Crane Aerospace & Electronics Accounting Specialist / Collections Coordinator in Elyria, Ohio

Accounting Specialist / Collections Coordinator

Location OH, Elyria

Department Accounting/Finance

Employment Type Full Time

Crane Aerospace & Electronics is seeking an Accounting Specialist / Collections Coordinator to join our high-performing Accounting Team in Elyria, OH.

As an Accounting Specialist / Collections Coordinator you willensure that the assigned customer base is paying within invoice due dates.


  • Proactively research billing issues and work with appropriate business partners to resolve them

  • Recognize repeated billing issues and take proactive steps to identify the root cause

  • Follow all processes for invoicing and collecting invoiced amounts

  • Increase cash flow and reduce bad debt for assigned customer base

  • Contact customers on past due transactions, make arrangements for payments to bring account current and follow up to ensure obligations are satisfied

  • Collect, manage and provide resolution of outstanding invoices from past due accounts to ensure the appropriate aging targets are met

  • Work customer deductions to ensure units and claims are being processed timely according to Crane Aerospace & Electronics policies

  • Research and analyze accounts prior to initiating contact; Reviews payment history and evaluate past collection efforts

  • Release credit holds as applicable on sales orders in assigned customer base after reviewing customer worthiness and past payment history

  • Work with sales and customer service to resolve invoice to purchase order discrepancies delaying payment and record a call note in Oracle

  • Maintain effective working relationships with all levels of management to ensure customer disputes are resolved and handled appropriately while at the same time maintaining customer relations

  • Make late stage collection calls and attempts to resolve prior to placement

  • Perform other special projects and duties as assigned

Minimum Requirements:

Experience :

  • 2-5 years accounts receivable experience, or equivalent combination of education and experience

Knowledge :

  • Knowledge of the purchase order to cash process

Skills/Abilities :

  • Proficient in Windows Office with an emphasis in Excel


  • High school diploma or equivalent.


  • In addition to English; a second language would be a plus

Employment Eligibility Requirement :

  • Must be a US Citizen or Permanent Resident and not require Visa sponsorship to be eligible. Because we contract with the US Department of Defense we are bound by International Traffic in Arms Regulations (ITAR).

About Crane :

Crane Aerospace & Electronics supplies critical systems and components to the aerospace and defense markets. You’ll find Crane Aerospace & Electronics in some of the toughest environments: from engines to landing gear; from satellites to medical implants and from missiles to unmanned aerial systems (UAS).

Crane Aerospace & Electronics offers competitive salaries and outstanding opportunities for career growth and development.

In our efforts to maintain a safe and drug-free workplace, Crane Aerospace & Electronics requires that candidates complete a satisfactory background check and pass a drug screen prior to employment. FAA sensitive positions require employees to participate in a random drug test pool.

This description has been designed to indicate the general nature and level of work being performed by employees within this classification. It is not designed to contain or be interpreted as a comprehensive inventory of all duties, responsibilities, and qualifications required of employees assigned to this job.

Crane Co. is an Equal Opportunity Employer and does not discriminate on the basis of race, color, creed, religion, sex, national origin, marital status, age, sexual orientation, gender identity characteristics or expression, physical or mental disability, pregnancy, medical condition, genetic information, or U.S. military or veteran status or any other characteristic protected under federal, state, or applicable local law, in recruiting, hiring, training and promoting.