Local Credit Director
Full Time Salaried
Sysco connects the world to share food and care for one another. Sysco leads from the heart of food and service to deliver the freshest foods and fresh ideas. Our customers can count on us to deliver on-point products and solutions since only Sysco is the global leader, sitting at the heart of innovation supply, delivery, culinary and more.
With over 69,000 associates, the company operates more than 320 distribution facilities worldwide and serves more than 650,000 customer locations. For fiscal 2019 that ended June 29, 2019, the company generated sales of more than $60 billion.
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This finance position is responsible for facilitation the collection of assigned accounts receivable and providing financial and analytical information to the assigned Sales and District Sales Managers in order to maintain collections and manage risk within Company guidelines. The position is responsible for performing initial analysis on credit profiles of new customers and making terms recommendations. The position is directly responsible for the investigation and collection of delinquent accounts.
Work closely with managers and sales representatives to ensure terms and conditions for payment negotiated with clients are compliant with company policies;
Perform various monitoring activities for credit, collection, bad debts and / or bankruptcies;
Manages a high-volume portfolio consisting of both B2B & B2C accounts
Manage risk accounts (order retention, limit monitoring, etc.);
Respond to inquiries and processes complaints related to the credit and collection process;
Carry out administration for customers with bad debts and for closures of customer accounts;
Conduct credit investigations and recommend terms of payment and credit limits upon;
Perform collection and reconciliation for any accounts deemed problematic
Participate in the monthly review of receivables and account for any relevant disparities or issues;
Identify receivables at risk and proposes an action plan for bad debts, if applicable.
Support to the Local Credit Director and other related duties
Is willing to work safely with minimal environmental impact and understands the importance of reporting all hazards, incidents, and environmental spills immediately to their Supervisor.
Understands that they play an integral role in their own safety and that of their colleagues and is willing to speak out when hazards are present.
Perform other duties as assigned.
Minimum of 3 years’ experience in collection, credit assessment or accounts receivable
Exposure to concepts, techniques and laws applicable to the monitoring and recovery of credit (civil code and other applicable laws).
Customer service experience with a high-volume portfolio of B2B and/or B2C accounts
High school diploma or equivalent
Preferred accounting or business-related post-secondary education
CCP designation an asset
Basic proficiency with Microsoft Excel, Word, and Outlook
Proven ability to persuade, respond to objections and negotiate
Bilingual (English & French) an asset
Internal candidates apply via the Career Centre on your HR Portal / ADP Workforce Now.
External candidates submit cover letter & resume via www.sysco.ca/careers
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Together we define our future of foodservice and supply chain
Sysco is committed to Employment Equity. Accommodations during the recruitment process are available upon request for candidates with disabilities.
Here’s a sample of the many benefits Sysco associates enjoy:
Comprehensive Flexible Benefits including Health and Dental, Health Care Spending and Wellness Accounts • Short-Term and Long-Term Disability • Life Insurance • Company Pension Plan • Group RRSP • Employee and Family Assistance • Stock Purchase Plan • Unlimited on-line learning through Sysco Interactive University • Sysco product discounts • Preferred vendor discounts • Associate Resource Groups
(*benefits may vary based on location or bargaining unit)