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Job Title:  Accounts Receivable Analyst

Facility:  Palmela Manufacturing Plant
Location: 

Palmela, Setúbal, Portugal

Dawn Foods is a global leader in bakery manufacturing and ingredients distribution. As the partner of choice for inspiring bakery success, we help customers grow their business through meaningful partnerships, research-driven insights and innovations, and products and expertise they can depend on. As a family-owned company, our commitments to our people, products, customers, and corporate values, are all part of our recipe for success.

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Dawn Foods is a global leader in bakery manufacturing and ingredients distribution. As the partner of choice for inspiring bakery success, we help customers grow their business through meaningful partnerships, research-driven insights and innovations, and products and expertise they can depend on. As a family-owned company, our commitments to our people, products, customers, and corporate values, are all part of our recipe for success.

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JOB SUMMARY:

To ensure that customers (external or intercompany) are up to date according with the payment terms and commercial conditions and collection allocated on daily basis , Manage and Update customer conditions in the system in a timely manner, all queries are resolved speedily and that all monies are collected when due.

 

PRIMARY JOB FUNCTIONS INCLUDE:

  • Maintaining the Accounts Receivable (AR) ledger to enable timely cash collection.
  • Establish regular contact with customer accounts departments regarding payment of invoices.
  • Management of Days Sales Outstanding (DSO) and preparation of appropriate reports.
  • Monitor customer-trading terms and ensure Dawn requirements are met.
  • Ensure customer statements are issued on a timely basis.
  • Ensure that the companies’ debt collection procedure is followed.
  • Liaise with Accounting Manager to arrange implementation of legal proceedings where required.
  • Support Balance sheet reconcilation for account receivables.
  • Support cash pooling treasury department.
  • Ensure compliance with the Group's Treasury rules and Credit Limits.
  • Support internal and external audits.
  • Monitor and control bank receipt payments ie SEPA
  • Prepare Direc Debit runs on regular basis.
  • Support the Accountant Manager on the monthly financial closing activities (MeC) of the entity.
  • Work closely with other team members and will provide cover where and when necessary.
  • Perform any other reasonable duties required.

 

REQUIRED QUALIFICATIONS AND EDUCATION REQUIREMENTS:

  • Bachelor’s degree in Finance, Accounting, or related field required.

 

PREFERRED EXPERIENCES:

  • At least 3 years experience of a credit control function.

 

ADDITIONAL NOTES:

  • Intermediate skills in MS Office (Excel, Word).
  • Experience using SAP is arequiered 
  • Good communications skills, oral and written.
  • High attention to detail and accuracy.

 

WORK RELATIONSHIPS:

Internal:

  • Sales Director/Managers & TSM’s
  • Customer Service
  • Internal Auditors

 

External:

  • Customers
  • Credit rating agencies
  • 3rd Party Professional Advisers (Auditors/Legal / Tax advisors etc).

 

Languages:

  • Fluent written & spoken English required 
  • BAsic German is an advantage 

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An Equal Opportunity Employer.  All qualified applicants will receive consideration for employment without regard to race, color, religion, age, sex, national origin, disability, pregnancy, sexual orientation, gender identity/gender expression, citizenship status, military or veteran status, genetic information or any other status or condition that is protected by applicable law.

 

Requisition ID: 35949

An Equal Opportunity Employer.  All qualified applicants will receive consideration for employment without regard to race, color, religion, sex, sexual orientation, gender identity, national origin, or protected veteran status and will not be discriminated against on the basis of disability.

Date:  Jul 18, 2024

If you need accommodation for any part of the employment process because of a disability, please send an email to careers@dawnfoods.com.

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