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Accounts Receivable Specialist at CMA CGM (AMERICA) LLC

Posted in Other 30+ days ago.

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Location: Newport Beach, California

Job Description:

APL, one of the world's leading ocean carriers, offers more than 90 weekly services and call ports in over 50 countries worldwide. We provide container transportation through our international shipping network which combines high-quality intermodal operations with advanced technology, equipment and e-commerce.

APL is part of the CMA CGM Group, a leading worldwide shipping group founded in 1978 by Jacques R. Saadé. CMA CGM has a global presence thanks to its numerous vessels calling various ports all over the world. CMA CGM has grown continuously, and has been constantly innovating to offer its clients new sea, land and logistics solutions. Headquartered in Marseilles, the Group has employees all over the world in hundreds of agencies.

With over 170 years of experience, APL has the knowledge and the expertise to help our customers grow their businesses and negotiate in an increasingly complex and ever-changing global marketplace - whether that is venturing into new territories or growing in already developed markets.

Timely Reporting of Financial and KPI data - Providing data to assist mgt in reducing aged receivables. - Assist with conversion and testing of RRS to CCI - Assist in resolving billing/customer issues preventing payment to APL - Key Accountabilities/Job Duties - Reporting -

This position will be responsible for development, creation and distribution of current AR reports as well as new reports designed to give insight into the issues and root causes contributing to past due AR. Position holder will be responsible to liaise with Costa Rica financial analysts, collectors and dispute resolution team as well as upper management in regards to reports and root cause analysis. Position holder will also be required to break down data in multiple views depending on the audience and needs with the intent to drive improved results in collections.

Minimum Qualifications - BS/BA degree from an accredited university is required. Degree preferably in accounting or finance. - Minimum 5+ years experience in accounts receivable, billing, credit and collections - Experience in the transportation industry highly preferred.

Additional Knowledge, Skills & Abilities

Advanced level of reporting expertise, including the ability with GQL, Excel pivot tables.

Must be able to negotiate solutions to problems/situations to satisfy both the company, customer, and client needs. - Understanding of table-based query logic a plus. - Requires proficiency in Microsoft Office applications, especially Microsoft Excel and Microsoft Outlook. - Requires ability to interpret, manipulate, and synthesize numerical data with great accuracy in the context of generally accepted accounting principles. - Requires ability to gauge opportunities for process improvement and develop/implement process improvements independently and in a team. - Requires ability to prioritize responsibilities and adapt work schedule to meet department deadlines. - Requires strong interpersonal skills for use in teamwork and customer service. - Requires strong written and oral communication skills and a solid grasp of business etiquette. - Ability to handle pressure and meet deadlines in fast-paced environment - Ability to handle sensitive and confidential material with a level of professionalism and integrity - Self-motivated, results oriented professional - Ability to research, collect, and analyze data. - Proven customer service skills are required in order to create, maintain and enhance customer relationships - Must be able to communicate and interact effectively with multi-functional and diverse backgrounds

APL is an Equal Opportunity Employer/Minorities/Female/Disabled/Protected Veteran/Gender Identity/Sexual Orientation.

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