Who Are We?
Founded 75 years ago by A.A. DeFehr in Winnipeg, Palliser has grown into one of North America’s leading furniture manufacturers. We value our clients, our communities, our natural environment and providing the best customer experience possible. At Palliser, we produce quality and demand excellence.
What Would You Do?
Palliser Furniture Ltd. is currently seeking an energetic and dedicated individual to fill the role of Credit Manager. The successful candidate will lead the Credit Department and oversee the strategic management of the company’s accounts receivable asset to minimize overall corporate risk while at the same time supporting corporate sales plans. Reporting to the Chief Financial Officer, the Credit Manager is responsible for providing customer service in a manner that reflect a balance between end customer needs and Palliser’s guidelines for collections and ultimately the company’s business plans and goals.
The duties and responsibilities of this position would include:
- Provides strategic direction / leadership to the Credit Department including the recruitment, development, motivation and retention of credit and collections talent.
- Promotes teamwork, encourages engagement and motivation of the Credit Department and models respect and professionalism.
- Define and lead continuous improvement across the Credit Department and to support best practices in performance management to clearly deliver goals to the team based on Palliser’s overall objectives.
- Manage reporting requirements for Bankruptcies & Preferential Payments
- Develop, implement, and enforce policies and procedures on credit, collections, and bad debts.
- Determine & Set Credit limits for all new accounts
- Set & Control payment terms for all accounts
- Negotiate settlement agreements for delinquent accounts
- Assist in the development of policies and procedures for Corporate Credit Memo / Vendor Chargeback Policy.
- Manage all Credits generated to customers based on VCB agreements
- Monitor Chargebacks & Identify opportunities for cost reduction.
- Determines when customer’s orders / accounts are to be put on “hold status” or released based on a review of account credit history, credit reports and customer's financials.
- Monitors daily for Canadian, USA, Mexico, and international accounts.
- Report to senior management including members of the Executive Committee and other divisional management on credit related matters.
- Make recommendations regarding Credit Insurance & compliance
- Reports to executive management on the condition of the accounts receivable asset.
What Do You Bring?
- Bachelor of Commerce degree with business administration specialty or accounting designation or equivalent experience.
- Fellow Credit Institute (FCI), Certified Public Accountant (CPA) would be an asset
- Minimum 5 years’ senior management experience.
- Excellent management skills including leadership, motivation, organizational, conceptualization.
- Excellent personal skills including decision-making, time management, planning, initiative, and delegation.
- Excellent communication skills including oral, written, and presentation
- Experience and skill in establishing and maintaining collaborative partnerships.
- Effective deadline management and project management skills.
- High level of integrity, confidentiality and accountability.
- Effective attention to detail and a high degree of accuracy.
- Experience in designing, developing, and implementing re-engineered business processes.
- Experience with AS400, Mapics/Powerlink, MC2, Microsoft Office an asset.
Why Work with Us?
In 2019, we were appointed the Gold Standard for Canada’s Best Managed Companies and were also recognized as one of Manitoba’s Top 30 Employers. We also offer plenty of benefits to the people who made us what we are today.
Click Apply Now by March 5, 2021 and tell us why you’d make an excellent fit for this position.