Credit & AR Officer with German

Veröffentlicht am 22 07 2024
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Voluntari, Rumänien
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Credit & AR Officer with German

Michelin is hiring!

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This role is based in Michelin Corporate & Business Services in Bucharest, where more than 800 colleagues deliver excellence in Purchasing, Finance, Logistics, Order to Cash, Service Management and Personnel.

The Credit & AR Officer is responsible for overseeing Accounts Receivable & Credit operations by advising, challenging, and proposing efficient solutions, to ensure customer and employee satisfaction.

The role involves managing individual accounts receivable (with focus on Switzerland), following up on delinquent accounts and implementing AR and Credit policies, analyzing customer financials, proposing credit limits, based on scoring and payment profile (while validating the data with the Local Credit department), while supporting various projects related to Credit and AR functions.

What we’re looking for:

  • Bachelor / Master in Finance & Accounting or proven working experience in Finance & Accounting processes;

  • Fluent in English and German;

  • Communication skills, with the ability to interact directly with the customers on different AR topics (via phone or email);

  • Orientation to details, high level of accuracy and efficiency, autonomy and organization;

  • Self-organization and ability to work independently within the given rules and guidelines.

  • Ability to work as part of a team;

  • Proactive and with initiative on process improvements;

  • Client orientation and problem solving skills;

  • Previous experience in AR or Collections ( minimum 2 years);

The Credit & AR Officer will:

  • Actively maintain communication with customers' accounting departments to ensure the accuracy and cleanliness of all customer accounts within the assigned portfolio.

  • Send open item / statements to customers and coordinating the processing of remittances.

  • Collaborate with BO / FO external providers and connected departments (CDM, ADV, R2R) to ensure information is updated within prescribed deadlines and act as the AR referent person for the Country.

  • Manage the dunning process, including the transfer of cases to a debt collection agency when necessary.

  • Monitor and handling existing debt collection cases & assisting in the processing of insolvency cases.

  • Collaborate with the sales department to address special customer situations / escalations.

  • Provide recommendations for the final write-off of cases that cannot be resolved.

  • Support and collaborate with other team members, including covering for vacations and sickness absences, ensuring back-up.

  • Creation of back-up for all activities in scope; ensure the back-up person is trained and knowledgeable about activities and documentation.

  • Participate in the project to transition the accounting system from "Navision" to "Oracle";

  • Ensure accurate AR and Credit Group Reporting at the company and local level for the countries / territories in scope.

  • Analyze customer financials and propose credit limits in iCare based on scoring and payment profiles and send them for validation to the Local Credit Department.

  • Block / Unblock clients, preparing the local reporting and ensuring adherence to the cut-off deadlines.

  • Maintain procedures and calendar updated according to European standard and legal needs and validate AR and Credit monthly closure and reporting.

  • Collaborate with the Business Support Expert to implement the ideas linked to the optimization and the standardization of the processes.

  • Responsible for the standard work instructions updates of the covered area – maintain back-up procedures and update the work instructions to reflect in detail all the steps taken in the process – for all activities in scope.

  • Maintain customer file references in the accounting system and ensure compliance with quality and internal control procedures.

  • Optimize Accounts Receivable and Credit performance levels through continuous improvement initiatives.

In Michelin we offer:

  • Flexible work schedule and home-office options
  • A customizable benefits package with options to choose: gym access, medical or dental services, private retirement pension, deduction of public transport costs, cultural activities vouchers etc.
  • Private medical subscription;
  • Life insurance;
  • Lunch vouchers and discounts;
  • Deduction of vacation costs.

How we recruit:

Once you submit your application, one of our recruiters reviews it. If your profile fits our role:

  • We have a phone call to get to know each other;
  • We hold assessments to see your language skills and competencies;
  • We meet in a face to face (or online, depending the context) interview, with a recruiter and the hiring manager.

Pass all stages with flying colors, and we’ll send you our offer.


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Our talents, people and employees are the source of purposeful and sustainable innovations. That’s why we care about developing and enhancing their strength, and we ensure them a tailored professional journey across units and countries.

What drives us is the spirit of unlimited innovation, which we all possess. Our goal is to cultivate and nurture that spirit, by questioning the status quo, improving our way to do things. Therefore, we are always optimistic as to overcome the challenges of tomorrow.

That’s our mission as an employer: inspiring innovation in all of us, to build a better life in motion for you and for everyone.

Michelin, a leader in the field of tires, is dedicated to sustainably enriching the mobility of goods and people through the production, distribution and marketing of tires for each type of vehicle. It also offers innovative business support services, digital mobility services and publishes travel, hotel and restaurant guides, maps and atlases. Michelin has over 4500 employees in Romania: 3 factories (2 in Zalău and 1 in Florești - Prahova), as well as a commercial network, and a center for shared services, in Bucharest. The office in Bucharest also hosts the coordination center for the Central Europe and Central Asia region.