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Sr. Manager, Credit and Collections

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Location: Santa Clara, California, United States
Job ID: R0002186
Date Posted: Oct 20, 2021
Segment: Others (Including Headquarters and R&D )
Business Unit: Hitachi Regional Headquarters
Company Name: Hitachi America, Ltd.
Profession (Job Category): Finance
Job Type (Experience Level): Management
Job Schedule: Full time
Remote: No

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Sr. Manager, Credit and Collections

Company: Hitachi America, Ltd.

Division: Corporate Finance & Accounting

Location: Santa Clara, CA

Status: Regular, Full-Time


Hitachi America, Ltd. located in Santa Clara, CA has an opening for a Sr. Manager, Credit and Collections. This position will manage and lead credit and collections group of Hitachi America as well as BPO.  Essential duties and responsibilities including, but not limited to:

Major Responsibilities:

  • Perform credit evaluation on new customers and monitor existing customers adherence to payment terms and/or changes in financial stability and re-evaluate credit terms accordingly.
  • Prepare and present monthly report packages for senior management and Hitachi Limited.
  • Distribute monthly report to divisions which address risk concentration, aging issues, etc.
  • Responsible for managing collections, resolutions of disputes, improvement of days sales outstanding (DSO) and delinquency.
  • Manage the accounts receivable portfolio of assigned accounts.
  • Conduct annual North America credit managers meeting to promote collaboration among companies and build a stronger North America credit organization.
  • Participate at global credit meeting from regional preceptive
  • Collaborate with Hitachi Limited in Japan to influence and interact with group companies in North America.
  • Provide opportunities for process improvement, identify and set-up process/system controls to sustain implement changes and solutions.
  • Negotiate contracts with service providers such as D&B, CreditRisk Monitor, etc.
  • Responsible for department budget preparation
  • Primary interface for JSOX audit, financial audit and self-audit activities.
  • Perform other assigned tasks.

Skills/Knowledge Required: 

  • Bachelor’s or higher degree in Accounting/Finance is required, MBA is highly desired
  • A minimum of 10 years’ experience in credit and collection, billing and receivable procedures
  • Proven ability and understanding of effective collection techniques and credit risk analysis
  • Ability to provide leadership, guidance, motivating and development of staff and BPO members
  • Proficient in Microsoft Office 365
  • Knowledge and experience of ERP systems.  Experience in SAP is highly desired
  • Excellent written and verbal communication skills
  • Independent self-starter is desired
  • Ability to handle multi-tasks, follow-up, prioritize, and meet deadlines

Equal Opportunity Employer (EOE)-Females/Minorities/Protected Veterans/Individuals with Disabilities

If you need a reasonable accommodation to apply for a job at Hitachi, please send the nature of request and contact information to [email protected] Queries other than accommodation requests will not be responded to.

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