Accounts Receivable Representative - German speaker

7 days left

EUR35000 - EUR36000 per annum
07 Sep 2020
30 Sep 2020
Paul Hughes
Job Type

This is an ideal opportunity for an experienced accounts receivable specialist wishing to develop world class accounting and business experience within a highly successful NASDAQ quoted medical devices company.



To perform this job successfully, an individual must be able to perform each essential duty satisfactorily:


  • 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
  • Build lasting relationships with the customer base
  • 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
  • Negotiate letters of credit and bank guarantees on specific markets
  • *Liaise and communicate with internal departments (Customer Service / Sales / Finance / Tax / IS) as required to resolve outstanding queries and keep high level of customer satisfaction
  • Flag high or low risk customer accounts to the risk team, 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)
  • Work effectively with other SSC team members and departments
  • Own and oversee (responsible areas) operational processes in relation to AR to ensure compliance with audit requirements
  • Provide back up on colleagues' holidays, sick leave or vacant positions ensuring a high level of service
  • 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.

  • ICM or Accounting technician qualification desirable


  • 2 years + relevant experience in a similar role
  • Multinational Shared Service Environment experience


  • Language: Fluent English and German, both Written and Oral. Another European Language is an advantage although not essential.
  • 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

This is a 12 month contract.

Apply today if you think this role would be a good fit for you!
+353 1 6455214

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