Credit Analyst

Waukegan, Illinois |$50-60K | Job ID: 41467

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Job Description

Our client, a global logistics company in the northwest suburbs of Chicago, is looking for a Credit Analyst to join their team! A qualified Credit Analyst candidate will have experience providing comprehensive risk assessment experience of both prospective and existing customers for the company. Experience performing P&L, balance sheet, and cash flow analysis for purposes of determining the customer’s viability in terms of financial productivity, liquidity, and leverage position.

Credit Analyst Responsibilities:

  • Set up new accounts and files, perform credit investigations, use computerized scoring systems
  • Complete thorough financial analysis of accounts and/or utilize computerized credit scoring systems to ensure appropriate customer credit limits are set
  • Collect on past-due receivables and prioritize collections activities bases on A/R software and collection strategy
  • Collect and investigate disputes within portfolio as well as communicate with sales team and others as needed
  • Risk analysis including analyzing financial statements, processing and evaluating bank and trade references, and utilizing online credit scoring application to support credit line decisions
  • Workouts including interacting with CFS senior managers to resolve serious repayment issues; (experience in notes receivable, letters of credit, security agreements, and other workout mechanisms a plus)
  • Receivables management including managing client exposure (including job and order approval/releases) to granted credit limits in order to maximize revenue and minimize risk
  • Management reports including preparing monthly management reports as required
  • Utilize various ad hoc reports to maximize analysis and collection efforts
  • Special projects and team participation in management directed projects as needed

Credit Analyst Requirements:

  • Bachelor’s degree in accounting or finance strongly preferred
  • Prior credit experience in a large corporate setting preferred
  • Strong systems (SAP) and analytical skills
  • Excellent verbal and written communication skills
  • Demonstrated organizational and follow up skills with the ability to drive results


If you are interested in this Credit Analyst position and meet the requirements, please apply today!

Thank you,

Ana Rojas
Accounting & Finance
LaSalle Network


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LaSalle Network is an Equal Opportunity Employer m/f/d/v.

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