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Credit Associate 1

Cicero, IL | Full Time
14 Days Ago

Job Description


The primary purpose of this position is to lead the payment application process by facilitating and reconciling collections brought in by sales and customers. 


  • Assume lead role in the payment application process
  • Process payments quickly, efficiently, and with accuracy. Payments include, but not limited to, Cash Application/COD’S (State level), Lockbox Posting via ECP, Salesmen Collections, Electronic and Remote Deposit
  • Prepares daily accounts receivable deposit, including creating receipts for entry and balancing receipts to checks
  • Ensure balancing to meet daily deadline
  • Identify and resolve issues causing payments to be unapplied
  • Distribute unapplied payments to Credit Specialists for follow-up
  • Balance Bank Deposits back to SAP
  • NSF’s
  • Other duties, as assigned.


  • High School diploma or equivalent
  • 1 years of experience in related area
  • Have knowledge of commonly used concepts, practices, and procedures within accounts receivable field
  • 10-Key by touch
  • Excellent MS Office skills, with advance experience in Excel (i.e. VLOOKUP, Pivot Tables, etc.)
  • Proficient with automated accounting systems
  • SAP or similar ERP software experience a plus


Work Conditions and Physical Requirements:

  • Frequent hand motion with computer work
  • Occasional carrying, overhead reaching and lifting of 15 pounds to perform various duties
  • Occasional immediate reaching to perform various office duties
  • Occasional standing for short amounts of time to perform various duties
  • Occasional walking for short amounts of time to perform various duties
  • Extended sitting for long periods of time at desk or workstation
  • Minimal squatting or bending to perform various duties
  • Occasional Climb Stairs


This job description is only a summary of the typical functions of this position, not an exhaustive or comprehensive list of all possible job responsibilities, tasks and duties. Responsibilities, tasks, and duties of individual jobholders may vary from the above description.#LI-Hybrid

EEO Statement

Breakthru Beverage Group is an equal opportunity employer. We evaluate qualified applicants without regard to race, color, religion, sex, sexual orientation, gender identity, national origin, disability, veteran status, genetic information and other legally protected characteristics. The EEO is the Law poster is available Here, if you need a reasonable accommodation because of a disability for any part of the employment process, please call (708) 298-3536 and let us know the nature of your request and your contact information.



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