KERING EYEWEAR Credit Manager
Kering Eyewear - Regular
PADOVA - Italy
Kering Eyewear is the world leader in Luxury and Hi-End Eyewear (Frames & Sunglasses), developing a unique ‘ensemble’ of powerful brands.
We design, develop, manufacture and market to customers and consumers, the most desirable frames and sunglasses in two fast growing segments: Luxury and Sport & Lifestyle.
Through our industry expertise, we empower our brands to go beyond their limits in this high potential business category, supporting their capacity to lead and innovate in Eyewear, to realize their artistic and financial potential, in the most imaginative and sustainable manner.
The candidate, leading a Team of 3 Resources, will be responsible for evaluating the creditworthiness of potential customers, creating credit scoring models, approving and rejecting credit limits, negotiating payment term and updating the Group’s Credit Policy.
How you will contribute
Properly motivating and leading the Credit Team
Preparing and guaranteeing training for Team members
Optimization of credit management processes
Developing, reviewing and updating Group’s credit policy & procedures for continuous improvements by collaborating with various departments
Building new and strengthen relationship with internal and external customers
Managing credit and collection activities including processing new credit application, assessing the creditworthiness and approving credit limits for new and existing customers
Validating orders which are placed on hold by SAP at the time of entry or shipping
Ensuring credit exposure for ongoing customers are maintained within their approval limits
Addressing overdue payments by contacting customers and working internally with Salespeople
Ensuring compliance of payment terms and perform account reconciliation by reviewing aging reports weekly
Effectively negotiating in complex customer situations
Promoting sales growth by using professional judgement to prevent credit risks
Implementing a monthly dashboard to share a Group picture on KPI’s, trends (top customer aging) and actions on past due accounts
Periodically presenting monthly results to Corporate staff
Preparing monthly reports of past due accounts and other various reports as required
Monitoring periodic credit reviews
Calculating bad debt provision
Calculating and set interest rates
Credit insurance management
Ability to reach KPI goals (DSO, % overdue, Bad Debt expenses…)
Coordinating worldwide local Credit Teams activities
Supporting subsidiaries, if necessary, in solving critical credit issues
Who you are
5+ years of credit experience
Bachelor's degree in business or finance
Ability to review financials
Experience with credit scoring systems preferred
Knowledge of tools and techniques to debt collection
Credit-related laws knowledge
Local and IFRS accounting rules good capacity for balance analysis are required
Considerable experience with customer negotiations.
Fluent in English
SAP working knowledge is a plus
Curiosity and innovation
Focus on results and problem solving
Passion and enthusiasm
Clear and open communication
Follow-up skills, attention to details and ability to multi-task
Time management skills
Why work with us
This is an excellent opportunity to join the Kering adventure in a moment of extraordinary growth and become part of a thriving team in a global Luxury group that offers endless possibilities to learn and grow.
Talent development is a managerial principle at Kering and we are committed to fostering internal mobility.Our common vision promotes leadership skills and helps every employee to reach their full potential in a stimulating and fulfilling workplace environment.
Kering is committed to building a diverse workforce. We believe diversity in all its forms – gender, age, nationality, culture, religious beliefs and sexual orientation – enriches the workplace. It opens up opportunities for people to express their talent, both individually and collectively and it helps foster our ability to adapt to a changing world. As an Equal Opportunity Employer, we welcome and consider applications from all qualified candidates, regardless of their background.
- Full time