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Credit Analyst



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Rotterdam, Netherlands
Posted on Monday, February 5, 2024

Are you looking for a challenging and rewarding career in credit management? Do you have the skills and experience to set credit guidelines, evaluate risks, ensure compliance, and optimize working capital? If yes, then you might be the perfect candidate for our Senior Credit Analyst position! Welcome to LyondellBasell…

This is LyondellBasell

As a leader in the global chemical industry, LyondellBasell strives every day to be the safest, best operated and most valued company in our industry. The company’s products, materials and technologies are advancing sustainable solutions for food safety, access to clean water, healthcare and fuel efficiency in more than 100 international markets. LyondellBasell places high priority on diversity, equity and inclusion and is Advancing Good with an emphasis on our planet, the communities where we operate and our future workforce. The company takes great pride in its world-class technology and customer focus. LyondellBasell has stepped up its circularity and climate ambitions and actions to address the global challenges of plastic waste and decarbonization. For more information, please visit or follow @LyondellBasell on LinkedIn.

This is the role

As a Credit Analyst you will set credit guidelines for the respective areas of responsibility to meet business objectives & control Accounts Receivable risk exposure. You’ll evaluate customers and country risks within the guideline of the credit policy. You understand and ensure compliance with established credit standards, policies, and procedures and monitor credit exposures. As a Credit Analyst you contribute to optimize the working capital of the Enterprise by efficient Account Receivable Management, in conjunction with the Business, Sales and Finance groups. Implementing the Global Credit strategy in the respective areas of responsibility is also part of your role.


  • Maintaining an efficient risk management system – including business and country risk - for the customers company’s portfolio in order to allow and steer prompt decision making.
  • Working co-operatively with Business and Sales Management to assess credit worthiness of customers by
  • doing in depth financial analysis of the assigned customers..
  • Establish a strong relationship with Customer Fulfillment as to review and release of orders on hold.
  • Preventing, reducing and managing credit losses when occurred.
  • Support Credit Collection Specialists in managing cash collection, cash activities and trade finance tasks.
  • Portfolio review with Sales to provide targeted information on late payers and medium to high risk accounts.
  • Propose and implement long term solutions with problematic or high maintenance customers.
  • Consulting business and sales on developing business in markets/customers with high credit risk.
  • Developing financial strategies to reduce / hedge exposure at customers / markets with high credit risk.
  • Participate and/or lead credit related projects.
  • Consult / support the Credit Manager on improvements regarding credit processes and procedures.
  • Back up the Credit Manager in her / his temporary absence / unavailability.

This is who you are

To be successful in this role you must recognize yourself in the following profile:

You are an experienced professional with good interpersonal, communication, reporting, and presentation skills. You possess the ability to work in a team in a multinational environment. A self-starter who is proactive and able to take initiatives as well as to take quick decisions based on calculated risks. You have a strong work ethic and the ability to work in a fast-paced environment.”

This is what you bring

  • B/A in Finance / Economics / Business Administration
  • At minimum of 3 years’ experience in a credit function. Experience in Business, Banking or Finance will also be considered.
  • Analytical skills with the ability to propose creative ideas to conduct business in risky environments.
  • Leadership and ability to develop others: coaching and mentoring skills.
  • Determination, energy and positive influence skills.
  • Contextual thinking: understanding the impact of actions/decisions on the whole credit / business / SC process
  • IT literate: Solid grasp of Microsoft office applications is required and knowledge of SAP is an advantage.
  • Language: Fluent in spoken & written English is required; Italian is a very big plus.

This is what we offer

We offer an environment where we encourage personal and professional growth and where you will be rewarded for your performance and results. You will have the possibility to work with specialist on all fields to develop innovative solutions and to extend your national and international network. In addition, we offer you a competitive salary package. The Company's Global Remote Work Policy allows eligible employees the option to work up to three days a week from home. LyondellBasell is committed to advancing diversity, equity & inclusion (DEI) to ensure a positive experience for all employees.Please enter minimum qualifications here.


Please feel free to contact Leonie Mulder at leonie.mulder @ for more details. Would you like to apply? Just send us your motivation and resume via the application button. Only applications through this application button will be taken into consideration.

The recruitment process exists of an initial phone screening and business interviews before proceeding to a possible job offer. A background check will be part of the process.

LyondellBasell does not accept or retain unsolicited résumés or phone calls and/or respond to them or to any third party representing job seekers.


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