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Accounts Receivable Manager

Job Title: Accounts Receivable Manager
Contract Type: Permanent
Location: Cork
REF: 84739
Job Published: about 2 years ago

Job Description

Accounts Receivable Manager

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

  • Meets accounts receivable operational standards by contributing information to strategic plans and reviews; implementing quality and customer-service standards; resolving problems and identifying process improvements within Credit & collections area.
  • Monitor and report on deviations from credit standards.
  • Assure timely and accurate invoicing.
  • Liaising with our Business Process Outsourcing Partner in monitoring the fulfillment of the SLA`s on customer master data, disputes timely resolution and cash application procedures.
  • Tailoring on credit limit reviews with the Credit Analysts on all customers on the assigned geographic Hub.
  • Make recommendations to improve the quality of credit management best practices & collection strategies.
  • Weekly & monthly Sox and business controls reporting of invoicing totals/aging totals/cash receipts/invoice adjustments.

Customer Focus
  • Demonstrate and drive a customer focused approach in all communications with both affiliate and local stakeholders.
  • Actively manage customer relationships and use outputs of customer survey to drive actions and performance.
  • Conduct regular communication opportunities with affiliates to fully understand and meet their requirements.

Operational Excellence
  • Coach and develop a team of @12 02C employees
  • Hold regular 1-1 with your team members to develop engagement and commitment.
  • Demonstrate and lead a culture of operational excellence where customer focus, compliance and communication is priority.
  • Recognise and reward excellent performance within the team.
  • Actively develop top talent and participate in succession planning.

  • Communicate openly and effectively with all contacts to gain trust and deliver results.
  • Share results within the team, tower and wider GBS centre to ensure staff are aware of their contribution to business goals.

  • Lead and coach a culture of compliance within the team to ensure delivery of on time and in full SOX & business controls.
  • Conduct regular audits within the team to raise awareness of privacy and compliance.

  • University degree in accounting/business or equivalent
  • Minimum of 5 years? experience in credit and collections, preferably in a multinational SSC.
  • Superior spreadsheets skills and a good knowledge of Microsoft Excel.
  • Knowledge and understanding of D&B reporting is required.
  • Second Fluent European Language an advantage.

Additional Skills
  • SAP experience a plus
  • Strong people management and leadership skills is essential
  • Must be able to work independently, capable of handling multiple projects and deadlines simultaneously
  • Performance driven -seeks and acts on Results
  • Self motivated professional with excellent customer service and strong working/team building relationship skills
  • Experience in Inventory Management
  • Has the ability to influence and establish credibility, trust and rapport with internal and external stakeholders and colleagues and is able to work as a member of a team
  • Has the ability to recognise changing needs and pre-prioritise activities accordingly, is able to complete assigned projects and meet defined objectives and milestones.
  • Demonstrate strong interpersonal, written and oral communication skills. Accuracy and Attention to Detail.
  • Capable of problem solving.
  • Work well under pressure.
  • Proficient with Microsoft Office software (Excel etc.}

For further information on this Accounts Receivable Manager role in Cork please contact Valerie Lenihan on 091730022 /
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