Accounts Receivable Representative (Fluent in Italian)

Dublin, Blanchardstown
10 Oct 2018
24 Oct 2018
Supreet Sarna
Job Type
Exciting new opportunity with a leading medical device company based in Blanchardstown, Dublin 15.

The company offers excellent salary along with benefits.


*Responsible for Trade Debtor Collections of the Italian market including acquisition business into Italy
*Build new relationships with the customer base that is moving from the Italian entity
*Execute a strong credit control function ensuring debt is collected in a timely manner, reaching monthly targets for assigned ledgers across EMEA and LAPAC regions
*Chase outstanding debts by phone, e-mail etc while maintaining full notes of collection activities undertaken
*Investigate On Hold customer orders with a view to resolving them by negotiation with the customer and other departments to facilitate release
*Liaise and communicate with internal departments (Customer Service / Sales / Finance / Tax / IS) as required in order to resolve outstanding queries and keep high level of customer satisfaction
*Flag high or low risk customer accounts to the risk team, in order to mitigate our bad debt exposure or adjust credit limits in accordance with progressing sales figures
*Provide reporting on various aspects of the AR function (Bad debt provision, collection forecast, dispute log)
*Administration of the Letter of Credit transactions (pre-check, pre-approval and document-based timely collection, and post collection processing)
*Work effectively with other SSC teams members and department duties
*Own and oversee (responsible areas) operational processes in relation to AR to ensure compliance with audit requirements
*Work with the SSC / AR Management to identify opportunities for continuous process improvement and innovative solutions
*Provide back up on colleagues' holidays, sick leave or vacant positions ensuring a high level of service
*Training and coaching of new employees to AR Team tasks/ERP systems
*Ad-hoc projects as assigned to by the SSC / AR Management

The requirements listed below are representative of the knowledge, skill and/or ability required for this position.
*IICM or Accounting technician qualification desirable
*2 years + relevant experience in a similar role or multinational Shared Service Environment

*Language: Fluent Italian and English
*Attention to detail
*Strong communication and organisation skills
*Ability to work on own initiative
*Good problem solving ability
*Good interpersonal skills and experience of working in a diverse environment
*MS Office Essential - (Advanced Excel - Macros, Functions, Pivot Tables)
*Oracle R12 Collections experience desirable
*Good process knowledge of Accounts Receivable

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