Accounts Receivables Specialist

  • Kuehne + Nagel
  • Vancouver, British Columbia, Canada
  • Jun 19, 2022

Job Description

Accounts Receivables Specialist Vancouver req92549

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 ROLE

The 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 RESPONSIBILITIES

  • Responsible for controlling the Accounts Receivable portfolio
  • Coordinating communication with Branch Managers / Department Managers.
  • Communication and daily calls/emails to external customers.
  • Customer Service Excellence
  • General Accounting responsibilities. To ensure that credit goals are achieved; and accurate business records and sound bookkeeping procedures are maintained.
  • Develop, analyze and report regularly
  • Problem solving, such as Invoice disputes etc..
  • Maintain and encourage Enthusiasm, Energy, Inspiration and Expertise
  • Helping on reconciling/matching customer accounts when requested.
  • Ensuring that everyone complies with the AR policy and Internal working instructions, ACON notes, Follow ups, Time frame of calls.
  • Assist various levels of management with any/all queries regarding business health and trends (i.e. billing, GP, volume, Collections, etc.)
  • Work closely with the branch controllers to determine and better understand the "root cause" of issues (i.e. Billing quality, disputes ) and apply added pressure/support as required
  • Other duties may be assigned.


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


GOOD REASON TO JOIN

We offer competitive compensation, a comprehensive benefits package, employee discounts, tuition reimbursement, excellent training programs and a highly dynamic global work environment.If you are considering refreshing your career and looking for an environment with room for personal and professional development, then apply today!This role is eligible for a domestic relocation package. Unfortunately, we are not able to consider candidates without a valid work visa for Canada.

ABOUT KUEHNE+NAGEL

With over 78000 employees at some 1,300 locations in over 100 countries, the Kuehne+Nagel Group is one of the world's leading logistics companies.

CONTACT

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