AR Accountant | French

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  • Contact:

    Anete Rozensteina

  • Job ref:

    JN -072021-26178

  • Published:

    21 days ago

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Reporting to the Accounting Manager and working closely with Line Management and other departments, this position is responsible for timely, accurate and complete AR accounting, including cash collection calls, bank reconciliation and cash posting, month-end accounts receivable analysis, credit memos and customer set ups control. Additionally, this position will support AR reserve and accrual review as well as participate in special assignments. This position is responsible for AR activities for France.

Your daily responsibilities:

  • Ensure customers’ payments are received in respect to our client's payment terms
  • Point of contact with customers to resolve open account issues and collect payments
  • Communicate effectively with Commercial, Customer Service and Finance team
  • Bank Reconciliation for cash incoming
  • Apply payments, debit and credit memos to customer accounts
  • Assist with month-end close process for receivables (Bank Reconciliation and AR balances reconciliation)
  • Responsible for the follow up and correct processing of customers’ rebates and manual credit notes needed
  • Responsible for the preparation of Accounts Receivable Monthly Analysis (Cash collection variance and trend, Unapplied cash variance, Open and Overdue Balances…)
  • Responsible for the control of financial data changes in Customers’ Master Data and the impact on invoicing
  • Responsible for the preparation of the Quarterly Bad Debt accrual
  • Responsible for the control of exhaustivity of Sales invoices (invoices are issued for all Sales Orders closed and invoices are sent to the customer via the correct channel)
  • Support during internal and external audits
  • Work on special assignments as they arise
  • Back up of the AR Accountant for NL, BE and UK

Job requirements:

  • Native level of French and fluency in English 
  • Minimum 3 years of experience in a similar role
  • A dynamic and flexible way of working 
  • Open and positive attitude 
  • Service mindset and self-confidence

Company profile:

A fast-growing international company with big growth potential on the European market and a dynamic multicultural team in their Dutch office.