Credit Supervisor - Ascent Logistics

31 May 2022 4:52 PM | Marcos Vega (Administrator)

locations Milwaukee, WI

Supervisor, Credit

People and Technology. It’s That Simple.

At Ascent, we solve supply chain challenges for thousands of customers worldwide. With $2 billion in revenue and a dedicated team of 1,000+ industry experts in 21 locations across North America, we are a recognized supplier of the year for multiple Fortune 500 companies as well as a partner to thousands of small and medium sized businesses. Our global reach, deep knowledge and innovative technology platform PEAK uniquely position our team to flawlessly execute in delivering goods worldwide via all modes. Our #1 market share in the demanding domestic ground and air expedite market has provided us the foundation to handle even the most complex logistics challenges. Our offerings include truckload, less-than-truckload, global forwarding, air charter, specialized and expedite solutions. We move over 250,000 shipments annually through our competitive freight marketplace.

Our Purpose

We elevate the world of logistics through passion and innovation.

Our Mission

We want to do more things and provide more solutions for more customers in more places around the globe with lower operating risk and flawless execution.

What You’ll Do

The Supervisor, Credit – will be responsible for the day-to-day performance of credit analysts to ensure service level, quality and productivity goals for credit and customer master activities are met, ensuring compliance with Ascent’s credit policy to mitigate risk for the company.

  • Assist and guide credit analysts with daily credit and customer master activities
  • Facilitate resolution of issues with credit and customer master requests
  • Develop, maintain and report on credit and customer master metrics
  • Identify areas of process improvement with Director of AR and VP of Treasury
  • Participate in management meetings to discuss metrics and team performance
  • Support efforts to achieve individual, departmental and company goals
  • Provide ongoing employee development
  • Complete annual performance reviews
  • Perform special projects and other duties as assigned
  • Receives guidance for overall objectives; work with operations and within company and department policies and guidelines using independent judgment to achieve assigned objectives.

What You’ll Bring

  • Associates or Bachelors’ degree in Finance, Accounting or related field preferred. 
  • 3-5 years related experience and/or training, or equivalent combination of education and experience.
  • Proficient knowledge of accounting software systems and strong computer end user experience (Microsoft Suite, including Excel, Word, PowerPoint and Outlook), ten-key skills.
  • Ability to calculate figures and amounts such as discounts, interest, add, subtract, multiply and divide whole unit numbers.
  • Ability to apply common sense understanding to carry out instructions furnished in written, oral, or diagram form.  Ability to deal with problems involving several concrete variables in standardized situations.
  • Prioritize and manage multiple tasks and projects simultaneously.
  • Detail oriented with good organization skills
  • Highly self-motivated and very good problem-solving skills
  • Specific Skills: Involves a high degree of responsibility for working with, safeguarding and controlling highly restricted information, knowledge or important confidences and criterion-related to research and development of customer data, future plans, policies, business prospects, finances, etc.; the release of which could have a detrimental effect and impact on the company’s affairs or undermine its competitive position. Must be self-motivated, able to maintain confidentiality, honest, friendly, punctual, and organized, have a positive attitude and be able to work unsupervised.

Ascent’s Competitive Benefits

  • 401(k) and employer matching
  • Life Insurance
  • Health, Dental, Vision Insurance
  • Short- & Long-Term Disability
  • Paid Time Off (PTO)
  • Employee Assistance Program
  • Paid Parental Leave
  • Employee Wellness Program
  • Paid Holidays
  • Employee Recognition Programs
  • Flexible Spending Account (FSA)
  • Tuition Reimbursement
  • Health Savings Account (HSA)
  • Overtime, Differential & Bonus Pay

Additional Considerations

Employment is not contingent upon COVID-19 vaccination status

Proposed Hourly Base Pay: $28.00

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