Pendleton Woolen Mills Inc is seeking a Credit & A/R Specialist

Assist credit team in daily management of A/R in a manner that will enhance customer goodwill, promote customer growth and stability, and provide for prompt turnover and adequate protection of the company’s investment in accounts receivable. Responsible for cash application of incoming checks, wire transfers and ACH’s for all accounts. Managing past due A/R, claims and account administration for all accounts within assigned portfolio.


ESSENTIAL FUNCTIONS OF THE JOB                                                                                 % of Job Overall

Cash Application

  • Organize checks and wires for review
  • Enter Cash, Wire, ACH and CC payments into accounting system and match with outstanding invoices and credits
  • Create and organize monthly statements for all customers
  • Assist with accounting reconciliations and resolution of variances
  • Month end duties as assigned

Customer Account Administration

  • Monitor delinquent accounts within assigned portfolio and collect within established terms
  • Process collection filing as necessary including Bad Debt Write offs within established guidelines
  • Communicate account changes, order cancelations, terms changes etc. to the appropriate departments to maintain portfolio integrity.
  • Perform yearly account reviews as needed and within PWM credit policy guidelines
  • Process claims for deductions made by accounts
  • Other tasks as assigned by supervisor


CORE EXPECTATIONS (The knowledge/abilities in which the incumbent must demonstrate competency)

  • Business related two year Associate degree
  • Basic accounting including cash application and reconciliation
  • Organizing / prioritizing skills and ability to meet deadlines
  • Strong written and verbal communication proficiency
  • Self –motivated, task oriented, attention to detail and accuracy
  • Able to clearly communicate in English
  • Experience in customer relations
  • Ability to work under fluctuating workload and associated demands
  • Ability to handle conflict and resolve disputed issues, react well under pressure.
  • Strong time/task management skills and ability to work with minimal supervision.       Accept responsibility and be accountable for activities.
  • Strong data entry and computer system expertise
  • Sound judgement of confidentiality and discernment.
  • Knowledge of PCI compliance due to handling of credit card data
  • Problem solving and teamwork capabilities

BEHAVIORAL (The method in which the incumbent delivers results)

  • Dependable, prompt and steady attendance
  • Ability to work under fluctuating workload and associated demands
  • Ability to work independently and accept responsibility and accountability for own activities
  • Communicate professionally and courteously with PWM customer base

QUALIFICATIONS (The training, education and/or experience necessary to fulfill the job)

  • Business related two year Associate degree
  • Basic cash application
  • Basic accounting


  • Comfortable with PC’s
  • Knowledge of Microsoft Office suite of programs.
  • CGS Blue Cherry experience a plus.
  • Knowledge with Adobe


  • Good manual dexterity for using a calculator, telephone, and computer keyboard; it may be necessary to use more than one of these simultaneously.
  • Ability to carry large credit files which are sometimes awkward to handle. Retrieving and working with paper files.
  • Good manual dexterity and fine motor skills for locating certain documents in credit files.
  • Good motor skills for oral and hand-written communications. This position requires a great deal of communicating with customers, management, and other employees via telephone, Email and letters.
  • Able to talk on phone.
    • Speak English clearly.   Multi language skills a plus.
  • Read documents with fine print.
  • Sit for long periods of time.
  • Mental demands for time sensitive activities.
  • Able to work Monday through Friday including some seasonal overtime.

Interested candidates, please send cover letter and resume by clicking on “Email Contact” below.

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