Credit and Collections Analyst


Tonawanda, New York

19 days ago

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Job Title: Credit and Collections Analyst
Location: Tonawanda, NY 14150 (Monday-Friday; 8:00-4:45)
Duration: 3 months
Job Description
The client is a leading industrial gas company in North and South America and one of the largest worldwide. Praxair produces, sells, and distributes atmospheric, process and specialty gases, and high-performance surface coatings.
Reporting to the Associate Director, Credit and Collections this position is responsible for daily administrative and financial review for an assigned portfolio.  Building solid and professional relationships internally and externally is a requirement of this position. Solving problems that involve multiple groups and processes is a central theme in this role and being able to multi-task in a professional manner is necessary.

Key Responsibilities
  • Review all open balances daily and work with customers to resolve payment related problems with the goal of influencing customers in a positive way.
  • Work with other internal partners to resolve process related issues that prohibit customers from paying Praxair as agreed.
  • Manage daily activities to ensure all credit procedures, Internal Controls and policy are followed and adhered to.
  • Deliver continuous improvement in portfolio results month over month.
  • Monitor portfolio risk and report as necessary.
  • Create and run various AR analysis reports to assist in monitoring and collecting receivables.
  • Create professional relationships with sales and customers to encourage on time payments.
  • Seek to improve credit/collections process by working with the Billing team to ensure on time and meticulous billing.
  • Ongoing review of Terms of payment by customer and work to reduce Praxair’s exposure related to extended terms.
  • Bachelor’s degree in Finance, Accounting or Business with Financial Analysis skills preferred.
  • Strong computer aptitude including proficiency in Microsoft Excel and Database concepts.
  • Extremely detailed oriented with strong organizational and analytical skills.
  • Excellent interpersonal and communications skills.
  • Self-motivated with ability to independently prioritize multiple tasks.
  • Experience with JD Edwards a plus.

About Us: Established in 2004, SPECTRAFORCE® is one of the largest and fastest-growing diversity-owned staffing firms in the US. The growth of our company is a direct result of our global client service delivery model that is powered by our state-of-the-art A.I. proprietary talent acquisition platform, robust ISO 9001:2015/ISO 27001 certified processes, and strong and passionate client engaged teams. We have built our business by providing talent and project-based solutions, including Contingent, Permanent, and Statement of Work (SOW) services to over 140 clients in the US, Canada, Puerto Rico, Costa Rica, and India. Key industries that we service include Technology, Financial Services, Life Sciences, Healthcare, Telecom, Retail, Utilities and Transportation. SPECTRAFORCE is built on a concept of “human connection,” defined by our branding attitude of NEWJOBPHORIA®, which is the excitement of bringing joy and freedom to the work lifestyle so our people and clients can reach their highest potential. Learn more at:
Benefits: SPECTRAFORCE offers ACA compliant health benefits as well as dental, vision, accident, critical illness, voluntary life, and hospital indemnity insurances to eligible employees. Additional benefits offered to eligible employees include commuter benefits, 401K plan with matching, and a referral bonus program. SPECTRAFORCE provides unpaid leave as well as paid sick leave when required by law.

Equal Opportunity Employer: SPECTRAFORCE is an equal opportunity employer and does not discriminate against any employee or applicant for employment because of race, religion, color, sex, national origin, age, sexual orientation, gender identity, genetic information, disability or veteran status, or any other category protected by applicable federal, state, or local laws. Please contact Human Resources at if you require reasonable accommodation. 
At SPECTRAFORCE, we are committed to maintaining a workplace that ensures fair compensation and wage transparency in adherence with all applicable state and local laws. This position’s starting pay is: $26.00/hr.