financial statements.

* Must have experience with Excel, Word, Powerpoint, FSCM and SAP.

* Strong oral and written communications skills. Must be driven to achieve results and function within a team environment.

* Highly organized with outstanding follow-up skills.

* Working knowledge of laws relating to bankruptcy and UCC filings.

PerkinElmer is committed to creating a diverse environment and is proud to be an equal opportunity employer. All qualified applicants will receive consideration for employment without regard to race, color, religion, gender, gender identity or expression, sexual orientation, national origin, genetics, disability status, age, or veteran status or any other characteristics protected by applicable law. PerkinElmer is committed to a culturally diverse workforce.