Director, Accounts Receivable (CN)
Job Location: Basking Ridge, NJ
Basking Ridge, NJ
Provide leadership and guidance to the Accounts Receivable landscape with the emphasis being on special projects related to the multi-year SAP implementation. Will be a key business partner with AR department leaders and their support staff to strategically maximize opportunities, create efficiencies and minimize risk with regards to the SAP system implementation. Focus will be to align business process with the system capabilities so as to mitigate risk, enhance collections and maximize cash inflow and functionality. Special emphasis will be placed on cash application with the downstream effect being deduction resolution.
Conduct ongoing evaluations of each area of the AR department to stream line functionality and provide recommendations for change. Goal being to enhance and improve the codependences of each unit of the department (Financial Services, Cash Application, Invoice Collections and Deductions Resolution). Maintain a collaborative environment designed to foster open communication with department leaders generating healthy discussion around driving change, being more efficient, resolving issues and achieving strategic objectives. Will be a key strategic partner to the GVP AR and AR leadership team so as to drive the Accounts Receivable department forward and achieve departmental goals. Key business partner with IT- will represent interests of the AR area on all activities related to system upgrades, changes and enhancements as it relates to SAP. Make recommendations to enhance the activities within the SAP arena. Evaluate staffing within the four units of the AR department to ensure it is adequate and responsive to current needs for the business, external environment factors as well as the SAP project. Partner with the AR departments leaders and larger department management team to anticipate and resolve issues relating to AR and SAP. Establish and monitor benchmarks and goals for managed functions. Provide analysis via Management Reports. These reports will determine the areas of interest &/or focus. Determine and recommend policy changes or alterations as warranted to enhance current practices. Coordinate the timely flow of information between Risk, Collections and Deduction Management. Ensure that the department is in compliance with SOX Requirements within SAP.
8-10 years in finance and SAP. Extensive knowledge of the SAP standards and how they affect the day to day operations of a department is required. Minimum of 3 years in a management role required
BA/BS required in finance or related field
Demonstrate in-depth knowledge of developing and managing project processes, techniques, tools, and the ability to lead transformational initiatives in complex and dynamic environments. Effectively lead teams and plan projects / tasks. Ability to analyze resources needed to meet objectives and solve problems. Excellent analytical, conceptual thinking, strategic planning, and execution skills to drive organizational change. Ability to articulate complex ideas, comprehends written and verbal communications, and possesses excellent presentation skills.
Excellent communication skills and strong team-oriented mindset required. Ability to develop key relationships and partnerships with senior management at both the Divisional and Corporate level.
Please contact Christian Narag at firstname.lastname@example.org
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