Hot Cash Application Accountant with French (AR)


CZK 40,000 - 45,000

Seniority / Experience

JuniorMinimum 1 year of cash application experience


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Type of job


Required education

Secondary education

Job summary

As an Account Receivable (AR) Accountant you will be part of our Global Business Services (GBS), responsible for various number of activities. The role includes processing cash payments to customer accounts as well as providing support to local teams that are serviced by the GBS. The main tasks are processing all types of incoming payments. Reviewing, researching, validating and clearing customer deductions including returns, markdowns, trade spend, customer fines, shortages etc. for all types of incoming payment receipts to the Service Level Agreement (SLA) and processing accuracy. You will also take part in development and implementation of newly established procedures, delivery of monthly reporting packs.

Key responsibilities:

·        Manage cash application of wire and cheque payments to the correct customer account.

·        Manage deductions, including monitoring customer deductions, matching with appropriate credit notes, and managing deduction discrepancies.

·        Provide supporting documentation for deductions to customer services to aid faster query resolution.

·        Conduct clearing of unallocated payments, management of pro-forma payments and additional clearing on weekly basis.

·        Engage in monthly debtors overview.

·        Manage customer disputes and code appropriate reason code.

·        Engage in process improvement initiatives.

·        Actively participate in training programs.

·        Willingness to work a flexible schedule if required.

·        Maintenance of relationship with external and internal customers.

·        Participate in special projects by supporting management and the project team in various tasks.

·        Ensure compliance with SOX and internal rules and regulations and provide support for internal and external audits as needed.

·        Other tasks related to the role required by your team leader and Jarden BSG management.

Minimum Qualifications:

•    Minimum 1 year of cash application experience.

•    Basic knowledge and understanding of general accounting principles.

•    French B2 level, Fluent English, Other languages are advantageous.

•    Commitment to high standard customer service.

•    Degree or diploma in finance/accounting.

•    Attention to detail and accuracy.

•    Experience with SAP is advantage.

Preferred Qualifications:

·        Strong team player.

·        Able to work under pressure during peak periods.

·        Strong organizational skills, excellent in meeting deadlines.

·        Excellent written/verbal communication skills and interpersonal skills to interact with various departments/teams.

·        Willingness to work a flexible schedule if required.

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