General Electric Collection Analyst in Markham, Ontario
Job Description Summary
The lead collector is a key finance position reporting to the Nuclear Financial Planning & Analysis Manager, with significant interface with the customer, finance team and project managers. Lead collector is responsible collections of accounts receivable for all North American customers of Nuclear business. Monitor upcoming and past due invoices daily, working to maximize on time collections and minimize past dues. Maintaining good working relationship with Nuclear customers, billing team, project managers and account leaders is crucial for strong collaboration needed to resolve issues timely. Support achievement of past due targets set by Nuclear and strive to reduce past dues further.
Requires proven interpersonal skills, for communication with direct colleagues and the business to resolve customer past invoice past dues
Explains information to others in straightforward manner
Developing in-depth knowledge of customer payment processes in order to support collection of customer receivables.
Maintain key performance indicators for collections and past dues
Provide clear communications to the business on status of invoices and the actions needed to resolve any issues for collections by the due dates
Communicate all past due collection risks promptly to Nuclear cash analyst
Communicate missing invoices and disputes to billing team
Communicate customer receiving delays to Nuclear project managers for follow up
Responsible for assistance in resolving unapplied cash and credits
Pre-call customer AP or contact AP web portal system to confirm accurate payment dates. If an invoice is not ready to be paid at due date, obtain reason from AP or customer buyer
Support the FP&A team in ad-hoc data requests
Drive process & reporting simplification and automation
Completion of controllership audit request for KPMG and audit request
Develop and provide training, as necessary
Contribute to department and organization special projects as assigned
Document procedures and workflow for assigned areas of responsibility
Drive process and issue resolution and push for simplification
Bachelor's Degree in Accounting, Finance, Math or related field from an accredited college or university, or at least 10 years of experience in a comparable role.
Minimum of 3 years of experience in a business financial role
Strong oral and written communication skills
Strong interpersonal skills
Expert proficiency in Excel, Word, and Power Point
Strong analytical and problem-solving skills
Experience working with cross-functional teams
Energetic, enthusiastic, self-starter
Ability to work in a matrix organization and ability to react to emerging priorities
If located in U.S. : This role is restricted to U.S. persons (i.e., U.S. citizens, permanent residents, and other protected individuals under the Immigration and Naturalization Act, 8 U.S.C. 1324b(a)(3)) due to access to export-controlled technology. GE will require proof of status prior to employment.
If located in Canada: GE will only employ those who are legally authorized to work in Canada for this opening. This position requires access to and/or use of information subject to control under the United States Department of Energy's Part 810 Regulations (10 CFR Part 810) and the Export Administration Regulations (15 CFR Parts 730 through 774) (collectively, "U.S. Export Control Laws"). Therefore, the applicant must be able to be authorized to access and/or use such information under U.S. Export Control Laws.”
You must have legal authorization to work in Canada and any offer of employment is conditioned upon the successful completion of a background investigation. The drug screen requirement in the background check process is not required if the role is based in Canada.
Relocation Assistance Provided: No