Credit Coordinator, Accounts Receivable

Job Attributes

Full Time
Elizabeth, New Jersey
Performance Metro NY (0610)
$21.00 - $27.00
September 14, 2023

Company Description

Performance Foodservice, PFG's broadline distributor, maintains a unique relationship with a variety of local customers, including independent restaurants and hotels, healthcare facilities, schools, and quick-service eateries. A team of sales reps, chefs, consultants and other experts builds close relationships with each customer, providing advice on improving operations, menu development, product selection and operational strategies. The Performance Foodservice team delivers delicious food, but also goes above and beyond to help independent restaurant owners achieve their dreams.
Job Description
We Deliver the Goods:
  • Competitive pay and benefits, including Day 1 Health & Wellness Benefits, Employee Stock Purchase Plan, 401K Employer Matching, Education Assistance, Paid Time Off, and much more
  • Growth opportunities performing essential work to support America's food distribution system
  • Safe and inclusive working environment, including culture of rewards, recognition, and respect
Position Summary:
Under direct supervision, performs a wide variety of credit and collection functions. Following established guidelines, takes action to recover delinquent accounts. Gathers, compiles, and maintains basic credit information. Contacts customers regarding delinquent payments and prepares reports reflecting status of credit and collection activity. Exercises considerable discretion in collection activities but must obtain internal approvals for refinancing and repossessions. Communicates and interacts with customers, vendors and co-workers professionally ensuring questions are answered accurately and in a timely manner. Functions as a team member within the department and organization, as required, and perform any duty assigned to best serve the company.
Position Responsibilities:
  • Provides credit and collection analysis for assigned portfolio of accounts
  • Reviews and approves daily orders to support sales and profitability
  • Resolves issues related to customers' accounts, including past due balances and reconciliations
  • Assists customers and internal departments with open account balances, including statements, invoices, deductions, payments, credits and adjustments
  • Performs periodic credit reviews of existing accounts based on analysis of historical data, reports from credit reporting agencies and trade references
  • Maintains credit files with proper, complete and accurate documentation.
  • Enters new customer account set-ups and changes/corrections to existing customer accounts
  • Handles credit related correspondence in a timely and professional manner
  • Prepares account files for external collection for collection agencies and collection attorneys
  • Performs other related duties as assigned.
Required Qualifications
High School Diploma/GED or Equivalent Experience
6-12 months Accounting, collections accounting admin support or related area
Preferred Qualifications
High School Diploma/GED or Equivalent Experience
1-2 years Accounting, collections accounting admin support or related area
EEO Statement
Performance Food Group and/or its subsidiaries (individually or collectively, the "Company") provides equal employment opportunity (EEO) to all applicants and employees, regardless of race, color, national origin, sex, marital status, pregnancy, sexual orientation, gender identity, religion, age, disability, genetic information, veteran status, and any other characteristic protected by applicable local, state and federal laws and regulations. Please click on the following links to review: (1) our EEO Policy; (2) the "EEO is the Law" poster and supplement; and (3) the Pay Transparency Policy Statement.