Credit Manager

Job No: 96402
Location: Adelaide, SA

  • Excellent credit management opportunity with one of Australia's industry leaders
  • Fantastic company culture and great office location in Adelaide, SA
  • Enjoy a competitive remuneration package

About the Organisation

Samuel Smith & Son services the Australian liquor industry with a blue chip portfolio of national and international wines, spirits and premium ales. Samuel Smith & Son embraces and promotes a philosophy of knowledge, service and friendship.

Established in 1923, renowned wine experts Samuel Smith & Son have offices in each mainland capital city, as well as a national sales office in Adelaide and a presence in Tasmania, Far North Queensland, the Northern Territory and Canberra.  

"Our commitment to being recognised as the most respected merchant of fine wines, select whisky and superior ales remains absolute." - Robert Hill Smith, Chairman

About the Opportunity

Samuel Smith & Son now has an exciting opportunity for a full-time Credit Manager to join their team in Adelaide, SA. This is a rare opportunity to become part of an outstanding credit team within an organisation known globally for its reputation in the wine industry.

In this role, you will be responsible for managing a customer ledger, assessing credit risk, and collecting past due debts.

More specifically, your responsibilities will include:

  • Managing a ledger of approximately 1,000 active accounts using sound Credit Management practices;
  • Setting and maintaining appropriate credit limits and terms;
  • Ensuring credit applications are legally enforceable;
  • Pursuing delinquent accounts;
  • Liaising with Insolvency Practitioners; and
  • Maintaining strong working relationships with internal and external stakeholders.

About You

To be successful in this position, you will have demonstrated experience in a similar role, a proven record of commercial credit management, a strong understanding of credit risk, and sound legal knowledge of credit management.

Samuel Smith & Son is seeking a mature individual who can work calmly within a fast-paced, high volume environment. You'll be skilled in managing competing priorities, with high level attention to detail and competency in the use of the Microsoft Office suite. While not essential, a certificate in credit management and previous experience with JD Edwards will be highly regarded. 

Importantly, you'll possess excellent communication and interpersonal skills, with the ability to build effective relationships with key stakeholders. A self-motivated person who leads by example and is willing to jump into any task at hand will fit right in; although you'll be responsible for your own ledger, the credit team and Samuel Smith & Son culture is based around working collaboratively with others to reach a common greater goal.

About the Benefits

This is a fantastic opportunity to join a supportive team within an organisation that is an industry leader. Samuel Smith & Son has a culture focused on developing its people and will provide the right candidate with genuine personal and professional development.

In return for your hard work and dedication, a competitive remuneration package is available, including access to a wine allowance

Not only does this amazing opportunity offer you generous rewards, but also the chance to become part of one of Australia's most respected names in wine. Joining Australia's oldest family owned Wine business will see you building lasting relationships with people who truly enjoy each other's company. You'll love being part of a team that works hard but has fun along the way!   

If you're an experienced professional looking for the next step in your credit career - Apply Now!

Samuel Smith & Son is an equal opportunity employer.

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