Corporate Credit Representative

Company: Berendsen Fluid Power, Inc ( Learn More )

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Job Description

Berendsen Fluid Power is one of North America’s leading distributors of hydraulic and pneumatic products and services. We have one of the largest dedicated field sales forces in both the hydraulics and pneumatics industries with 46 locations across the US and Canada. With the resources of our powerful North American organization, we provide products and services to move the world, and foster a supportive culture that encourages participation and career development.



Credit Services is an important aspect of our added value to the customer.  It supports the long term relationships we have with most of our customers.  Berendsen invests in credit services staff and allows them the time to listen and understand the customer’s situation.  This credit approach is sales support much more than the normal credit and collections process.


We are looking for a new Credit Representative in our Tulsa office.

The successful candidate will:

  • Manage credit review, analysis and approval process for commercial accounts in an established geographical area. The review process will include an analysis of product mix and profitability.

  •  Use of Internet and D & B in the U.S. and Equifax in Canada.

  • Analyze financial statements and responsible for reconciliation of A/R for their area.

  • Have direct communication with customer’s senior managers to discuss their financial performance, request information and review payment terms.

  • Obtain bank and trade reference information either by mail, fax, email or phone.

  • Manage the collection requirements for between 500-600 active accounts in their assigned area.

  • Initiate weekly collection review on all past due accounts based upon established terms.

  • Manage the collection letter process for their area and Initiate credit hold and/or change of credit terms.

  • Recommend to the Corporate Credit Manager for next level collection action.

  • The collection review process will include a review of backlog and profitability.

  • If necessary, coordinate collection strategies to incorporate sales staff.

  • Responsible for managing resolution of disputed invoices.


    Job Requirements

    Job Qualifications

    -        Typing skills & ten key by touch

    -        Work hours 8:00 a.m. to 5:00 p.m.

    -        Excellent communication skills written and oral

    -        Knowledge of Canadian credit and collection practices  a plus

    -        Finance or Accounting degree, or equivalent work experience

    -        Proven commercial credit and collection skills

    -        Ability to prioritize and multi-task large volume of accounts

    -        Working knowledge and use of Word, Excel and Outlook



    What we can give to you
    Competitive salary with comprehensive medical, vision and dental benefits, matching 401k, and paid time off.   Downtown location with company paid parking across the street.