• Credit & Collections Specialist

    Location US-OH-Moraine
    # Positions
    Experience (Years)
    Accounting / Finance
  • Position Description/Company Info

    Legrand has an exciting opportunity for a Credit & Collections Specialist to join the Legrand Data Communications Division (DCD) team. The role of the individual in this position is to be responsible for collection of accounts receivable in compliance with established LNCA policies.  This includes collections of outstand past due accounts receivable for assigned area, customer follow-up, assistance with deduction resolution and account risk management, communication with internal and external customers.



    About Legrand

    Every day, Legrand brings power, light and data to millions of spaces around the world. Legrand is a global, publicly-traded company listed on the Euronext (Legrand SA EPA: LR) with 36,000 employees worldwide, a market cap of $16B, revenue of more than $5 billion, with products sold in 180 countries. Legrand is listed on the Forbes Global 2000 as one of the world’s best employers. Legrand’s CEO, Gilles Schnepp is one of Harvard Business Review’s best-performing CEOs in the world.  For more information, visit legrand.com.


    About Legrand North and Central America

    Legrand North and Central America (LNCA) employs over 5,000 associates in 90 locations, working in 6 product categories (Electrical Wiring Systems, Building Control Systems, AV, Data Communications, Power Distribution and Control, and Lighting).  LNCA offers distinctive benefits like high employer 401K match, above-benchmark paid maternity leave, paid time off to volunteer, and an active women’s network.  LNCA is an employee-centered, growth company with tremendous opportunity.  For more information, visit legrand.us.



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    Equal Opportunity Employer




    • Associates degree in accounting/finance



    • 1-3 years of experience in collections



    • Must be able to work independently. 

    • Basic understanding of accounting.

    • Requires strong organizational and time management skills, close attention to detail and able to effectively multi-task.

    • Must have strong computer skills, Proficiency with excel sheets.   

    • Ability to use internet and web based resources efficiently and effectively. 

    • Must have excellent verbal and written communications skills.   

    • Must be proficient in negotiation and influencing skills.

    • Must be highly collaborative and able to work in a team based environment. 



    Position Attributes

    Main Job Duties:


    • Manage the efficient collections of assigned accounts within the terms and conditions.
    • Oversees release of orders on credit hold. Monitor accounts for past due balances.
    • Maintains constant communication and builds relationships with customer personnel.
    • Regular interaction with internal personnel in order to expedite dispute resolution and the collection of accounts receivable items in a timely manner.
    • Assist with credit analysis and account risk management.
    • Assist with deduction resolution. Collection of charge backs determined to be invalid.
    • Various monthly reporting for assigned area and closing activities.
    • Assist with cash application as required.
    • Spreadsheet analysis and special projects as required.
    • Maintenance of customer master records to insure accurate and accountable master files.
    • Performs other similar and related duties as required.



    PHYSICAL AND MENTAL DEMANDS : The physical and mental demands described here are representative of those that must be met by employees to successfully perform the essential functions of this job. Reasonable accommodations may be made to enable individuals with disabilities to perform the essential functions.


    Mental Demands

    While performing the duties of this job, employees are regularly required to:

    • Use written and oral communication skills
    • Read and interpret data, information and documents
    • Analyze and solve non-routine and complex office administrative problems
    • Use math and mathematical reasoning
    • Observe and interpret situations
    • Learn and apply new information or skills
    • Perform highly detailed work on multiple, concurrent tasks
    • Work under intensive deadlines with frequent interruptions
    • Interact with managers, staff, customers, the public and others encountered in the course of work


    Physical Demands

    While performing the duties of this job, employees are regularly required to:

    • Sit, walk and stand
    • Talk or hear, both in person and by telephone
    • Use hands repetitively operate standard office equipment
    • Reach with hands and arms; and lift up to 25 pounds
    • Specific vision abilities required by this job include close vision, distance vision and the ability to adjust focus 


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