Senior Accounts Receivable Analyst

  • Competitive
  • George Town, Pulau Pinang, Malaysia George Town Pulau Pinang MY
  • Permanent, Full time
  • IHS Markit
  • 14 Aug 18 2018-08-14

Senior Accounts Receivable Analyst

Senior Accounts Receivable Analyst
The A/R Analyst is responsible for ensuring delinquent accounts are resolved thus improving overall accounts receivable delinquency rates, reducing bad debt and improving cash flow. Employee will accomplish this by contacting customers for collection of past due invoices, reviewing and reconciling customers accounts. Employee will also work with peer organizations such as Order Management, Sales and Customer Service to help facilitate timely resolution of customer billing claims that may negatively impact accounts receivable.

Specific Job Duties:

  • Responsible for the collection, management and resolution of outstanding invoices from past due accounts
  • Interfaces with order management, customer service, cash receipting and sales management in resolving customer queries which prevent/delay settlement
  • Accountable for all customer disputes and owning these through to resolution
  • Reduction of 60-day debt to target each quarter
  • Developing excellent business relationships throughout the organisation in order to resolve collection impacting issues, further ensuring that each department understands its role in delivering best practice debt collection
  • Ensuring accurate, timely forecasting and reporting of collections made, collections expected and current debt position to meet management and business objectives
  • To ensure that all activities undertaken are completed in line with our internal controls and published processes
  • Respond promptly and completely to both customer and internal enquiries
  • Undertaking any other duties which may be requested by the Line Manager, for which training and/or explanation has been provided and understood.
  • Escalation of debt issues to line manager

Required Education:
- Candidate must possess at least Diploma in Accounting or Finalist of Professional Accountancy

Required Experience:
2 to 3 years of Accounts Receivable/Collection experience with excellent communication skills, both written and verbal, however,
a candidate with the right drive and background could be considered outside of AR tenure specifically.

Other Skills:
  • Excel - basic knowledge required.
  • Possess good communication in English and Chinese.
  • Experience in SAP is preferred and highly desired, however, not a requirement
  • The ability to work in a team and individually
  • Good analytical attention to detail with minimal errors
  • Hands-on mentality, self-driven and able to act efficiently
  • High level of literacy and numeracy
  • Ability to adhere to deadlines.
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