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Credit and Collections Director - Atlanta, GA

Atlanta, GA, US, 30328

Infrastructure Admin

 

 

Job ID:  207783

Exempt

 

Oldcastle Infrastructure, a CRH company, is the leading manufacturer of precast concrete, polymer concrete, and plastic products in the United States. Our products range from utility vaults, reinforced concrete pipe, catch basins, drainage and septic tanks, to retaining walls, storm shelters, wall panels, concrete barriers, a variety of prestressed concrete products and more.   With more than 80 locations nationwide and 3,000 plus employees, Oldcastle Infrastructure is committed to upholding core values of reliability, quality, and service in cutting edge ways.

 

Summary

 

The Director of Credit & Collections is responsible for oversight of the Credit & Collections department which includes credit management, cash applications, billing administration, and collections.  The ideal candidate has a continuous improvement mindset and is a self-starter with tangible experience improving and maturing credit & collections policies, performance standards, and processes.  He / she can quickly build collaborative relationships with key stakeholders across operations, sales, and finance teams needed to deliver Credit & Collections policy and process changes.

 

Essential Duties

 

  • Manage, coach, and grow, a team of approximately 22 credit and collections managers and analysts
  • Drive key performance indicators using dashboards recommended and approved. Establish strategies for continuous improvement of metrics and clarity of reporting
  • Develop an effective meeting and reporting rhythm with all management teams, holding both individual and group touchpoints
  • Serve as the ultimate point of escalation for all past due problem accounts, credit hold decisions, and customer disputes
  • Build relationships and develop report-out cadence with sales and plant management to drive effective dispute resolution and optimize customer focus
  • Manage bad debt reserve discussions and reporting recommendations
  • Develop and manage effective collection strategies, aiming to decrease DSO and increase cash flow
  • Prepare monthly accounts and customer aging reports for Oldcastle finance business partners
  • Respond to inquiries from customers, and research/resolve outstanding credit issues
  • Develop new credit policies and procedures aiming to mitigate risk and/or increase efficiency
  • Review A/R ledger and hold daily or weekly touchpoints to discuss problem accounts with team
  • Write credit correspondence, working with legal department as required
  • Own ultimate responsibility for all A/R collections and personnel in A/R and collections functions
  • Maintain bond and lien rights, always ensuring to minimize risk exposure of Oldcastle Infrastructure
  • Review and approve all lien waiver requests from customers
  • Perform analytical review and reporting within accounts receivable
  • Support ERP and technology upgrade projects related to credit, collections, and A/R as required
  • Other responsibilities and duties as defined from time to time

 

Requirements 

 

  • Bachelor’s Degree in Accounting, Finance, or related field
  • 10+ years of related experience in credit, accounts receivable, and collections
  • Prior Collections and A/R experience, including knowledge of regulations and compliance requirements.
  • Knowledge of lien laws
  • Prior experience with credit rating and risk scoring tools such as D&B
  • Prior experience with multiple ERP platforms or accounting systems a plus
  • Excellent communications skills, both verbal and written
  • Ability to communicate with all levels within the organization, customers and vendors
  • Ability to maintain accuracy in a very detailed work environment, highly detail oriented
  • Proficient in PC skills, accounting software, Internet-based programs, MS Office Suite, especially Excel

 

 

What CRH Americas Offers You

 

  • Highly competitive base pay
  • Comprehensive medical, dental and disability benefits programs
  • Group retirement savings program
  • Health and wellness programs
  • A culture that values opportunity for growth, development, and internal promotion

 

About CRH Americas

 

CRH Americas has a long and proud heritage as one of North America’s largest corporations. We are a proud reflection of the hundreds of family businesses, local and regional companies and mid to large sized enterprises that together form the CRH Americas family. CRH Americas operates with a decentralized, diversified structure, letting you work in a small company environment while having the career opportunities of a large enterprise.

 

Oldcastle Infrastructure, a CRH company, is a great place to grow! If you’re up for a rewarding challenge, we invite you to take the first step and apply today! Once you click apply now, you will be brought to our career site. Please complete your online profile which will be sent directly to the appropriate Hiring Manager. Our system allows you to view and track your status 24 hours a day. Thank you for your interest in the CRH Americas family!

 

CRH Americas is an Affirmative Action and Equal Opportunity Employer.

 

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