Credit Assistant – Kent, WA

16
Apr

Job Title
Credit Assistant
Description
Seattle-Tacoma Box Company is located in Kent, WA. We are a family-owned company, 6 generations strong for over 132 years under the same family management. Currently, Seattle-Tacoma Box supports assembly operations and warehouses in Washington, Alaska, Oregon, California, New Hampshire and Arizona. The company specializes in the manufacturing of corrugated, plastic corrugated and wooden packaging used throughout the food industry.

The Kent, WA corporate headquarters of Seattle-Tacoma Box is currently looking to add an experienced and preferably certified Credit Assistant to our team. The Credit Assistant will play a vital role in the company’s Accounting Department.

SUMMARY:
The purpose of the Credit Assistant position is to provide support to the Credit Manager. This includes running credit reports, making adjustments, answering customer questions and collection of past due accounts. This job is essential to Seattle-Tacoma Box Company in that it assists the Credit Manager to ensure positive cash flow, maximize credit potential and minimize credit risk.

Requirements
ESSENTIAL JOB FUNCTIONS
• Assist in customer account setup – run credit reports, do in-depth investigations, and prepare file for credit manager approval
• Monitor accounts to identify outstanding receivables and changes in payment trends
• Research payment discrepancies and work with customers to resolve disputes in a courteous and professional manner
• Provide customers with back up documentation as needed
• Prepare and post deposits
• Review orders on credit hold
• Create and distribute month-end reports

REQUIRED KNOWLEDGE, SKILLS AND ABILITIES:
• Knowledge and skill in computer applications including MS Office (Word, Excel, Outlook) and Adobe software
• Basic knowledge of accounting principles and function
• Ability to manage confidential information
• Good negotiation skills
• Ability to analyze and solve problems
• Excellent written communication skills
• Excellent verbal communication skills with emphasis on active listening
• Ability to multi-task and prioritize
• Must be a self-starter and able to work autonomously
• Ability to professionally interact with all employment levels within the organization

Education Requirement
Preferred
Education Level
Associate’s Degree
Position Type
Full Time
Level
Experienced
Telecommuting
Allowed
Salary
Hourly – $23-27/hour
Relocation Costs
No Relocation
Address
23400 71st Place South
Kent, Washington 98032
United States
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Comments
EXPERIENCE:
• 2-3 years of related accounting experience preferred
• Prior knowledge of billing procedures and collections techniques preferred
• NACM certification a plus
Hours of Operation: Seattle-Tacoma Box is open for business Monday – Thursday 7:30-4:30 and Friday 7:30-4:00
Benefits: Seattle-Tacoma Box offers a highly competitive benefit package that includes:
• Medical/Dental/Vision
• Paid Time Off
• Retirement Plan Eligibility
• Profit Sharing EligibilitySeattle-Tacoma Box is an Equal Opportunity Employer
How to Apply
Online
Online Link
www.Indeed.com