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Accounts Receivable Representative II

Location: Nashville, TN
Posted On: 04/16/2019
Requirement Code: 31801
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In this role, you have the opportunity to be among the first to help start up our brand new location in Nashville. 

Take an active role in our Accounts Receivable team who will be responsible for billing, credit, collections and cash applications with a defined group of legacy acquisition portfolios, at Philips' Healthcare North American by maintaining excellent relationships with our customers, internal finance leadership, and cross-functional business partners. 

Your responsibilities would be: 
• Manage an active client base of accounts totaling less than $10 million dollars 
• Ensure clients are billed timely and accurately based upon completed orders and alignment with purchase orders 
• Meet or exceeds targeted collections metrics, reducing past dues, bad debt reserve exposure, and other quantitative targets 
• Contact clients with past due balances to obtain payment commitment, and follow up timely to ensure payment is received, and posted accurately 
• Accountable for reviewing any deductions or short paid invoices, identifying root cause, and collaborating with the internal department(s) to expedite dispute resolution 
• Post client cash timely and accurately as it is received through various sources 
• Resolve payment application discrepancies ensuring adjustments are completed in a timely fashion 
• Prepare recommendations for bad debt consideration 
• Escalate major collection issues with Management that may require special attention/ support 
• Support and develop accounts receivable lean process improvements. 

To succeed in this role, you should have the following skills and experience: 
• PREFERRED 1+ Years B2B Accounts Receivable 
• REQUIRED Excel 2016 (pivot tables, vLookups, nested formulas) 
• REQUIRED Outlook 2016 
• PREFERRED SAP or similar ERP accounting applications 
• Works independent time and place 
• Confident 
• Able to adjust/adapt - Improviser 
• Assertive 
• Focused 
• Take the lead - Proactive 
• Customer focused (internal and external) 
• Anticipating 
• Stress resistant 
• Creative 

In this role, you would be part of the Global Business Services team, reporting to a Senior Collections Manager. This role is part of the Philips Finance Organization (FinOps). 
What is Global Business Services? 
Governor Bill Haslam recently announced that Philips will be bringing about 800 new jobs to Tennessee. Philips is a global leader in health technology that makes life better for people, like you, through meaningful innovation. This position will be a part of our Global Business Services group responsible for leading operational execution, reducing complexity and increasing efficiencies as the in-house team that continuously improves performance to better support our customers. We are looking to build a new team in Nashville of passionate, inspirational, collaborative and diverse professionals that is powering excellence around the world for Philips to achieve our mission to improve the lives of 3B people a year by 2025. That's where you come in. 
What we offer you: 
• A career with a world-class brand committed to improving people's lives through innovation 
• Global multi-functional opportunities to advance your career 
• Certification and training towards best in class skill development and specialization 
• Strong leadership and mentorship from a group of seasoned professionals 
• The chance to be a part of a new group that is powering excellence at Philips 
• We are offering an opportunity to be part of a team of professional individuals that work in a growth and development culture. 
Why should you join Philips? 
Working at Philips is more than a job. It's a calling to create a healthier society through meaningful work, focused on improving 3 billion lives a year by delivering innovative solutions across the health continuum. Our people experience a variety of unexpected moments when their lives and careers come together in meaningful ways. 
To find out more about what it's like working for Philips at a personal level, visit the Working at Philips page on our career website, where you can read stories from our employee blog. Once there, you can also learn about our recruitment process, or find answers to some of the frequently asked questions. 
Philips is an equal opportunity employer. All qualified applicants will receive consideration for employment without regard to race, color, religion, age, sex (including pregnancy), sexual orientation, gender identity, national origin, genetic information, creed, citizenship, disability, protected veteran or marital status. 
As an equal opportunity employer, Philips is committed to a diverse workforce. In order to ensure reasonable accommodation for individuals protected by Section 503 of the Rehabilitation Act of 1973, the Vietnam Veterans' Readjustment Act of 1974, and Title I of the Americans with Disabilities Act of 1990, applicants that require accommodation in the job application process may contact 888-367-7223, option 5, for assistance.
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