Finance Specialist III- Multiple Locations

Employer: Lamb Weston

Job Description:
Lamb Weston is a leading supplier of frozen potato, sweet potato, appetizer and vegetable products to restaurants and retailers around the world. For more than 60 years, we’ve produced innovative, inventive products that make life better for our customers and their customers.

Job Description Summary:
Manage collection activity for assigned region or customer base. Manage risk by managing customer credit limits and open order release. Assist Deductions and Credit Analysts as assigned. Provide exceptional service to internal and external contacts.

Job Description
- Daily monitoring of Credit Hold Queue and release orders according to sound risk management
- Monitor and direct collection of aging Invoices and Denied Shortpays
- Resolve invoice disputes to ensure timely payment
- Monitor and assist in proper application of customer credits
- Work with deduction and sales teams to monitor and resolve negative customer behavior
- Assist in creation of month-end reports to reflect any invoice over 30 days past due with detailed explanation
- Assist credit analyst with identifying new credit risks and mitigation strategies
- Assist in monitoring daily credit risk report
- Initiate and generate customer correspondence for new credit accounts and setup ACH payments
- Research and prepare unearned cash discount letters to customers to improve terms compliance
- Performs collection calls and e-mails as assigned
- Engages and actively works collections and correspondence through customer portals, where applicable
- Other duties as assigned

Basic & Preferred Qualifications:
- 3-5 years’ experience in finance related field
- Strong ability to problem solve and adapt to varying scenarios
- Exceptional customer service skills
- Exceptional verbal and written communication skills
- Exceptional teamwork skills with ability to manage cross functional teams
- Strong ERP experience
- Experienced Excel User (Pivot Tables, Data Summaries, Basic Formulas)
- High level of accuracy
- Strong attention to detail

Industry-Competitive Benefits"
Coupled with our compensation and bonus incentive programs, our benefits deliver rewards that are market competitive. Some of the most attractive elements of our benefit programs include:
- Health Insurance Benefits - Medical, Dental, Vision
- Flexible Spending Accounts for Health and Dependent Care, and Health Reimbursement Accounts
- Well-being programs including companywide events and a wellness incentive program
- Paid Time Off
- Financial Wellness – Industry leading 401(k) plan with generous company contributions, Financial Planning Services, Employee Stock purchase program, and Health Savings Accounts, Life and Accident insurance
- Family-Friendly Employee events
- Employee Assistance Program services – mental health and other concierge type services

Benefits may vary based on location, job role/level, job status, and/or the terms of any applicable collective bargaining agreements.
Job Requisition ID: Req-221644
Time Type: Full time

Lamb Weston is an Equal Opportunity Employer and considers qualified applicants for employment without regard to race, color, creed, religion, national origin, sex, sexual orientation, gender identity and expression, age, disability, veteran status or any other protected factor under federal, state or local law

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Location: Kennewick, WA and Eagle, ID
Application Method: Online: https://lambweston.wd1.myworkdayjobs.com/en-US/Lamb_External/details/Finance-Specialist-III---Credit-Collections_Req-221644?p=3
Base Pay: DOQ

Posted on December 07, 2021

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