Sr Accounts Receivable Specialist (Export Collections)- Multiple Locations

Employer: Lamb Weston

Job Description:
Title: Sr Accounts Receivable Specialist (Export Collections)
Location: Kennewick, WA
Country: United States of America

About Lamb Weston
Lamb Weston is a leading supplier of frozen potato, sweet potato, appetizer and vegetable products to restaurants and retailers around the world. For more than 60 years, we’ve produced innovative, inventive products that make life better for our customers and their customers.

Job Description Summary
Under limited to no supervision, manage credit and collection activity for our Export Accounts Receivable. Mitigate risk by monitoring customer credit balances compared to approved limits and release system held orders when appropriate. Provide exceptional service to internal and external contacts.

Job Description
- Daily monitoring of Credit Hold Queue and release orders according to credit policy and sound credit management principles
- Direct payment application process by monitoring incoming payments, identify correct accounts, reconcile to open Invoices, and identify shortpayments for future follow-up
- Monitor and direct collection of aging Invoices and Denied Shortpayments/Billbacks
- Independently resolve invoice disputes to ensure timely payment
- Monitor, research, and assist in proper application of customer credits and unapplied cash on account
- Regularly meet with sales and other related teams to resolve Invoice and Billback payment and root cause issues
- Generate monthly reports on assigned portfolio for review with Credit Manager
- Adhere to KPI’s (Key Performance Indicators) for assigned region to assure aging of invoices and cash flow meet the company’s working capital objectives
- Follow SOX audit compliance to ensure accuracy when reviewing, processing, and exercising independent decisions on matters that affect the business
- Assist Credit Analyst with identifying new credit risks and mitigation strategies
- Partner with sales team when setting up new customer accounts and assure all order systems are setup correctly according to credit policies
- Independently monitor Early Payment Discount compliance and resolve non-compliance issues
- Performs collection calls and e-mails under limited to no supervision
- Respond to 3rd party trade reference requests
- Other duties as assigned

Basic & Preferred Qualifications
- 5+ years’ experience in finance related or collection field
- Good understanding of basic Accounting Principles, Reconciliation and Balancing Requirements
- International collections is highly preferred
- Fluent in Spanish highly preferred
- Exceptional customer service skills
- Exceptional verbal and written communication skills
- Familiar with fair collection practices
- Exceptional teamwork skills with ability to manage cross functional teams
- Strong ERP experience
- Proficient in Excel
- High level of accuracy
- Strong attention to detail
- Is a self-starter and able to manage schedule while handling multiple tasks

Industry-Competitive Benefits
Coupled with our compensation and bonus incentive programs, our benefits deliver rewards that are market competitive. Some of the most attractive elements of our benefit programs include:
Health Insurance Benefits - Medical, Dental, Vision
Flexible Spending Accounts for Health and Dependent Care, and Health Reimbursement Accounts
Well-being programs including companywide events and a wellness incentive program
Paid Time Off
Financial Wellness – Industry leading 401(k) plan with generous company contributions, Financial Planning Services, Employee Stock purchase program, and Health Savings Accounts, Life and Accident insurance
Family-Friendly Employee events
Employee Assistance Program services – mental health and other concierge type services
Benefits may vary based on location, job role/level, job status, and/or the terms of any applicable collective bargaining agreements.

Job Requisition ID: Req-222666
Time Type: Full time

Lamb Weston is an Equal Opportunity Employer and considers qualified applicants for employment without regard to race, color, creed, religion, national origin, sex, sexual orientation, gender identity and expression, age, disability, veteran status or any other protected factor under federal, state or local law

Contact Person:
Location: Kennewick, WA; Naperville, IL; Eagle, ID
Application Method: Online:
Base Pay: DOQ

Posted on May 09, 2022

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