Role Overview & Primary Accountabilities
Responsible for reviewing AR Aging and active following up of outstanding debts from customers and driving towards the DSO target.
Analyses customer ledgers and reconciles with sales specialists and/ or customers to ensure hanging balances are resolved, customer records are updated,
customer issues and disputes are addressed in a timely manner.
Reviewing credit risk for new application / existing customers by carrying out credit worthiness checks and make credit limit recommendations, evaluate and
mitigate credit risks.
Conduct periodic credit evaluation and meeting with Sales team on existing customers, formulate and implement credit control procedures that is aligned with the
organization’s credit policy & procedure.
Identify and make recommendations that optimize business processes and improve financial and internal controls and other business practices.
Proactively work and collaborate with internal customers to ensure the type and quality of services provided support them in the achievement of their business
objectives and efficiently provide the essential administrative support services to the organization.
Release held orders of customers and follows-up customers regarding adherence to collection/payment terms to avoid holding orders.
Monitor past due and delinquent accounts and constantly follow up with Sales team and customers on collection activities and action taken.
Issue monthly Credit / AR performance report for Management's review.
To attend to Auditors on audit schedules and AR enquiries.
Provide training/briefing for new Sales personnel on the Credit policy & procedure, risk and reporting.
Book monthly AR doubtful debts provision, early payment discount journals for month-end close.
Other Ad hoc reports and request from Management.
Degree in Accounting or Finance or related field.
Minimum 2-3 years of relevant working experience and preferably in the same capacity, including practical experience in Credit Management. Risk assessment
experience would be an added advantage as well.
An independent, resilient and proactive person with a high degree of maturity, analytical skills, integrity & initiative.
A good team player with good communication & interpersonal skills.
Good command of written and oral English with strong interpersonal, negotiation & influencing skills.
Cantonese speaking capability is a must.
Knowledge of internal control procedures, policies and practices with strong Continuous Improvement (CI) mindset.
Strong leadership skills, CI mindset and stakeholder management is preferred.
Computer literate with good knowledge of Microsoft Office and computerized accounting software. Knowledge in SAP will be an added advantage.
Experience in an FMCG industry is preferred.
Having worked in a Shared Service Centre (SSC) would be an added advantage.