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IDEX Accounts Receivable Lead Specialist, Shared Services in Rohnert Park, California

If you’re looking for a special place to build or grow your career, you’ve found it. Whether you’re an experienced professional, a recent college graduate or somewhere in between, IDEX is a place where you can apply your existing skills and learn new ones in an environment where you can make an impact.

With interesting opportunities in engineering, marketing, sales, supply chain, operations, HR, finance, and more across more than 40 diverse businesses (https://www.idexcorp.com/our-businesses/business-segments/) around the globe, chances are, we have something special for you.

JOB TITLE: Accounts Receivable Lead Specialist

DEPARTMENT: Finance

REPORTS TO: Accounting Manager ( Accounts Receivable)

SITE LOCATION: Rohnert Park, CA

Who is IDEX Corporation?

IDEX (NYSE: IEX) is a leading global manufacturer of diversified products in industries ranging across health, science, safety, fire, and fluidics. Operating in 24 countries, IDEX is an innovative and growing company, focused on delivering excellence through diverse, winning teams. We’re a global provider of applied solutions serving a variety of markets. These include life science and medical technologies, process industry and infrastructure related applications, industrial/municipal fire, and rescue - to name just a few.

Who is IDEX Health & Science (IH&S)?

As a business unit of IDEX Corporation, IH&S has a long history of driving growth in life sciences and healthcare by embracing innovation and redefining the supplier-customer relationship. The work we do every day allows us to discover key insights and break new ground to create some of the most meaningful technologies that have a lasting impact on companies, industries, and society. One of business segments is called Life Science Optics and we are looking to add more talent to the team.

Our formula for success is simple. We work hard to maintain a culture where you can own your work; you are encouraged to try new ideas in a collaborative environment; and you can apply your skillset to enable our clients to gain a competitive advantage in their own market. At IDEX Health & Science, you have the opportunity to work with a great group of people, mentor others, and build a great future.

SCOPE OF ROLE:

The Accounts Receivable Lead Specialist will be the primary owner of the cash application process. The Specialist will identify inefficiencies in the current process and implement best practices for cash applications by utilizing banking information and reporting, strong propensity for data management while leveraging technology and IT resources. This person will be responsible for the management of cash application processes for a variety of business segments in our division.

This position will also have collection and management responsibilities for certain accounts as assigned. This person will also serve in back-up functions for some of the responsibilities of the Accounting Manager and take on additional responsibilities as needed.

ESSENTIAL DUTIES:

  • Responsible for developing and executing A/R procedures to optimize cash collections and applications in line with organizational goals.

  • Leads the tactical departmental initiatives to improve, automate, and simplify current cash application and reporting processes to maximize their efficiency and effectiveness.

  • Strong partnership with IT and Treasury liaisons for comprehensive approach to customer cash applications and policy enforcement.

  • Prepare accurate and timely financial reports in order to measure the effectiveness of A/R management and follow-up.

  • Analyzes financial information via Dun & Bradstreet, etc. and financial statements of prospective customers to determine credit worthiness. Prepares recommendations for credit terms and credit limits for the Accounting Manager.

  • Enforces approved credit terms and credit limits in accordance with company policies. This includes monitoring customer accounts for over-limits and delinquencies.

  • Reviews orders on credit hold daily and takes appropriate action necessary to clear them for shipment as scheduled and avoid shipping delays.

  • Monitoring and forwarding delinquent accounts to “third-party” collection services, once in-house collections have been unsuccessful

  • Assists Accounting Manager with special projects and analysis as assigned

EDUCATION AND EXPERIENCE:

  • Bachelor’s Degree in Accounting, Business or Finance preferred.

  • A minimum of 5 years of related professional work experience.

  • Prior experience in credit and collections in a business to business environment.

  • Excellent computer and technological skills, including high proficiency in Microsoft Office Applications preferred.

  • Proven success in collection efforts in a firm and professional manner despite any adversarial confrontations that may arise in the process.

  • Demonstrated experience in process improvements and automation of systems.

  • Working knowledge of JDE & Collection Modules preferred.

OTHER SKILLS and ABILITIES:

  • Above average math, problem solving and analytical skills.

  • