Credit Analyst


Title: Credit Analyst

Who We Are:

Carboline is a St.

Louis-based coatings manufacturer with a global reach.

The company, founded in 1947, produces high-quality performance coatings, linings, and fireproofing products in more than 20 manufacturing facilities around the world.

Carboline has been ranked a top workplace for seven years in a row, so culture and maintaining a safe and clean work environment is something we take very seriously.

Carboline is part of RPM International Inc., a $6.1 billion, multinational company with subsidiaries that are world leaders in specialty coatings, sealants, building materials and related services.

From homes and workplaces to infrastructure and precious landmarks, RPM's market-leading brands are trusted by consumers and professionals alike to help build a better world.

If you want to be part of a growing global organization with opportunity for growth, we would like to meet you.

Position Summary:

Review and approve customer orders through credit procedures and collect on assigned past due accounts

Essential Functions:

  • Review orders that are on credit hold status and make necessary arrangements to approve those orders.
  • Customer - request and review bank/trade references, Dun & Bradstreet credit reports, and if necessary financial statements.

    Set credit limit or submit to proper authorized person for credit limit approval.
  • Ongoing Customer - depending on customer credit history, size of order, and location of job, sometimes may have to request and obtain bonding information, joint check agreements, guarantee of payment, personal guarantees, and file Preliminary Notice of Intent in the states required.
  • Investigate customers with held orders that have past dues or are over their limit.

    Determine action to be taken by using judgment when general guidelines indicate what is to be done.

    May refer to Credit Manager.
  • Contact customers whose accounts are past due, according to the "aging report".

    Follow up with past due customers regularly.
  • Prepare files for AR accounts that need to be placed with an outsourced collection agency, or for filing bond claims, mechanics liens, or other legal claims.
  • Reconcile customers' accounts timely to keep customers accounts up to date.
  • This position works and communicates closely with customer service, sales, and accounting departments, in addition to Carboline customers, so strong verbal and written communication required.
  • Perform additional duties as assigned
  • Commit to the Company's safety and quality programs.


  • High School Diploma or equivalent
  • 1 year Collections experience

Desired Qualification:

  • Associate or Bachelors in Accounting, finance, business
  • Strong Microsoft suite
  • 3-5 years of credit experience.
  • Critical thinking, strong communicator, problem solver

Physical Requirements:

This position requires minimal physical activity but does require computer usage for an extended period of time - up to 8 hours in a day.

No unusual environmental, lifting or exertion requirements are associated with this position

What We Offer:

We offer a team atmosphere that fosters cooperation and creativity; a management team committed to employee development and an environment where people are empowered to make decisions.

Our career opportunities offer unlimited earnings potential and our comprehensive benefits package is among the best in the industry which includes affordable benefits, a company match 401K plan and a retirement pension plan.

This position will also have the option to work from home 1 day per week after 6 months.

Carboline is an Equal Opportunity Employer that values the strength diversity brings to the workplace.

Individuals with Disabilities and Protected Veterans are encouraged to apply.

"In order to be the best, we must hire the best"
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