Credit Manager

Saint Louis, MO, US

Job purpose


The Credit Manager is the main point of contact for both internal and external customers related to the credit function.  The Credit Manager must maintain a corporate credit policy to optimize sales, extend credit and manage a receivables portfolio.


Duties and responsibilities


  • Pro-actively promote profitable sales growth through secured transactions
  • Assess and manage credit risk
  • Extend credit to customers in accordance with company policies
  • Monitor and update credit information to existing customer base
  • Manage AR portfolio through direct involvement with customers and internal resources
  • Negotiate and secure arrangements for payment with delinquent accounts
  • Minimize bad debt while helping the company maximize profitable sales
  • Provide management & corporate reporting
  • Manage third party collection and legal process for assigned accounts




  • Bachelor’s degree in business or related field, preferred
  • 2+ years’ experience in credit and collections
  • Strong interpersonal, presentation, and negotiating skills
  • Previous experience in building materials distribution or construction industry and/or experience in a multi-location environment, preferred
  • Lien and Bond experience preferred
  • Working knowledge of accounting and finance basics
  • Proficient skill with Computer Microsoft applications (Word, Excel, Outlook, and PowerPoint)
  • Professional written and verbal communication skills


Working conditions


  • Minimal travel requirements as needed for business purposes
  • Work assignments may be completed remotely and/or available company offices/branches within local responsible markets


Physical requirements


  • Prolonged periods sitting at a desk and working on a computer and/or keyboard
  • Heavy methods of verbal and auditory communication via phone, virtual calls, and/or email

“Our goal at Beacon is to cultivate an environment where all ideas are welcomed, and all our people feel empowered.”