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Senior Accounts Receivable Accountant (M/F)

Michael Page Portugal

13.02.2018 | | Referência: 1940443


Senior Accounts Receivable Accountant  (m/f)

Referencia: 35683/001
Adicionado em 13.02.2018
Sobre os nossos clientes
Our client is a multinational company of reference expanding it's activity in Porto, Portugal.

Descriçăo da oferta

Our client is a multinational industrial company that is looking for a Senior Accounts Receivable Accountant to reinforce it's team in Porto, Portugal.


The candidate will have the following main responsibilities:

  • Support of individual customer / customer group within accounts receivable;
  • Oversees opening, maintenance and development of credit accounts;
  • Administration of credit limits;
  • Evaluate and analyse credit applications and customer financial information. Assess credit risk and establish credit limits. Recommend approval/rejection of credit offers to management team;
  • Supervision of payment behaviour and dunning process;
  • Post individual value adjustment;
  • Administration of the insolvencies in the system (according to requirements);
  • Review customer payment status, coordinate and conduct distribution of reminder mails as well as collection calls;
  • Answering customer questions regarding billing issues and account status;
  • Negotiate customer disputes to resolution and document root cause;
  • Review and evaluate accounts exceeding their credit limits to protect the company from future uncollectible accounts;
  • Collaborate with sales and operations management to address and clarify payment issues;
  • Consul, advise and communicate credit department policy and procedures to company personnel;
  • Identify and address further improvement potentials to increase efficiency and effectiveness of the credit & collection procedures;
  • Prepare credit&collection and business reports;
  • Support audits trough collection of information on GL accounts;
  • Participate in project work.


  • Bachelor degree in accounting, finance or similar field;
  • 4+ years of work experience in accounts receivable;
  • Experience in F&A (finance and accounting) shared services centre environments preferred;
  • Good knowledge of IFRS;
  • Good knowledge of accounting standards in one of the following GAAPs: Portugal, Germany, Italy, France, Spain, Netherlands, Switzerland, UK or USA;
  • Knowledge of regulatory environment for credit and collection procedure;
  • Effectively secure prompt payment from customers while employing commercial sensitivity, business acumen and good judgment;
  • Independent, systematic and quality oriented way of working;
  • Effective business writing and intercultural communication skills;
  • Good analytical skills;
  • Endurance and flexibility;
  • Continuous improvement mindset and curiosity;
  • English and another European language (German, Italian, French, Spanish and Dutch preferred).

Job Offer

A great opportunity for career growth.

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