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Accounts Receivable Specialist

 

Who we are:
 

LANXESS is a leading specialty chemicals company with sales of EUR 6.1 billion in 2020 and about 14,200 employees in 33 countries. The core business of LANXESS is the development, manufacturing and marketing of chemical intermediates, additives, specialty chemicals and plastics.

LANXESS is listed in the leading sustainability indices Dow Jones Sustainability Index (DJSI World and Europe) and FTSE4Good. 

In the United States, LANXESS employs more than 2,000 people at 25 locations in 11 states.  

 
What we can offer you:
 
LANXESS is a young company with strong roots! We derive our strength from global presence, management excellence and most importantly our people! Our employees are the pillars of our success.
 
We offer exciting career opportunities regionally as well as internationally, educational assistance programs, competitive pay and benefits, language training programs, and many other personal and professional development programs that are a part of our vision and values that drive our ongoing success.

 

Job Highlights

  • Dispute Management: Review dispute report daily to determine customer invoices requiring attention for dispute resolution.  Leverage relationships across departments and business units to quickly resolve disputes.

    • Document cause of dispute and ensure timely resolution of disputed and short paid invoices and un-applied payments
    • Communicate resolution outcomes with internal colleagues and customers
    • Prepare monthly reporting for disputed invoices 
  • Customer Credit Analysis: provide analysis and interpretation of the customers’ financial status for proper evaluation of risk and the establishment of proper credit limits. Gather and analyze credit bureau data.

    • Review new and existing customers to determine appropriate credit limits and credit risk ratings.
    • Document analysis and justification of credit decisions
    • Ensure compliance to the global credit policy
  • Customer Account Collections – primarily foreign accounts

    • Identify issues attributing to account delinquency on a consistent basis
    • Communicate with internal colleagues to initiate customer contact regarding past due balances
    • Support 3rd party Accounts Receivable firm as needed (confirming customer contact details, etc.
  • Other:

    • Accounts Receivable related reporting
    • Interact with 3rd party Collection Services
    • MDG (Master Data) Maintenance
    • Participate in special assignments and projects as directed

Requirements

  • Bachelor's Degree in Business, Finance, Economics or Accounting or Associate's Degree in Finance or Accounting. 
  • 1-3 years of experience.
  • Knowledge of collections and dispute management preferred.
  • Experience in credit analysis and demonstrated in-depth understanding of financial statements analysis and interpretation of advantage.
  • Strong interpersonal skills with ability to communicate professionally and amiably with internal and external customers.
  • Good command of Excel and report analysis skills using spreadsheets.
  • Strong problem solving, organizational and time management skills essential.
  • Ability to react to and effectively manage changes in priorities.
  • Operational knowledge of SAP preferred.
  • Proficiency with other Microsoft Office applications.
  • Ability to embrace change in an ever-evolving and challenging business climate.

 

 

What we offer you:

  • Compensation: We offer competitive compensation packages, inclusive of a global bonus program and an individual performance bonus program.
  • Comprehensive Benefits: We provide a variety of benefits to support your financial security, health and wellbeing including retirement plans, health programs, life insurance and medical care.
  • Work-Life & Flexibility: We support you in maintaining a balance between working hours and personal life. With our global “Xwork” program, we offer flexible working arrangements in all countries in which we operate.
  • Training & Development: We are committed to your professional and personal development and encourage you in the ongoing pursuit of education, training and knowledge through both formal and informal learning .

 

Diversity: LANXESS is an Equal Opportunity Employer and all qualified applicants will receive consideration for employment without regard to race, color, religion, sex, national origin, veteran status or disability.


Join the LANXESS team!


Must include a resume.

 

Requisition ID:  2802
Location: 

Pittsburgh, PA, US, 15275


Nearest Major Market: Pittsburgh

Job Segment: Accounts Receivable, ERP, SAP, Credit Analyst, Finance, Technology

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