Accounts Receivable Specialist

Central Post Rotterdam

For our Central Post office in the center of Rotterdam, we are looking for a highly accurate and hands-on

Accounts Receivable Specialist

Location: Central Post Rotterdam, The Netherlands

This role offers you a unique opportunity to further expand and improve our cash allocation and application processes. You get the chance to not only work on the operational side but also help us to improve our processes, together with your team.

As an Accounts Receivable Specialist, you will be mainly responsible for recording of incoming payments in our ERP system and managing and reconciling balance sheet accounts for our organization. This involves regular communication with cross-functional departments, including but not limited customers, payables team and controlling team, to ensure accurate and timely reporting of transactions.

You will be working in a professional team with multiple nationalities. You will be part of the credit control team, consisting of 3 Accounts Receivable Specialists and 2 Credit Controllers. Besides that, you get to work closely with our controlling team (5 controllers) and multiple other internal teams. Together you’re responsible for the financial accounting related to cash management at Olenex.

So, do you like to work in an international environment? Are you ready to roll up your sleeves? Are you used to a wide range of stakeholders and a strong communicator? Do you like to work in a proactive way within a great team? Then this is your next step!

Your responsibilities are:

Within this role you will be reflecting on the bank movements within our ERP systems. Besides that, you will be working on the integration of our Cash Application and Credit Control team. Together with your colleagues you will review all the activities and processes. Where possible you will integrate the activities and make sure that we are working with efficient processes.

How does this look like?

  • Recording all incoming and outgoing payments from customers and vendors, reviewing account discrepancies and ensuring that the payments are accurately applied to the appropriate accounts;
  • Daily contact with our customers via e-mail for remittance advice, and payment reconciliation;
  • Reconciling customer accounts and contact customers with overdue outstanding invoices by email or phone requesting status of unpaid invoices. Preparing daily and monthly cash reports, accurately reflecting the cash balances of the company;
  • Administer a single self-bill account and loan & bank accounting;
  • Process direct debit for our customers;
  • Managing intercompany cash balances and transactions, ensuring that payments and accounts are correct and reconciled;
  • Booking intercompany invoices related to recharges & loan interest, recharges from related parties;
  • Partly administer in the financial month end close process with regards to intercompany, banking and account receivable reconciliation;
  • Contributing to Accounts Receivable process improvement initiatives.
  • Handling communication with internal and external stakeholders regarding issues related to cash management and allocation, resolving any problems in a timely and effective manner.

Who are you?

To excel in this role, you should demonstrate sound judgment, strong analytical skills, and are able to work with a high degree of accuracy. You’re very customer-oriented and you’re able to work independently but also as a team player. Besides that, you have the ability to work effectively under deadlines. In addition, you have;

  • Bachelor degree in finance or equivalent in finance or accounting;
  • At least 3 years of relevant, financial accounting or cash management experience;
  • Good knowledge of Microsoft Office (especially MS Excel). Experience in using ERP systems, preferably Microsoft Navision.
  • Fluent in English. Further languages: German, Polish, Italian, Dutch and or Spanish are considered a plus.
OLENEX – Specialists in edible oils

Olenex is an international, dynamic, and fast-growing organisation which produces a wide range of high-quality liquid oils, tropical oils, and speciality products. Within our company, each individual can make a difference. We provide our people with every opportunity to develop and grow, and also recognise those who take the initiative.

Additionally, we value the future development of our employees and support potential training and education opportunities. As part of the Olenex family, you will be able to truly make an impact in a challenging but highly rewarding environment.

For recruitment agencies:
We have made a conscious decision to do the recruitment ourselves. Therefore, we kindly ask you to not forward any candidates, as we will not accept their applications.

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