Metaldyne Shared Services Specialist in Plymouth, Michigan

Description/Job Summary

Collection and Credit Specialist with 2 or more years of experience. This position requires an independent thinker and problem solving skills, strong written and verbal communication skills, strong computer skills, and the ability to manage a high volume workload in a fast-paced environment.


  • Handles daily cash application, reconciliations and intercompany transactions.

  • Work closely with divisions, sales department and customers to research/resolve disputed issues related to non-payment such as unauthorized deductions, short payments or skipped/missing invoices.

  • Timely resolution of non-payment issues related to missing backup, invalid deductions, or missed payments.

  • Extract data from various corporate systems, convert raw data to likely conclusions, test conclusions, drive to analysis and resolution.

  • Effectively communicates with management, team members and business partners timely and clearly.

  • Prepare and analyze Sales and Accounting reports; weekly and monthly.

  • Review and assess credit worthiness of new and existing customer accounts using external credit risk management tools/reports.

  • Participate in special projects as needed and perform additional duties as required. .

Required Skills

  • Strong computer skills, Microsoft Office, intermediate/advanced Excel (pivot tables, Vlookup function & formulas), familiar with Web based Company Accounts Payable Portals.

  • Ability to manage a high volume workload, handle multiple priorities in a fast paced environment.

  • Excellent communication skills with strong inter-personal skills both in written and verbal usage.

  • Must be an independent thinker with strong organizational skills, self-starter, quick learner and a team player.

  • Proven problem solver who employs critical thinking to root cause issues and who engages in data driven actions.

  • Possess research and account reconciliation skills.

  • Work internally with cross functional areas and directly with customers.

  • QAD, PLEX, AS400 experience a plus.

  • Required Experience*

  • 2 + years experience in automotive related accounts receivable/credit/collection preferred but not required.

Required Education

  • High School diploma or equivalent.