Accounting Specialist – AR & AP Payments, Electrolux Professional
Full Time

• Acting as specialist and first contact point for these areas, which include but not limited to the following tasks:
Accounts Receivables
- Receipt and allocation of payments to open invoices
- Payment to customers
- Credit notes (CN) clearing
- Handling disputed invoices
- Handling customer and business queries regarding AR matters
- Manual invoicing
- Credit management support
- Collection
- AR closing and reporting

Accounts Payable - Payments
- Process local and foreign suppliers payment proposal
- Reconcile bank accounts and transitory accounts
- Process advance and ad-hoc payments
- Process rejected payments
- Ensure payments made are in compliance with group and local regulations
• Assist the monthly and yearly closings and account analysis and support the AR and AP Payment Lead Specialist / Head of Finance Shared Services, APAC in carrying out the responsibilities of the accounting department;
• Prepare timely stakeholder engagement slides pack;
• Reporting to direct supervisor of any deviations from agreed standards (delays, use of wrong templates, missing input);
• Responsible for quality, efficiency and timeliness of process documentation, work shadowing and training of other team members (if any);
• Providing solutions/methods to avoid repetitive mistakes within the team;
• Where required, participate in knowledge transfer and process documentation to secure a safe transfer of work from Finance departments abroad to the Shared Service;
• Preparing process maps and desktop procedures;
• Understanding business environment;
• Maintain high level of stakeholder management and customer service;
• Coaching and supporting team members in achieving team and individual goals;

Additional responsibilities outside of standard job responsibilities:
• Supporting, if required, other process areas e.g. during peak periods of work, transition activities, etc.;
• Participating in continuous improvement initiatives within the RTR/AP/AR process areas and Shared Service as a whole;
• Actively undertaking activities to increase own competency portfolio;
• Working as a member of the team, participating fully in team activities, taking responsibility for team goals and coaching and supporting other members of the team to increase their competencies and skills;
• Undertake and support fully any assign roles and responsibilities

Minimum Qualification

• Candidates must possess at least Bachelor’s Degree in Finance / Accounting / Banking / Commerce or equivalent; working knowledge of GAAP; Professional qualifications is advantageous;
• MS Office and ERP system knowledge - knowledge of JDE and Darwin is advantageous;
• Minimum 3 years of working experience in finance and accounting activities, competent and experienced in AR and AP Payment activities and processes, awareness of internal and external business environment, good understanding of regional AR practices and regulatory environments;
• Passion to innovation, customer obsession, drive for results, communicative, team orientated, with analytical thinking, patient, paying attention to the details, organised, training skills, taking ownership and responsibility of outstanding issues and queries;
• Transition, migration and/or ERP implementation experience is a plus;
• Experience of working in multicultural and international environment;
• Available to travel (if needed) / full time orientated;
• Excellent written and verbal skills (Business English);
• Proficient in other Asian language is optional.