Director, Accounts Receivable - Bridgewater NJ - Fortune 500 Co.
Provide leadership and guidance to the Accounts Receivable team with the emphasis being on special projects related to the multi-yearSAP implementation. Will be a key business partner with AR department leaders and their support staff to strategically maximize opportunities, create efficiencies and minimize risk with regards to the SAP system implementation.
o Conduct ongoing evaluations of each area of the AR department to stream line functionality and provide recommendations for change.
o Maintain a collaborative environment designed to foster open communication with department leaders generating healthy discussion around driving change, being more efficient, resolving issues and achieving strategic objectives.
o Key business partner with IT- will represent interests of the AR area on all activities related to system upgrades, changes and enhancements as it relates to SAP.
o Provide recommendations to enhance the activities within the SAP arena.
o Evaluate staffing within the four units of the AR department to ensure it is adequate and responsive to current needs for the business, external environment factors as well as the SAP project.
o Partner with the AR departments leaders and larger dept. management team to resolve issues relating to AR and SAP.
o Establish and monitor benchmarks and goals for managed functions.
o Recommend policy changes or alterations as warranted to enhance current practices.
o Coordinate the timely flow of information between Risk, Collections and Deduction Management.
o Ensure that the department is in compliance with SOX Requirements within SAP.
o 8-10 years in finance and SAP. Extensive knowledge of the SAP standards and how they affect the day to day operations of a department is required.
o Minimum of 3years in a management role required
BA/BS required in finance or related field
o Effectively lead teams and plan projects / tasks.
o Ability to analyze resources needed to meet objectives and solve problems.
o Ability to develop key relationships and partnerships with senior management at both the Divisional and Corporate level.