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North America Credit & Collections Manager

Date: Jan 8, 2019

Location: Charlotte, NC, US

Company: Sealed Air Corporation

Sealed Air Corporation is a knowledge-based company focused on packaging solutions that help our customers achieve their sustainability goals in the face of today’s biggest social and environmental challenges. Our portfolio of widely recognized brands, including Cryovac® brand food packaging solutions and Bubble Wrap® brand cushioning, enable a safer and less wasteful food supply chain and protect valuable goods shipped around the world. Sealed Air generated $4.5 billion in sales in 2017 and has approximately 15,000 employees who serve customers in 122 countries. To learn more, visit www.sealedair.com.

Summary

The North America Credit & Collections Manager will be responsible for managing and driving Credit & Collections resources and strategies in order to accelerate cash flow by ensuring timely collection from our customers. This person will oversee the North America portfolio, along with being responsible for controlling expenses (has budget) and ensuring compliance with internal controls, SOX requirements, and our Code of Conduct. This role requires a delicate balance with maintaining customer relationships while driving key finance performance metrics.

 

 

 

 

Responsibilities

  • Establishing regional Credit & Collection strategies in terms of risk management and collections. Decide the actions to achieve the strategy and KPI targets. Set the targets for the divisions/countries.
  •  To contribute establishing company Credit & Collection policies/procedures and implementing policies/procedures in North America.
  • Managing in house and third party Collections resources in North America and Mexico to maximize cash flow through accounts receivable turnover. Achieving the KPI (cash flow, DSO, overdue , bad debt) targets through managing the teams. Performing ad hoc and monthly Credit and Accounts Receivable reviews with the countries to monitor. 
  • Managing in house and third party deductions and adjustment team for accurate and timely processing of deductions/adjustments, for charge back and collection of incorrect deductions.
  • Working with the Credit & Collections analysis/reporting group to ensure key performance indicators are measured and reviewed monthly and analysis on KPIs performed regularly.
  • Identifying and working on customer accounts that may have bad debt risk to minimize the risk. Working with Credit Risk resources to minimize the customer portfolio credit risk and minimize bad debt expenses.
  • Communicate and collaborate with division sales, division finance, functional areas, and Credit & Collections personnel to accelarate collection, mitigate risk and maximize profitable business opportunities. 
  • Leading/conducting regional Credit &Collection improvement projects.

Qualifications

  • 8+ years of Credit & Collections expereince 
  • 4+ yeears of direct management expereince  
  • Financial knowledge to read and asses financial data
  • Accounting knowledge
  •  Highest level of integrity and ethical standards
  • Fluent in English, Spanish would be highly desired 
  • Outstanding leadership skills with the ability to lead, persuade, and influence
  • Strong organization, prioritization, and time management skills
  •  Excellent oral and written communication skills
  •  Excellent analytical and Excel skills
  • SAP knowledge
  •  Ability to travel   

Requisition id: 26607 

Relocation: No  

All qualified applicants will receive consideration for employment without regard to race, color, religion, sex, national origin, age, disability or protected veteran status. Sealed Air participates in the E-Verify Program (US sites only).

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