KIK Products Collections Analyst (Prestone) in Woodbridge, Ontario
As one of North America’s largest independent manufacturers of consumer packaged goods (“CPG”), KIK helps a large portfolio of brands and retailers bring their products to life. With leading positions in the multibillion household and personal care, over-the-counter, and pool additives categories, we maintain close relationships with over 70 global CPG customers and virtually every relevant major North American retailer. We have full-service capabilities covering end-to-end contract manufacturing, including project management, innovation and R&D, sourcing and procurement, blending and compounding, filling and packaging, supply chain and distribution, and quality control. Our manufacturing model is highly flexible and we consistently add value to our customers by leveraging our range of services and expertise.
KIK has over 5,000 employees and operates 19 manufacturing facilities strategically located throughout North America and over $1 billion in sales; KCP (operating as KIK Custom Products) is one of North America's largest custom manufacturers of both National Brand and Retailer Brand consumer products. KCP's product lines include Laundry, Household Cleaners, OTC Medicated, Pharmaceutical and Health & Beauty Care, all supported by KCP's in-house technical expertise and value-added services.
KIK Consumer Brands – Household Division
Our Household Division (“Household”) is the #1 player in North American private label bleach, and supplies private label cleaning programs to prominent American retailers. Although Household started as a small bleach plant in Concord, Ontario, we have since expanded to a network of 8 plants strategically located across the United States to efficiently manufacture a variety of cleaners for both hard and soft surfaces. . In addition to its private label portfolio, Household manufactures and markets Greased Lighting® and The Works® branded products.
KIK Consumer Brands – Pool Division
KIK’s Pool Additives Division (“Pool”) is a leading player in North America and key international markets with a broad brand and product portfolio spanning both the Mass and Specialty Retailer channels. We are well known for our Clorox® Pool&Spa™ products in the North American Mass channel, our BioGuard® brand in the North American, Australian and South Africa Specialty channel, and our Bayrol brand across Europe. Our multi-functional product formulations and innovative water testing innovations allow pool owners to safely and easily enjoy their backyard retreat.
Serve as a primary contact for the role
Follow-up on, collect and allocate payments from customers
Monitor customer account details for past-due, delayed and other payments
Research and resolve payment discrepancies (Deductions, Claims, Allowances, Pricing)
Generate customer receivable aging reports, identify and prioritize past due payments and plan for collection efforts
Maintain customer accounts receivable files
Communicate with customers and internal stakeholders to investigate and resolve customer queries
Process adjustments to customer accounts
Prepare and review customer account reconciliations
Assist with month-end close of financial records
Compile and collect data to perform ad-hoc analysis or prepare reports
Maintain training manuals with updated processes
Assist with process improvement and automation projects
Participate in review meetings with management team
Post-secondary degree or diploma with a concentration in accounting/finance
Proficiency using Microsoft Office applications (MS Excel, MS Word, MS Access, etc.).
Understanding of general principles of accounting
Experience using JDE Oracle or large ERP in similar role
Strong analytical and organizational skills
Problem analysis and problem solving skills
Good customer service orientation
Excellent written and verbal communication skills
Self-starter, with the ability to prioritize workflow and operate independently in a demanding, fast-paced environment
3+ years’ experience in related role
Intermediate to advanced Excel skills
Experience in reconciling large customer accounts (Wal-Mart, NAPA, AutoZone, Canadian Tire, Home Depot, GM)
Experience in a Manufacturing or Automotive Supply industry.
A Career with KIK Offers:
KIK offers very competitive salary and comprehensive benefits including health, wellness, dental, vision, life, and disability insurance. You can plan for your future with KIK's retirement savings options including employer match. KIK also recognizes the importance of continuing education and offers Education Assistance to our employees to encourage continued personal development and growth.
Thank you for your interest and consideration of a position with KIK Custom Products.
KIK is an Equal Employment Opportunity / Affirmative Action employer. Qualified applicants will receive consideration for employment without regards to race, color, religion, sex, or national origin.
Accommodation available upon request.