This role is working collaboratively with the OTC Cash Application Supervisor and wider team to develop and sustain business practices and/or procedures for all related processes and data related to transactional processing for the Order-to-Cash process stream in the EMEA Shared Services organization. This individual will also work with key external/internal partners this interaction will need excellent German and English language skills. This role must demonstrating timely application of cash to outstanding receivables in an effort to minimize DSOs and help improve cash flow and cash management in a structured fashion for the company. Participating in the team journey to reach stability and absolute accuracy by producing professional outputs, building relationships and demonstrating behaviors to complement our team vision and public profile.
Work with Order-to-Cash Process Owner and wider team in the EMEA Shared Services Organization, the ERP solutions team and the business partners to continue to drive process efficiencies through further automation in the organization.
Processing and driving downward trending for unapplied payments, unidentified payments and reapplications.
Process in a controlled manner the remittances, direct debits and credit card processing Credit Note management and all corrective activities to ensure we are in line with targets and deadlines. Ensuring we minimize DSOs and improve cash flow and cash management using disciplined accounting method.
Identify and resolve all issues for daily Cash Application activity in an effort to prevent any business interruption to our operations ensuring complete and controlled delivery on a daily basis to meet our SLA’s and support our KPI’s.
Participate in financial statement close cycle and operational accounting functions in order to ensure accurate and timely recording of accounts Receivable transactions to daily/weekly/monthly/quarterly/annual deadline and period close.
Participate in producing Daily/Weekly/Monthly/Quarterly. Annual reporting from the Cash Application outputs to support out compliance to Company Policy Legislation, Audit and Regulatory Rules.
Participate in internal/external Meetings and Customer Visits Working off site to support the team delivery and meet out our obligations to our Customers as and when required
Fluency in English & German is essential, other European languages are a plus.
Excellent telephone manner and written communications required with fluent German and English to ensure accurate communication with regional contacts.
Good interpersonal, communication and negotiation skills for interacting with individuals team members, business partners, management and customers. Knowledge of the accounting principles.
1 year SAP User experience with the following modules: Credit Management/Cash Applications/Standard Reporting Dispute Management Microsoft Suite user (Excel in particular – Intermediate accepted – Advanced preferred)