Job Details

Credit Specialist

Company name
Bering Straits Native Corporation

Anchorage, AK, United States

Employment Type

Accounting, Finance, Customer Service

Posted on
Sep 13, 2019

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Alaska Industrial Hardware, a subsidiary of Bering Straits Native Corporation is currently seeking a qualified Credit Specialist for Anchorage Location.

Alaska Industrial Hardware is currently recruiting for a Credit Specialist, full time hourly, with medical, dental, PTO and,401kbenefits.  

An ideal candidate should be a self-starter, quick learner, task-oriented, and enjoy working in a fast-paced environment, looking for a career-level position, is reliable, and fits well in a professional work environment. A successful applicant must be able to prioritize, be committed to excellent customer service and ideally have related experience. 


The Essential Duties and Responsibilities are intended to present a descriptive list of the range of duties performed for this position and are


intended to reflect all duties performed within the job.

Develop a working relationship with assigned accounts to strengthen the relationship and the quality of service provided

Maintain accounts receivable customer files

Maintain up-to-date billing system

Follow established procedures for processing receipts, cash, etc.

Communicate professionally with customers via phone, email, mail, or personally

Document all customer contact in memo system for permanent record

Monitor and maintain assigned accounts for non-payments, delayed payments, and other irregularities

Provide customer service regarding account issues, process customer refunds, process and review account       adjustments, resolve client discrepancies and short payments

Carry out billing, collection, and reporting activities according to specific deadlines

Reconciliation of accounts

Research and solve payment discrepancies

Investigate and resolve customer queries

Make collection calls and/or correspondence in a fast-paced, goal-oriented collections department

Accountable for reducing delinquency of assigned accounts

•    Enlist the efforts of sales and senior management when necessary to accelerate the collection process

•    Screen/Review applications to ensure we have sufficient information to make a credit determination.

•    Verify trade references/Pull credit history reports when necessary

•    Perform other assigned tasks and duties necessary to support the Accounts Receivable Department


Required (Minimum) Qualifications

Associates degree in Accounting or a minimum of 2 years experience.

Strong communication written and oral, problem solving, and analytical skills required.

Must have attention to detail with an eye for accuracy

Creative, self-disciplined and capable of identifying and completing critical tasks independently wand with a sense of urgency.

Knowledge of basic computer and office equipment including mid-level Excel skills, 10-key by touch, MS Word, and Outlook

Commitment to excellent customer service

Ability to maintain professionalism in high stress situations

Ability to prioritize and manage multiple responsibilities

Knowledge, Skills, Abilities, and Other Characteristics

Knowledge of billing and collections procedures including the Fair Debt Collections Practices Regulations.

Familiarity with commercial accounts in construction, oil & gas industries as well as government and Alaska non-profit organizations highly desired.


Knowledge of billing and collections procedures including the Fair Debt Collections Practices Regulations.

Familiarity with commercial accounts in construction, oil & gas industries as well as government and Alaska non-profit organizations highly desired.


The physical demands described here are representative of those that must be met by an employee to successfully perform the essential functions of this job. Must maintain a constant state of mental alertness at all times. Reasonable accommodations may be made to enable individuals with disabilities to perform the essential functions.

Essential and marginal functions may require maintaining physical condition necessary for bending, stooping, sitting, walking or standing for prolonged periods of time; most of time is spent sitting in a comfortable position with frequent opportunity to move about.


Work Environment characteristics described here are representative of those that must be borne by an employee to successfully perform the essential functions of this job. 

Job is performed in an office setting with exposure to computer screens and requires extensive use of a computer, keyboard, mouse and multi-line telephone system. The work described herein is primarily a modern office setting. Occasional travel may be required.


No supervisory responsibilities.


As a condition of employment, may be required to pass a pre-employment drug screening, as well as have acceptable reference and background, and credit check results. Must have reliable transportation to/from work a necessity.

Shareholder Preference.

 BSNC gives hiring, promotion, training and retention preference to BSNC shareholders, shareholder descendants and shareholder spouses who meet the minimum qualifications for the job.

Bering Straits Native Corporation is an Equal Opportunity/ AA/ Male/ Female/ Disability/ Vets employer.

We participate in the E-Verify Employment Verification Program. We are a drug free workplace.

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