AR Business Unit Expert

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Date: May 8, 2023

Location: Warsaw, PL

Company: AkzoNobel

We’ve been pioneering a world of possibilities to bring surfaces to life for well over 200 years. As experts in making coatings, there’s a good chance you’re only ever a few meters away from one of our products. Our world class portfolio of brands – including Dulux, International, Sikkens and Interpon – is trusted by customers around the globe. We’re active in more than 150 countries and have set our sights on becoming the global industry leader. It’s what you’d expect from the most sustainable paints company, which has been inventing the future for more than two centuries.

Key Responsibilities:


  • Monitoring the status of total, regional A/R per BU and progressing (including legal) overdue trade receivables, outstanding disputes.
  • Handling issues per region on high level positions, with responsibility on EMEA regional level.
  • Build the effective collaboration with the Business and Top Stakeholders, 
  • Monthly review of bad debts and assistance with bad debt provision analysis.
  • Consistent application of a credit policy, periodic credit reviews of existing customers.
  • Complete analysis in adherence with established credit review procedures and regulatory guidelines.
  • Own/participate in certain components of month-end close process.
  • Monitoring Credit management module/system in respect of known problems to provide information and guidance to Sales and Credit Control personnel in other AN office for EMEA region.
  • Participate in standard O2C reporting cycle and issue ad hoc reports on portfolio performance for analytical purposes and stakeholder sharing.
  • Manage the disputes turn-around-time, monitoring the status.



  • Previous experience in O2C/AR/Credit Control/sales or customer focused commercial role. 
  • Extended knowledge of order to cash end to end process and experience.
  • Fluent in English language.
  • Proven work experience as a credit manager.
  • Advanced knowledge of accounting software.
  • Good understanding of lending procedures.
  • Advanced mathematical and analyticalskills.
  • Good communication and interpersonal skills.
  • Detail orientated and able to set priorities and work independently.

We offer:


  • Annual Bonus.
  • Additional Operational Bonus.
  • Referral Program.
  • LuxMed Health Care, Multisport Membership, Additional Insurance.
  • Learning Cafeteria (incl. Percipio).
  • Well-being Workshops.
  • Mentoring Program (YAM).
  • Team Building Events.
  • CSR Initiatives.
  • Hybrid model of work in a great, vibrant atmosphere in our modern office.

At AkzoNobel we are highly committed to ensuring an inclusive and respectful workplace where all employees can be their best self. We strive to embrace diversity in a context of tolerance. Our talent acquisition process plays an integral part in this journey, as setting the foundations for a diverse environment. For this reason we train and educate on the implications of our Unconscious Bias in order for our TA and hiring managers to be mindful of them and take corrective actions when applicable. In our organization, all qualified applicants receive consideration for employment without regard to race, color, religion, sex, sexual orientation, gender identity, national origin, age or disability.