Senior Credit & Collections Representative
Business Unit: Country Division Controller
Requisition Number: 237057
Primary Location: United States-Pennsylvania-Blue Bell
Assignment Category: Full-time regular
Experience Level: Mid level
Education Required Level: Associate's Degree / College Diploma
Travel Required: 5%
The Siemens Building Technologies Division is the North American market leader for safe and secure, energy-efficient and environmentally-friendly buildings and infrastructure. As a technology partner, service provider, and system integrator, Building Technologies has offerings for fire protection; life safety; and security as well as building automation; heating, ventilation, and air conditioning (HVAC); and energy management. Since 1995, Siemens has helped to modernize nearly 7,000 buildings worldwide, including important American landmarks such as World Trade Center Memorial, Times Square Building, Carnegie Hall, Walt Disney World and the Mount Vernon Estate.
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Maintains accuracy, integrity, and completeness of the Accounts Receivable portfolio by resolving billing disputes and collecting overdue monies. Prepares monthly financial reports including cash forecasts, over 90/over 365 day analysis, unapplied cash reports, top 10 reports. Makes collection calls to customers from assigned queue using Get Paid software system strategy based on dollar amount and invoice aging. Maximizes cash collections to meet/exceed monthly cash targets. Performs related follow up tasks such as account reconciliations, uploads tax certificates in TaxWare. Verifies and processes lien waivers and releases. Processes credit card requests and confirms accuracy of invoicing vs. payment. Adjusts transactions, processes invoice cancellations and credit memos. Processes various bad debt and concession write offs. Suggests credit holds and prepares escalation packages for Legal/3rd Party collections. Reconciles unapplied cash and submits refunds as needed. Coordinates resolution of issues by key internal customers, supports Supervisor and Controller with daily activities. Ability to manage multiple tasks while meeting aggressive deadlines. Associates degree in Accounting, Finance or related field with 5-8 years credit and collections experience. Bachelor's degree preferred. Strong analytical skills coupled with excellent written and verbal skills required. Proficient in all Microsoft Office tools. SAP and Get Paid experience a plus.
Leads the preparation verification process and maintenance in a variety of one or more general accounting functions. Reconciles the most complex transactions and accounts. May maintain a complete and systematic set of transactions in a specific phase of Accounting.
Associates degree in Accounting, Finance or related field with 5-8 years credit and collections experience. Bachelor's degree preferred. Specialized skill training/certification may be required. Demonstrates leading edge or extensive knowledge in a specialty area of tasks and responsibilities.
Working Relationships/Direction of Others:
Represents the organization as a prime internal contact. May provide expert advise, training and technical assistance to support and train lower level employees.'