AbbVie Senior Accountant AR, Contract 18 months. Posted till Oct 23. in St. Laurent, Canada

This is a contract position for 18 months

The Senior Accountant Accounts Receivables is responsible for the application of the credit policies and collection procedures established to minimize the past due and delinquency percentages of accounts receivable. The Senior Accountant AR establishes relationships with customers and works closely with the Customer Service, Trade Relations and Commercial teams to respond faster to customers’ requirements.

Main responsibilities:

Accounting • Perform month-end duties, including preparing journal entries • General ledger account reconciliation and review • Assist in the preparation of supporting documentation for SOX and external and internal auditors • Act as a financial liaison between the Contract, Pricing and Credit Department and other departments to assist in ad hoc projects and to analyze monthly performance

Credit and Collection • Open and close customer accounts • Perform risk and financial statement analyses for new customers • Monitor and review credit granting for new and existing clients, update process and recommend updates/changes as required • Prepare AR aging report (monthly review with the Finance Manager) • Support development and standardization of AbbVie’s corporate credit policy • Ensure compliance with AbbVie’s corporate credit policies • Support resolution of credit issues with customers • Monitor and support periodic credit reviews • Initiate process improvement and quality reviews to simplify and improve productivity • Identify, mitigate and monitor risks in credit function • Conduct collection efforts and liaise with customers

Contract Management • Prepare and coordinate submission for request for proposal (tenders) for private and public contracts • Rebate reporting for all contracts: Prepare, analyze and pay rebates to buying groups • Contract management in SAP

This position reports to the Manager, Credit and Contracts

AbbVie is an equal opportunity employer and encourages women, Aboriginal people, persons with disabilities and members of visible minorities to apply.

Bachelor’s degree in accounting, finance, business or a related field. Completed CPA designation. Candidates currently completing the designation will be considered.

Minimum 3 years of credit experience

Excellent written and verbal communication skills. French and English must be at the advanced level; oral and written Experience with credit scoring systems preferred

Proficient in reading/interpreting financial statements for the purpose of underwriting credit Solid Experience with SAP. Excellent written and verbal communication skills. French and English must be at the advanced level; oral and written Ability to manage relationships, both internally and externally

Audit background, problem-solving and customer service skills

Comfortable in a fast-paced environment

Proficiency in Microsoft Office Suite, particularly Excel SAP and order-to-cash activities and reporting Strong knowledge of; Credit analysis and credit models, Accounting fundamentals, financial planning and analysis

Job Classification: Experienced
Primary Location: Canada-Quebec-St. Laurent
Organization: Commercial
Schedule: Full-time
Shift: Day
Travel: No
Req ID: 1706862