Director of Global Credit & Collections

Confidential Company  •  Kanata, ON

5 - 7 years experience  •  Telecommunications

Salary depends on experience
Posted on 05/22/18
Confidential Company
Kanata, ON
5 - 7 years experience
Telecommunications
Salary depends on experience
Posted on 05/22/18

Description

The Director of Global Credit & Collections is responsible for leading the maintenance and development of the global credit risk and collections management group. 

Responsibilities:

  • Execute credit and collections management in accordance with policy
  • Manage daily operations for credit, collections and cash application
  • Review monthly/quarterly reconciliations and Journal Entries for Reserves
  • Review and establish effective action plans to mitigate credit and collection risks
  • Identify collection exposures and communicate issues to senior management.
  • Evaluate Global customer credit risk in assigning payment terms and credit limits.
  • Actively oversee problem accounts
  • Drive risk and receivables reductions and measure progress with KPIs
  • Establish & maintain daily management measurements to optimize invoice to cash cycle with metrics on Cash Collection, DSO, Aged AR, Unapplied Cash & A/R Reserve
  • Prepare accurate monthly management reports and schedules
  • Collaborate with multiple levels of management including Finance, Sales, Customer Service, Marketing and Information Technology
  • Working closely with Sales Account Management team and Customer Service Team to resolve collection issues
  • Effectively select, develop, coach, empower and motivate the team to ensure growth in their scope of responsibility and accountability for operational excellence
  • Evaluate existing systems/processes to reduce complexity and increase process efficiency
  • Participate in strategic projects to support business goals and develop/implement strategy by leveraging industry experience and benchmarking
  • Work with internal and external auditors to respond to their request
  • Cross-functional collaboration
  • Leading teams 

Requirements:

  • High energy with ability to inspire accountability
  • Continuous improvement mindset
  • Excellent verbal and written communication skills
  • Ability to deal tactfully and confidently with internal & external customers
  • Ability to handle multiple tasks and meet deadlines in a fast-paced environment through time management, organization, and prioritization skills
  • Problem solving capabilities financial analysis proficiency
  • Minimum of 5 years of credit & collection experience at a management level
  • Exposure to global markets
  •  Experience in leading global credit and collections including international markets
  • Experience in trade credit assessment tools and analysis
  • Experience with letters of credit, bank and parent company guarantees and procedures
  • SAP and Salesforce experienced strongly preferred

Education:

  • Bachelor’s degree in Finance, Commerce, Accounting, or related field
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