Cash Collections Analyst with German language skillsPOSITION SUMMARY : Colleagues in the GFS Shared Services Center (SSC) will be responsible for the timely delivery of standardized financial processes on behalf of Biopharmaceutical Finance and their business partners in the Emerging Markets.
Colleagues in the center will perform certain Record-to-Report, Invoice-to-Pay, Travel &; Expense, Order-to-Cash activities from a facility in Prague, Czech Republic.
The GFS SSC - Prague Order-to-Cash Analyst will be responsible for the performance of activities such as cash application, business risk evaluation, credit management, bad debt analysis, write-
off management, AR trade payments and month end reporting requirements for the market. Completion of these activities will ensure that GFS Leadership and other key stakeholders have access to timely, accurate, and complete Order to-
Cash information.POSITION RESPONSIBILITIESEnsure cash application and manual A / R intervention conform with market / GFS policyMatching unidentified cash receipts to the correct invoicesEnsure accurate data is applied to all transactions according to the defined proceduresResearch unidentified receipts using internal sources, written communication or phone inquiries to determine appropriate recording of receiptsEffectively communicate to peers and management in regards to work tasks and deadlinesWork with individual markets and other finance colleagues to resolve credit disputesCommunicate with trade receivable customers concerning application of receiptsMaintain receipt records, files and documentationManage application of customer discounts (WHT)Assist various departments with questions regarding receiptsProcess deductions in accordance with relevant policiesProvide support to reconciliations between US GAAP / IFRSProvide audit documentation as requiredParticipate in all Order-
to-Cash initiatives, management of certain of themParticipate in transformation projects as needed, subject matter expertProvide various ad hoc reporting as required (e.
g. unearned discount report)Maintain complete and accurate standard operating procedures and support control documentation requirements (SOX)Coaching of junior colleaguesEDUCATION AND EXPERIENCEBachelor’s Degree or equivalent in Accounting / Finance is preferredMinimum two (5) years of accounting and / or cash application related (Customer Service, Collections, Credit management, Finance, etc.
TECHNICAL SKILLS REQUIREMENTSStrong interpersonal skills and ability to communicate with diverse groups and individualsDemonstrated ability to work on own initiativeStrong verbal and written communication skillsProficiency in PC skills (MS Excel, Word, PowerPoint) requiredSAP / ERP system experience preferredBusiness English language skills (written and verbal), requiredFluent German language skillsPfizer is the world's premier biopharmaceutical company taking new approaches to better health.
We discover, develop, manufacture and deliver quality, safe and effective prescription medicines to treat and help prevent disease for people.
At Pfizer, colleagues in more than 90 countries work every day to help people stay happier and healthier longer and to reduce the human and economic burden of disease worldwide.
As we continue to develop healthcare products and expand our business globally, we are consistently looking for new talents.
Right now we are seeking German speaking candidates to join our newly established financial team at the position of Collections analyst : At this position you will handle the following responsibilities : Manage collection activities for German speaking marketResolve customer queries via phone and emailManage inbound and outbound callsFollow up timely on overdue paymentsManage unapplied cash and request remittance advice where necessaryPrepare and dispatch dunning letters / customer statementsEnsure compliance and controls are adhered to and captured for Audit reviewMaintain and develop relationships with relevant markets and all major customers within those markets as appropriateIdentify opportunities for continuous process improvement and innovative solutions and communicate these to the Team-
Leader / ManagerIn reward Pfizer offers to you : You will receive the benefit of working for a stable and very well established international corporation with a sonorous name and highly established organizational culture.
You will become an important part of our international, friendly and dynamic team. We can offer a competitive salary and a scale of benefits, including cafeteria program, travel allowance, meal vouchers, and recognition awards.
What you need to succeed?German language on a very good level is a must (communication with clients)Communicative level of English (internal communication)Bachelor’s degree preferably in Accounting / Finance / Business administration or relevantAt least 2-
5 year of experience in Customer Service, Collections or FinanceVery good communication skills, flexibility and adaptability to dynamic environmentAbility to work with MS Excel, Word #LI-
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