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Working As A Credit Assistant

  • Getting Information
  • Interacting With Computers
  • Processing Information
  • Documenting/Recording Information
  • Organizing, Planning, and Prioritizing Work
  • Mostly Sitting

  • Repetitive

  • $37,250

    Average Salary

What Does A Credit Assistant Do At Zeeland Farm Services

* 1. Receives all incoming accounts receivable documentation for ZFS and NCP and the Anew Travel Center, and prepares that documentation for application to the proper customer file.
* Responsible for the application of all customer payments (cash, checks, wires, ACH's, and credit memos) to the correct customer account and designated invoices.
* Verifies the daily cash receipts, and incoming Bank transactions to the daily deposit.
* Communicates with the merchandisers first regarding any payment application question and then may be directed to contact the customer when a payment application questions arise. (Over/Short pays, Invoices skipped) 5.
* Monitors all companies ACH draws.
* Completes ACH Debit Advise forms and either by email or fax at Customers preference verifies debit draw with the agreed upon customers approval schedule.
* Matches all customer payment remittances to the correct invoice, and scans the remittance in the specific customer's paid AR Check file.
* Stores material in paper form, or enters information into computerized storage system.
* Searches for and investigates information contained in files, inserts additional data on file records, completes reports.
* Assists the Credit Specialist in the processing of new customer credit applications and the verification of the applicants credit references.
* Assists in the month end procedures.
* Responsible for all end of month Statements to be forwarded to our Customers.
* This will be accomplished by first class mail, or per Customer request by fax or email.
* Completes in a timely manner all Credit Reference request from outside entities and vendors providing Customer approvals.
* Back up for the Credit Manager and Credit Specialist in their absence.
* Disposes of obsolete files in accordance with established company schedule or requirements.
* Will be required to perform other duties and special projects as requested, directed, or assigned.
* Qualifications High school diploma or general education degree (GED); or six months to one years related experience and/or training; or equivalent combination of education and experience.
* Minimum of one year or accounting/invoicing experience.
* Advance knowledge of ACH and banking transactions Good working knowledge of McLeod software, Internet Explorer, Outlook; Excel, and Word.
* Advance level of data entry skills Prior experience with processing credit application, monitoring accounts receivable aging, applying customer payments, etc.
* Prior experience with billing and collection procedures Ability to accurately and efficiently enter data, copy credit/accounting documents, reconcile invoices, and work with detailed transactional information.
* Outstanding communication skills and professionalism with customer. "All qualified applicants will receive consideration for employment without regard to race, color, religion, sex, sexual orientation, gender identity, national origin, disability or veteran status." Company Description Zeeland Farm Services, Inc. is a family-owned and operated business with seven decades of service to the agricultural and transportation industries.
* It was founded in 1950 by Robert (Bob) G.
* Meeuwsen as Meeuwsen Produce and Grain.
* In 1977, it was reorganized as Zeeland Farm Services, Inc. to provide customers with a wider variety of agricultural services.
* Bob sold the company to his sons Cliff, Arlen, and Robb in 1992.
* More than 475 employees, including eight Meeuwsen family members, work at ZFS and its affiliates.
* We endeavor to provide the best possible customer service and offer quality products and services at competitive prices.
* Values are at the heart of everything we produce, and everything we do.
* We produce premium products that are closely monitored from beginning to end and are committed to offering products that are healthy for you and your family.
* We operate on renewable energy, build with recycled materials whenever possible and strive to benefit our customers, community and the environment by using Green

What Does A Credit Assistant Do At NCI Building Systems

* Set up Accounts
* Maintain a log of all new accounts established for tracking purposes
* Provide regular maintenance on all systems for changes to customers’ accounts
* Establish, monitor and maintain customer credit files and upload to company system
* Order D&B and other trade reports as needed
* Assist customers with invoice copies, proof of deliveries, short paid invoices and credit card payments as needed
* Customer service and follow-up for related brand
* Cash in Advance order releases for related brand
* Project work and back up for other team members
* Monthly reporting
* Deposit and log daily funds received
* Able to multi-task and be flexible to changing demands
* Work in multiple systems
* Work in fast paced environment
* Manage, prioritize and meet deadlines of multiple priorities in a short time frame
* Provide a high level of customer service in all verbal and written communication
* Team player with a positive approach to work and to customers
* Detailed oriented
* Self-starter that, once trained, can work without constant supervision
* Excellent organizational skills

