ate timing and reporting requirements.
C. Responsible for issuing and sending invoices, credit memo's and aging statements to customers on a daily basis or as required. Includes manual invoicing and credit memo's.
D. Build a strong relationship with customer AR (internal / external) in order to maximize collection efficiency, minimize past due and resolve issues.
E. Investigate, address and resolve customer payment issues. Work with customers (internal and external) to implement corrective actions to minimize or eliminate re-occurrence in the future.
F. Proactively analyze and prepare customers payments activities; ensure clear communication of customer issues and elevate problems in a timely manner. Inform management of the monthly AR cash flows.
G. Ensure all AR interfaces are working correctly. Work with appropriate people to implement corrective actions as required.
H. Support Credit & Collections team, as well as other facility in the collection of invoices (current or past due).
I. Work with intercompany trading partners to ensure timely payment and collection of intercompany receivables.
J. Drive/Implement continuous improvement of key financial metrics as they relate to the accounts of receivable function.
K. Responsible to report Close comments of Account Receivable, DSO, BSC, Red Flags and other Divisional or Plant reports.
L. Establish and monitor compliance with internal accounting controls deemed necessary to ensure integrity of financial transactions, reporting and activities; and safeguarding of plant assets in adherence with corporate policies and procedures. Ensure compliance of statutory requirements as applicable to the plant.
M. Assist and participate in internal / external audits as required.
N. Support implementation of improvements to monthly closing procedures ensuring accuracy and timeliness, as well as continuous develop and improvement of financial modeling and tools.
O. Maintain an atmosphere of teamwork and continuous improvement in order to achieve departmental and plant goals. Support plant, functional or corporate initiatives.
P. Support and/or lead department activities related to process improvements and standard work. Assists in maintaining an atmosphere of continuous improvement and team efforts for accomplishing department and plant goals. Deploy & sustain lean tools and initiatives in order to reduce waste and improve efficiency of the finance function.
Education level required
Bachelor degree in Accounting, Finance or Business Administration
Years and area of experience required
2 - 3 years prior Credit and Collection process experience, preferably in a large company or Shared Service Center
Technical capability to prepare, analyze and interpret financial and operational data/reports.
Knowledge of Microsoft Office, specially spreadsheet Excel.
Sound working knowledge of GAAP, Sarbanes Oxley and local statutory requirements(Complemento de pago). Understanding of global business issues, including foreign currency impacts, effective hedging protocols and local customs and duty requirements
Mapics, Global Vista / Oracle / SAP is a plus.
Superior analytical and thinking skills; Intellectual rigor and curiosity; problem-solving capability. Solid communication and relationship building. Intermediate English or writing communication.
Strong Interpersonal Skills in order to communicate with customer.
We are committed to ensuring equal employment opportunities for job applicants and employees. Our recruitment processes use balanced selection criteria and avoid unlawful discrimination against applicants on the basis of their age, colour, disability, marital status, national origin, gender, gender identity, genetic information, race or racial origin, religion, sexual orientation or any other status protected or required by law.