regional credit & collection manager in Guangdong

Guangdong, Guangdong
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CNY 20,000 每年
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job description

Position title: Regional Credit & Collection Manager (CCM)
Business Unit: AP
Operating Unit:  Field (FLD)
Business Field:  

Job Family: Finance & Controlling
Job Group:  
Reports to  
1)Direct reporting line: Regional Financial Controller
2)Dotted reporting line: n/a
3)Dotted reporting line: n/a
Current Grade: TBD (possible non-graded)
To ensure credit and collection risk control for branches and region

To prepare analysis of the company AR situation including 1) AR movement and progress, 2) Cash flow/AR/Bad debt/bid deposit forecast and related action plan
To act as escalation for billing and collection process-related improvements/changes while understanding cross-functional trade-offs and targeting high impact and best practice solutions
To coordinate and support the implementation of relevant standard procedures (SOP's), including training and coaching
To ensure compliance with company policies and procedures, using the company tools, standard reports, and resources within the guidelines provided by HO
To give feedback to finance if there are differences appearing in the credit amount and aging report and help business department to check and verify
To organize and attend collection meetings, understand reasons for overdue and provide update of collection action follow-up report
To visit customer with project responsible colleague and understand detail project status and overdue reasons for the major overdue projects or accounts with large amount or long-time overdue; to support and take charge of difficult collection cases
To be responsible for the historical AR collection, supports HQ to collect file and information for lawsuits and other actions
To control timing of cash recognition, ensure monitoring and reminding
To contact credit agent to investigate customers’ credit record for the high risk contracts during contract review phase
To review all non-standard contracts and strictly push standard contract term, to ensure all the payment terms after delivery are in accordance with latest payment terms, to avoid payment and due date change argument and to reduce collection risk
To ensure full implementation of the relevant credit policies and initiatives, e.g. the project milestone based collection control
To control and monitor the timely billing and invoice handover, and catch up of unbilled positions, including the direct follow up internally and with customers
To deal with highly competitive and complex business environment and handle high collection risk environment

To proactively communicate with key stakeholders including leaders and peers on various organizational levels on strategy, objectives, initiative progress and performance issues

To deal with trade-offs and conflicts on various organizational levels

Expert know how/ knowledge: 
Good knowledge of finance, accounting, credit control and collection, etc.
Good at SAP or similar ERP (practical operational experience)
Excellent problem solving skills and strong analytical skills
Customer oriented and have a strategic mindset
Good command of English communicating, reading and writing skills
Good command of MS Office s/w application, i.e. WORD,EXCEL,PowerPoint, etc.
Expected (educational) qualifications: 
Bachelor degree or above with visible focus on Finance and Accounting
Expected years of experience: 
Minimum 5 years' relevant hands-on experience in financial function in multinational company, including over 3 years' financial management experience on credit control and/or collection.
Experience in elevator industry would be a plus.

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