What Does A Credit Assistant Do At Aerotek

* Our people are everything.
* As a Best of Staffing Client and Talent leader, Aerotek Inc. has distinguished itself as a leader in recruiting and staffing services, by having a deep understanding of the intersection of talent and business.
* As a strategic partner to more than 17,000 clients and 300,000 contract employees every year, Aerotek's people-focused approach yields competitive advantages for its clients and rewarding careers for its contract employees.
* Headquartered in Hanover, Md., Aerotek operates a network of over 230 non-franchised offices with more than 6,000 internal employees dedicated to serving our customers.
* Aerotek is an operating company of Allegis Group, a global talent solutions provider.
* To learn more, visit aerotek.com
* The company is an equal opportunity employer and will consider all applications without regards to race, sex, age, color, religion, national origin, veteran status, disability, sexual orientation, gender identity, genetic information or any characteristic protected by law
* If you would like to request a reasonable accommodation, such as the modification or adjustment of the job application process or interviewing process due to a disability, please call 888-###-#### or email accommodation@aerotek .com for other accommodation options.
* However, if you have questions about this position, please contact the Recruiter located at the bottom of the job posting.
* The Recruiter is the sole point of contact for questions about this position.
* Associated topics: commission, guest, healthcare, inside sales, insurance agent, insurance sales agent, life insurance agent, life insurance sales, phone

What Does A Credit Assistant Do At CTG

* Ability to work independently to review and process
* Documents received in conjunction with Credit requests
* Ensure accuracy of documents received and data entry of Key Factors in to Loan processing system
* Ability to use multiple work systems to complete tasks assigned
* Candidates will be reviewing Home Owners Insurance Documents for coverages and deductibles
* Candidates will also be reviewing 4506T documents

What Does A Credit Assistant Do At Ferguson Enterprises, Inc.

* The Finance and Accounting job family manages the financial and accounting operations of the organization.
* General areas of responsibility include conducing financial audits; preparing, collecting and analyzing financial information for decision support; receivables/collections; evaluating credit lines

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How To Become A Credit Assistant

Most bookkeeping, accounting, and auditing clerks need some postsecondary education and also learn some of their skills on the job. They must have basic math and computer skills, including knowledge of spreadsheets and bookkeeping software.


Employers generally require bookkeeping, accounting, and auditing clerks to have some postsecondary education, particularly coursework in accounting. However, some candidates can be hired with just a high school diploma.


Bookkeeping, accounting, and auditing clerks usually get on-the-job training. Under the guidance of a supervisor or another experienced employee, new clerks learn how to do their tasks, including double-entry bookkeeping. In double-entry bookkeeping, each transaction is entered twice, once as a debit (cost) and once as a credit (income), to ensure that all accounts are balanced.

Some formal classroom training also may be necessary, such as training in specialized computer software. This on-the-job training typically takes around 6 months.

Licenses, Certifications, and Registrations

Some bookkeeping, accounting, and auditing clerks become certified. For those who do not have postsecondary education, certification is a particularly useful way to gain expertise in the field. The Certified Bookkeeper (CB) designation, awarded by the American Institute of Professional Bookkeepers, shows that those who have earned it have the skills and knowledge needed to carry out all bookkeeping tasks, including overseeing payroll and balancing accounts, according to accepted accounting procedures.

For certification, candidates must have at least 2 years of full-time bookkeeping experience or equivalent part-time work, pass a four-part exam, and adhere to a code of ethics.

