Senior Level Professional, Accounts Receivable

Salary depends on experience
Posted on 02/20/18
Bonita Springs, FL
15+ years experience
Business Services
Salary depends on experience
Posted on 02/20/18

3085

Short Description

The primary responsibility of this Senior Level Professional is to improve customer collections and cash application leveraging process redesign and system enhancements. Responsible for ensuring receivable goals of the company are achieved or exceeded and improving working capital. This position will also be responsible for driving continuous improvement through all aspects in their span of control, including those impacting the cash and collections function.

 

This position requires ‘customer first’ mindset, strong analytics, strong strategic thinker with ability to implement and drive forward, keen attention to detail and the ability to effectively manage multiple priorities. In addition, the role requires high-levels of accountability, aggressiveness, adaptability and maturity.

Responsibilities

Reduction of Days Sales Outstanding (DSO) and increase working capital to align to organizational goals

Review all functions/systems to ensure a cost-effective use of resources and identify/eliminate non-value added functions

Define strategy to reduce AR balance over next 12 months, while balancing appropriate customer service mindset

Define appropriate metric management to drive necessary customer collection behavior

System Integrations

Forecasting AR/Collections and measuring accuracy

Project Management

Process Improvement and redesign to reduce collection issues

Other duties assigned by Management

Requirements

Professional Experience

15 or more years of direct credit and collections management and leadership experience supporting multiple business groups with increasing levels of responsibilities

Management experience including people development skills and leadership qualities

Working knowledge of ERP systems including development or implementation of an ERP system is preferred

An ability to see the credit and collections operations as a financially oriented customer service function which balances cost control with support for the business

Ability to actively engage stakeholders and customers to ensure processes and projects are developed and executed consistently

Project Management experience is highly preferred

Strong interpersonal and communication and negotiation skills with an ability to establish credibility based on expertise within the organization. Ability to effectively present information to various levels of an organization

Strong ability to work well in teams and develop strong rapport with senior and executive management

Ability to thrive under tight deadlines and high-pressure situations

Attention to detail and excellent problem solving and analytical skills

Experience in successfully enhancing and streamlining processes a must

Educational Background

Bachelor’s degree in Finance, Business Administration or related discipline preferred

Conditions of Employment

Skills

  • Strong excel skillset
  • Risk assessment
  • Understanding of advanced business operations
  • Working knowledge of MS Office Professional Suite
  • Leadership
  • Customer Service
  • Excellent verbal/written communication
  • Multi-task – high volume work environment
  • Team development

 

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