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Summary of the job
As an Accounts Receivable Specialist you will be responsible for leading the Accounts Receivable process for our Hotel, Rail, Land & Sea and Ground Handler customers within our collection policies in order to safeguard and maximize company revenues.
M ain responsibilties
Collection of HRL and Ground Handler Customers
You will manage the Accounts Receivable process through the reconciliation of payments received against open receivables and their application in the system (SAP FI).
You will be responsible for launching the Dunning process, in close coordination with the Sales team, to recover all outstanding debt within Accounts Receivable policies.
You will also be responsible for carrying out all the necessary actions within the Accounts Receivable policies to maximize the collection of all revenues billed as well as making sure that all open items in bank accounts are reconciled with the customer accounts.
Monthly & Quarterly Reporting
You will be responsible for providing reports on the status of the Accounts Receivable process for your customers to Finance and Commercial teams in the organization and evolution of the same.
Communication with Business Units Management
As the lead of the Accounts Receivable process for HRL and Ground Handlers you will be responsible for coordinating, preparing and leading on a periodical basis meetings with the Business Units, for Finance and Commercial areas, to communicate the results of the Accounts Receivable process and highlight any actions needed. You will be responsible for following up on any action items agreed during the periodical meetings.
Bad debt analysis and follow up
You will be responsible for managing the Bad debt process for HRL and Ground Handlers including the preparation of the Bad Debt proposal as well as the communication to management on the results of the Bad Debt process.
Contract and payment plan negotiations
You will be responsible for initiating and co-leading the negotiation of payment plans with Account Management and Legal to ensure the collection of HRL and Ground Handlers revenues and protect the risk of the company. Your feedback in the negotiation of new commercial agreements with existing and new customers regarding Accounts Receivable terms will be essential to secure the collection of Amadeus revenues.
Support to Accounts Receivable Group
As a core member of the Accounts Receivable team you will be of vital support to the Accounts Receivable manager during the monthly and quarterly closing activities to ensure deadlines are met. You will support when required the Accounts Receivable Manager in the coordination of all projects related to process improvements within the Accounts Receivable area and lead those improvement initiatives related to the HRL and Ground Handlers.
As a core member of the Accounts Receivable team you will be expected to work autonomously and deliver your objectives on time. We will help you reach your goals by continuous professional development through access to training courses for identified areas of growth, and regular feedback sessions and follow up on career progression.
· You must have at least 2-3years of experience in an Accounts Receivable department in a multinational environment
· You are required to have a University Degree in Business Administration or Economics.
· The successful applicant will have excellent written and verbal communication skills to interface with various levels of management, be motivated to complete tasks in a timely manner, show initiative and be able to work autonomously in a fast paced environment.
· For the position the following languages are required:
•A basic understanding of the travel and distribution industry would be an asset for the position.
•Experience of using SAP (FI) would be an asset.
•Advanced skills in Microsoft Excel and Powerpoint are required to fulfil your functions.
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