Financial Assistant II
Graybar Electric Company, Inc. - St. Louis, MO

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Graybar is looking for talented, enthusiastic people to help us maintain the highest levels of customer satisfaction in every area of our business. We are a Company that recognizes talent and provides the opportunity for training and development for your career growth.

Purpose

Assist in attaining the objectives of the Financial Department consistent with sound credit evaluation, safety, and control as described in Best Practices.

Handle customer accounts as assigned by Director Finance, Area Financial Manager, or Financial Manager
Obtain credit information, reports, and other necessary information to effectively evaluate prospective customers
Handle routine correspondence, telephone calls, form letters, etc.
Set up files and secure necessary job information; obtain approvals on job information from Financial Manager
Maintain collection, credit and job files as directed; safeguard records according to record retention policies; assist with file scanning and attaching as directed
Initiate account setup as directed by Financial Manager, Area Financial Manager, or Director Finance
Assist in collection efforts by phone, in person or through correspondence; maintain notes as required in SAP
Other duties as assigned Requirements

Minimum Job Requirements

Minimum of 1 year experience required: Service in the Financial Department or equivalent background or experience

High school diploma or GED required

Preferred Job Requirements

2-3 years experience preferred

Four-year degree preferred

Knowledge, Skills, Abilities

Knowledge

Knowledge of Best Practices (Company policy), including credit and collection policies, authority limits, and departmental routines Skills

Mathematical skills
Customer service skills
Computer skills Abilities

Ability to absorb and retain details, to communicate persuasively and effectively
Ability to deal professionally with everyone, even in difficult circumstances
Ability to organize work area; maintenance of files and notation of key conversations with customers in SAP
Ability to function with minimal supervision, yet follow instruction and adhere to guidelines Working Conditions

Traditional office environment.

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As a leading distributor of electrical, communications and data networking products, Graybar helps contractors and building owners save time...