• Accounts Receivable Analyst - Collections

    Requisition ID
    2019-60098
    Work Location
    US-TX-Houston
    Department / Discipline
    Finance Operations
    Position Type
    Staff / Permanent
     
    Professional & Technical
  • Overview / Responsibilities

     

    Wood is currently recruiting for a Accounts Receivable Analyst - Collections for our Houston, Texas office. 

     

    Job Description

    The Accounts Receivable Analyst (“AR Analyst”) is responsible for identifying delinquent accounts and working with customers to facilitate payment of Wood Group receivables. This is a critical customer-facing role. The AR Analyst is a customer service "problem solver" who assists the client in resolving questions and problems with Wood Group invoices and thus removes obstacles to payment of our bills. The AR Analyst always conducts his/her activity with professionalism and courtesy. The AR Analyst is diligent when necessary.

     

    Essential Duties and Responsibilities

    ·       Communicates effectively, promptly and professionally with internal and external clients of the department including co-workers, customers and vendors.

    ·       Professionally conducts collections process: Identifies delinquent accounts. Contacts customers using all available communications resources (telephone, email, fax, or mail). Confers with customers to determine reason for overdue payment. Where necessary, provides additional information and backup data for client to facilitate payment. Makes record of all communications with clients.

    ·       Records detailed information about each collection contact. Where necessary, submits this data to the assigned Project Manager or Biller for further resolution.

    ·       Collaborates with Project Manager or Biller to finalize CR/DR memos as needed.

    ·       Notifies manager of potential collection problems. Identifies accounts to be sent to collection agency.

    ·       Initiates account closure procedure when necessary. Always follows specified account closure procedure unless given specific, written permission by the CFO or BU President.

    ·       Responsible for monthly statements.

    ·       Supports data requests from collection agencies.

    ·       Performs credit checks according to procedure.

     

     

     

    ***Authorization to work lawfully in the US without sponsorship from Wood is required

     

    Skills / Qualifications

    Core Competencies (in priority order)

    • Builds strong, collaborative relationships with key service clients
    • Ability to solve practical problems and deal with a variety of concrete variables in situations where only limited standardization exists.
    • Self-assuredness to drive to a resolution when multiple parties will not take responsibility
    • Has enough technical knowledge to elicit respect from employees in their organization – strong credibility 

     Qualifications

    • Bachelor’s Degree preferred
    • Good technical accounting knowledge
    • Advanced MS Excel skills are required. ERP experience in Oracle or SAP or other comparable system is preferred.

    Company Overview

    Wood is a global leader in the delivery of project, engineering and technical services to energy and industrial markets. We operate in more than 60 countries, employing around 60,000 people, with revenues of over $10 billion.  We provide performance-driven solutions throughout the asset life cycle, from concept to decommissioning across a broad range of industrial markets, including the upstream, midstream and downstream oil & gas, power & process, environment and infrastructure, clean energy, mining, nuclear, and general industrial sectors.  www.woodplc.com  

     

    Diversity Statement

    We are an equal opportunity employer that recognises the value of a diverse workforce. All suitably qualified applicants will receive consideration for employment on the basis of objective criteria and without regard to the following (which is a non-exhaustive list): race, colour, age, religion, gender, national origin, disability, sexual orientation, gender identity, protected veteran status, or other characteristics in accordance with the relevant governing laws.

     

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