Accounts Receivable Analyst in Atlanta, GA at Mauser Packaging Solutions

Date Posted: 6/20/2022

Job Snapshot

  • Employee Type:
    Full-Time
  • Location:
    Atlanta, GA
  • Job Type:
  • Experience:
    Not Specified
  • Date Posted:
    6/20/2022

Job Description

Plant Name: Atlanta Headquarters - 105050

Requisition ID:011520--Corp


Mauser Packaging Solutions is a global leader in solutions and services across the packaging lifecycle, providing large and small metal, plastic, fiber and hybrid packaging worldwide to companies in industries from food, beverage, personal care and pharmaceuticals to chemicals, petrochemicals, agrochemicals and paints. Bringing together the very best of its four legacy companies— BWAY, MAUSER Group, NCG and ICS—Mauser Packaging Solutions offers its customers true sustainability at scale.

A/R ANALYST

 

SUMMARY:
This role is responsible for researching and reconciling customer disputes, payments, credits, invoices, and contracts to reflect the proper status and balance of the customer's account receivable and ensure payment recovery on invalid short payments/claims. Disputes are researched utilizing various ERP systems (Solomon, SAP or QAD), Customer and third-party websites as well as working with external and internal business partners . Position handles significant high volumes which requires a sense of urgency in  decision making and a self-starter requiring minimal supervision. Analyze historical customer payments and disputes to identify  trends, issues,  and determine root cause analysis using multiple systems and customer supplied information.

 

PRINCIPAL RESPONSIBILITIES AND DUTIES:

  • Monitor and track the daily analysis of customer accounts for a high volume portfolio
  • Perform analysis of customer accounts based on the customer's purchases, payment history, credit worthiness, credit limit exposure and Corporate business strategy
  • Track and evaluate past due A/R accounts to reduce the risk of credit exposure
  • Evaluate credit worthiness of accounts and determine proper account credit hold or releases
  • Ability to research cash application matters on customer account
  • Evaluate aged items for recommendation of bad debt write off and refund analysis
  • Identify offsetting adjustments to ensure customer account balances are properly stated
  • Contact customers to secure payment on overdue balances and/or issue resolution on open items
  • Provide guidance and support to Sales and Operations Managers, Logistics, Common Carrier(s), and Distribution Operations concerning  the release of orders for accounts that have aged accounts receivable.
  • Maintain strong cross-functional communication with Sales, Logistics, and Management regarding identified account risks, potential credit concerns, disputes and customer comments. Identify and escalate as necessary.

 

Systems:

  • Track customer deductions and short-pay issues through  resolution

 

Compliance:

  • Following SOP business rules, and through case creation, initiate credit memos when appropriate.
  • Ensure GAAP, SOX and Mauser policies and procedures are adhered to and the ongoing operation, maintenance, and controls of the AR system
  • Ensure proper SOX documentation on customer accounts, credit memo issuance and approvals
  • Support the monthly audits of deductions, payments, and write-offs
  • Identify and assist in the preparation of accounts for placement with collection agencies or 3rd Party activity.

 

Financial Responsibilities:

  • Management of assigned portfolio to reduce exposure and mitigate risk
  • Negotiate and structure payment plans for review and approvals
  • Ensure customer accounts are accurately stated in adherence to US GAAP
  • Recommend write offs for uncollectable open invoices and disputed balances

MANAGEMENT:

This role has no direct reports.

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Job Requirements

Requirements:  

  • Bachelor’s degree in Accounting or other similar or related field
  • 3 years of A/R experience in business-to-business  with ERPs such as Solomon, Oracle, SAP, QAD, etc.
  • 3years experience in AR with high volume customer interaction
  • 3years Cash Application research and analysis
  • 3 years of experience working with cross-functional groups and different level of employees throughout the organization to achieve business results effectively and professionally
  • 3 years of experience following GAAP and SOX requirements
  • Proficient in Microsoft Office: Excel, Word, PowerPoint with intermediate to advanced skills.
  • Knowledge of standard and specialized credit and collection procedures
  • Strong Financial and Accounting Analytical skills
  • Strong written and oral communication skills, including the ability to present ideas and suggestions clearly and effectively
  • Strong organizational skills: ability to accomplish multiple tasks within the agreed upon timeframes through effective prioritization

 

EEO Statement

Mauser Packaging Solutions is an equal opportunity employer. All qualified applicants will receive consideration for employment without regard to race, color, religion, sex, sexual orientation, gender identity, national origin, age, protected veteran status, or disability status.

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