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Credit & Collections Analyst

Date: Jul 2, 2019

Location: Chesterfield, MO, US, 63017

Company: Bunge

Bunge (www.bunge.com<https: www.bunge.com="">, NYSE: BG) is a world leader in sourcing, processing and supplying oil seed and grain products and ingredients. Founded in 1818, Bunge's expansive network feeds and fuels a growing world, creating sustainable products and opportunities for more than 70,000 farmers and the consumers they serve in over 60 countries. The company is headquartered in New York and has 31,000 employees worldwide who stand behind more than 360 port terminals, oilseed processing plants, grain silos, and food and ingredient production and packaging facilities around the world.

Our Chesterfield North American Headquarters offers a collaborative open environment with amenities including an onsite full service fitness center, cafeteria offering fresh options daily and free covered parking. Our employees enjoy a generous paid time off package, competitive compensation and benefits, flexible work arrangements, and casual dress code. We provide outstanding opportunities to work with businesses around the world in a fun, fast paced work environment. If you are looking to grow your career, join Bunge and help feed the world!

 

Position Summary:

This position will be responsible for collecting their assigned portfolio of accounts, working closely with the outsourced collection and cash application teams as well as working closely with Bunge sales teams.  This role will assess the credit worthiness of new and existing customers. You will work to ensure that bad debt is minimized and DSO is maintained to company levels for your portfolio.

 

Core Functions:

  • Evaluate and recommend credit limits based on analysis of financial statements, trade and bank references, credit reports and various other information sources
  • Complete formal credit reviews for approval by management
  • Monitor customer exposures and outstanding balances
  • Perform collection of past due balances that have been escalated to you by the outsourced collection team
  • Maintain customer credit files and SAP credit limits
  • Resolve invoicing problems that are preventing customers from paying in a timely manner
  • Determine when accounts should be put on credit hold or be sent to a collection agency
  • Analyze and set up new accounts in the system
  • Minimize bad debt risk; maximize accounts receivable collection
  • Participate in process improvement projects
  • Provide customer service and develop relationships with internal/external customers & suppliers
     
    Skill/Experience Requirements:
  • Bachelor's Degree in a business or finance field preferred but not required
  • Three to five years of credit, collection or financial analysis experience preferred
  • Proficiency in Excel, including the ability to work with macros, VLOOKUP’s and Pivot tables
  • SAP Experience very useful
  • Ability to work in a team environment, and possess professional communication skills is required
  • Ability to think logically and must have strong reasoning and decision making skills
  • Kind and courteous manner in dealing with customers and co-workers
  • NACM Certification a plus
  • Attention to detail required

Bunge is an Equal Opportunity Employer. All qualified applicants will receive consideration for employment without regard to race, color, religion, sex, sexual orientation, gender identity, gender expression, transgender status, national origin, citizenship, age, disability or military or veteran status, or any other legally protected status.  Bunge is an Equal Opportunity Employer. Minorities/Women/Veterans/Disabled


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