Credit Manager

January 18, 2022
Millsboro, DE


Education and/or Experience

  • Minimum four-year degree in Business, Finance or Accounting
  • 5-7 years of experience in credit and financial analysis, preferably in the poultry industry
  • Excellent analytical skills
  • Extensive knowledge of all PC applications.
  • Demonstrated organizational and time management skills
  • Excellent interpersonal skills and is able to get along well with others
  • Excellent written and verbal communication skills
  • Experience working with SAP desired or other ERP system


  • Microsoft Office skills with an expert focus on Excel.
  • Advanced customer service skills.
  • Excellent problem-solving skills.
  • Advanced organization skills.
  • Advanced team building and leadership
  • Expert Analytical Skills
  • Strong references required

Essential Duties & Responsibilities

  • Supports Allen Harim’s Vision, Mission and Values.
  • Responsible for Allen Harim accounts receivable and to maintain a DSO (AR Days Sales Outstanding) of less than 14 days.
  • Work with the Sales department, plants and the live division to create a profitable portfolio of credit accounts while minimizing risks to Allen Harim.
  • Balance sheet reconciliations for all AR related accounts which are: AR Trade, Rebate and Sales Commissions accrual accounts
  • Serve as a liaison between the customer and the sales department as needed
  • Establish cordial yet business like relationships with our customers
  • Manage the Broker Commission and Customer Rebate system and process.
  • Solve any billing or collection problems brought to them by the staff within a timely manner.
  • Maintain follow up with the sales department to ensure prompt resolution of claims and deductions.
  • Perform yearly reviews on the top 25 accounts to ensure that the customer’s financial situation remains appropriate to their assigned credit line.
  • Perform reviews at least every other year on all remaining customers to ensure their financial position remains appropriate to their assigned credit line.
  • Credit reviews on existing accounts and for businesses wanting to establish credit with Allen Harim Foods.
  • Investigate all new account requests and respond to the sales department within 3 to 5 business days with recommendation of credit limit and terms.
  • Be vigilant to any changes is customer payment habits and take appropriate action when a slowing of payment trend is noted.
  • Review the accounts receivable aging daily to keep customers in compliance with existing credit terms and credit limits and notify management on any problem accounts.
  • Complete all vendor credit applications.
  • Prepare and distribute weekly/monthly reports as required.
  • Banking lock box processing for checks and faxed checks.
  • Create A/R invoices and credits within scope of authority.
  • Maintain the customer rebate and broker commission programs.
  • Ensure accurate posting of all customer payments.