AspenTech

  • Credit Collections Analyst

    Job Locations US-MA-Bedford
    Req #
    9753
    # of Openings
    1
    Job Posting Category
    Accounting/Finance
  • Overview

    This position works closely with Aspen’s Accounts Receivable/Billing, Collections and WW Revenue Departments. The primary function is to assess, document and facilitate financial credit reviews on all customer orders. The purpose to formulate credit recommendations regarding customer’s current and future ability to pay and act as the primary contact for sales operation support. This position also manages collections for a complex level of international and/or strategic accounts. This position adheres to strict SOX guidelines and reports into the Director, Credit and Collections.

     

    Responsibilities

    • Determine credit worthiness, evaluate risk, oversee and manage credit evaluation process, and update monthly credit & collection management reports.
    • Complete credit review process through analysis and financial quantification of ratings (Moody’s, S&P), ratings (CreditRisk Monitor), scores (Dun & Bradstreet), customer financials and payment account history, must be analyzed when making credit recommendations.
    • Strict adherence to SOX controls and documentation of approval steps are required for all financial reviews.
    • Manage customer credit hold status (apply/release holds- Oracle), respond to internal/external credit/collections inquiries, research and confirm credit information for external and statutory audits. Recommend customer credit hold on product and service when appropriate.
    • Ability to work well under conflicting priorities with a variety of internal and external customers.
    • Resolve billing problems in a timely manner to increase cash flow and minimize accounts receivable delinquency.
    • Minimize bad debt write-offs and maximize cash collections while being sensitive to the needs/requirements of both internal and external customers and maintain protection of Aspen’s Accounts Receivables assets.
    • Prepare and update accurately various monthly metric and ad hoc reports monthly, quarterly and as required by management. Promptly notify appropriate field personnel of any customer disputes and/or collection issue preventing timely release of order and pursue issue to resolution.

    Qualifications

    • College Degree required. 3+ years related years of experience desirable, preferably in a software/technology firm.
    • Familiarity with Sarbanes-Oxley process and required key controls.
    • Ability to multi-task and manage conflicting priorities from a variety of time sensitive sources.
    • Expert PC skills required, including Advanced Level Excel; Oracle R12 experience preferred.
    • Intermediate analytical and financial aptitude skills in risk assessment.
    • Ability to thrive and work independently to prioritize work and support changing needs of a dynamic environment.
    • Excellent oral, written and interpersonal communication skills and continuous communication feedback on emergent nonpayment and deal approval credit requirements with a WW sales organization.
    • The ability to successfully complete task(s) and assigned project work necessary to achieve departmental goals.
    • Job requires some varied and nonstandard hours required at quarterly peak intervals to support primary corporate business objectives.

    EEO Statement

    AspenTech is an Equal Opportunity/Affirmative Action employer. All qualified applicants will receive consideration for employment without regard to race, color, religion, creed, sex, sexual orientation, gender identity, national origin, disability, or protected Veteran status or any other basis protected by federal, state, or local law.

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