Milliken & Company: Milliken & Co. is a diversified manufacturing company that has been exploring, discovering, and creating ways to enhance people’s lives since 1865. With expertise across a breadth of disciplines including specialty chemical, floor covering, and performance materials, we work around the world to add value to people’s lives, improve health and safety, and make the world more sustainable. We have a global presence with 39 manufacturing facilities located in the U.S., U.K., Belgium, France and China. In addition, sales and service operations are located throughout the Americas, Europe and Asia. To learn more about the uniqueness of Milliken, visit our website at Milliken.com.
Credit Analyst Position:
The Credit Analyst will effectively gather, analyze, and assimilate credit information resulting in the formation of a credit recommendation based upon all obtained facts and data.
Gather, analyze and assimilate credit information resulting in the formation of a credit recommendation based upon all obtained facts and data by contacting prospective and existing customers’ bank and trade references to verify past and current performance as well as existing credit arrangements
Support the continued improvement of the Credit Department processes, including the expanded use of digital tools to drive efficiency and effectiveness
Contacting Presidents, CFOs, Treasurers, and other financial representatives and conducting financial conversations, including financial statements, negotiating various types of credit arrangements and requiring adherence to such arrangements.
Following up appropriately and in a timely manner on past due obligations, and to research various disputes and claims to ensure quick resolution of outstanding invoices.
Performs Business Intelligence and Data Analysis, Descriptive Statistics and Performance Validation of existing and potential credit strategies.
Act as a liaison between credit team and Information Services to provide recommendations to assist in translating business needs to technical solutions
4-year degree in Finance, Accounting or a related major, from an accredited College or University
Ability to work independently while being a team player
Ability to work in a fast-paced professional business environment and meet daily, weekly, and monthly quality and productivity requirements
PC skills; including a proficiency in Microsoft Excel and Microsoft Word
Experience working in credit managing technology
Excellent math and financial analytical skills
Excellent written and verbal communication skills, effective telephone techniques and the ability to be firm, direct, and concise, while maintaining a professional manner at all times
Ability to display high levels of initiative, motivation, flexibility and creativity to devise methods of attaining productivity standards
Knowledge of financial ratios and their meaning, and familiarity with accounting terms and procedures
Must be results-oriented and persistent when faced with obstacles
Ability and skills to effectively deal with distressed customers, and third parties while remaining professional at all times
Strong work ethic (example: attendance, dependability, etc.).
Computer Science or Systems minor or concentration
Previous credit and collections experience
Knowledge of SAP
General knowledge of the Fair Debt Collection Practices Act (FDCPA)
About Milliken and Co.
Headquartered in Spartanburg, South Carolina, Milliken & Company is a global, innovative, industrial diversified manufacturing company that has been exploring, discovering, and creating ways to enhance people’s lives since 1865. With expertise across a breadth of disciplines including specialty chemical, floor covering, and performance materials, the company works around the world every day to add true value to people’s lives, improve health and safety, and help make our world more sustainable. Milliken has long led the way for "knowledge-based" investment, employing over 100 PhDs, and has accumulated over 2,200 U.S. patents – and more than 5,000 patents worldwide. Milliken is widely acknowledged as an international leader in research technology, innovation, and customer service. With over 35 manufacturing facilities located in the U.S., U.K., Belgium, France, China, India, Mexico, and Australia, and other sales and service operations throughout the Americas, Europe and Asia, Milliken's more than 7,000 associates work to deliver innovations that do good for the world, create new experiences, and build for the future.