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Credit and Collections Analyst

Date: Feb 20, 2019

Location: Chesterfield, MO, US, 63017

Company: Bunge

Bunge Limited (www.bunge.com, NYSE: BG) is a leading global agribusiness and food company operating in over 40 countries with approximately 32,000 employees. Bunge buys, sells, stores and transports oilseeds and grains to serve customers worldwide; processes oilseeds to make protein meal for animal feed; produces edible oil products for consumers and commercial customers in the food processing, industrial and artisanal bakery, confectionery, human nutrition and food service categories; produces sugar and ethanol from sugarcane; mills wheat, corn and rice to make ingredients used by food companies; and sells fertilizer in South America. Founded in 1818, the company is headquartered in White Plains, New York.

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, 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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