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Springer Nature is looking for a Collections Specialist to join our Credit Control & Collections Team in our New York office. The main purpose of the role is to perform credit control practices and procedures, ensuring effective cash collection within the New York Credit Control Team of the Springer Nature Group.
The successful candidate will become the central service point for any customer issues as a result of the collection process. An element of this is the follow up on dispute cases, and intensive collaboration with other Springer Nature departments.
- Collection of outstanding receivables per telephone and email
- Maintain the accounts receivable ledger so that the ledger reflects a true and clear picture of current outstanding debt.
- Help meet collection targets as agreed with Management.
- Provide accurate information on daily and monthly reports as required.
- Ensure that all relevant administrative tasks are completed on a regular basis, follow up on dispute cases, and propose write off of uncollectable claims.
- Monitoring the payment behaviour of customers and propose/coordinate when delinquent accounts should have electronic access removed.
- Knowledge of credit control procedures in an international environment and across currencies – minimum of 3 years credit control experience
- Understanding of accounts reconciliation, sales ledger systems, and resolving unapplied payments/credits.
- Experience with credit control methods and procedures
- Experience with Excel/MS Word desired
- SAP FI working experience
- Excellent verbal and written communication skills with internal and external parties
If you are an internal applicant please inform your line manager.
We offer a comprehensive benefits package that includes:
- Medical, Dental and Vision
- Life and AD&D
- Flexible Spending Accounts
- Transit Accounts
- Tuition Assistance
- Summer Hours
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