Collections Specialist @ Kpler in Athens

​​At Kpler, we simplify global trade information and provide valuable insights. Founded in 2014, our goal is to help over 10,000 organisations by offering the best intelligence on commodities, energy, and maritime through a single platform.
Working at Kpler means you’ll be a key player in turning complex data into strategic resources for our clients. Your role involves creating data-driven stories that empower clients in their industries.
Your expertise helps Kpler navigate markets successfully. Your journey starts here, where innovation meets impact. Join our team of 500+ talented people from 35+ countries worldwide.
The Finance team is looking for a Collections Specialist to oversee all collections activities at Kpler. As part of this role, you will be reporting to the Senior Account Receivable Manager & partnering with our Billing, Sales and other finance teams across all Kpler entities.
Key responsibilities: The Collections function is split in several Key areas described below and currently support 7 ledgers/entities. These areas all work in conjunction with each other, for a successful process.

Daily and weekly Cash Collection tasks

    • Provide regular and consistent communication/dunning activities with support to customers to ensure
    • visibility to open balances, payment performance and other issues preventing timely payment.
    • Daily bank checking and manual cash allocation across all banks (when automated cash allocation fails)
    • Weekly bank reconciliation
    • Work closely with Billing and sales Ops team members to communicate issues with invoicing and payments; and aid in resolution if needed (dispute management)

Monthly Cash Collection tasks

    • Finalise all unallocated payment tasks
    • Monthly Bank reconciliation
    • Advise the GL and FP&A teams when cash allocation is finalised for the current month
    • Monthly closing: journal entry posting as per requested by GL team
    • Support AR manager on monthly Cash results versus forecast reporting
    • Support AR Manager on Short term cash forecast (3 months cash forecast build)
    • Support AR manager on Monthly disputed invoices report

Ad hoc Cash Collection tasks

    • Customer credit management tasks on D&B
    • Escalate accounts through proper channels to provide visibility to issues, potential risks and other problems that could potentially impact collection activity
    • Yearly bad debt preparation & submission in conjunction with AR manager
    • Audit: Preparation of all AR documentation and support the GL team
    • Support/cover other AR team team members in case of absence
    • Support ongoing projects

You could be a good fit if

    • Fluent in English
    • Experience in Accounts Receivable is a plus
    • Experience with accounting software (Netsuite), Salesforce as a CRM is a plus
    • Experience with MS Excel/Gsheet is a must
    • Ability to aggregate, manipulate, and automate data
    • Excellent analytical skills along with the ability to create and present detailed reports & dashboards
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