Bridgestone Shared Service Centre

Accounts Receivables Team Leader, Regional Shared Service

Bridgestone Shared Service Centre
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Posted on 01 Mar 2021

Accounts Receivables Team Leader, Regional Shared Service

Bridgestone Shared Service Centre

Job Highlights

  • Experience with a shared service operation is plus
  • Closely work and share experiences with regional
  • 5 Working Day / Week.

Job Description

ACCOUNTABILITY OBJECTIVE

The Accounts ReceivableTeam Leader is responsible for managing the day-to-day operations of the Accounts Receivable teamwhich includes the co-ordination, control, and improvement of the credit transactions and the hiring, training, motivation, and development of all team members.

PRINCIPAL ACCOUNTABILITIES

The Accounts ReceivableTeam Leader role includes a wide range of duties and responsibilities which includes, but is not limited to:

 1. Accounts Receivable Activities Management

Ensure that customer master data is managed in accordance with Bridgestone Policies and Procedures

Ensure that customer payment applications are accurately managed in a timely manner and that issues are resolved quickly

 2. Credit Management

Work closely with stakeholders (e.g. Credit Managers and Sales Managers) in order to contribute to effective cash flow management, such as through the analysis of variances and in developing corrective actions

Ensure that securities provided by customers to support the credit facility provided to them are properly managed

Ensure that information provided for determining credit facilities, including loans, and bad debts is complete and correct

Support all collection efforts, including those by collection agencies or legal actions through close collaboration with stakeholders

3. Quality Standards and Reporting

Provide the agreed reporting to stakeholder management on a monthly basis with value-added commentaries where appropriate and pro-actively engage in discussions when needed

Establish quality standards for all processes and customers and review on an annual basis with stakeholders

Manage the AR team to ensure that Group Policies and Procedures are correctly followed and target quality levels are consistently achieved

Manage the reporting of quality standards to stakeholders on the agreed frequency, discuss the root cause of any below target KPIs and agree the improvement measures

4. People Management

Hire, train and develop all team members

Manage and motivate individual team members on a daily basis and ensure that the team operates effectively as a group

Maintain close relationships with all stakeholders, understand their requirements, and manage their expectations

5. Lead Improvement Initiatives

Pro-actively lead the identification and proposal of potential improvement initiatives

Manage the implementation of improvement initiatives ensuring completion by agreed deadlines and achievement of targets

Participate in strategic ad hoc projects and other tasks as assigned by the Regional Lead, Shared Services

QUALIFICATIONS AND EXPERIENCE

Degree in Accounting is required, a professional accounting qualification (e.g. CA, CPA) is a plus

Good level of English, written and spoken (TOEIC: 700)

At least 10 years of relevant experience in Accounts Receivable with a thorough understanding of Accounts Receivable processes and at least 2 years experience in a Team Leader role

The following personal attributes: self-motivated; problem-solving and decision-making skills; ability to manage conflicting priorities; good communication skills; and ability to meet deadlines whilst ensuring quality

The ability to lead, manage, develop and motivate a team

Excellent verbal and written communication skills

Proficiency in MS Office, in particular Excel and Word, experience with SAP and Onguard (or a similar credit management software) is desirable

Additional Information

Career Level
Middle
Qualification
Degree
Years of Experience
10 years
Job Type
Full Time

Company Overview

Bridgestone is establishing a Shared Service Centre in Thailand to support various group companies located in the Asia Pacific region.  In addition to performing assigned accounting activities, the Service Centre will undertake ongoing initiatives to improve the quality and efficiency of it’s services, such as by incorporating best practices into it’s processes and utilizing new technologies.

We are looking for new potential member who meet with our Bridgestone Behavior (TRACE)

1)       Transparency (T) >>Act ethically with integrity in all work responsibilities and share candidly the thoughts with Clear, Open and Honest.

2)       Respect (R) >>Care for fundamental human rights, show courtesy, value diversity & different points of view and demonstrate mutual trust in our day-to-day interactions with each other.

3)       Accountability (A) >>Take pride and ownership with also behave proactively and fully engaged in taking actions to deliver on our promises and provide the best quality in work.

4)       Collaboration (C) >>Work with others as a team and support each other with the power of diversity and display unity of vision with also complement others with ideas and skills to achieve our business goals with pride and enthusiasm.

5)       Embrace Change (E) >>Be constantly willing to adapt and promote positive change and see them as opportunities to meet the needs of our customers with also recognize that without the change, without the improvement.   

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