Accounts Receivable/Pricing Specialist

Employer
Altana
Location
Wallingford
Salary
Competitive
Posted
Feb 02, 2018
Closes
Feb 12, 2018
Industry
Accounting
Employer Type
Direct Employer
Employment Type
Permanent
Hours
Full Time
Accounts Receivable/Pricing Specialist

Your task structure

The Accounts Receivables / Pricing Specialist handles all phases of customer credit and collection including database maintenance, credit processing, and cash receipts. Responsible to assist with customer pricing maintenance. Handling of customer rebate agreements. Follows guidelines set forth in the A/R Policy and Procedure.

REPORTS TO: Head of Accounting.

F.L.S.A. DESIGNATION: Non-Exempt

DUTIES AND RESPONSIBILITIES:

* Customer Pricing - Responsible to maintain customer pricing contracts and enter data into the SAP computer system.

* Customer Rebates - Maintains a record of customer rebates and calculates rebates on a periodic basis.

* Foreign Payment Methods - Responsible for accurate preparation and submission of any foreign payment documents.

* A/R Collection & Customer Contact - Collects past-due account balances by direct contact with customers and by joint effort with salesforce. Receives calls from customers, researches billing problems, determines need for credits to be issued or takes other corrective action.

* Cash Receipts - On a daily basis, inputs lock box remittances, researches payment discrepancies, assigns account codes, and updates customer A/R notes.

* Credit References - Responds to credit inquiry requests, investigates credit references for new accounts and maintains A/R customer files.

* Customer Master File Maintenance - In conjunction with Customer Service Department, maintains additions and changes in Customer Master File in SAP computer system. Verifies proper coding of National Account Numbers in Customer Master File.

* Credit Management and A/R Statements - Maintains customer credit limits and customer "on hold" status in SAP system. Receives calls from customer service to check on status of customer accounts. Prints statements and reviews prior to mailing.

* Miscellaneous special projects, account analysis, and financial reporting as needed.

Your recipe for success

QUALIFICATIONS:

* Associates Degree or comparable experience

* SAP experience in the SD, FI and CO modules

* General computer knowledge

* Minimum of 3 year's accounts receivable experience

* Demonstrated ability to problem solve and make decisions

* Computer experience in Excel, Word, and SAP necessary

* Knowledge of Foreign Payment Methods

ESSENTIAL FUNCTIONS:

* Accurate data entry skills

* Ability to accurately operate calculator and PC

* Ability to lift 45 lbs.

* Ability to communicate intelligibly on the telephone

KEY CAPABILITIES:

KNOWLEDGE:

* Collection & Credit procedures

* Customers

* Products, pricing, weights

* Contracts

* General A/R reporting processes

* General ledger account numbers

* Authorization levels, company personnel, organizational flowchart

SKILLS:

* PC spreadsheet

* SAP experience

* Verbal and written communication skills

* Ability to analyze/research

* Organization

* Math aptitude

* Telephone etiquette

ATTITUDE:

* Flexible

* Cooperative

* Adaptable

* Positive

* Assertive

* Results oriented

Your spectrum of advantages

In the ALTANA Group, you will work in a unique culture of innovation where the utmost importance is attached to promoting individual ideas and abilities as well as open, trusting interaction.

We invite you to get to know us better and to become part of our team. Discover your career plus in specialty chemistry. Please send us your application, preferably via our jobmarket or to:

ALTANA AG and its subsidiaries is an equal opportunity employer. All qualified applicants will receive consideration for employment without regard to race, religion, color, national origin, sex, sexual orientation, gender identity, age, status as a protected veteran, among other things, or status as a qualified individual with disability.

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