Credit Control Analyst
S. C. JOHNSON & SON, INC
UK - England
9d ago

Job Description

SC Johnson has opportunities for Credit Control Analyst - French Speaker (Frimley, UK)

Our internal job title at SC Johnson is Analyst - AR / Credit & Collections - French Speaker - UK

ABOUT SC JOHNSON

SC Johnson (SCJ) is one of the world’s leading makers of household brands. The company has operations in more than 70 countries and sells products in virtually every country around the world.

Its product portfolio includes global brands such as Pledge®, Duck®, Mr. Muscle®, Windex®, Scrubbing Bubbles®, Glade®, Raid®, OFF!®, Baygon® and Ziploc®.

The company has been making great products for more than 125 years and the same family that started the company still owns and runs it today.

For over a century, spanning five generations, the Johnson family has demanded the best for families everywhere. We currently employ approximately 13,000 people globally and generate $10 billion in sales.

At the same time, we’ve established a generations-long legacy of environmental responsibility, community leadership and providing great places to work.

We do this because we want to do what’s right for our business today, and also what’s right for people and the planet tomorrow.

ROLE SUMMARY

As part of the EMEA Shared Service Centre, this role sits within the Customer Financials (CFS) Accounts Receivable team.

Your main responsibility will be to manage the credit risk for a portfolio of customer accounts on behalf of EMEA Subsidiaries and Head Quarters.

It requires a strong ability to make credit decisions within the DOA framework, to work independently, to proactively chase Receivable items, to raise and deal with customer’s credit issues in a timely manner through escalation to the Team Leader and Manager.

For this reason we will require you to speak fluent French so that you can have meaningful conversations with the local teams, the retailers and the LSP’s (logistics service providers).

If you would like to work in a multicultural, FMCG organisation and are keen to further your finance career in an exciting and dynamic area of accounts receivable, we’d like to hear from you.

Based in Frimley, Surrey, we can offer you a competitive salary and profit share. We care about the well-being of our people and other benefits include free onsite gym with free classes, a 9-

hole golf course, tennis courts, subsidised canteen and much more. Your convenience is important to us and if you're travelling on public transport we have a free shuttle bus service running from Farnborough Station with direct services to London Waterloo and our local station in Frimley, as well as free parking on-site.

RESPONSIBILITIES

  • Follow procedures for accurate and timely credit collection and perform analysis and make decisions and recommendations on customer credit related matters using established Delegation of Authority (DoA) matrix and guidelines
  • Develop, maintain and improve relationships with internal and external customers
  • Minimise the risk of bad and doubtful debts through credit management best practices
  • Manage insolvency resolution in conjunction with SSC and local Country management
  • Provide timely and accurate Credit reporting to relevant audience and ensure customers account reconciliation are completed and accurate
  • Comply with Sarbanes & Oxley (SOX) requirements for Accounts Receivable processes
  • POSITION REQUIREMENTS

  • Degree educated, ideally in a finance or accounting discipline.
  • Fluent French and English speaker, both verbal and written
  • Good experience working in a credit control function and having done credit analysis
  • Excellent communication, influencing and presentation skills with strong stakeholder management expertise and ability to establish collaborative and trusting relationships, through professional, proactive interactions.
  • Intermediate level Word, Excel and Outlook and strong numerical skills are essential. Proficiency in SAP and Business Warehouse or similar ERP system would be extremely desirable
  • Attention to detail and accuracy, able to self-evaluate work and create culture of continuous improvement as well as an ability to use initiative and be proactive in anticipating problems when they occur
  • Strong organisation and planning skills with effective prioritisation of deadlines
  • You need to be legally eligible to work in country of application.

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