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Associate Credit Analyst

Glasgow, United Kingdom
Finance/Accounting

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Job Description

 

This open post is for an experienced credit analyst within the Credit and Collections Team.
 
The primary purpose is to provide expert collection, cash management and analytical skills for our customer base in relation to managing the cash flow for the business to ensure that targets are met and exceeded. 
 
The candidate will be required to liaise with key internal stakeholders & end customers, have the ability to communicate effectively, analyze and identify trends within the cash cycle, has strong negotiation skills, understands the full order to cash process and can provide improvement recommendations based on findings to maximize the cash flow for our customers.  
 
Essential functions include:
 
Identify and drive cash flow improvements within EMEA region by successfully managing the monthly customer portfolio assigned and deliver cash flow targets in line with Divisional and Corporate goals.
 
Drive and achieve DSO, CE and aged debt goals utilizing strong collection techniques in line with cash flow strategy.
 
Build a Pro-active strategic collections model to ensure any future queries are identified and tackled prior to impacting cash flow.  Ensuring this incorporates end to end customer processes and requirements which further aligns with the Eaton Cash Flow strategy.
 
Build and maintain a strong network and relationship with key stakeholders such as Sales, customer service, plant finance teams and end customer base to support collections and cash flow activities.
 
Provide specialist guidance to internal customers and divisions in relation to credit management processes and cash flow enhancements to ensure improvements in KPIs are achieved and deliver sustainability of results.
 
Ensure the accurate management of all aged Cash on account, Aged Credits and Aged Invoices to improve the integrity of the aged debt in line with Global Policies.
 
Support the Credit manager in the development of accurate analytical data such as cash forecasts, cash modeling, performance analytics in line with key program expectation and delivery.
 
Support any ad hoc project requirements as identified.

Qualifications

  • At least 3 years’ experience in a UK/European Credit & Collections role
  • Track record in achieving and exceeding goals/targets essential
  • Experience of credit management and collections management preferable
  • Strong understanding of the Order to cash process
  • Ability to negotiate effectively to drive resolutions.
  • Strong reconciliation and problem solving skills
  • Strong customer focus and service delivery
  • Ability to provide accurate data and proven experience in ability to influence recipients in relation to content
  • Intermediate to Advanced Excel skills required
  • Process Improvement experience, always looking for opportunities to refine the way we do things
  • Strong team player
  • Previous experience of Oracle/SAP and other ERP systems preferred

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Job: Finance/Accounting

Region: Europe, Middle East, Africa
Organization: Corporate Sector

Job Level: Individual Contributor
Schedule: Full-time
Is remote work (i.e. working from home or another Eaton facility) allowed for this position?: No
Does this position offer relocation?: No
Travel: No

Requisition ID: 044059