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International Credit and Collections Leader (Bi-Lingual) Job

We Light the Way!

 

Acuity Brands (NYSE: AYI) is transforming the lighting industry. We take pride in our 12,000 employees, and they take pride in working with the best in the industry.  Join a team committed to lighting the way to a more brilliant, connected, and productive world.  Individually we are talented, but together we are unstoppable.  

Your Mission:

Deliver operational excellence within the accounts receivable group, delivering a world-class customer

experience & focused fiscal integrity in a high performing culture.

What you’ll be doing:

  • Authorize credit applications within established company policies
  • Analysis of financial information on new and existing customers to maximize sales and to limit the risk of bad debt loss
  • Review & evaluate credit applications for approvals for approval, establish credit limits and risk categories
  • Manage the credit hold system within company guidelines
  • Report on customer account balances & delinquency rates
  • Adhere to collection procedures to reduce DSO, past due percentages and improve cash flow
  • Establish Credit review procedures via research through credit organizations, banks, and other trade references/reports
  • Work with Accounting manager to establish bad debt reserve analysis and accrual recommendation
  • Analyze business conditions and build partnerships at all levels of the organization to mitigate risk while maximizing sales
  • Manage accounts receivable team

What we are looking for in you:

  • Leadership: Ability to identify and take ownership of work product; Passionate about quality, results and progress
  • Adaptability: Adaptive and open to change/flexibility within job
  • Superior Customer Experience: Inherent desire to proactively enhance the customers experience
  • Technical savvy: Ability to learn new processes quickly and identify opportunities to improve processes
  • Attention to detail: Does not let important details slip through the crack and manages multiple priorities at aime in a fast-paced environment
  • Collaboration: Proactively works well with a range of people throughout the business
  • Problem Solving: Analytical ability to research issues and make appropriate conclusions Communication: Strong communication skills with ability to interact with both internal and external departments/customers in a positive manner

What you should have:

  • Fluent in Spanish and English
  • 10+ years of experience
  •  NACM certification/training required
  • Bachelor’s Degree Required
  • Masters/Graduate Degree preferred
  • Experience with commercial collections & liens
  • Highly visible role as part of the leadership team and requires close coordination with sales and other functions

 

We invite you to apply today to join us as We Light the Way to a Brilliant, Productive, and Connected World!

 

We value diversity and are an equal opportunity employer.  All qualified applicants will be considered for employment without regards to race, color, age, gender, sexual orientation, gender identity and expression, ethnicity or national origin, disability, pregnancy, religion, covered veteran status, protected genetic information, or any other characteristic protected by law. 

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Accommodation for Applicants with Disabilities:  As an equal opportunity employer, Acuity Brands is committed to providing reasonable accommodations in its application process for qualified individuals with disabilities and disabled veterans. If you have difficulty using our online system due to a disability and need an accommodation, you may contact us at (770) 922-9000.  Please clearly indicate what type of accommodation you are requesting and for what requisition. 

 

Any unsolicited resumes sent to Acuity Brands from a third party, such as an Agency recruiter, including unsolicited resumes sent to an Acuity Brands mailing address, fax machine or email address, directly to Acuity Brands employees, or to Acuity Brands resume database will be considered Acuity Brands property. Acuity Brands will NOT pay a fee for any placement resulting from the receipt of an unsolicited resume.

 

Acuity Brands will consider any candidate for whom an Agency has submitted an unsolicited resume to have been referred by the Agency free of any charges or fees. This includes any Agency that is an approved/engaged vendor, but does not have the appropriate approvals to be engaged on a search.

Req ID:  1521


Nearest Major Market: Atlanta

Job Segment: Credit, Accounts Receivable, Database, Collections, Finance, Technology, Bilingual

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