Trade and Promotions Specialist

El Paso, Texas

Mount Franklin Foods, a leading North American manufacturer of high-quality confections and nut products based in El Paso, Texas, is looking for a Trade and Promotions Specialist to join our team.

Essential Functions and Responsibilities

  • Maintain promotional and broker programs module and trade accrual management. 
  • Main liaison with Sales Reps and Brokers
  • Daily, research and posts customer payments by recording cash and checks into the computer system and verifies by comparison to the bank deposit.
  • Posts revenues by verifying and entering transactions from lockbox and local deposits.
  • Monitor all outstanding balances and design various collection options to negotiate collections.
  • Send balance statements to customers as needed.
  • Assists the Corporate Accounts Receivable and Credit Manager in interpreting and resolving accounts receivable problems with customers.
  • Process and monitor sales invoices.
  • Maintains accurate customer files; keeps track of name changes, merges, address changes, and mailing attentions for all divisions. Relays this information to the appropriate personnel.
  • Maintain Tax exempt certificates updated for all active customers.
  • Monitor and reconcile accounts receivable overage balances.
  • Investigate and submit chargeback claims for unauthorized OS&D deductions.
  • Maintain and prepare reports for ledger accounts and analyze variance according to Account Receivable policies.
  • Research of customer discrepancies (Deductions).
  • Review and communicate any deviation from customer payment plan, obtains appropriate approvals to have open credits applied, and, in general, keeps the accounts receivable system as clean as possible.
  • Upon request, provides special reports reflecting status of customer accounts. 
  • Verifies validity of account discrepancies and or deductions by obtaining and investigating information from sales, trade promotions, customer service departments, and backup from customers.
  • Collect data from various credit and analytics data companies to analyze credit exposure.
  • Other duties as assigned.

Education and Qualifications

  • Bachelors degree (B.A. or B.S.) in Accounting preferred or 2+ years of experience in basic accounting or accounts receivable processes.
  • Excellent written and verbal communication skills, including ability to interact effectively with all levels throughout the organization.
  • Strong Excel and database skills (Pivot tables, macros, Vlookups, etc).
  • 2+ years of relevant experience in Accounts Receivable, Deductions and credit analysis preferred. 
  • Baan IV financial or other financial ERP application experience is preferred.
  • Must be bilingual with fluent use of the English and Spanish language.

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