AmerisourceBergen Corporation Accounts Receivable Manager in OAKVILLE, Canada
Title: Accounts Receivable Manager Location: Canada-Ontario-Oakville Job Number: 00001GE2
Under direction of the Controller, the Accounts Receivable Manager manages the customer collections and cash application processes for Innomar Strategies, Innomar Pharmacies and the 3PL Customers. The Accounts Receivable Manager provides direction and expertise to the AR Team in all matters related to customer collections, cash application, and bad debt management. The Accounts Receivable Manager is responsible for timely and accurate reporting of accounts receivable performance, including delinquency, monthly A/R Corporate reporting, recommendations for bad debt write-off, and management of collections issues.
PRIMARY DUTIES AND RESPONSIBILITIES:
Monitors the day to day work activities of Accounts Receivable team to meet specified goals. Ensures proper and consistent compliance with company approved customer set up and credit policies, A/R and cash application procedures. Responsible for regular review and assignment of customers credit limit. Responsible for the review and approval of all manual journal entries booked by the AR team. Ensures proper back-up is prepared for each entry. Provides training for new associates on A/R procedures and policies, as well as implementation of new procedures. Responsible for all AR related SOP/Work-Instructions development and timely updating. Performs in-depth customer payment analysis to properly record actions required to resolve disputed items; responsible for the activities involving tracing sources of error, correcting billing documentation, and processing final billing. Responsible for the maintenance of accounts receivable ledger, accurate identification of overpayments, deductions and adjustment of customer claims. Responsible for month-end GL to Subledger Reconciliations and preparation of the monthly bad debt reserve as per company policy. Identifies payment discrepancies and initiates dispute resolution process; performs follow up procedures as needed. Maintains professional and frequent contact with external clients in order to address all payment issues. Provides regular feedback to the Controller and escalates issues when appropriate. Actively participates and provides feedback for opportunities to improve standard operating procedures. Ensures A/R Department’s adherence to all Sox Controls and Credit/Collection policies and procedures. Responsible for preparing all A/R Monthly Corporate Reporting Participates in financial and operational audits, as required. Performs other related duties as assigned. Qualifications: EXPERIENCE AND EDUCATIONAL REQUIREMENTS:
Four year bachelor's degree in accounting or a related field strongly preferred Normally requires a minimum of eight (8) years of AR Supervision/Management progressively responsible experience Leadership capability and proven successful experience in managing medium to large size AR Team Ability to communicate effectively both orally and in writing Knowledge of general accounting principles Strong knowledge of credit and collection operations procedures, including reconciliation of A/R activity; very good reconciliation skills Strong interpersonal skills Strong problem solving and negotiation abilities Strong mathematical and analytical skills Strong organizational skills; attention to detail Strong knowledge of Microsoft Word, Excel and PowerPoint Job: Finance Jobs