Kaman Corporation

  • Credit and Collections Assistant

    Location : Location US-
    Requisition ID
    Kaman Distribution
    Shift 1
    # of Openings
    Posted Date
    1 week ago(12/5/2018 4:14 PM)
  • Overview



    The Credit & Collection Assistant is responsible for the analysis of customer financial condition and authorization of customer credit lines by minimizing bad debt risk, maximizing accounts receivable collections and reconciling customer billings/payments. This role focuses on risk management.

    Essential Duties and Responsibilities

    • Review new accounts.
    • Handle customers account status changes.
    • Respond to customers inquiries and provide documentation as needed.
    • Assist the Credit team in the request of credit application as necessary.
    • Assist credit team to obtain bank and trade references to support credit decision.
    • Monitor and reconcile customers’ information in invoice system (Billtrust).
    • Invoice communication to customers with special billing method.
    • Answer phone calls and transfer to appropriate Credit Analyst or branch personnel as necessary.
    • Receive and distribute faxes to appropriate Credit Analyst/branch personnel.
    • Monitor team mailbox, process requests received and distribute to Credit Analysts as needed.
    • Provide credit references to our customers.
    • Serve as backup for collection.
    • Handle Accounts Payable correspondence.
    • Participate in special projects as needed.


    • Exceptional analytical skills and ability to analyze and resolve credit issue independently.
    • Strong problem-solving and follow-up skills with the ability to make decisions based on research.
    • Ability to work independently, meet deadlines and prioritize work.
    • Handles stressful situations effectively, and adapts well to an ever changing environment
    • Communicates effectively verbally and in writing.
    • MS Office experience with strong Excel skills.
    • Self-motivated, quick learner and detail oriented.

    Kaman Distribution Group, a division of Kaman Corporation, is comprised of three business platforms: Kaman Automation, Kaman Fluid Power, and Kaman Industrial Technologies. We offer more than four million items including bearings, mechanical power transmission, electrical and automation, material handling, motion control, fluid power and MRO supplies to customers in virtually every industry. Additionally, we provide engineering, design and support for automation, electrical, linear, hydraulic and pneumatic systems as well as belting and rubber fabrication, customized mechanical services, hose assemblies, repair, fluid analysis and motor management. Offering products and solutions from more than 250 locations, our people are the foundation of our success. We recognize that our ability to sustain our competitive advantage rests among our talent.


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