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Title:  Financial Accountant

Location: 

Bangalore, Karnataka, IN, 560071

Requisition ID:  27622

Job Summary

Job Summary

Credit/Collections Specialist 3 is responsible for overseeing the collection efforts and supervision of the collections and cash applications activities.  This position is also responsible for quarter end journal entries, audits and management reporting

 

Responsibilities:

  • Manage collections and cash application activities
  • Manage account receivable balance daily to maintain a low aging and a percentage in the current bucket meeting quarterly target and DSO
  • Place direct phone calls and E-mails to customers to collect past due balance
  • Provide directions and act as escalation point when team needs assistance in collection issue
  • Work closely with order management/invoicing team to implement processes that contribute to accurate invoicing
  • Suggest and provide justification on high risk accounts that require to be written off to bad debt
  • Prepares required documentation and process credit or debit memo, adjustment and refund  
  • Oversees and assists with the cleanup unapplied receipts, short paid invoices and Charge Backs
  • Thorough knowledge of general accounting for Accounts Receivable process
  • Responsible for monthend/quarter end activities, ie.  journal entries, reports that supports SOX control, audit, quarterly operational and management review

 

Interaction:

  • This individual interacts with customers, team members, senior management, sales, field finance and employees in other functions and geographies
  • Regular and detailed direction is provided, as well as on-going review of activities and priorities

Job Requirements

Job Requirements:

  • Supervisory experience
  • Proficient in all related order-to-cash process
  • At least 5 years of experience in collecting, accounts receivable or a related area
  • Strong written, oral and reading communication skills to accurately obtain, interpret and transcribe a variety of communications and instructions
  • Require excellent interpersonal skills and the ability to adjust and interact with all levels of personnel
  • Strong customer service aptitude
  • Strong analytical, financial and problem-solving skills
  • Proficiency with Microsoft Office for Windows (Outlook, Word, and Excel, PowerPoint) is required
  • Must be multitask oriented, organized, set priorities and meet deadlines and take pride in one’s work
  • Experience in leading process re-engineering effort is a plus
  • Proficient with Oracle 11i applications and Software application

Education

Education:

  • 5 - 8 years of Accounts Receivable and Collections experience, preferably with US based multi-national companies
  • An Undergraduate degree in Accounting, Finance, Economics, or related courses or equivalent


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