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Job Title:  Accounts Receivable Lead

Req ID:  22116
Job Category:  Finance
Country/Region:  GB
State:  DBY
City:  Derby
Zip:  DE21 6LY
Description: 

At STERIS, we help our Customers create a healthier and safer world by providing innovative healthcare and life science product and service solutions around the globe.

Position Summary

Accounts Receivable Lead will assist in all processes within the Accounts Receivable function facilitating receipts of payments of customers and maintaining the lowest possible aged debt and accurate ledgers within Oracle.

Duties

Establish professional working relationships and collaboration with business partners in geography through regular communication flows and visits.

Execution, support and review of collection strategies in conjunction with the CRM department strategies.

Ensure compliance with corporate polices, risk & credit policy, SOX principles and procedures within the Accounts Receivable function.

Establish professional working relationships and collaboration with business partners in geography through regular communication flows and visits.

Update CRM on team, ledger and project progress through weekly catch up meetings and or update emails.

In conjunction with CRM set and deliver yearly team targets and objectives in line with defined KPI’s and strategy.

Monthly execution of GPS Check in discussions and 1-2-1 performance reviews with direct reports to maximize potential.

Setting the short-term goals for the assigned credit operations function within the geography and managing the assigned credit operations teams through weekly ledger and objective reviews with direct reports.

Delegate team tasks to enable all tasks and collection activities are done so in a timely manner and to attain objectives.

Update team through the team board and regular team meetings.

Recruitment of direct reports in conjunction with CRM.

Distribute regular KPI reporting files to allocated business partners and stakeholders for all ledgers in remit.

Lead and organize the Credit Committee meetings for ledgers in geography, collaborating with Credit Committee counterparts to ensure efficient collection and dispute management procedures are executed.

Preparation of quarterly bad debt report and participate in quarterly review being aware of all ledger accounts information at the time of review.

Ensure compliance with corporate polices, risk & credit policy, SOX principles and procedures within the Accounts Receivable function.

Definition of rules (roles, responsibilities and timing) for treatment of critical customer cases and for procedures for taking legal actions. Direct customer negotiations for key accounts.

Review of D&B reports and data and setting/recommending of credit limits in accordance to C/L setting policy.

Monitor and review all non-posted and unallocated cash postings on all ledgers.

Execution of credit rules for credit hold (and release) process.

Continually strive to improve the Accounts Receivable procedures and processes and support special projects within the department.

Support implementation of appropriate technology/software to improve process or functionality of current systems.

Stay updated on industry and legislative changes.

Duties - cont'd

Proven experience of Accounts Receivables lead position.

CICM Qualified or working towards CICM qualification.

Self-motivated and enthusiastic.

Communicator and customer service skills.

Ability to work under pressure.

Mathematical and analytical mindset.

Results focused.

Questions the status quo.

Team worker.

Attention to detail.

Planning and organisational skills.

 

STERIS plc is a $3B, publicly traded (NYSE: STE) organization with more than 12,000 employees worldwide.

STERIS strives to be an Equal Opportunity Employer.  


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