Eugene Credit Manager

Bigfoot Beverages of Eugene is recruiting for a Credit Manager.  The Credit Manager is responsible for the credit process, including but not limited to the consistent application of the credit policy, credit reviews of existing accounts, and the assessment of potential accounts.  This position is accountable for maintaining and stimulating positive cash flow through effective collection procedures to minimize bad debt. Analyze customer accounts and payments to ensure accurate account balances, reports and no discrepancies exist.This is a full-time, non-exempt position that will work Monday through Friday 8:00 am – 5:00 pm but may vary based on daily need.     Compensation is dependent upon experience. A probationary period is required.


Essential Functions

Reasonable accommodations may be made to enable individuals with disabilities to perform the essential functions.

  1. Develop and standardize written policy documentation related to credit and customer set-up process.
  2. Establish payment terms and credit limits on customer accounts by pulling credit reports, checking bank references, and vendor references.  Negotiate repayment agreements.
  3. Document and track past due accounts and account discrepancies. Make collection calls when necessary based on company standards and policies.
  4. Reviews status of aged and delinquent accounts on a consistent basis. Prepare and transmit letter or notice on delinquent accounts.  When appropriate, determines and recommends new repayment terms.
  5. Maintain customer relations through prompt communication to inquiries, credit issues and knowledge of accounts.  Communicates with Controller all questionable account balances, transactions and/or documentation.
  6. Work with external collection agencies and/or courts to collect on past due accounts, including filing necessary claim documentation with bankruptcy proceedings.  Write off bad debt when applicable according to company standards and policies.
  7. Act as a resource for managers and the Accounts Receivable department in regards to route issues and corrections, account balances, new/potential accounts and other questions that arise.
  8. Assist Delivery Drivers with providing and communicating accurate override codes for payment at time of delivery.
  9. Collect and balance NSF checks.
  10. Prepare and submit claims for major chain accounts.
  11. Approve/issue checks to clear credit balances.
  12. Audit and maintain customer files for appropriate documentation, applications and up to date information.
  13. Maintain clean aging and accurate account information.
  14. Regular and reliable attendance.


Required Education and Experience

  1. Associates degree in accounting or business administration, or equivalent work experience of 3 years.
  2. 1-2 years of collection and accounts receivable experience.
  3. Thorough knowledge of applicable accounting principles, general ledger systems, financial chart of accounts, government regulations and collection laws.



This position offers a comprehensive benefit package including but not limited to, health insurance, life insurance, 401(k), vacation and sick time, waiting periods will apply.


We are an Equal Opportunity Employer.



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