Credit Risk Manager

KCR Solutions
Pelaw, UK
09 Dec 2018
08 Dec 2018
Job Role
Credit Manager
Contract Type
We are searching for an experienced Credit Risk Management Specialists who wants to develop their career on an international platform, in a business that will encourage your input, welcome your ideas and act on them. Initially this position is based on a 6 month contract and our client is looking for ideally an immediate start. You will partner the organisation and manage credit risk as well as oversee credit processes, policy and procedures for our SMU's within Europe and North America. The role has three key areas of responsibility; Credit Risk Management Using a variety of reporting on a regular (weekly/monthly) basis monitor and manage credit risk of assigned Region and SMU at a country and customer level. Identify risk and methods to mitigate risk communicating this effectively to internal stakeholders. Seek to improve collection performance and support repeatable improvement in reduction of overdue debt. Credit Processes, Policy and Procedures Provide operational support to the business to establish new standardised processes within the region. Assist in supporting and establishing the outsourced business model in Europe being the focal point for the SMU(s) working initially with a project team Focus on continuous improvement of processes and procedures through standardisation. Business Partnering Develop, produce and regularly share accurate and timely credit reporting with Sales, Finance and Customer Service. Highlight opportunities to improve by establishing regular recurring meetings with internal stakeholders to discuss metrics. Focus on continuous improvement and maintaining improved performance. Develop and understanding of SMU business strategy goals within region and country to aid improved decision making, balancing supporting business strategy and credit risk. Provide support to sales, finance and customer service in ongoing change management in the new outsourced business model. Provide daily support and direction on business processes and supporting tools and systems. Partner with service delivery management to develop, improve and maintain service levels Candidate Profile You will have extensive experience in a credit risk management role and be able to demonstrate expertise in operational risk, risk assessment and financial statement analysis. You will have been involved in global process/policy design and worked in a matrix organisation too. Good at influencing others, you will be flexible and adaptable as well as willing to use your initiative when needed. You will have project management skills and be the sort of person who is passionate about excellence and delivers on commitments. Skills and Experience Proven credit management level experience Demonstrate project management experience Experience working in matrix organisation Demonstrate ability to influence and negotiate Working within global process/policy design Business to business operational credit experience Credit risk assessment experience Financial statement analysis experience Performance management experience Knowledge/Skills Excellent communication and presentation skills Ability to work independently Experience in SAP, FSCM, MFGpro, EBS Experience of working within Europe businesses Demonstrate ability to meet or beat deadlines Commercial focus and balanced decision making Think strategically and act tactically Financial statement analysis and assessment/judgement Desirable Experience International / regional geographical level operational credit management experience Experience of managing a team Leading organisational Change management Experience in establishing/implementation of global process/design Performance management experience Experience in sales / customer focused commercial role Education/Certificates/Licences/Registration required Degree level or equivalent (experience)