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Energizer Credit Representative in St. Louis, Missouri

This is Energizer

Energizer Holdings is leading the charge to connect our brands, our people and the products we offer to the world more than anyone else. Together, we're creating a game plan for the future – one that defines where and how we'll play, and what it takes to win.

Our colleagues hail from all backgrounds, nationalities and walks of life, but our shared values and passion for winning make us one team. Whatever your specialty, you'll find that excelling at Energizer Holdings provides opportunities to grow in ways you never expected.

Position Summary

This position is responsible for collections, order management and credit review for US accounts.  Utilizing customer contact and the SAP system to monitor and reduce delinquent items, this role will maintain credit term standards and enforce collection policy.  Customer financial knowledge and relationship with their account contacts are critical to success in the credit team roles.

Accountabilities

  • Utilize system and manually generated reports to pursue customer delinquencies

  • Manages customer order blocks via SAP and customer collection calls

  • Financial statement analysis to reduce, increase or maintain customer credit limits

  • Reports on customers that may need escalation to obtain payment, including withdrawal of open credit terms

  • Daily interaction with sales teams and supply chain colleagues on order, invoice and product return issues

  • Reports to Sr Credit Manager but works closely with other credit analysts and cash & deduction team members

Specific Accountabilities

  • Maintain departmental standards for past dues, bad debts and dispute management

  • Will have a designated customer portfolio but will also backup other credit team members as needed

  • Monthly and quarterly reviews and research of open items, unapplied cash and billbacks that need resolution

  • Relationship management & knowledge of customer payment practices to improve DSO or payment frequency

Required Skills and Experience

  • Five or more years in a commercial credit and collection position is preferred

  • BS in Business, Accounting, or relevant degree; or equivalent credit experience

  • MS Office proficiency is required, advanced Excel skills are also preferred

  • Larger AR balances or corporate revenue transnational experience is preferred

Preferred Skills and Experience

  • Prior SAP experience is preferred or at least, any larger platform exposure (Great Plains, Oracle, JDE)

  • Ability to work with multiple internal and external customers on a daily basis

  • Prior exposure to commercial bankruptcy laws or customer negotiation experience is preferred

Working Relationships & Environment

Working Relationships

  • Daily contact with designated portfolio of customers and credit reporting agencies are the main external contacts. Internally, frequent communication with cash analysts, supply chain, commercial and broker reps, deduction team and IT as required.

  • Communication and sharing of information with the Sr Credit Manager and other credit analysts regarding account situations is a regular occurrence in this role.

Work Environment

  • Travel Requirements – None.

An Offer to Grow On

Energizer offers a competitive compensation package which includes medical and retirement savings coverage, paid holidays. Energizer is an equal opportunity employer, and we prohibit discrimination based on age, color, disability, marital or parental status, national origin, race, religion, sex, sexual orientation, gender identity or any other legally protected status in accordance with applicable federal, state and local laws.

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