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Credit Collection Specialist

Company Name:  Lyondell Chemical Company
Location: 

Houston, TX, US, 77010

Req ID:  72138
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 (www.lyondellbasell.com) 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

The Credit Collection Specialist acts as a local bridge between the Credit Accounting team, the Commercial and the Supply chain organizations.  The key activity is to act as a focal point for both the Credit team and the local commercial staff in all credit overdue and receivable related activities. Additionally, the Credit Collection Specialist is responsible for all payment related issues for all customers under his/her responsibility.  This position is located at LyondellBasell's headquarters in downtown Houston, TX.

Roles & Responsibilities

• Responsible for collections and issues resolution on his/her accounts receivable portfolio.
• Will monitor the collection issues due to incorrect invoices. This include all types of errors possible: address- payment terms-name-VAT-price-quantity-quality… and late payments related to cash flow issues.
• Responsible for following the escalation process in place to ensure prompt issue resolution for his/her assigned portfolio.
• Responsible for providing and reviewing a root cause analysis report related to payment issues
• Responsible for accounts clean up on balances, refunds, reconciliation of accounts, sending out account statements to customers.
• Responsible for providing a quarterly 60 days overdue dispute management overview.
• Will monitor the payment performance of the customers in the assigned portfolio and will present to sales payment delay issues.
• Will act as internal focal point for all cash application matters and will liaise/ support the AR team.
• Will manage blocked order release related to overdue items as well as oldest open items and checks failed.
• Will be the prime contact with Sales, Pricing, Order Fulfillment and the Customers for all overdue and payment issue.

Min. Qualifications
  • Relevant finance/accounting experience with a minimum of 2 years’ directly related work experience. 
  • High school diploma or equivalent is required, college degree is a plus.
  • Strong written and verbal communication skills required to interact with internal and external customers.
  • Requires a degree of independence in completing job responsibilities prior to issue escalation.
  • Must be able to maintain professional relationships with Business, Pricing, and Sales groups.
  • IT literate: Solid grasp of Microsoft Office applications and knowledge of SAP is a plus.
Preferred Qualifications
Competencies
Builds effective teams
Collaborates
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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