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Senior Credit & Collection Analyst, APAC

Job Title: Senior Credit & Collection Analyst, APAC
Contract Type: Permanent
Location: Singapore
Industry:
TMC
F&B
OTA
GDS
Reference: JOB_000560[440]
Contact Name: Thomas Lim (94555915)
Contact Email: thl_thomas@hotmail.com
Job Published: November 30, 2018 16:20

Job Description

Our client is specialize in traveler path-to-purchase data for over a decade, they are travel's direct demand engine for thousands of brands -- from global enterprises to boutique operators -- across the hotel, airline, cruise, transportation, tourism industries, and more. Analyzing the world's travel intent signals with its proprietary data science methods, the company delivered $10B in generated bookings for its clients to date by activating multi-channel branding and performance solutions on their Traveler Platform.

The Role:
Our client is looking for a dynamic Senior Credit & Collection Analyst to add to our accounting team. We are a rapidly growing company, and we want you to be part of this amazing growth and expansion. We have an incredible product and exceptional employees. Join us in providing the best experience to our employees and clients.
We are looking for a Senior Credit and Collection Analyst that will have comprehensive ownership of the accounts receivables and provide accounting support to the commercial team in APAC. This position is located in Singapore and reports to the Senior Credit and Collection Analyst located in London.

Primary responsibilities:
• Performs analysis over accounts receivable, monitoring overdue accounts and identifying sustainable strategies to improve DSO and reduce bad debt write-offs.
• Builds relationships with customers to safeguard recurring timely payment.
• Sends statements of account to customers monthly
• Keeps track of delinquent accounts and maintains files on the financial status of accounts.
• In depth knowledge of the company products, with the ability to explain contractual obligations to customers and ensure that contracts are executed correctly.
• Communicates effectively with the company’s Account Managers and Sales Managers, providing and gathering the necessary information for invoice disputes and discrepancies.
• Sends out notices to overdue accounts – reaches out to customers with unpaid debt to resolve aged receivables.
• Understand various international payment methods and implements appropriate payment method strategies that benefit the customer and the company.
• Verifies payments and provides instructions on payment allocation.
• Helps on checking data accuracy before sending invoices to customers.
• Participates and contributes to process improvement initiatives.
• Identifies automation opportunities and contributes to the implementation.
• Becomes a subject-matter expert on all technologies and systems impacting the billing and collections process.
• Completes documentation requested by the customers, to include vendor set up and DGT forms.

Requirements:
• Bachelor’s degree, with a major in accounting, finance, or relevant field.
• 4 years previous, relevant experience. 
• Fluent in Mandarin and Cantonese a plus (written and spoken).
• Excellent English communication skills (written and oral).
• Understanding of billing and revenue processes and experience using general ledger software.
• Ability to work independently and adapt to a quickly changing and fast-paced environment.
• Demonstrates skills in troubleshooting collection problems.
• The ability to manage multiple competing priorities and to constantly re-prioritize.
• Ability to take charge and be persuasive in the interaction with both internal and external customers
• Meticulous attention to details in a complex process.
• An outstanding focus on achieving a high level of customer service.
• Critical thinking, with a strategic approach to problem solving.
• Effectively enforce policy.
• Outstanding MS Excel skills.
• Desire to grow within a rapidly scaling company.
• Enjoyment of dynamic and fast-moving environment.