Manager Accounts Receivable

DKSH is the leading Market Expansion Services provider with a focus on Asia. The Group helps other companies and brands to grow in the Consumer Goods, Healthcare, Performance Materials and Technology sectors. DKSH’s portfolio of services includes sourcing, market insights, marketing and sales, distribution and logistics as well as after-sales services. Publicly listed on the SIX Swiss Exchange, the Group operates in 35 markets with 33,000 specialists, generating net sales of CHF 11.3 billion in 2018. With its strong Swiss heritage and long business tradition since 1865, DKSH is deeply rooted in Asia Pacific.

Drive Growth. Be the Difference. Join DKSH.

DKSH’s strength lies in our great diversity of services, industries, clients, products, regions and employees from various nationalities. We are proud of our people: they are the reason we are successful. Our people are the best in the industry. They are passionate about their career growth and about business success. They work as part of an energetic and committed team, positively impacting millions of lives through the products and services we provide. Join us today if you are ready to “Drive growth. Be the Difference.” With DKSH, you will experience a world of learning and development, own your career and take business responsibility and have a positive impact that touches people’s lives.

Job Responsibilities

  • Manage departmental operating budgets and costs according to annual allocation to ensure efficient usage of resources
  • Develop and oversee the implementation of accounts receivable and credit policies, processes and internal controls to ensure governance over the Accounts Receivable function
  • Manage the accounts receivable master and debtors' aging, including accounts receivable accounting, ledger updates and reconciliations to ensure timely and accurate monthly and yearly accounts receivable closing
  • Assign credit limits on new customer accounts based on the existing credit policy and creditworthiness of new customers
  • Follow-up on key outstanding debtors/intercompany balances and recommend solutions to recover debts. Propose treatment of debts no longer recoverable
  • Prepare the monthly accounts receivable status reports, collection status and receivables analysis (e.g. days sales outstanding, receivables turnover, etc.) for accountability purposes
  • Drive continuous improvement initiatives to streamline existing accounts receivable processes and improve efficiencies through a better utilization of automated systems 
  • Partner with internal stakeholders in improving receivables (e.g. days sales outstanding, receivables turnover, etc.) and anticipating potential receivables issues
  • Build and maintain long-term relationships with customers to ensure timely recovery of payments

Job Requirements

Functional skills and knowledge:
Degree or professional qualification in Accounting/Finance or a related discipline

Work experience:
Minimum five to eight years’ experience in a similar role
Minimum two to three years’ experience in a managerial capacity

DKSH competency

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