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Senior Credit Specialist

Mississauga, ON

Posted: 06/19/2024 Employment Type: Direct Hire Job Category: Accounting & Finance Job Number: 6264 Pay Rate: 65,000-80,000

Job Description

Our Canadian, family owned and operated client in the manufacturing industry is looking for a Sr. Credit Specialist to join their office in Mississauga. Reporting into the Controller, and working with a team of 7 others, this is a stand-alone position that will handle all things AR, Collections and Credit related.

Please note: this position requires you to be in Ontario and in the local area, as this is an on-site position.

What our client has to offer:

  • Excellent compensation
  • A plus benefits package

Interested and qualified candidates please apply today or email Shannon. We would like to thank all applicants however only those under consideration will be contacted. 


  • Review new credit account applications, access credit risk, and approve or decline credit accounts and set up new customer accounts
  • Conduct credit investigations on new and existing customers to establish and adjust credit limits and checking customers and applicants trade and bank references
  • Monitor active monthly customer balances and report on medium to high-risk and delinquent accounts
  • Escalate high risk accounts or claims and discrepancies that may affect the financial results
  • Ensure corporate credit policies are followed. Proactively identify gaps and mitigate risk in the credit processes
  • Review the credit hold report daily to verify credit standing prior to releasing shipments
  • Reconcile and maintain customer accounts, resolve billing/pricing discrepancies, unearned/earned discount, unapplied and/or short payments.
  • Process credit memos for freight-damaged, warranty, commissions, pricing, as needed
  • Review and reconcile AR reports on a regular basis and conduct collections
  • Monitor credit queue and respond when customers are placed on credit hold to release or deny orders
  • Investigate and resolve customer disputes by working cross-functionally and with customers
  • Prepare delinquent accounts for third-party collection and bad debt write-offs
  • Work with stakeholders to continuously improve processes and identify key controls to ensure controls are working effectively, and exceptions are corrected
  • Possess strong system knowledge and subject matter expertise to engage in automation projects, staff training and problem resolution
  • Mentor and develop an Accounting Clerk through coaching and cross training


  • CPP designation preferred
  • 4+ years experience in an AR/Collections setting
  • Manufacturing experience an asset
  • Someone creative and a good communicator


Meet Your Recruiter

Shannon Breit
Senior Associate, Recruitment Services

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