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Credit Manager / Japanese Speaker

Company: Tube Industires
Location: Houston
Posted on: November 22, 2021

Job Description:

Position: Manager of Credit/ Legal/ PersonnelJapanese Speaker is big plus!!JOB SUMMARYThe Manager is responsible for all functions and activities relating to the extension of credit and Accounts Receivable risk mitigation. Additionally, this position will be responsible for the liaison for necessary legal support.ORGANIZATIONAL STATUSThis position reports to CFO.WORKING RELATIONSHIPSInternal Relationships

  • Communicate and enforce corporate policy objectives, which have been developed in order to safeguard the Company's investment in A/R, maximize trading transactions to credit worthy customers, and minimize delayed payments and bad debt losses
  • Manage credit related activities at all levels of the corporate structure to enforce the above objectives. Provide very strong guidance and support concerning credit related matters to both Trade Depts. and subsidiary companies, utilizing very strong financial analysis skills.
  • In order for the company to expand and strengthen business activities, especially with regard to Trade Depts. with large credit exposure, hold frequent meetings with each Trade Dept. responsible for, in order to enhance understanding of Trading Dept.'s sales targets and strategy, and to improve communications furthermore.
  • Communicate and enforce corporate policy objectives for Legal Matters.External Relationships
  • Develops and manages the credit relationships with key customers, both, domestically and internationally
  • Coordinates with other affiliates as related to credit activities.
  • Liaison and coordinator for all legal affairs of the company
  • Interact with various trade associationsROLES & RESPONSIBILITIESAdministrative ManagementCredit Analysis
    • Review credit line requests for the company and subsidiary companies, and make comments and recommendations after a thorough evaluation of the counterparties' credit worthiness. Recommendations should exhibit very strong understanding of financial analysis, along with thoughtful mitigation recommendations to reduce risk, minimize bad debts and problem accounts, while maximizing profitability. Developing an in-depth knowledge of relevant industries and commodities that the credit manager is responsible for are critical.
    • Work with Trade Dept., Legal Dept. and customer to obtain security documents, such as L/C's, Corporate Guarantees, security agreements and UCCs when appropriate. This step is critical to mitigate credit risk, and requires an effective level of communication with the departments noted, along with branches and subsidiary companies with which the credit manager closely interacts. Cooperate with the above teams to resolve problems with secured accounts as they arise or when requested.Credit Security
    • Obtain security documents and review with Trade and Legal Depts. for applicability / enforceability
    • File (and renew) UCC Filings in order to protect our inventory stored at a customer's warehouse.Credit Insurance
    • When requested, provide guidance during credit insurance policy negotiations to help ensure that the best possible credit insurance policy terms and conditions are achieved.
    • When necessary, submit customer names to insurance company for approval & discuss outcome with underwriters, if necessary
    • When necessary, assist Trade Dept. in complying with customer reporting requirements as per the insurance policy, such as overdue status and adverse information.Credit Monitoring Daily:
    • Identify and monitor high risk customers to prevent problem accounts and bad debts.
    • Monitor changing economic and business conditions in the industries and commodities related to business operations.As Necessary:
    • Assist Trade Dept. and Collections representative in pursuing collections of accounts as may be required
    • Assist in resolving Over-Lines and No-Lines.
    • Schedule credit dept. visits to customers when required to enhance knowledge of counterparty's operations and business conditions impacting them, discuss questions regarding financial condition.
    • Attend trade groups as appropriate.Credit Reporting
    • Provide necessary credit reports as required.Legal Affairs
    • Provide necessary assistance in all legal areas.
    • Maintain necessary agreements of all important legal documents
    • Ensure compliance of all legal matters, including applicable human resource federal and state requirements.Operational managementThe Manager of Credit and Contract is responsible for:
      • Daily management and control of the credit operations of the Company.
      • Daily management of the Legal Affairs of the CompanyQUALIFICATIONS & REQUIREMENTSEducationThis position requires the candidate to have a College Degree. Experience This position requires extensive knowledge of the area of credit and legal.Skills1) Very strong financial analysis skills, including;a. Analysis of audited and non-audited financial information received from both domestic and international customersb. Interpretation of D&B reportsc. Research of other publicly available information.d. Investigate a variety of possible options and request security when required to reduce credit riske. Analyze the country risk in case of a foreign customer2) Very strong understanding of:a. Security instrumentsb. Effective credit policies and practicesc. Credit management and controls3) Fully developed skills in negotiating legal matters with the support of legal counsel.Job Type: Full-timePay: $90,000.00 per yearExperience:
        • Credit manager: 1 year (Required)Education:
          • Bachelor's (Required)Language:
            • Japanese (Required)

Keywords: Tube Industires, Houston , Credit Manager / Japanese Speaker, Executive , Houston, Texas

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