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Credit Head - LATAM

Location: 

Mexico City, DIF, MX, 0000

Requisition ID:  5434

IGT is the global leader in gaming. We enable players to experience their favorite games across all channels and regulated segments, from Gaming Machines to Lotteries to Interactive. We have a well-established local presence and relationships with governments and regulators in more than 100 countries around the world, and create value by adhering to the highest standards of service, integrity, and responsibility. IGT has over 12,000 employees.

Responsibilities

  • Credit reviews and risk assessment of existing and new customers globally with a focus in the Latin America region. 
  • Establishing credit limits, assigning risk ratings, and approving credit requests within delegated authority. 
  • Evaluation of customer’s financial strength and creditworthiness through the analysis of financial statements, credit agency reports and external sources, while also considering external risks such as country risk.  
  • Negotiating collateral and other risk mitigation options available in the Latin America region and globally. 
  • Work closely with Sales and cross functional teams to support growth while mitigating credit risk. 
  • Understanding when issues need to be escalated and provide summarized information with a recommendation of decision. 
  • Adhere to company Credit Policy, internal and SOX controls 
  • Assist in the development and implementation of tools to monitor key credit metrics 
  • Review orders on credit hold, evaluate the customer’s current standing and determine if the credit hold is released.  
  • Monitor changes in economic, industry and customer conditions, maintain communication with various internal teams to evaluate potential changes to customers' credit risk and credit limits. 
  • Establish and build collaborative relationships with internal and external business partners.  
  • Ability to provide strategic recommendations, work on multiple tasks with accuracy and efficiency while meeting deadlines.

Qualifications

  • Bachelor’s degree in Accounting, Finance, Economics or Business 
  • 5+ years of relevant credit experience globally with a focus in the Latin America region 
  • Understanding of GAAP 
  • Thorough understanding of financial statements (including income statement, balance sheet, financial ratios, cash flow analysis and other related financial metrics) 
  • Experience with development and implementation of tools to monitor key credit metrics 
  • Proficient with Microsoft Office (Excel, Word, Outlook, and PowerPoint)  
  • Fluent English Level
  • SAP experience preferred 

Keys to Success

  • Building collaborative relationships
  • Decision making
  • Negotiation
  • Strategic Thinking
  • Proactive
  • Team Work

 

 

IGT is committed to sustaining a workforce that reflects the diversity of the global customers and communities we serve, and to creating a fair and inclusive culture that enables all our employees to feel valued, respected and engaged.  IGT is an equal opportunity employer. We provide equal opportunities without regard to race, color, religion, gender, sexual orientation, gender identity, gender expression, pregnancy, marital status, national origin, citizenship, covered veteran status, ancestry, age, physical or mental disability, medical condition, genetic information, or any other legally protected status in accordance with applicable local, state, federal laws or other laws. We thank all applicants for applying; however, only those selected to interview will be contacted.


IGT (NYSE: IGT) is the global leader in gaming.  For more information, please visit www.igt.com.