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The Accounts Receivable Manager is responsible for obtaining revenue by processing invoices; resolving missed payments; updating financial records.
Reconcile daily & monthly cash receipts with general ledger.
Assist with preparing and analyzing aging reports.
Management of Staff
Provides primary supervision to a team performing transnational work or supervises a small group performing professional tasks. Responsible for the development of staff. Review and validate the staff’s entries of daily deposits.
Data Collection & Analysis
Collects accounts by contacting customers referred by clerks; investigating circumstances of non- payment; negotiating and resolving conflicts; expediting payment. Produces accurate reports for others by collecting data from a variety of standard sources and inputting that data into standard formats.
Meets accounts receivable operational standards by contributing information to strategic plans and reviews; implementing production, productivity, quality, and customer-service standards; resolving problems; and identifying system improvements. Develops and/or delivers elements of a strategic planning system with guidance from senior colleagues.
Maintains financial security by adhering to internal accounting controls. Highlights shortcomings and suggests improvements in current compliance processes, systems and procedures.
All Other Duties
Perform all other duties as assigned, including carrying out responsibilities, performing duties, using skills and working in conditions necessary to perform all assigned tasks.
Approach to Thinking
Thinks through situations of varying degrees of complexity and ambiguity, in order to understand them clearly. Specifically, cuts through complexity; for example, explaining complex situations or data in a way that is easy for others to understand.
A desire to know more and seek information to inform decisions. Specifically, researches; for example, conducting debriefs following completed projects to understand what worked well and what did not.
Identifies and meets the needs of internal and external customers, being continually focused on outcomes for customers. Specifically, is a customer champion; for example, becoming a trusted advisor in the customer’s decision-making process.
Attention to Detail
Manages, tracks and attends to multiple pieces of information, bringing order and clarity. Specifically, develops new systems; for example, developing new ways to organize and keep track of information.
Teamwork and Collaboration
Works cooperatively as part of a team and collaboratively with peers, internally and externally. Specifically, unifies the team; for example, promoting a friendly climate, good morale, and cooperation.
Drive for Results
Focuses on assessing, measuring and improving performance. Shows drive and determination to meet short- and long-term goals. Specifically, improves performance; for example, enhancing and improves the efficiency and effectiveness of processes.
Organizational Systems Thinking
Considers and addresses the organization as a set of interacting systems so as to structure and align organizational ways of working to the strategy or organizational purpose. This is about changing structure, systems, processes (the ‘plumbing’ of the organization) – it is not the interpersonal aspects of leading change. Specifically, identifies areas for change; for example, diagnosing misalignment between the organizational structure or model and the desired outcomes.
Uses comprehensive knowledge and skills to work independently while providing guidance and training to others on developing appropriate plans or performing necessary actions based on recommendations and requirements.
Acts as the organization’s authority and established expert on understanding and using standard office equipment and standard software packages to support business processes.
Acts as the organizational authority and established expert on acquiring, organizing, protecting and processing data to fulfill business objectives.
Data Collection and analysis
Acts as the organizational authority and established expert on analyzing data trends for use in reports to help guide decision making.
Uses comprehensive knowledge and skills to act independently while guiding and training others on achieving full compliance with applicable rules and regulations in management and/or operations.
Costing and Budgeting
Uses comprehensive knowledge and skills to work independently on costing, budgeting and finance tasks while providing guidance and training to others.
Planning and Organizing
Uses comprehensive knowledge and skills to work independently while providing guidance and training to others on planning, organizing, prioritizing and overseeing activities to efficiently meet business objectives.
Policy and Regulation
Works independently and provides guidance and training to others while interpreting and applying comprehensive knowledge of laws, regulations and policies in area of expertise.
Review and Reporting
Applies comprehensive knowledge and skills to work independently while providing guidance and training to others on reviewing and creating relevant, lucid and effective reports.
High School / GED Equivalent. Bachelor’s Degree preferred or equivalent combination of education and experience.
Five years experience in credit and collections.
General supervision of support teams (2 to 4 years)
Disclaimer Statement: This job description is not intended, nor is it constructed to be an exhaustive list of all responsibilities, duties, skills or working conditions associated with a particular job. It is intended to be
only a general description of the principal requirements common to position of this type. Attendance is an essential function of this job.
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