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Finance Manager, Billing and Collections (Long Term Contract)

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Date: 13-Apr-2021

Location: Jericho, NY, US

Company: Purolator

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Working at Purolator International, Inc. is more than a job.  It's an opportunity to be part of a winning team and to contribute to the success of our growing company.  Purolator International is a subsidiary of Purolator Inc., Canada's largest integrated freight and parcel solutions company with over 50 years of delivering reliable, efficient and cost-effective shipping to, from and within Canada for more than 210 countries and territories worldwide.  We are the leading provider of cross-border logistics between the United States and Canada.  This is an exciting and evolving industry and we’re leading the change as we strive to deliver the future. Purolator International is rapidly expanding throughout the United States and seeking talented individuals to join our team.  Are you open to the possibilities?

 

SHIFT:  Full Time, Monday - Friday, 8:30 am - 5:00 pm (some overtime may be necessary as needed)

 

ASSIGNMENT: This is a long term contract role, expected to last through March 2023.  Come March 2023, we will re-evaluate the needs of the assignment and will evaluate any possibility for a permanent placement within the organization under the Finance division. 

 

For the duration of the contract assignment, we will be offering healthcare benefits, 401k eligibility and paid time off. 

 

LOCATION:  The Finance team is based in our Long Island NY headquarters, so we would like someone based in the Long Island NY area.

 

Job Summary:

The Billing and Collections Manager will oversee the Contracts, Billing, Receivable and Collection functions of the organization, as well ensuring audit compliance.  

 

This is a very fast paced, customer service focused department.  The daily workload requires working with various departments to support our customers, multi-tasking, and the ability to self-motivate to meet deadlines. 

 

Experience Required In Order To Be Considered:

  • 3+ years of Finance Management experience (motivating and managing a large team)
  • 5+ years of Contracts, Accounts Receivable, Billing, Collection experience
  • Billing experience is critical for this role- must  have experience overseeing Billing
  • Interfacing directly with customers and discussing receivables, billing and  IT issues
  • Experience with complex system implementation projects
  • Testing for IT testing systems that impact the Finance Operations group
  • Microsoft Excel pivot tables & v-lookup
  • Power Point presentations

 

Daily Functions:

Management

  • Manage and mentor employees
  • Conduct one on one meetings with team leads / supervisors
  • Manage group through various benchmarking and score-carding techniques
  • Coach direct reports on effective collection methods and provide for continuous improvement for effective collections

 

Operations

  • Ensure that the Contract, Billing, Cash Application, Adjustments and Collections are running at peak efficiency
  • Problem solve issues within the department and implement controls and procedures
  • Coordinate Operations, Sales and Billing to ensure the proper set-up of customers from account set-up to billing
  • Work with the Customers, Sales and IT to identify obstacles preventing payments and work with the appropriate parties to resolve the issue
  • Ensure timely collection of funds
  • Meet with the District teams on weekly basis to discuss problem accounts
  • Ensure that credit is established and maintained on all customers
  • Manage cash application making sure all cash receipts are applied promptly and accurately
  • Continually review and improve underlying processes and controls
  • Provide suggestions on IT improvement and designs for Finance Operations Department
  • Make recommendations to improve quality of invoicing and collection procedures
  • Manage multiple tasks at once and ensure that company goals and objectives are met
  • Carry out other duties as appropriate and as assigned by his/her Manager

 

 

Knowledge, Skills, and Abilities Requirements:

  • Positive, proactive individual with superior relationship building and problem solving skills
  • Process driven, self-motivated and action oriented
  • Ability to successfully manage multiple tasks in a fast-paced environment
  • Strong work ethic, results-driven, and commitment to meeting deadlines and achieving company and department goals
  • Outstanding verbal and written communication skills
  • Ability to deal with all levels of the organization
  • Ability to use and learn various IT systems

 

Education and/ or Work Experience Requirements

  • College degree with a major in Finance, Business or Computer Science preferred preferably Accounting
  • SAP experience preferred
  • Continuous Improvement experience- mapping out processes and identifying areas of improvement
  • Freight-forwarding or logistics industry experience a plus, not required
     

 

**Position Ineligible for VISA Sponsorship**

 

Working conditions under which the job is performed include, but are not limited to concentrated visual or auditory attention, repetitive movements (i.e. typing, data entry, phone activity), heavy computer work, constant sitting at workstation.

 

POSTING DETAILS

Posting Number: 41882   
Hours of Work: Full Time, Mon - Fri, 8:30 am - 5:00 pm  
Job Code: 868  
Location: HQ Two Jericho Plaza, Suite 204  
Reports to: Director of Finance & Admin   
Working Conditions: Office Environment  

 

Purolator International, Inc. provides a competitive benefits package to employees and their families, including:

  • Medical, Dental, Vision, Prescription Drugs (80%+ paid by Employer)
  • 401k with up to 6% Employer Company Match
  • Employer Funded Life Insurance
  • Annual Bonus Incentive Plan
  • Disability/Income Protection
  • Tuition Assistance
  • Employer Funded Health Savings Account (H.S.A)
  • Paid Time Off (Total of 29 days)

Purolator International is an equal opportunity employer committed to diversity and inclusion. We consider all qualified applicants for employment without regard to race, color, religion, sex, sexual orientation, gender identity, national origin, age, disability, or any other factors considered discriminatory. If you require an accommodation during the recruitment process, we will work with you to meet your needs.

 

Purolator International, Inc. is proud to be an EEO/AA employer M/F/D/V. We maintain a drug-free workplace and perform pre-employment substance abuse testing and background verification checks.

 

Purolator International depends on our communities for public and business services that are critical to our success. We strive to always give back to the communities we belong to. A key component of the Purolator International’s culture is making valuable and charitable contributions as a company, regionally and as individuals. 

We recognize that our employees and their families are key stakeholders. We will only be successful as a business if we provide our employees with a safe and healthy workplace and if we have the right people in the right roles with the support they need to succeed. We hire for attitude and train for skills.  To learn more about us and our values, go to www.purolatorinternational.com.


Nearest Major Market: Long Island
Nearest Secondary Market: New York CIty

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