Credit Manager

Accounting Chicago, Illinois


Credit Manager

Join a company that will value and leverage your accounts receivable, finance, and customer relationship experience. GCG (Genuine Cable Group) is hiring a Credit Manager for our Finance team. This role can be hybrid, based in our Chicago, IL headquarters.

In this role, you will manage a portfolio of customer accounts in Accounts Receivable to assign credit parameters, collect amounts due to GCG, and expedite dispute resolution.  You will also negotiate workout/settlement agreements as needed.

This is a terrific time to join GCG.  We are a leading distributor of wire, cable, and connectivity solutions, serving a wide variety of industries through a service-oriented, responsive, and values-focused approach. Our mission is to provide our customers with the right products, services, and solutions while adhering to our core values of integrity, ethics, and respect for all. At GCG, We Make Connections Possible! 

What You’ll Do:

  • Contact customers via phone, fax, and/or email regarding payment of balances owed to the company
  • Work with branches and sales teams to expedite dispute resolution
  • Review aging data to determine accounts needing follow-up collection activity
  • Review questionable accounts for changes in their credit worthiness
  • Send past due notices by fax, mail, or email
  • Establish credit limits for new accounts based on historical credit information

What You’ll Bring:

  • Associates degree in finance, accounting, business, or related field (preferred)
  • 5+ years of related experience
  • Experience working in credit and/or accounts receivable in small and large industrial commercial business 
  • Experience with filing liens is a plus
  • Demonstrated ability to maintain confidentiality and exercise sound independent judgment
  • Excellent communication and interpersonal skills, including the ability to negotiate satisfactory business resolutions

Genuine Cable Company is an Equal Opportunity Employer.  We celebrate diversity and are committed to creating an inclusive environment for all employees.

These duties and responsibilities are judged to be "essential functions" in terms of the Americans With Disabilities Act, or ADA. To perform this job successfully, an individual must be able to perform each essential duty satisfactorily. The requirements listed above are representative of the knowledge, skill, and/or ability required. The physical demands described here are representative of those that must be met by an employee to successfully perform the essential functions of this job. Reasonable accommodations may be made to enable individuals with disabilities to perform the essential functions.

The above statements are intended to describe the general nature and level of work being performed by a person in this position. They are not to be construed as an exhaustive list of all duties that may be performed by such a person.