Analyst 2 - Accounts Receivable

Pioneer Data Systems

Job Description
Job Description Position Details: Our client, a world-leading Pharmaceutical Company in Tampa, FL is currently looking for a Collections Specialist II to join their expanding team. Job Title: Collections Specialist II Duration: 12 months contract, extendable up to 24 Months Location: Tampa, FL 1St (8hrs) 3 days in the office 2 days remote Note: The client has the right-to-hire you as a permanent employee at any time during or after the end of the contract. You may participate in the company group medical insurance plan Job Description: The Credit Collections Analyst is responsible for the proactive evaluation, investigation and timely collection of outstanding accounts receivables. The role manages medium to high level customer accounts as defined by sales volume, credit exposure, risk and/ or other factor(s). Proactively manage assigned accounts through the invoice to cash cycle to include collections, credit line administration and billing dispute identification and resolution. Serve as the single point of contact for inquiries, requests and issues related to accounts receivable for an assigned portfolio of customers. Perform customer financial analysis to recommend and establish credit lines. Take action to ensure that accounts remain within the assigned credit limits. Assess and mitigate financial risk. Drive desired customer payment behavior through visits, calls, reports and other forms of timely and insightful contact with customers. Employ collection technique and negotiation to maximize cash flow and create a favorable financial relationship and customer experience. Analyze data, trends, drivers and root cause in customer payment behavior. Partner with other internal functions to create appropriate action plans to remove barriers to payment. Direct/support action planning with data/dashboards. Identify/ execute opportunities for process improvements to increase efficiency. Qualifications: Minimum amount of education required is a Bachelor's Degree, preferably in Finance, Accounting or Economics 2 to 4 years of related work experience is required Prior work experience in Finance, Accounts Payable/ Receivable, Accounting or related is strongly preferred CCE or other credit certification is preferred Microsoft Office - Intermediate skill level is required. Proficiency to independently create Excel charts, pivot tables and lookups is required. SAP AR/ FSCM/ RM/ Business Warehouse experience is strongly preferred. Strong collaboration and relationship building skills, negotiation skills, customer service skills, attention to detail, process orientation, strong oral and written communication skills, ability to present financial data in a meaningful way cross functionally and to different levels of leadership, problem solving skills, sense of urgency. Process Excellence knowledge or certification would be helpful. Travel less than 5% is required (domestic or international to customer locations and/or Pharmaceutical sites) Will need to work onsite 3 days/week and 2 days remotely BA/BS degree is required