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US LBM

US LBM is one of the leading and fastest growing distributors of specialty building materials in the United States, with a team of over 15,000 employees located throughout the country. Since our founding in 2009, we have acquired over 70 companies and have expanded to more than 500 locations serving 37 states. US LBM is a progressive organization that promotes a unique culture that focuses on the value of its customers and associates. Developing our people is critical to our strategy and fostering our culture of empowerment.

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The Area Credit Manager oversees and manages credit-related activities within a designated geographic area. This includes assessing credit risks, evaluating customer creditworthiness, setting credit limits, and ensuring compliance with credit policies and procedures. The manager collaborates with sales teams, analyzes financial data, and makes recommendations to optimize credit decisions while minimizing risk.

Based in Chicago, IL, this hybrid role will oversee operations in Illinois and Wisconsin and requires some travel within these states.

Essential Functions:

  • Manage credit team and staff to direct the AR/Credit processes.

  • Work in conjunction with PGMs within the area to develop a credit strategy to increase sales while minimizing risk.

  • Maintain consistent standards across the region regarding the credit approval process, the collection process, and managing existing customers' credit limits.

  • Conduct monthly A/R reviews and forecast potential bad debt for the region.

  • Develop and maintain strong working relationships with Regional/Divisional leadership to drive A/R results.

  • HR responsibilities of credit analysts and credit clerks within the area. Consisting of hiring, performance management, training, and development.

  • Develop and build a credit organization structure in conjunction with the Regional Credit Manager and Operations leadership to achieve organizational goals.

  • Complies with all policies and standards.

  • Adheres to the Company’s commitment to workplace safety.

  • Perform other duties as assigned.

  • Comply with all policies and standards.

Education:

  • Bachelor's Degree in Finance or related field.

Experience:

  • Minimum of 5 years of experience in credit and collections management.

  • Minimum of 5 years of experience in a supervisory role.

Knowledge, Skills, and Abilities:

  • Strong knowledge of local, state, and federal laws and regulations about managing and collecting accounts receivable.

  • MS Office experience required.

  • Excellent verbal and written communication skills.

  • Effective in strategic business planning and relationship building.

Competencies:

  • Customer Focus – Building strong customer relationships and delivering customer-centric solutions.

  • Accountability – holding self and others accountable to meet commitments.

  • Communicates Effectively – Developing and delivering multi-mode communications that convey a clear understanding of the unique needs of different audiences

  • Decision Quality – Making good and timely decisions that keep the organization moving forward.

  • Being Resilient – Rebounding from setbacks and adversity when facing difficult situations.

  • Tech Savvy – Anticipating and adopting innovations in business-building digital and technology applications.

  • Collaborates – Building partnerships and working collaboratively with others to meet shared objectives.

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US LBM Holdings, LLC, is an equal-opportunity employer. We do not discriminate on the basis of race, color, religion, creed, national origin or ancestry, sex, age, physical or mental disability, veteran or military status, genetic information, sexual orientation, gender identity, marital status, military status, order of protection status, or any other legally recognized protected basis under federal, state, or local law.

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