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Manager, Finance Corp Credit

Remote Kohler, WI

Work Mode: Hybrid

Hybrid – 3 days per week in Kohler, WI with the team (more initially for onboarding).

Specific Responsibilities

  • Reporting to the Director-Corporate Credit, the role is responsible for the credit management and collections activity for the Kohler Businesses in North America. The North America Credit Manager is responsible for maintaining and enhancing the financial controls, providing support for decision-making, and building relationships across the region’s businesses. A key to the success in this position is to provide the various managed businesses with full credit support within the parameters of prudent risk exposure, profitability, and acceptable accounts receivable turnover rates.
  • The role must maintain the highest level of integrity and candor to all key management levels of our external customers and Kohler Co businesses. In addition, assist in overseeing policy, procedure, people, and process development.
  • Targets
  • Manage credit risk review and collections of accounts receivable of the assigned business portfolio within established policies and procedures. Provide credit support concerning the customer base within these groups. Serve as the main contact point for inquiries from the groups concerning credit issues.
  • Monitor customer base to ensure appropriate credit risk is maintained. 
  • Ensure full compliance to global corporate credit policies for all sales activities and credit risk coverage.
  • Ensure that security and collateral are obtained, maintained, and properly filed with agencies, banks, or other institutions. All security instruments are reviewed for completeness and to ensure they meet all legal requirements to guarantee any payment due under the security instrument will be paid.
  • Consult with the Director-Corporate Credit on all larger magnitude high-risk clients to ensure adequate control is maintained.
  • Develop and maintain a strong knowledge of the business units supported and industries, as well as worldwide conditions that may affect our regional credit and collections. 
  • Maintain state-of-the-art credit and collections knowledge and expertise.
  • Monitor, consolidate, analyze, and report monthly credit and collection performance; monitor and approve bad debt provision and ensure that all credit losses are provided for.
  • Prepare and execute cross functional / business governance meetings; assist in the review of credit exposure, credit limits, insured limits, and uncovered limits.
  • Build and develop relationships across the business as well as different functional areas. 
  • Responsible for maintaining and enhancing the system of internal controls for the Order to Cash process for the region’s businesses. Use feedback from internal and external auditors to identify internal control weaknesses. Consult with internal customers and external customers to ensure any issues are resolved in a timely basis and service delivery targets are met.
  • Manage the transition of new business into the Regional Credit COE, with an adherence to company policy and a focus on standardization of processes.
  • Responsible for continuously improving the businesses financial processes from a quality and productivity perspective. Use benchmarking and best practice information to gain perspective. Recommend, develop, and implement innovative technology and systems to drive forward continuous improvement.
  • Develop, mentor, and provide direction to associates reporting to this role.
  • Travel to supported businesses and customers is expected of this role whenever necessary to ensure corporate expectations are met.


  • Domestic and International Credit experience is essential.
  • A strong proven management background within a multinational/global organization is preferred.
  • Shared Services experience beneficial
  • Language skills such as Spanish highly desirable

Applicants must be authorized to work in the US without requiring sponsorship now or in the future.

The salary range for this position is $113,000 - $143,950. The specific salary offered to a candidate may be influenced by a variety of factors including the candidate’s experience, their education, and the work location. Available benefits include medical, dental, vision & 401k.

Why Work at Kohler Co.?

Kohler Co.'s mission is to contribute to a higher level of gracious living for those who are touched by our products and services. We understand that it takes investment in our associates’ development to make that happen.  So, we offer ongoing investment in each individual’s personal development and the opportunity to collaborate with others across functions and roles at Kohler.  

In addition to the investment in your development, Kohler offers a benefits package including a competitive salary, health, vision, dental, 401(k) with company matching, and more!

Important update for candidates applying to roles within Kohler Energy, including Power Systems, Engines, Home Energy, Kohler Uninterruptible Power, Clarke Energy, Curtis Instruments, and Heila Technologies.

On November 6, Kohler Co. announced the strategic decision to establish Kohler Energy as a separate, independent business with Platinum Equity as the majority investment partner. Kohler will continue to stay invested in the Energy business following the closing and remains committed to supporting the acceleration of long-term growth strategies for both organizations. Talent and operational transition plans are underway, and Kohler Co. and Platinum Equity expect the agreement to close in the first half of 2024.Thank you for your interest in joining our growing team as we embark on the next phase of growth!

Beyond the competitive benefits and compensation, Kohler proudly offers a rich history, steeped in creativity and a commitment to our associates and communities.  We invite you to learn more about our culture and company at

It is Kohler’s policy to recruit, hire, and promote qualified personnel in all job classifications without regard to race, creed, religion, age, sex, sexual orientation, gender identity or expression, marital status, national origin, disability or status as a protected veteran.  If, as an individual with a disability, you need reasonable accommodation during the recruitment process, please contact [email protected]. Kohler Co. is an equal opportunity/affirmative action employer. 

We invite you to learn more about equal employment opportunity by reviewing the Federal EEO is the Law and the EEO is the Law Supplement 

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