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Collections Assistant - 18-00908
Ref No.: 18-00908
Location: Exton, Pennsylvania
Position Type:Contract
Start Date / End Date: 04/23/2018 to 04/22/2019
This position will report to the Collections Manager and will coordinate and support the execution of the Accounts Receivable Collection process for the United States Animal Health customer portfolio. 

Key Responsibilities: 
  • Support supervisor on day-to-day activities and deliverables of the US Collections Portfolio 
Responsible for Collections for the United States which include: 
  • Daily engagement with Key Account Customers 
  • Manage and execute Dunning Process 
  • Follow up on disputes, deductions, late payments, issues which delay payment of invoice etc. 
  • Liaise with Customer Service group to enhance Customer experience by resolving timely open queries 
  • Coordinate and support the preparation of periodic and ad-hoc reports for areas related to the assigned B2B Customer Collection portfolio as requested by management 
  • Proactively identify issues and risks within the applicable areas and support their timely resolution by escalating issues to the Collections Lead as required 
  • Liaise with the Credit Risk team daily on customer issues relating to order holds, delinquency financial concerns 
  • Assist Collections Lead and Global Director to identify and implement process improvement initiatives and best practices 
  • Leverage related systems and follow procedures to ensure robust compliance environment with SOX, internal controls, accounting policies and procedures. 
Experience: 
  • 2-5 years experience working in B2B Collections experience 
  • Intermediate computer skills (e.g. Microsoft Word, Excel and Access) 
  • ERP systems (Oracle, SAP, Polaris) preferred 
  • Previous experience working in large multinational firm or Animal Health/Pharmaceutical 
  • industry or Medical Device (preferred, not required) 
Education 
  • Undergraduate degree in Finance /Accounting preferred 
Other Skills: 
  • Excellent written and oral communication skills 
  • Proficiency in English and applicable local language(s)