Credit Specialist

Boise, Idaho
Accounting & Auditing (Business and Financial Operations Occupations)
Job Type
Temp to Perm
Working Hours
8:00 AM - 5:00 PM
US$ 14.00 - US$ 15.00 per hour
Ref. Number
Hoffman, Briana, Spherion
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Job Description


As a Credit Specialist you will be responsible for assisting with continual process improvements and effective delivery of services, as well as, building and maintaining cross functional relationships throughout the company, and will follow all company policies, procedures and SOX controls.

-Investigates credit risks and follows guidelines for granting credit to customers
-Recommends new lines of credit and/or the extension of credit limits
-Negotiates collection arrangements for overdue account balances
-Handles all levels of accounts from small to more complex and larger accounts
-Compiles credit data following established company policies and guidelines
-Performs initial customer setup including reviewing application, bank and credit references, reports, and financial statements
-Analyzes credit data and financial statements to determine degree of risk
-Works within deadlines while ensuring accurate policies and procedures are being adhered to
-Recommends authorizing or disapproving extensions of credit and adjustments to manager
-Routinely reviews customer credit worthiness and evaluates current credit limits
-Maintains customer files and makes sure that necessary documentation is received and filed
-Builds and maintains customer relationships

Working hours: 8:00 AM - 5:00 PM

-Works well in an environment with firm deadlines; results oriented
-Ability to work in a heavily metric driven organization
-Strong customer service and communication skills
-Strong written, verbal, interpersonal and analytical skills
-Strong attention to detail, goal oriented
-Possess process improvement mindset with a desire to consistently look for ways to improve efficiency and service
-Proficient in Microsoft Word and Excel
-Perform multiple tasks effectively
-Able to work both independently and as part of a team

No Degree Required

1-4 years

-BS/BA in Finance, Accounting or Business Administration, or equivalent experience
-3-5 years of high volume corporate credit processing experience
-Experience in negotiations, customer service and effective delivery of services
-Knowledge of credit procedures
-Experience working with enterprise systems such as SAP, Oracle, etc.
-Experience working with large customer base and in resolving disputes
-Understanding of internal controls including SOX requirements for ITC


Spherion has helped thousands of people just like you find work happiness! Our experienced staff will listen carefully to your employment needs and then work diligently to match your skills and qualifications to the right job and company. Whether you're looking for temporary, temp-to-perm or direct hire opportunities, no one works harder for you than Spherion. EEO Employer: Race, Religion, Color, National Origin, Citizenship, Sex, Sexual Orientation, Gender Identity, Age, Disability, Ancestry, Veteran Status, Genetic Information, Service in the Uniformed Services or any other classification protected by law.

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