Credit / Accounts Receivable


Maryland Heights, MO, US, 63043

Company:  9024-Engineered Sales (ESI)

As a leading Fluid Power distributor (and Fortune 1000 company), we realize we are only as strong as our dedicated team. Selling millions of industrial products to all types of customers takes a special team and that's where you come in. We are hiring immediately for a full time Account Manager to join our family.


We say "family" because Applied has been fortunate to keep associates for 20, 30, 40+ years. In fact, 25% of our U.S. team has 20 or more years of service with Applied! Those stats are a testament of how much we value our team, and how much they value Applied.


What you’ll do:

  • Sets up new customers, including checking credit references and assigning credit limits.
  • Approves orders for release for customers over credit limit or beyond terms.
  • Applies cash received for multiple entities.
  • Balances cash per books to bank on a daily basis for all cash received (ACH, lockbox, credit card).
  • Releases invoice batches and invoices various customers in their required portals.
  • Follows up with customers to resolve past due invoices and deductions.
  • Issues credit /debit memos to customers as needed, primarily for freight/tax issues.
  • Obtains sales tax exempt certificates when applicable and updates Vertex tax software for certificates and certificate files.
  • Communicates with sales and inside sales personnel regarding customer credit issues.
  • Changes salesman assignments within customers per direction from sales manager.
  • Enters data in customer portals as needed (ex. Advance ship notices)
  • Provides various data for month/quarter end and assists controller with ad hoc requests as needed.


Education and Experience Requirements

  • Must have High School Diploma or Equivalent; Bachelor’s Degree preferred
  • Equivalent to specialized study or training in office techniques such as collections, customer service, and accounting.
  • 3+ years Collections and Cash Application experience


As the world’s largest fluid power distributor, the Applied Fluid Power® network of companies provide dedicated fluid power support and custom designed solutions that meet customer performance goals and keep industry running. Capabilities include system integration, manifold design, machining and assembly, electronic controls, fabrication, fluid filtration, programming, high speed hose assembly, engineering, repair services, and more. Additionally, Applied Fluid Power® has one of the largest teams of Certified Fluid Power Specialists, Certified Electronic Control Specialists and Certified Fluid Power Mechanics to assist with problem solving, system building, troubleshooting, and other custom requirements.

Applied Fluid Power® is a part of Applied Industrial Technologies (NYSE: AIT), a leading value-added distributor and technical solutions provider of industrial motion, fluid power, flow control, automation technologies, and related maintenance supplies. Our leading brands, specialized services, and comprehensive knowledge serve MRO and OEM end users in virtually all industrial markets through our multi-channel capabilities that provide choice, convenience, and expertise.

We are an equal employment opportunity employer.  All qualified applicants will receive consideration for employment without regard to race, color, religion, national origin, ancestry, gender, sexual orientation, gender identity, age, disability, protected veteran status, marital status, medical condition or any other characteristic protected by law.

If you need accommodation for any part of the employment process because of a disability, please send an email to or call 216-426-4389 to let us know the nature of your request.

Nearest Major Market: St Louis

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