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Credit Analyst at The E.W. Scripps Company in Cincinnati, Ohio

Posted in General Business 30+ days ago.

Type: Full-Time

Job Description:

Primary Purpose


The Assoc Analyst, Credit is responsible for interpreting credit reports, making recommendations on customer credit worthiness, and establishing credit limits based on predetermined standards. This position is also responsible for timely collection of credit accounts for the local unit while maintaining good customer relationships.


Key Activities


  • Responsible for all credit clearing processes including spot, digital, non-spot and political advertising while providing support to the call center with credit issues when clearing orders
  • Reviews credit reports and makes decisions related to credit extensions, limits and credit holds for existing agency/advertisers while balancing the revenue/inventory risk
  • Places advertising orders on credit hold due to late pay or no commit to pay
  • Processes payments for cash in advance and for past due balances
  • Places accounts receivable calls and/or works with the appropriate Account Executive/Manager for firm action commitment before clearing orders for airing
  • Participates in the quarterly review & update of Do-Not-Call (DNC) accounts by station
  • Performs monthly review of credit balances/short pays by station
  • Provides support on Credit/Collection calls with call center as needed




Education & Experience/Certifications

  • Requires BBA or 1 year related work experience.
  • Credit control and collection experience a plus.

Skills & Abilities

  • Strong computer and analytical skills.
  • Knowledge of credit processing and collection procedures is needed.
  • Must be well versed in Microsoft Office applications.
  • Be agile during times of change and always maintain a professional demeanor.
  • Consequence of error is serious and will occasionally be cross-checked for errors.
  • Communication will be both oral and written.
  • Excellent interpersonal skills required.
  • Manage an efficient communication process with sales department.


Work Environment


  • Standard office environment

About Scripps

The E.W. Scripps Company (NASDAQ: SSP) serves audiences and businesses through a growing portfolio of local and national media brands. With 52 television stations in 36 markets, Scripps is one of the nation’s largest independent TV station owners. Scripps runs a collection of national journalism and content businesses, including Newsy, the next-generation national news network; podcast industry leader Stitcher; the fast-growing national broadcast networks Bounce, Grit, Escape, Laff and Court TV; and Triton, the global leader in digital audio technology and measurement services. Scripps runs an award-winning investigative reporting newsroom in Washington, D.C., and is the longtime steward of the Scripps National Spelling Bee. Founded in 1878, Scripps has held for decades to the motto, "Give light and the people will find their own way."

As an equal employment opportunity employer, The E.W. Scripps Company and its affiliates do not discriminate in its employment decisions on the basis on race, sex, sexual orientation, gender, color, religion, age, genetic information, medical condition, disability, marital status, citizenship or national origin, and military membership or veteran status, or on any other basis which would be in violation of any applicable federal, state or local law. Furthermore, the company will make reasonable accommodations for qualified individuals with known disabilities unless doing so would result in an undue hardship for the company.