MediaNews Group's Shared Services Center is seeking a Credit & Collections Supervisor to join the team! MediaNews Group offers news reporting and third party advertising and marketing opportunities through its multi-platform products which include: web, mobile, tablet, and print. We are one of the largest media groups in the U.S., serving high-value audiences and connecting advertisers to them. MNG publishes award-winning content (49 Pulitzers) that amasses and engages a nationwide audience via 800 multi-media platforms including web, mobile, social, and print. We are transforming the news industry.
This position is responsible for Credit, Collections and Cash Applications processes for all Properties (Newspapers) owned by MediaNews Group. This includes, but is not limited to; customer credit analysis, Accounts Receivable (A/R) aging, collections activities, including initiating collection calls, enforcing credit policies, managing credit holds, applying cash to A/R accounts, usually through a lockbox, and A/R write-offs.
Principal Position Responsibilities
Number of Associates Supervised: 7 direct reports
Normal Work Schedule
Flexible standard hours around 9:00 AM - 6:00 PM, Monday-Friday. Some overtime and weekends may be required.
Position Skill Requirements
The environmental factors and/or physical requirements of this position include the following:
The minimum education required to be considered for this position is a Bachelor’s Degree.
The preferred education required to be considered for this position is a Bachelor’s Degree in business and/or a combination of college education and experience to enable successful performance.
Specialized or technical knowledge, credentials or licensing required for the position include:
Demonstrated proficiency with PC tools such as mail software, word processor, presentation software and spreadsheet software (Microsoft Office suite: Outlook, MSWord, PowerPoint, and Excel preferred)
Demonstrated knowledge of an ERP system such as JD Edwards, Oracle, or SAP.
Demonstrated knowledge of automated credit and collections systems
Exposure to, or experience with, PBS and/or Mactive preferred.
The minimum number of Years of Prior and Related experience to be considered for this position is:
Five (5) years of Accounting/business experience that enables performance in all aspects of the position
Three (3) years of supervisory experience.
The preferred number of Years of Prior and Related experience to be considered for this position is:
Six to eight (6-8) years of business experience
Seven (7) years related Credit and Collections experience
Four to five (4-5) years of supervisory experience. #LI-BN1