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Accounts Receivable Coordinator Credit Collections in Nationwide Switzerland at Diagnostics

Date Posted: 11/30/2018

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Job ID: DIA012132

About Us

Beckman Coulter develops, manufactures and markets products that simplify, automate and innovate complex biomedical testing. Our diagnostic systems, found in hospitals and other critical care settings around the world, produce information used by physicians to diagnose disease, make treatment decisions and monitor patients. Scientists use our life science research instruments to study complex biological problems including causes of disease and potential new therapies or drugs. More than 275,000 Beckman Coulter systems operate in both diagnostics and life sciences laboratories on all seven continents. For 80 years, our products have been making a difference in peoples’ lives by improving the productivity of medical professionals and scientists, supplying critical information for improving patient health and reducing the cost of care.
Beckman Coulter offers a broad array of comprehensive, competitive benefit programs that add value to associates' and their families' lives. Whether it's a health care program or paid time off, our programs contribute to life beyond the job. Check out our benefits. We think you'll like what you see.
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The AR Coordinator Credit/Collections is accountable for collecting the maximum amount of overdue funds from customers, which may include a variety of collection techniques, legal claims, is a proactive team player, willing to participate in the AR process improvement discussions and finally apply the cash application within an efficient manner. We are searching for an AR Coordinator Credit/Collections with excellent English & French skills. A third language such as Dutch or German would be a real asset. The AR coordinator Credit/Collections will have the following main duties and responsibilities: On the Credit Collections part: - Run monthly dunning letters to overdue accounts - Review and reconcile customers accounts for collection efforts - Chase overdue debtors using telephone/email an define the rootcauses for non-payment - Plan and execute collection activities to maximize cash receipts - Identify issues attributing to account delinquency and discuss them with management - Run and understand D&B reports (customer verification and rating) - Create and update customer profile class on a weekly basis - Cooperate well with sales team members and any ther team members - Prepare the monthly cash collection forecast and ensure accuracy of the forecast - Send out copy invoices as and when requested - Review and release customer orders on credit check hold releases - Calculate quarterly bad debts reserves - Keep good record and follow up of KPIs (on account payments, DSO, 1+ aging report) - Ensure that adequate internal controls are monitored, including Anti-corruption policy & compliance and ensure support during Auditing On the Cash Application side: - Enter manually the cash application - Enter missing receipts to Autolockbox file - Prepare the bank file - Sort and file the customers' remittances advices - Run the Netting on a weekly basis - Complete all the adjustments: applies & write off's - Complete the cash book on a daily basis - Clean up the customer ledgers - Make customers' phone calls to enquiry payment details and payment queries - Run the sales journal and the unposted items report - Perform the month end closing activities

Job Requirements


Qualifications • Commercial background studies • 3 to 5 years of professional experience within an accounting environment • Fluent in English and French ; German and/or Dutch are an asset • Excellent computer skills • ERP Oracle would be an asset

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 applied solutions. Our globally diverse team of 67,000 associates is united by a common culture and operating system, the Danaher Business System, which serves as our competitive advantage. We generated $18.3B in revenue last year. We are ranked #162 on the Fortune 500 and our stock has outperformed the S&P 500 by more than 1,200% 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.


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