Global Account Financial Specialist 8/28/2016

WESCO International Little Rock, AR

Company
WESCO International
Job Classification
Full Time
Company Ref #
27733531
AJE Ref #
576010332
Location
Little Rock, AR
Job Type
Regular

JOB DESCRIPTION

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Job Title:

Global Account Financial Specialist I

Company Overview

WESCO International, Inc. (NYSE: WCC), a publicly traded Fortune 500 holding company headquartered in Pittsburgh, Pennsylvania, is a leading provider of electrical, industrial, and communications maintenance, repair and operating (MRO) and original equipment manufacturers (OEM) product, construction materials, and advanced supply chain management and logistic services. 2015 annual sales were approximately $7.5 billion. The Company employs approximately 9,300 people, maintains relationships with over 25,000 suppliers, and serves over 80,000 active customers worldwide. Customers include commercial and industrial businesses, contractors, government agencies, institutions, telecommunications providers and utilities. WESCO operates nine fully automated distribution centers and approximately 500 full-service branches in North America and international markets, providing a local presence for customers and a global network to serve multi-location businesses and multi-national corporations.

Brief Posting Description

The Global Accounts Specialist I manages Accounts Receivable of Global Customers across WESCO's multiple operating groups, to achieve goals established by Financial Services leadership. Under direct supervision, the Global Account Specialist I is responsible for maintaining professional relationships with vital internal reviews orders on credit suspension so as to not delay shipments; makes decisions to release orders on credit hold within specified limits, or escalate requests outside of limits to supervisor.
* Provides administrative support for the FS Supervisor and team, including but not limited to: manual customer portal work, adhoc reporting, routine tasks for top Global Accounts, etc.

Job Requirements

EXPERIENCE:

* 1year Accounts Receivable, Accounting, Finance, Banking, Supply Chain and Business related experience
* Operating Systems - Oracle ERP (Advanced Collections), AS400, Ariba, SAP, 2years experience preferred

EDUCATION:

* Asccociates Degreerequired, Bachelors Degreepreferred
* Operating Systems - Oracle ERP (Advanced Collections), AS400, Ariba, SAP, 2years experience preferred

SKILLS/REQUIREMENTS:

* Strong written, oral communication and interpersonal skills with a positive disposition.
* Ability to work effectively with all levels of management to accomplish goals and objectives.
* Reliable with strong organizational skills and solution-oriented philosophy.
* Excel skills such as Pivot tables, V Lookup, Etc.
* Willingness to travel as required. (1-3 trips per year)
* Willingness to accommodate temporary working hour changes as required by workflow.
* Ability to prioritize tasks and demonstrate a willingness to accept new challenges.

WORKING ENVIRONMENT:

* GENERAL OFFICE - Work is generally performed within an office environment, with standard office equipment. Lighting and temperature are adequate and there are no hazardous or unpleasant conditions caused by noise, dust, etc.

PHYSICAL REQUIREMENTS:

* Work is generally sedentary in nature, but may require standing and walking for up to 10% of the time.

MENTAL REQUIREMENTS:

* Employee required to analyze and interpret complex data.
* Employee required to problem-solve.
* Employee required to communicate with the public.

Additional Details

At WESCO, we offer a competitive compensation and benefits package including medical, dental, vision, life, AD&D, paid time off (PTO), 401k, tuition reimbursement, STD/LTD, Legal assistance and more.