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Credit and Collection Specialist

Company: Leotek Electronics
Location: Santa Clara
Posted on: June 20, 2022

Job Description:

Credit and Collection Specialist
Leading the LED Industry Since 1992

Leotek Electronics USA LLC., located in California's Silicon Valley since 1997, and celebrating over
twenty years as an LED lighting manufacturer, is globally recognized as a pioneer in light-emitting diode technology. With millions of LED products installed worldwide, Leotek offers a substantial history of proven performance. The company manufactures innovative LED lighting products for applications encompassing traffic and transit; street and area; petroleum, convenience, grocery and retail stores. Leotek is committed to developing emerging solid-state technology that offers greater longevity and environmental viability than traditional lighting sources, while reducing energy consumption and maintenance costs. In 2007, Leotek was acquired by Lite-On Group, a multi-billion dollar electronics manufacturing conglomerate.

Location: San Jose, CA

Summary of Responsibilities:
The Credit and Collection Specialist is responsible for the execution and maintenance of policies,
procedures, and internal controls on risk management and accounting related area.
The job incumbent shall comply with ISO and other internal quality control standards and requirements, ensuring accuracy and compliance with US GAAP and other accounting regulations

Job Responsibilities:
Supports collection calls and correspondence in a fast-paced goal-oriented collection team.
Provides analysis and interpretation of the customers' financial status for proper evaluation of risk and the establishment of proper credit limits
Interacts with sales support, customer service, and accounts receivable in reconciling accounts
Prepares recommendations and recommend credit approval decisions on new accounts
Analyzes and reports on credit memo and write-off activity
Monitors and communicates credit concerns to management
Supports outstanding accounts reports and gathers credit and/or reference information
Maintains database by entering, updating, and retrieving data, as well as formatting and generating reports
Assists in resolution of outstanding invoice problems from past due accounts
Responds to inquiries from customers or external collection resources
May place calls or send messages to those with unresolved issues
Reviews client credit history to grant or deny extensions of credit and conduct the credit analysis
Oversees past due account collection and communicates with client, sending follow-up letter if payment is not received
Sets up condition of payment schedule and closely monitors collection of accounts
Turns delinquent accounts over to collection agency or advises of legal action
Responsible for credit and collection status report and make the recommend to the senior management
Response to all customer email/phone call inquiries and prioritize the most important issues such as discrepancies and short payments to resolve it in timely manner.
Send invoice daily and account statement if needed.
Prepare weekly overdue report to HQ management team in Taiwan.
In charge company credit annual review and application. Work with external AR insurance provider and internal sales to set credit limit for individual customers.
Establish and maintain effective and cooperative working relationship with customer and sales.
Performs other duties as assigned

Required Education and Experience:
A Bachelor's Degree with a 1-3 years of credit control and collection experience
Knowledge of Billing and Collections procedures
Account receivable knowledge/experience is a plus
Commitment to excellent customer service
Experience in SAP is a plus
Proven experience on Strong problem solving skill
Strong MS Office suite (Outlook, Excel, Word, PowerPoint)
Strong writing and verbal communications skills
Must have strong interpersonal skills and the ability to work effectively in a fast-paced environment -

Ability to work with minimal or no supervision while performing duties.
Good Team Player, Thoroughness, Collaboration Skills
Personal Effectiveness/Credibility
Strong attention to details and able to prioritize duties effectively
Bilingual in Mandarin is a plus

Leotek Electronics USA LLC has work environment that promotes diversity, equal opportunity, embraces change, and provides leadership opportunities to its talents.

Keywords: Leotek Electronics, Santa Clara , Credit and Collection Specialist, Accounting, Auditing , Santa Clara, California

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