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Accounts Receivable Analyst

Job Title: Accounts Receivable Analyst
Contract Type: Permanent
Location: Unknown
Industry:
REF: 84736
Job Published: about 1 year ago

Job Description

Accounts Receivable Analyst

Our client, a pharmaceutical company in Cork are currently looking to recruit an Accounts Receivable Analyst for their site.

Responsibilities:
Compliance
? Understand and follow all compliance policies, laws, regulations and The Red Book.
? Ensure adherence to Anti-Corruption requirements when interacting with stakeholders
? Ensure all operational controls are completed to level required and within agreed timeframe.
? Integrate compliance into daily activities.
? Comply with any corrective actions.
? Cooperate with investigations, monitoring and audits

Operational Activities
? Place orders timely and accurately. Follow through until fulfilment.
? Know the SAP transactions to perform the daily operations. Need minimal support.
? Understand the financial processes (month-end closing, accruals?) and perform the tasks in a timely manner. Ensure proper period-end closings. Understand the basics of accruals.
? Be able to manage straightforward documentary credits.
? Understand and follow all the procedures applicable to one?s area (trade sanctions, anti-boycott, Sarbanes-Oxley?).
? Comply with established GMP/financial policies and SOPs. Ensure that the working procedures (Job Aids) are in place and up-to-date. Communicate and enforce internal policies and procedures with the suppliers.
? Understand and apply the basics of export business (tenders, ICC, Incoterms, bid and performance bonds?).
? Identify the drivers behind credit blocks. Take the appropriate actions. Own the customer account reconciliations. Be accountable for timely collection.
? Maintain appropriate levels of consignment stocks, supported by forecasts. Monitor them regularly and escalate abnormal situations.
? Identify customer requirements & new opportunities. Respond to internal/external customer feedbacks and improvement opportunities.
? Understand market trends/challenges and customer position in the market.
? Understand customer and market specifics, assist on standard business issues.
? Lead small-scale projects based on set objectives. Identify required resources and be able to justify the needs. Set project plan/objectives. Work with supervisor on setting an action plan to achieve the objective(s). Assume accountability within one?s area of responsibility. Contribute to Kaizen/6-sigma projects.

Create, Promote and Maintain Operational Excellence
? Provide input and recommendations into current process and ways in which it can be improved in terms of efficiency and effectiveness.
? Continuously looks for ways to improve our service level for our customers /stakeholders
? Supports organizational changes.
? Providing training to the business areas that support the processes. e.g. basic required training, or to improve efficiency of the processes
? Participates in internal and external educational opportunities relevant to the Information or customer service environment.

Qualifications:
? Degree qualifications in business discipline essential.
? Fluency in Polish or French is essential
? Procurement & Supply Chain management specialisation preferable
? Min 2 years of Supply chain /Customer service
? Demonstrate strong interpersonal, written and oral communication skills.
? Ability to work in a global multi-cultural environment
? Ability to develop good relationships with various levels of personnel in the Financial organization, Affiliate organization, third party service providers, and external auditors
? Excellent active listening skills with effective verbal skills to respond to customers with a rational and empathetic manner.
? Able to respond flexibly and empathetically to customer needs, managing their expectations effectively.
? Demonstrate strong interpersonal skills, written and oral communication skills
? Accuracy and attention to detail
? High learning agility
? Proactive, analytical and pragmatic approach to problem solving.
? Able to work under pressure, meet short deadlines, multiple priorities and concern for maintaining standards.
? Good time management skills
? Leadership skills
? Presentation skills.
? Effective prioritization showing ability to be flexible whilst meeting customer needs and managing their expectations.
? Proficient at high level with Microsoft Office software (Excel, Word, etc?)

Additional Skills
? 2nd European language desirable
? SAP experience an advantage
? SCM functionality is highly preferable
? Compliance and controls particularly SOX experience a distinct advantage




For further information on this Accounts Receivable Analyst role in Cork please contact Valerie Lenihan on 0212066287 / valerie@hero.ie
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