Accounts Receivable Specialist | Collins McNicholas

Accounts Receivable Specialist

  • Reference: 45158
  • Job Type: Permanent
  • Location: Dublin North
  • Category: Accountancy & Finance

Accounts Receivable Specialist

Responsibilities:

This is an ideal opportunity for an experienced accounts receivable specialist wishing to develop world class accounting and business experience within a highly successful NASDAQ quoted medical devices company.

1. ESSENTIAL DUTIES AND RESPONSIBILITIES
To perform this job successfully, an individual must be able to perform each essential duty satisfactorily:
• Execute a strong credit control function ensuring debt is collected in a timely manner, reaching monthly targets for assigned ledgers across EMEA and LAPAC regions
• Chase outstanding debts by phone & e-mail
• Investigate customer orders on hold with a view to resolving them by negotiation with the customer and other departments to facilitate release
• Liaise and communicate with internal departments (Customer Service | Sales | Finance | Tax | IT)
• Flag high or low risk customer accounts to the risk team, to mitigate any bad debt exposure or adjust credit limits in accordance with progressing sales figures
• Provide reporting on various aspects of the AR function (Bad debt provision, collection forecast, query disputes)
• Administration of the Letter of Credit transactions (pre-check, pre-approval and document-based timely collection, and post collection processing)
• Work with the SSC | AR Management to identify opportunities for continuous process improvement and innovative solutions
• Provide back up on colleagues’ holidays, sick leave or vacant positions ensuring a high level of service
• Training and coaching of new employees to AR Team tasks/ERP systems

CUSTOMER FOCUS
• Collation of high quality query disputes for resolution
• Building strong working relationships with all internal and external stakeholders
• Strong Customer Service Focus and high attention to detail

PROCESS & PROCEDURES
• Implementation of new procedures ensuring that they meet the business’ objectives.
• Supporting management staff with implementation of process & procedures
• Ability to suggest, demonstrate, implement and support process improvement ideas and initiatives

REPORTING & AUDIT
• Prepare and analyze report for aging, collections and DSO
• Month end dashboard packs
• Ensure compliance with all local laws and regulations regarding cash collections and debt
• Ad-hoc projects as assigned to by the SSC / AR Management

Qualifications:
The requirements listed below are representative of the knowledge, skill and/or ability required for this position.
• A minimum of 2 years’ relevant experience, preferably in an accounts receivable and/or credit control role.
• Good working knowledge of Oracle and Movex
• Advanced Excel (vlook-ups | macros)
• Excellent communication skills with fluency in English and Spanish or French to communicate effectively via email and phone by utilizing proper grammar
• Ability to work well to tight deadlines
• Ability to develop and maintain professional working relationships with co-workers and peers as well as internal and external customers
• Ability to work in a fast-paced shared service center, which requires flexibility and using initiative
• Initiative to take on additional responsibilities geared towards professional growth and development
• Perform related duties as assigned and project work as required

For further information on this role, please contact Ita Hodder on 09064 78104 or email ita.hodder@collinsmcnicholas.ie

For more information on our Recruitment and HR Services, and to see a full list of our available jobs across Ireland. please visit our website at www.collinsmcnicholas.ie

For more information on Collins McNicholas, contact one of our five branches across Ireland in      Dublin,      Cork,      Galway,      Sligo,      Athlone


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