As Accounts Receivable Specialist you will provide financial, clerical and administrative services to ensure efficient, timely and accurate payment of accounts of Kuehne & Nagel's Northern American clients.
Your RoleThe importance of cash collection is critical to every business. Without cash, a company cannot pay workers, invest in its growth, or fulfill customer orders. At Kuehne & Nagel, we do understand well the role of receivables as the fundamental driver for any successful and sustainable business operations. That's why we decided to centralize and optimize our Collections Management function for North America in a new office in Vancouver, British Columbia. From our beautiful office in downtown Vancouver/BC (Our new office), a team of over 50 credit and collections specialists take care daily of the risk assessment & credit limits, cash collection & allocation, reduction of Day Sales Outstanding (DSO), reduction of bad debts and credit insurance for the United States, Canada and Mexico. Currently, we have an opening for the Accounts Receivables Specialist and looking for a new colleague to join that regional Finance Service Center.
Your ResponsibilitiesIn this role, you will follow up on collections and payments allocations, perform account reconciliations, monitor customer account details for non-payments, delayed payments and other irregularities as well as research and resolve payment discrepancies. Your responsibilities will also include the generation of AR age analysis, maintenance of accounts receivable customer files and records, investigations and resolving of customer queries or assistance with month-end closing. The role includes also ongoing communication with clients and internal stakeholders (Finance, Sales, Branch Management) as well as regular and ad-hoc reporting.
Your Skills and Experiences
- Bachelor's degree or equivalent (financial preferred)
- Minimum of 3 years working experience in Credit or Collections functions
- Credit Certification a strong asset