Senior Credit Specialist

Date Posted: April 11, 2019
Job Location: Vernon
Job Type: Full Time
Start: Immediately
Company: Tolko
Address: 3000 - 28th Street, Vernon, British Columbia, Canada V1T 6M1

Job Description

Senior Credit Specialist

Vernon, BC

Reporting to the Credit Manager, the position will provide support lead for the Credit team members. The primary focus of the Senior Credit Specialist is the collection effort in controlling the accounts receivable, meeting department performance expectations, and providing current and accurate accounts receivable information and support to the Credit Manager.

The incumbent will be responsible for reviewing customer accounts of Tolko Industries Ltd. and Tolko Marketing and Sales Ltd. and will assist Credit Specialists to ensure that accounts are being managed in a manner to promote sales while controlling the risk of bad debts. The Senior Credit Specialist will be in frequent contact with Sales Managers, Divisional Controllers, and other internal support staff, and acts as a key liaison for external contacts.

The Senior Credit Specialist is responsible for the credit and collections of a large receivable portfolio which include: acceptance and review of all new credit applications, recommendations on new accounts to the Credit Manager, timely follow up on all outstanding A/R items, and maintain customer files. The position will also be responsible for vacation relief and day to day activities of the Credit Department in the absence of the Credit Manager.


  • 5 years experience in Credit and Collections
  • Participation in, or completion of accounting or finance management course is required
  • Proficient in reading and interpreting financial statements
  • Competent credit and collection skills
  • Manages relationships both internally and externally
  • Ability to adapt quickly to changing business conditions as well as changing priorities
  • Experience in BI reporting
  • Strong communication and computer skills
  • Works well in a team environment

About Tolko:

With state-of-the-art operations across western Canada, Tolko is a leading manufacturer of a wide range of forest products for customers around the world. For over 60 years, our family-owned company has been recognized by our customers and business partners for being reliable, flexible, efficient and offering quality products. With the third generation of family leadership, we’re continuing that legacy today in our divisions throughout western Canada.

At Tolko, our values, vision and mission aren’t just what we believe. They’re how we work, live and serve our customers every day. Fundamental to our success is a committed workforce that thrives on change, building relationships, and a drive toward excellence.

We are committed to the well-being of future generations through responsible operational and environmental performance. This commitment applies to all aspects of our business. We hold third-party certification on the forestlands that we sustainably manage in BC, Alberta and Saskatchewan. And, through our community investment strategy, we strive to play an active and constructive role in the communities where we live and work. Whether we’re providing jobs, volunteering or giving through donations, we work to make our communities stronger and more vibrant through active participation.

When you join Tolko, you’re saying yes to a company that has been built on integrity, respect, and provides employees with the inclusive environment, support and opportunity they need to build great lives.

We’re more than an industry leader. We’re the place where you succeed as our most valuable resource!

We offer:

  • An unyielding commitment to your personal safety
  • Competitive pay and exceptional benefits
  • The opportunity to work with the best and brightest in the industry
  • Diverse opportunities
  • An open, innovative culture
  • A positive, dynamic work environment
  • Technical and leadership training to ensure you work successfully and safely
  • The chance to live (and play) where you work

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A Career With Tolko Is More Than A Job

It’s pride in what you do. It’s making a difference every single day, working side-by-side with people you respect.

Explore our opportunities, submit your application, and join a company that works for you, your family, and your community!

If this position sounds like a fit for you, we’d love to hear from you! Applications will be accepted at until May 10, 2019.

We thank all candidates for their interest; however only those selected for an interview will be contacted.

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  • Minimum experience: 0 to 1 year
  • Minimum educational level: Grade 12 or Equivalent
  • Language: English