Accounts Receivable Specialist - German Speaker

Job Title: Accounts Receivable Specialist - German Speaker
Contract Type: Permanent
REF: 122860
Contact Name: Laurentina Kennedy
Contact Email:
Job Published: over 5 years ago

Job Description

Accounts Receivable Specialist - German Speaker
This is an ideal opportunity for experienced accounts receivable specialist wishing to develop world class accounting and business experience

Execute a strong credit control function ensuring debt is collected in a timely manner, reaching monthly targets for assigned ledgers across EMEA and LAPAC regions
Chase outstanding debts by phone, e-mail etc while maintaining full notes of collection activities undertaken
Investigate On Hold customer orders with a view to resolving them by negotiation with the customer and other departments to facilitate release
Liaise and communicate with internal departments (Customer Service / Sales / Finance / Tax / IS) as required in order to resolve outstanding queries and keep high level of customer satisfaction
Flag high or low-risk customer accounts to the risk team, in order to mitigate our bad debt exposure or adjust credit limits in accordance with progressing sales figures
Provide reporting on various aspects of the AR function (Bad debt provision, collection forecast, dispute log)
Administration of the Letter of Credit transactions (pre-check, pre-approval and document-based timely collection, and post-collection processing)
Work effectively with other SSC teams members and department duties
Own and oversee (responsible areas) operational processes in relation to AR to ensure compliance with audit requirements
Work with the AR Team Lead to identify opportunities for continuous process improvement and innovative solutions
Training and coaching of new employees to AR Team tasks/ERP systems
Ad-hoc projects as assigned to by the AR Team Leader

Experience & Qualifications
ICM or Accounting Technician qualification.
2 years + relevant experience in a similar role or multinational Shared Service Environment
Language: Fluent German and English
MS Office Essential - (Advanced Excel - Macros, Functions, Pivot Tables)
Good process knowledge of Accounts Receivable

For further information on this Accounts Receivable Specialist position please contact Laurentina Kennedy at The RFT Group on 01 2302400 / Check out all our open jobs on our Recruitment website:
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