Entry-level Risk Specialist

This job will be located in our headquarters in Itasca, IL.


As a Credit Risk Management Specialist, you will be responsible for conducting credit analysis for both new and existing customers, approving, or denying the extension of credit terms according to pre-established guidelines of Keyence while exhibiting professional and effective communication skills for optimal outcome. You should possess the ability to swiftly obtain and analyze complex financial data with complete accuracy from multiple available sources.


Responsibilities and Duties

  • In this role, you will be responsible for conducting risk analysis to ensure our company is making sound credit decisions.
  • Monitor credit risk exposure and identify potential areas of risk.
  • Analyze credit reports and financial statements to assess credit risk.
  • Evaluate customer credit worthiness and set credit limits.
  • Approving or denying the extension of credit terms according to pre-established guidelines by Keyence.
  • Maintenance of credit terms for new and existing accounts.
  • Releasing orders that meet approved credit terms. 
  • Proactively identify areas to improve credit operation efficiency and initiate projects to achieve such improvements.
  • Perform other assigned tasks and duties necessary to support the Accounts Receivable Department.


Requirements and Qualifications  

  • Bachelor’s degree (preferably in Business Administration, Finance or Accounting)  
  • Proficient in Excel  
  • Knowledge of Windows-based applications.
  • Proficient in business writing and oral communication skills.
  • Strong attention to detail, goal oriented.  
  • Ability to prioritize, multitask and organize daily workload.
    • Commitment to excellent customer service.


Why work for KEYENCE? 

  • Competitive compensation & benefits 

  • “Learn by doing” development policy 

  • Recognized by Forbes World’s Top 100 as “Most Innovative” company 8 years in a row 

  • Promote from Within Culture 


At KEYENCE, we never settle.  We aim to change the status quo for society and for the world, one product at a time. We are a global leader in industrial automation with the ability to add value to customers in all aspects of manufacturing, research, and design.  Our strict promote from within policy puts pressure on our organization to continue developing new managers so we can expand our business and provide lucrative careers for our employees.  We hire talented individuals who push themselves and our organization to get to the next level. 


KEYENCE is an at-will, Equal Opportunity Employer. The company does not sponsor applicants for work visa.  

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