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Assistant Credit Manager

Company: Helena Agri-Enterprises, LLC
Location: West Des Moines
Posted on: January 18, 2023

Job Description:

The Assistant Credit Manager performs duties associated with credit management including the review and establishment of credit lines with customers within the approved authority.

The employee's primary duty must be the performance of office or non-manual work directly related to the management or general business operations of Helena or Helena's customers. This also includes the exercise of discretion and independent judgement with respect to matters of significance.

What your day may look like

  • Reviews credit requests submitted by branch staff, performs the review for adequate support and documentation and establishes credit lines within the level of authority set by company policy ($1-$125,000). Follows-up with supplemental information where needed.

  • Performs customer or location visits to promote financing programs, trains locations on various credit topics and provides support and backup to the credit manager.

  • Monitors payment activity including delinquent accounts and initiates appropriate collection measures. Provides updates to the credit and division manager.

  • Provides training and direction via written and verbal instruction to locations or other credit department staff regarding credit-related matters.

  • Analyzes the risk of location receivables based on trends and credit exposure and takes appropriate action with guidance from the credit manager.

  • Properly documents credit decisions in customer files and completes periodic reviews and follow-up of credit lines.

  • Other work-related duties as assigned by leader.

  • Reliable and regular attendance is expected.

    Education and experience needed for this position:

    • Bachelor's degree in finance, accounting, agriculture economics or related field is required.

    • Three years of related work experience is required.

      Other skills that will help you succeed:

      • NACM CBA, CBF or CCE designations are preferred.

      • Computer skills including word processing and spreadsheets.

      • Written and verbal communication skills.

      • Decision-making and analytical skills.

        Your work environment and the physical aspects of the job

        The work environment for this position is that of a typical office environment where the noise level is mostly quiet. This position requires you to use your hands for many different tasks and to talk, hear, walk, stand and sit. You may be occasionally required to lift or move up to 10 pounds.

        Who we are

        Helena Agri-Enterprises, LLC is one of the nation's foremost agronomy solutions providers. We rank near the top nationally in volume and sales for crop production products, fertilizer, custom application, seed and precision agriculture, turf management, industrial weed control, forestry, aquatics and more. As a solutions provider, we help our customers make critical decisions about soil variability, nutrient and water availability, seed selection and pest management. We take pride in working with our growers beyond the sale, helping them in every aspect of their business.

        Helena operates under several main business groups -- Helena Products Group, AGRIntelligence, Helena Industries, LLC and Diversified Applications, Inc.

        Helena is a special place to be

        At Helena, we are family. Our employees take care of each other and support each other at work and in their personal life. Our family-like atmosphere creates a positive work environment that allows our employees to be high-performers because they feel comfort and compassion from their leader and team. Our family-like culture is centered on our successful business model -"People...Products...Knowledge." "People" being the first for good reason. When our employees are treated right and feel cared for, our customers thrive and our business grows.

        Helena's commitment to diversity and inclusion

        At Helena, we are committed to creating a diverse and inclusive work environment where all our employees feel safe, valued and have the opportunity to succeed. We embrace different backgrounds and human experiences because our customers are also diverse. When we all show deep appreciation for each other and our customers it builds trust that strengthens Helena and keeps us competitive.

        Helena supports individuals with disabilities and reasonable accommodations may be made to enable qualified individuals with disabilities to perform job responsibilities.

        Stay connected to Helena

        For the latest job postings and company news, visit us at https://helenaagri.com/careers.

        Helena is an equal opportunity employer.

Keywords: Helena Agri-Enterprises, LLC, West Des Moines , Assistant Credit Manager, Executive , West Des Moines, Iowa

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