Director of Receivables

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  • Location:

    San Antonio, United States

  • Sector:

    Accounting & Finance

  • Contact:

    Steve Whiting

  • Published:

    7 months ago

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Our client is an industry leader in logistics and distribution and they wish to hire a Director of Receivables to centralize the function overseeing Accounts Receivable, Cash Application, and Billing Support functions.

Essential duties will include:-


  • Working closely with the AR Managers, Collection Specialists, Operations personnel, and Accounting to drive efforts in collection of customer amounts due.
  • Directly assist in resolution and /or provide direction in the resolution of complex customer receivable related issues
  • Develop, update, communicate, and enforce, Collections policies and procedures.
  • Actively manage the Company’s financial risks through analysis of, and thorough understanding of, material collection issues as well as active communication with Operations, Accounting, and Legal (when necessary).
  • Monitor and track employee performance. Ensure coaching is provided on a regular basis.
  • Maintain a detailed and comprehensive Bad Debt Reserve (when necessary).
  • Provide a formalized monthly AR management report. Use sound judgment to know when specific customer issues need to be directly communicated to executive management and provide this communication in a clear and concise manner both in written and verbal form.
  • Respond timely to multiple daily requests from the Accounting, Operations, and Legal departments for customer related data assistance, including ad hoc analyses.
  • Ensure that all control requirements are fully met for all areas in Accounts Receivable and Cash Applications.
  • Fully support all external audit and Financial reporting (quarterly and annual) requests for reports, analyses, and documentation.
  • Support all acquisition initiatives and system conversions, driving completion and implementation of Accounts Receivable related components.
  • Provide other assistance, analyses, and reporting as required in a timely manner while managing multiple priorities
  • Manage employees in accordance with the organization's policies and applicable laws.

Job Requirements:-

  • Bachelors Degree
  • 10+ years relevant experience
  • 5+ years management experience
  • Experience with Trade Receivables
  • Experience managing relationship collections in a high dollar, high volume environment
  • Ability to resolve complex issues through analysis, research, creativity and negotiation
  • Experience with a system conversion is a big plus
  • Any experience working through an acquisition is preferred