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I2C Business Unit Expert (Senior AR)

Date: Oct 6, 2021

Location: Warsaw, PL

Company: AkzoNobel

Responsibility:

I2C Business Unit Expert is responsible for executing a specific area of expertise in the I2C (Invoice to Cash) process ensuring that specific area is delivering the maximum contribution to the overall I2C departmental targets which is to minimize credit risk exposure, overdue balances, bad debt write off and maximize sales (growth).

 

Key Objectives:

  • Managing the collection of country-related trade receivables for the areas and companies assigned by I2C Management.
  • Driving the improvement in overdue debt and collection effectiveness for the countries and companies under your control.
  • Managing legal collections, verifying the prepared paperwork for liquidations and receiverships, liaising with external legal representatives as required.
  • Verifying rebates and drive the payout execution within SLA.
  • Acting as a business partner for both internal and external stakeholders to ensure sound risk management, as well as identify and action on opportunities to realize revenue growth.

Responsibilities:

  • Daily progressing (legal) overdue trade receivables, outstanding disputes and verifying and executing rebates.
  • Setting credit limits in respect of local customers using Dun & Bradstreet, or equivalent, Credit Information system.
  • Updating Credit management module/system in respect of known problems to provide information and guidance to Sales and Credit Control personnel in other Akzo Nobel offices/countries.
  • Providing reliable and well-documented risk advice to senior management and/or sales department based on accurate assessment and evaluation of all appropriate internal & external factors and objectives. Ensuring that changes to credit limits comply with the global credit policy

Job requirements:

Required experience: 

  • 2+ years of finance experience.
  • Experience with working in a matrix organization.
  • Working within a multicultural environment.
  • Experience in AkzoNobel O2C tools (e.g. SAP, FSCM, MFGpro, EBS).
  • Experience in the execution of standard processes.
  • Ability to set priorities and work independently.

Desirable experience:

  • Extended knowledge of order to cash end-to-end process and experience.
  • Fluent in English and another language (spoken and written).
  • Excellent communication, networking, and presentation skills. Commercial focus and balanced decision-making.

 

All qualified applicants will receive consideration for employment without regard to race, color, religion, sex, sexual orientation, gender identity, national origin, age or disability.