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Credit Analyst

Company Name:  Lyondell Chemical Company

Houston, TX, US, 77010

Req ID:  72142
Facility:  One Houston Center-130
Department:  Credit, Polyolefins & International Amer
Division:  Finance

LyondellBasell (NYSE: LYB) is one of the world’s largest plastics, chemical and refining companies and a member of the S&P 500. LyondellBasell ( manufactures products at 55 sites in 17 countries.  LyondellBasell products and technologies are used to make items that improve the quality of life for people around the world including; packaging, electronics, automotive parts, home furnishings, construction materials and biofuels.

Basic Function
  • Set credit guidelines for their respective areas of responsibility to meet business objectives and control Accounts Receivable risk exposure.
  • Evaluate customers and country risks within the guideline of the credit policy.
  • Understanding and ensure compliance with established credit standards, policies, and procedures and monitor credit exposures.
  • Contribute to optimize the working capital of the Enterprise by efficient Account Receivable management, in conjunction with the Business, Sales and Finance groups.
  • Implement the global credit strategy in the respective areas of responsibility.
Roles & Responsibilities

.• Maintaining an efficient risk management system – including business and country risk – for the customers company’s portfolio in order to allow and steer prompt decision making.
• Working co-operatively with Business and Sales management to assess credit worthiness of customers.
• Preventing, reducing and managing credit losses when occurred.
• Consulting business and sales on developing business in markets/customers with high credit risk.
• Propose and implement long term solutions with problematic or high maintenance customers.
• Support Credit Assistants in managing cash collection, cash activities and trade finance tasks.
• Developing financial strategies to reduce / hedge exposure qt customers / markets with high credit risk.
• Participate and/or lead credit related projects.
• Consult / support the credit manager on improvements regarding credit processes and procedures.
• Back up the credit manager in her/his temporary absence/unavailability.

Min. Qualifications

• Bachelor’s degree in Finance, Economics, Business Administration, or other related area – or at least 5 years’ experience in a credit function in lieu of a 4-year degree.
• Analytical skills with the ability to propose creative ideas to conduct business in risky environments.
• Good interpersonal, communication, reporting and presentation skills.
• Ability to work in a team in a multinational environment.
• Self-starter, proactive, able to take initiatives as well as to take quick decisions based on calculated risks.
• Strong work ethic and ability to work in a fast-paced environment.
• Leadership and ability to develop others: coaching and mentoring skills.
• Determination, energy and positive influence skills.
• Contextual thinking:  understanding the impact of actions/decisions on the whole credit / business / SC process.

Preferred Qualifications
Builds effective teams
Cultivates innovation
Customer focus
Demonstrates courage
Drives results
Ensures accountability
Instills trust and exemplifies integrity

Must be at least 18 years of age and must be legally authorized to work in the United States (US) on a permanent basis without visa sponsorship.

LyondellBasell does not accept or retain unsolicited résumés or phone calls and/or respond to them or to any third party representing job seekers.

LyondellBasell is an equal opportunity employer.  We evaluate qualified applicants without regard to race, color, religion, sex, sexual orientation, gender identity, national origin, disability, age, veteran status, and other protected characteristics.  The US EEO is the Law poster is available here.

Nearest Major Market: Houston

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