Accounts Receivable-Collections Supervisor in Santa Ana, California at KaVo Kerr

Date Posted: 10/6/2018

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Job Description

Job ID: KAV002977

About Us

KaVo Kerr is a cohesive organization comprised of two global leaders, united to provide dental excellence and serve as a single premier partner for the dental community.  KaVo Kerr operates with a common vision inspiring and helping our customers, their patients and our own associates realize their potential.  KaVo Kerr offers solutions for endodontics, restoratives, treatment units, infection prevention, imaging, rotary and instruments.


The Accounts Receivable-Collections Supervisor will be responsible for the processes and procedures related to Order Management, Cash Application, Credit processing and Collections Support. This position will be accountable for the delivery of administrative and operational assistance, developing efficient and obtainable goals designed to promote growth, and productivity.  The ideal person cares about continuous improvement and is driven to make things better. This position will provide ongoing support to the Credit & Collections/AP Manager.

  • Responsible for driving the AR/Collections process while coaching 7 - 8 associates in a collaborative team environment.
  • Develop and implement performance metrics aligned with the accounting departments goals. 
  • Monitor team performance through weekly Key Performance Indicators (KPIs) including DSO.
  • Works with cross functional departments to ensure timely and accurate cash application, invoicing, collections, account reconciliations, and reporting to improve cash flow. 
  • Manage customer monthly, quarterly and yearly order rebate activities in SAP and Excel
  • Manage all tax related cases in SAP and Sales Force.  
  • Ensure all items related to customer invoices in SAP are corrected daily.
  • Maintains reporting of all collection accounts to analyze what accounts are sent to an outside collection agency.
  • Maintains the bad debt policy and prepares monthly and yearly bad debt allowance.
  • Provides assistance with external and internal audits pertaining to accounts receivable.
  • Ensures that the business environment meets all expected compliance controls and standards.
  • Preform monthly, quarterly and annual accounting close responsibilities.
  • Own the credit approval process for new customers and monitor existing customers for credit limits.
  • Conducts mid-year and annual staff reviews as well as handles employee discipline/performance issues.

Job Requirements


  • High school diploma required.  Associate's degree preferred; major in Accounting, Business Administration or Finance.


  • Minimum of 5 years' experience in credit, accounts receivable, or finance.
  • Strong analytical and proactive problem-solving skills. 
  • Ability to multi-task, prioritize and assign tasks.
    Positive attitude and energy to motivate a team to reach department goals.
  • Ability to identify inefficiencies and create solutions.
  • Proficient in MS- Excel and MS-Office suite. 

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Danaher Corporation Overview

Danaher is a global science & technology innovator committed to helping our customers solve complex challenges and improve quality of life worldwide. Our world class brands are leaders in some of the most demanding and attractive industries, including life sciences, medical diagnostics, dental, environmental and industrial solutions. Our globally diverse team of 59,000 associates is united by a common culture and operating system, the Danaher Business System, which serves as our competitive advantage. We generated $19.9B in revenue last year. We are ranked #144 on the Fortune 500 and our stock has outperformed the S&P 500 by more than 2,000% over 20 years.

At Danaher, you can build a career in a way no other company can duplicate. Our brands allow us to offer dynamic careers across multiple industries. We’re innovative, fast-paced, results-oriented, and we win. We need talented people to keep winning. Here you’ll learn how DBS is used to shape strategy, focus execution, align our people, and create value for customers and shareholders. Come join our winning team.