Date:  May 21, 2024

Tolland, US

Lectra develops premium solutions that give fashion, automotive and furniture companies the means to embark on Industry 4.0 with confidence. We empower brands, manufacturers and retailers, providing them with the market respect and peace of mind they deserve. Lectra offers Collection Design, Manufacturing and Management solutions (CAD, CAM, PLM, PIM, DAM), Cutting Room solutions and Competitive Intelligence solutions. Founded in 1973, today Lectra has more than 30 subsidiaries across the globe, serving customers in over 100 countries. 


We have an opening at our US Headquarters in Tolland, CT for an accounts Receivable Specialist.  This is a hybrid position with 3 days in the ofice and 2 days remote.  



Position Summary: Credit and Collections Analyst

Primary responsibility is to optimize cash flow by proactively identifying and resolving outstanding accounts receivable balances. Additionally, you will assess the creditworthiness of potential customers, establish appropriate credit limits, and monitor credit accounts to minimize the risk of non-payment.


Key Responsibilities:

  • Collections Management:
    • Monitor accounts receivable aging reports to identify delinquent accounts and implement appropriate collection strategies to recover outstanding balances in a timely manner.
  • Credit Analysis:
    • Conduct thorough assessments of new and existing customers' creditworthiness, utilizing credit reports and other relevant data to establish appropriate credit limits and terms.
  • Credit Policy Adherence:
    • Ensure compliance with company credit policies and procedures while evaluating credit applications and making credit decisions.
  • Relationship Management:
    • Collaborate closely with sales, customer service, and finance teams to address customer inquiries, resolve payment disputes, and maintain positive relationships with clients.
  • Reporting and Analysis:
    • Generate regular reports on accounts receivable aging, collection activities, and credit risk assessment metrics to provide insights into the effectiveness of credit and collections processes.
  • Process Improvement:
    • Continuously evaluate and streamline credit and collections processes to enhance efficiency, reduce bad debt exposure, and optimize cash flow management.


Education and Qualifications:

  • Bachelor's degree in Finance, Accounting, Business Administration, or related field
  • Proven experience in credit analysis and collections management
  • Strong analytical skills
  • Excellent communication and interpersonal skills to interact effectively with internal teams and external clients.
  • Proficiency in Microsoft Excel
  • Attention to detail, organization, and the ability to prioritize tasks in a fast-paced environment.



** Lectra is an Equal Opportunity Employer **

It is our policy to foster a workforce that accepts and respects differences. We provide equal employment opportunity for all persons without regard to race, color, national origin, language, religion, age, sex, veteran status, marital status, sexual orientation, gender identity, disability, medical condition, ancestry, citizenship, or political opinion.