Credit and Collections Manager

Immokalee, FL or Dallas, TX

Summary

Management of all facets of credit and collections for the multiple entities that compose Lipman Family Farms. Assessing and granting credit while leading the daily operations of the Credit and Collections Team.

SPECIAL NOT REGARDING LOCATION: Home base for this position could be in either Dallas, TX or Immokalee, FL.

Essential Duties and Responsibilities

  • Analyze Accounts Receivable Agings for all Lipman Family Farms Companies in an effort to be proactive and maintain a current % of 92% or greater.
  • Focus on customers slow paying their invoices. Customers that are late in paying are to be called by phone and notified of the invoices that have not been paid. This may include e-mailing or faxing copies of invoices to the customer.
  • Mail and fax demand letters to customers to encourage payment for delinquent accounts.
  • Monitor daily cash application and audit payment of open invoices, noting invoices with discrepancies as a clipped payment.
  • Process clipped invoices in the clip program and scan all proper documentation related to clipped invoices for sales approval.
  • Process certified re-bill letters to customers with clipped invoices per sales requests.
  • Communicate with sales staff on uncollected and/or clipped invoices.
  • Analyze exceeded credit limits for customers and present to management.
  • Process new customers set up for sales staff, present to management with proper credit ratings from the Blue Book and Red Book listings
  • Analyze and process company attorney invoices on collection files for payment.
  • Communicate to upper management on a weekly basis the statistics of collection files.
  • Assist in special projects as needed.
  • Have a strong knowledge of the PACA Filing Process
  • Prepare monthly report indicating main collection issues that arise, including but not limited to invoices being worked by external attorney or collection companies
  • Oversee LLS customer and carrier claims to ensure timely processing and identification of further action needed.
  • Obtain a thorough understanding of the Lipman Family Farms billing process.

Supervisory Duties


Responsible for the entire Credit and Collections Team.

Qualifications


To perform this job successfully, an individual must be able to perform each essential duty satisfactorily. The requirements listed below are representative of the knowledge, skill, and/or ability required. Reasonable accommodations may be made to enable individuals with disabilities to perform the essential functions.

  • 4 Year College Degree and 3-5 years of credit and collections experience
  • Ideally will have some level of certification from the NACM
  • Must maintain a high level of confidentiality.
  • Computer skills including Microsoft Excel and Microsoft Word

Job Location

Immokalee, FL or Dallas, TX

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