Credit Analyst

Job title: Credit Analyst
Discipline: Accounting and Finance
Location: Sydney North Shore & Northern Beaches
Contract: Permanent
Salary: $80,000 - $90,000 + super
Salary low: 80000
Salary high: 90000
Contact: Ripesh Damania
Call: Ripesh
Email: email Ripesh
Reference: 3154021
About The Company
Our client is an instantly recognisable retail/telco organisation who are currently entering an exciting period of growth. There is a newly created opportunity for a Credit Analyst to hit the ground running in a high performing team, based in North Sydney. You will be highly motivated finance professional with the ability to partner with senior stakeholders across the business.
About The Role
Reporting to the Senior Credit Manager, the Credit Analyst responsibilities will include consistent application of a credit policy, periodic credit reviews of existing customers, and assessment of the creditworthiness of potential customers.  Your duties will include but not limited to:
  • Financial risk mitigation for APAC and EMEA regions
  • Design and maintain reports and dashboards compiling data across multiple platforms/sources to both track and communicate key credit performance indicators for global customers
  • Perform analysis of Financial Statements or other data for existing customers and potential customers with the ability to make credit recommendations based on those findings
  • Interpret trade data from several trade reports (D&B, CRM, Experian) and be able to make credit recommendations based on data
  • Ensure timely review of new and existing customers
  • Regular interaction with and communication of credit decisions in both written and verbal form with management and sales
  • Fosters and maintains key relationships throughout the organization in order to facilitate teamwork across departments 
About You
To be successful in this role you will be a highly analytical and strategic thinker with a “can do” attitude and a passion to examine and understand information. The position sits within a small, commercially focused arm of the Finance team (not within the Accounting team) working closely with the sales and operational teams. As such, it is critical that you are able to build effective relationships within the business to develop your understanding of operational factors and then to use this to drive insightful and business-appropriate analytics.
In addition, you will possess/ demonstrate:
  • Minimum of 5 years of experience in accounts receivable, international credit (APAC preferred), accounting, financial analysis or related fields
  • Previous experience in banking, lending, accounting and/or financial services is highly regarded
  • Experience with financial statements and financial ratio analysis
  • Experience performing high level data analyst; general understanding of databases
  • Strong competency in Excel, SQL, Access and Visio