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Credit and Collections Specialist

Terrell, TX, US, 75160

Oldcastle BuildingEnvelope
OBE Corporate

Oldcastle BuildingEnvelope® is the leading supplier of value-added, glazing-focused, interior, and exterior products and services. We design, engineer, test, and manufacture solutions in engineered curtain walls, storefronts, and entrances, architectural glass, shower enclosures, glazing hardware, windows, railings, and more.



The Credit and Collections Specialist role with us isn’t just a job - it’s an awesome job.  We are hiring builders, and we want to lean into your expertise to help push us forward.  We will give you what you need to build the future of OBE. 


This role is perfect for the individual who approaches their work in a professional manner and who is passionate about making an impact in their workplace. If that sounds like you, come join this industry leader!


Job Description

We are looking for a detail oriented individual with Accounts Receivable and Collection experience, who will take full ownership of the Credit & Collections position.  Applicant will be responsible for tracking and resolving outstanding payment issues and generate weekly aging reports in a timely manner.  Candidate must have knowledge of general accounting principles and SOX regulations.  Applicant must be proficient at MS Office (especially Excel).  Prior experience with Surpass and Infinium a plus.  The applicant should display a positive and proactive attitude, strong organizational skills, the ability to prioritize and multitask and be a strong communicator.         


Job Requirements


  • Set up new customers, review credit
  • Make daily collection calls
  • Conduct account research and analysis
  • Prepare and maintain various reports
  • Send statements to customers
  • Interact with customers to resolve outstanding issues
  • Prepare collection letters, notice of intent to lien, and lien documents as required
  • Verify credit history information for new accounts
  • Recommend customer credit limits and credit status
  • Monitor customer credit worthiness and change status on customer master accordingly
  • Notify sales personnel when credit status changes
  • Respond to all customer inquiries relating to credit
  • Inquire as to problems or delays with payment of delinquent invoices
  • Notify salesperson of problems with unpaid invoices and request their assistance in resolving
  • Reconcile customer A/R accounts as needed
  • Follow up on short pays and credits with sales staff and customers
  • Maintain and resolve E­mail requests. (waivers, billing issues, short pays, references, etc)
  • Work with attorneys on collection issues
  • Prepare weekly meeting with Finance & General Managers to review AR and discuss new business


Skills and Abilities Required


  • Setting up Lien's and Lien release experience is a plus
  • ​Ability to multitask
  • Ability to work effectively in a team environment
  • Ability to communicate effectively with customers and salespeople
  • Ability to take detailed direction and follow through as instructed. Ability to handle large quantity of work with minimal mistakes


Education and/or Experience


  • High School degree and College degree or comparable experience

What OBE 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 OBE


OBE has a long and proud heritage. We are a collection of family businesses, regional companies, and large enterprises that together form the OBE family. OBE operates in a decentralized, diversified structure that allows you to work in a small company environment while having the career opportunities of a large organization.


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 official employment application. Please complete your online profile and it will be sent to the hiring manager. Our system allows you to view and track your status 24 hours a day. Thank you for your interest!


OBE is an Affirmative Action and Equal Opportunity Employer.


EOE/Vet/Disability--If you want to know more, please click on this link

Date Posted:  May 6, 2022

Nearest Major Market: Dallas
Nearest Secondary Market: Fort Worth

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