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Credit Administrator Job

DATE POSTED: Feb 10,2017



BUSINESS UNIT : Crop Production Services (Retail)

JOB ID: 2017-5327

FULL JOB TITLE: Administrator, Credit

Credit Administrator

If you live safety always and everywhere and have a strong desire to build a better tomorrow then look to the company who helps feed the world.

Cultivating Excellence is Agrium’s culture of ownership and joint accountability. At its heart, Cultivating Excellence is aboutachieving superior results with integrity together, connecting and collaborating across the entire organization.

While we have great people, it is not just about that; it’s the ability to own your own engagement, the opportunity to be innovative. It’s the opportunity to grow and develop your career in ways you never imagined while teaming up with people with a passion to make a difference in the world.

Who You Will Work With

You will work daily beside teams of people who will care about your safety on the job and at home. Together, you will have a Commitment to Zero and follow our 3 Safety Principles: Do It safely or not at all, There is always time to do it safely, and Care for each other’s health, safety and security.

Your team will bring out the best in you by enabling you to achieve goals and reach your full potential. You will own your own work and find innovative ways to deliver on our vision of feeding the world responsibly while working along beside 15,000 people around the globe who care about you.

Reporting to the Credit Manager, the Credit Administrator is responsible for assisting the Credit Manager with administrative responsibilities of credit and collection for the area’s credit office. This position will support the Credit Manager with routine activities and performing delegated administrative functions utilizing accounting, organizational, and technical skills.

Key Tasks:

  • Perform administrative duties for the credit office, which include answering multi-line telephone and processing office correspondence.

  • Maintain and update credit files in accordance with credit offices’ policies and procedures

  • Follow policies and procedures as outlines in Credit Manual related to the following: customer profiles; prepare reference letters; order credit reports; set-up new accounts; check customer’s previous records; and follow-up applicable information to enable the credit manager to make credit decisions

  • Maintain a log regarding new profiles and customer maintenance forms

  • Process Bad Debt Recoveries

  • Prepare credit department forms, reports, collection letters, etc.

  • Process credit office’s payables in a timely manner

  • Work with accounting department, Credit Manager, and Farm Center/Branch personnel in resolving routine receivable issues

  • Maintain logs on Dun & Bradstreet, CBR’s, postage, and bad debt recoveries/charge offs

  • Maintain general resource information on small claims, UCC filings, ISF/NSF checks, and outside financing programs

  • Review computer reports for accuracy and proper distribution

  • Assist on special studies and projects as needed

  • Perform other duties as assigned

TheIdeal Candidate

Outside of the skills and necessary qualifications, our ideal candidate must be committed to achieving superior results with integrity and sustaining our safe and positive work environment while having the ability to embrace working side by side others in a diverse culture.


  • Strong collaborator

  • Strong communicator

  • Ability to build relationships with all levels

  • Good work ethic


  • An Associate’s degree in Accounting or Finance is preferred

  • A minimum of 2 years in a business function

  • Experience with Credit investigation is considered an asset

  • Ability to read Financial Statement Analysis

  • Read balance sheets and enter it into the credit software

  • Ability to multi task

  • Accounting experience/knowledge is considered an asset

Why Agrium?

Winning together; Our Cultivating Excellence culture coupled with great people and delivering superior results with integrity is what sets Agrium apart from other career opportunities. We’re dedicated to winning together and that is what consistently makes Agrium an award winning company, listed as one of the best places to work both in Canada and the U.S.

Agrium’s organizational culture promotes sustainability and innovation, with a vision to help ‘feed the world’ in ways that protect the environment, support economic vitality, and enhance communities.

Agrium is committed to creating a diverse workplace and is proud to be an equal opportunity employer. We welcome applications from all qualified women and men, including members of visible minorities, persons with disabilities, Aboriginal persons, and veterans.

Those interested in this challenging opportunity please apply in confidence directly While we appreciate all applications we receive, we advise that only candidates under consideration will be contacted.

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