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Sr. Credit Analyst 10/11/2017

Church & Dwight Ewing, NJ

Location
Ewing, NJ
AJE Ref #
579727407
Job Classification
Full Time
Job Type
Regular
Company Ref #
2017-9618
Experience
Entry Level (0 - 2 years)
Education
Bachelors Degree

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Sr. Credit Analyst



What we re about:
* Innovation-We consistently generate new ideas, thinking outside the box while remaining strategically focused. We always think in terms of possibilities, not limitations.
* Collaboration-We rely on open and honest communication to develop productive working relationships within and across our business units and functions. The mutual respect we have for our colleagues enables us to challenge each other, leading to an even more cohesive team.
* Focus-We maintain a laser-like focus on our consumers. We will grow by leveraging consumer insights on all of our brands and will continue to be industry leaders.
* Entrepreneurialism-We pride ourselves on fostering this spirit where risk-taking and action is encouraged. We are extremely competitive externally, but not internally.



This highly visible role is located in our Ewing, NJ offices. The Sr. Credit Analyst contributes to the Company s top line growth and profitability by establishing customer credit lines to accommodate sales requirements while minimizing the risk of bad debt losses and maintaining compliance to company payment terms. Contribute to positive free cash flow metric by ensuring timely collection of outstanding AR balances.



What you\'ll do:

* Analyze financial statements, credit reports from D&B and other sources, economic information and information provided by the customer in order to establish and/or recommend credit limits for new and existing customers within company guidelines and assigned approval limit.
* Responsible for timely collection of AR balances and identifying and resolving the root cause of delinquency issues.
* Make decision to hold or release the customer orders that are systematically placed on credit block.
* Ensure accuracy of customer s account data, billing address, credit limit and payment terms.
* Build and leverage relationships with a variety of functional areas (Customer Service, Logistics, Sales, General Accounting, Internal Audit, IT) in order to address customer and/or process related issues.
* Participate in training of credit & collection staff.
* Analyze account portfolio to identify and address risk and provide reporting and KPI Metrics to management.
* Participate cross-functionally to facilitate policy and process improvements and resolve policy or systems related issues.
* Assist in Audit Requirements gathering for both internal and external audits.



What you\'ll need:

* Bachelor Degree in Business Administration (Finance or Accounting concentration preferred).
* Minimum of five years of relevant credit and collection experience
* Experience with SAP or other ERP Credit & Collections software.
* Experience in dealing with major retail customers.

* Demonstrated knowledge of financial statement analysis

* Strong analytical, problem solving and negotiation skills
* Ability to work with minimal supervision
* Excellent verbal and written communication skills
* Ability to work in a team based environment and interact cooperatively with internal and external customers.



What we ll offer:
* Competitive salary including annual bonus & Stock Incentive Program
* Comprehensive benefits package along with generous 401K
* Career ownership & development
* Diversity & Sustainability

Church & Dwight Co. Inc., a $3.5 billion company, was founded in 1846 and is headquartered in Ewing, New Jersey. We are one of the fastest growing Consumer Packaged Goods companies and as a testament to our performance, the company was added to the S&P 500 in 2016. Church & Dwight is a leader in the Household Consumer Products and Personal Care industry, with such brands as ARM & HAMMER, Trojan, First Response, Nair, Spinbrush, Oxi Clean, Vitafusion, Orajel, Batiste and more.

Church & Dwight is proud to be an Equal Opportunity Employer, m/f/d/v.

RESPONSIBILITIES:

What you\'ll do:

* Create, maintain, monitor and analyze master data in ERP and/or other integrated solutions in compliance with established service levels.
* Implements MDM practices, policies and standards adopted by the company.
* Ensure and enhance data quality and train users to ensure continuity of results.
* Provide creative yet logical approaches to solving data problems utilizing established global and regulatory rules.
* Identifies areas of specific master data weakness and suggests methods of improvement to Manager of EDM.
* Maintains policies and procedures to ensure uniform, accurate, and consistent data are present in support of SOX audit requirements.
* Provide testing support for upgrades and releases, including integration testing from various sources to target systems.

QUALIFICATIONS:

What you\'ll need:



Education and Experience:
* Bachelor s Degree in Business preferred or equivalent experience
* 1 3 years experience with master data management in an ERP system is preferred
* Basic understanding of CPG manufacturing process is a plus
* Proficient in Microsoft Office (Outlook, Word, Excel, PowerPoint)
Skills and Competencies:
* Good understanding of fundamental business processes and the effect of data downstream.
* Strong attention to detail with optimal organizational skills; focus on teamwork and follow-up.
* Logical, process-based approach to problem solving with an ability to learn and apply new information.
* Priority setting, organization, and project management skills.
* Ability to clearly communicate with a positive, professional attitude both in writing and orally.
* Capacity to work autonomously on multiple initiatives in a lean, fast paced, and action-oriented environment.
* Demonstrated ability in building relationships with stakeholders and influencing key decision makers within business functions supported as it pertains to managing master data within the company



Church & Dwight Co. Inc., a $3.5 billion company, was founded in 1846 and is headquartered in Ewing, New Jersey. We are one of the fastest growing Consumer Packaged Goods companies and as a testament to our performance, the company was added to the S&P 500 in 2016. Church & Dwight is a leader in the Household Consumer Products and Personal Care industry, with such brands as ARM & HAMMER, Trojan, First Response, Nair, Spinbrush, Oxi Clean, Vitafusion, Orajel, Batiste and more.



Church & Dwight is proud to be an Equal Opportunity Employer, m/f/d/v.