• Finance Collections Analyst

    Requisition ID
    2018-5532
    Job Location(s)
    Limerick Ireland
    Company
    Cook Medical Europe Ltd
    Position Type
    Full Time
    Category
    Accounting/Finance/Pricing
  • Overview

    To work as part of the Cook Shared Services Centre (SSC) Finance team while primarily focusing on Collections / Account Receivable tasks.

    Reporting to the Operations Coordinator, the key responsibilities of this role will be collecting debt for specific markets in EMEA while enhancing the relationships with our customers (first point of contact), while also managing and controlling the financial risk of these accounts.

    Responsibilities

    • Review Receivables Ledger and plan a course of action to recover outstanding payments and ensure cash collection occurs within payment terms.
    • Work closely with the SSC Operations team to understand their needs, and through analysis of a range of data sources, produce options and recommendations for efficient & effective solutions and drive system/process innovation.
    • Liaise with various internal departments to resolve invoice queries to obtain correct details for invoice processing and payment processing.
    • Relationship building with debtors by becoming the main point of contact with them.
    • Comply with requirements when legal action is unavoidable.
    • Maintain up-to-date customer contact information in the collections systems.
    • Liaise with Team Leader/Operations Coordinator to ensure he/she is kept fully appraised with regard to any processing issues.
    • Reconciliation of daily & month-end reports (e.g. Daily Sales reports, Global AR reconciliations).
    • Support the continuous improvement of business analysis methods to ensure accurate & consistent data for decision making. 
    • Adhoc General Finance tasks or projects as per business requirement.
    • Ensure that Cook’s Code of Conduct is considered in all business matters carried out on Cook’s behalf.

    Qualifications

     

    • Relevant Collections / Accounts Receivable experience in a multi-national environment highly desirable.
    • Accounting, Finance, Business or any other relevant qualification while not essential, would be advantageous.
    •  Previous experience in working with targets and tight deadlines is essential.
    • Ability to demonstrate excellent negotiation skills.
    • Excellent written and verbal communication.
    • Strong attention to detail and proven problem solving skills required.
    • Ability to work well within a team environment demonstrating flexibility and adaptability as required to meet team objectives.
    • Must be self-motivated, requiring minimal supervision.
    • Additional European languages beneficial.
    • Good working knowledge and appreciation of the Microsoft Office suite of software, especially MS-Excel and ideally a Microsoft Accounting System (Navision).
    • Knowledge of Business Intelligence (or similar software) advantageous.
    • Willingness and availability to travel on company business.

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