Manager, Credit & Accounts Receivable
The Finance Department Limited
OakvilleOntario, Canada
2d ago

Industry : Consumer Packaged Goods

Education : Certified Credit Professional (CCP)

Compensation $ : 80-85K

Overview :

The Finance Department Limited (TFDL) specializes in the Strategic Placement of Accounting & Finance Professionals on a Contract or Permanent basis.

For 20 years, TFDL has been successfully servicing a select group of clients, providing them with the best Intermediate-to-Senior level talent in the industry. (BMH3xR1)

Our client is looking for a results-oriented Credit professional who has demonstrated success in the consumer-packaged goods industry.

This role reports to the Corporate Controller.

Responsibilities :

Establish, monitor, and improve departmental policies, procedures for Credit approval, Collections, Billings, Trade Spend accounting, Customer charge backs and resolutions

Train and lead staff to manage Cash application and to perform all duties in accordance with company policies and procedures

Prepare, analyze and deliver detailed monthly / quarterly / annual A / R aging reports in an accurate and timely manner

Manage the credit insurance process, including annual renewal and timely monitoring of required changes

Drive performance standards which meet or exceed all requirements

Lead interactions with key strategic customers to drive successful outcomes to disputes and resolution of large account balances with focus on a high level of customer service

Liaise and work extensively with internal Sales teams / management to develop successful strategies to optimize / improve collection ability

Develop and implement dispute management processes and tools

  • Assist in preparing support for external audits
  • Prepare, analyze and deliver analysis related to the allowance for doubtful accounts

    Optimize business systems to provide enhanced reporting and workflow

    Communicate with management in a timely and succinct manner

    Manage staff on a daily basis and provide ongoing development and support

    Complete performance reviews and set objectives for staff

    Develop and maintain good internal relationships with staff, peers, and management

    Qualifications :

    Certified Credit Professional (CCP)

    Bachelor’s Degree / Diploma in Accounting or related discipline

    Minimum 5 years Accounts Receivable, credit and collection management experience

    Experience in dealing with the Retail industry, including trade spend

    Experience with major ERP systems

    Knowledge of EDI, Remittance and Lockbox processing

    Knowledge of KPI and metric reporting

    Proficient in Microsoft Office applications

    Strong analytical skills

    Strong management skills

    Must be organized and capable of handling multiple tasks

    Excellent communication and presentation skills

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