The National Association of Certified Public Bookkeepers also offers certification. The Uniform Bookkeeper Certification Examination is an online test with 50 multiple-choice questions. Test takers must answer 75 percent of the questions correctly to pass the exam.


With appropriate experience and education, some bookkeeping, accounting, and auditing clerks may become accountants or auditors.

Important Qualities

Computer skills. Bookkeeping, accounting, and auditing clerks need to be comfortable using computer spreadsheets and bookkeeping software.

Detail oriented. These clerks are responsible for producing accurate financial records. They must pay attention to detail in order to avoid making errors and recognize errors that others have made.

Integrity. Bookkeeping, accounting, and auditing clerks have control of an organization’s financial documentation, which they must use properly and keep confidential. It is vital that they keep records transparent and guard against misappropriating an organization’s funds.

Math skills. Bookkeeping, accounting, and auditing clerks deal with numbers daily and should be comfortable with basic arithmetic.

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Credit Assistant Career Paths

Credit Assistant
Office Manager Accounts Payable Clerk
Account Payables Analyst
6 Yearsyrs
Credit Analyst Accounts Receivable Specialist Accountant
Accountant And Office Manager
6 Yearsyrs
Credit Manager Accounts Receivable Specialist
Accounts Receivable Manager
6 Yearsyrs
Credit Manager Office Manager
Administrative Manager
6 Yearsyrs
Branch Manager Specialist Operation Supervisor
Assistant General Manager
5 Yearsyrs
Office Manager Billing Specialist
Billing Manager
7 Yearsyrs
Sales Assistant Office Manager Billing Specialist
Billing Supervisor
6 Yearsyrs
Accounts Receivable Specialist Account Manager Billing Specialist
Business Office Manager
8 Yearsyrs
Collections/Accounts Receivable Credit And Collections Analyst Collections Specialist
Collection Supervisor
5 Yearsyrs
Collections/Accounts Receivable Collections Specialist
Collections Manager
5 Yearsyrs
Branch Manager Credit Analyst
Credit Manager
5 Yearsyrs
Executive Assistant Account Executive Regional Accounts Manager
Customer Account Manager
5 Yearsyrs
Staff Accountant Accounting Manager Administrative Manager
Executive Assistant/Office Manager
6 Yearsyrs
Executive Assistant Paralegal Contracts Manager
Government Contractor
8 Yearsyrs
Accounts Receivable Specialist Accounts Receivable Manager
Office Manager
5 Yearsyrs
Sales Assistant Account Manager Human Resources Coordinator
Office Manager Of Human Resources
6 Yearsyrs
Staff Accountant Operations Manager Realtor
Property Management Specialist
6 Yearsyrs
Account Manager District Manager Loan Officer
Senior Loan Processor
6 Yearsyrs
Account Manager Sales Consultant Senior Sales Representative
Senior Representative
5 Yearsyrs
Credit Analyst Finance Analyst Operations Manager
Site Manager
7 Yearsyrs
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Credit Assistant Demographics


  • Female

  • Male

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  • White

  • Hispanic or Latino

  • Asian

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  • Black or African American

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Languages Spoken

  • Spanish

  • Japanese

  • Mandarin

  • Chinese

  • German

  • French

  • Arabic

  • Swedish

  • Portuguese

  • Indonesian

  • Dutch

  • Urdu

  • Persian

  • Hindi

  • Italian

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Top Credit Assistant Skills

  1. Financial Statement Analysis
  2. Customer Service
  3. Credit Reports
You can check out examples of real life uses of top skills on resumes here:
  • Communicate with customer service and warranty departments to resolve customer related issues with a directive for customer satisfaction.
  • Update credit files with commercial credit reports, bank & trade references, customer correspondence & other customer information.
  • Process Credit Applications, Credit Card Payments, Filing on NSF Checks, Filing Notice of Unpaid Balances, Spreadsheets.
  • Completed numerical data entry under pressing daily deadlines.
  • Conducted collection calls and other forms of communication to collect Accounts Receivables.

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