Senior AR Accountant with French

Requisition Number:  7220
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Location: 

Kraków, MA, PL, 30-701

The role of Senior AR Accountant is part of the Global Business Services group and reports to the Accounts Receivable Supervisor. Senior Accountant will prepare complex billing documentation in accordance with contractual terms and partner with project teams to assure a high-quality invoice is issued to the customer. This role will be required to lead efforts around process improvements thru the centralization Accounts Receivable fixed and time and materials billings globally.

 

Responsibilities:

  • Partner with the project manager and project teams to issue high quality customer invoices.
  • Assure that all billing plans and related billing milestones for scopes of work entered.
  • Prepare and follow to collection complex billing documentation in accordance with contractual terms; reconciling billing plans to appropriate ledgers and cumulative contractual information; comply with applicable contractual escalation formulas.
  • Ensure timely collections of receivables by investigating and resolving past due payments or payment discrepancies.
  • Maintain explanations for aging receivables on the accounts receivable weekly report.
  • Routinely review the missed billing milestone report and follow up on past due milestones.
  • Take proactive steps to ensure invoices are properly sent and received by the customer.
  • Closely review the sales orders and assess the applicable taxes that may apply to the invoice.
  • Establish and maintain a positive and productive relationships with internal and external customers and follow up with outstanding situations timely.
  • Prepare or assist in preparation of schedules to support annual audit and special audit requirements.
  • Assist or prepare financial information and reports to support internal and external reporting requirements and presentations.
  • Provide support to other Accountants in the group to ensure they are adhering to our processes and guide them / assist with problem resolution. 
  • Find ways to change processes to eliminate manual work or re-work.
  • Improve customer invoicing and payment cycles by collaborating with customers and project teams to increase optimal solutions regarding customer billing and collections.
  • Understand and be able to perform the cash application duties.
  • Perform ad hoc duties to assist the business.

 

Requirements:

  • Bachelor’s Degree in Accounting or Finance
  • 5+ Years of Experience
  • Experience in work with SAP
  • Fluent French and very good knowledge of English language
  • Detail oriented with a high degree of accuracy
  • Be proactive, self-starting, and self-motivating.
  • Take initiative to learn, improve, or enhance current operations.
  • Manage upward when appropriate to get a problem resolved or process improved.
  • Communicate internally and externally with diplomacy and tact
  • Operate in a fast-paced environment and effectively prioritize daily competing priorities.
  • Proficient with MS Office applications such as Excel and Word
  • Must be able to work independently

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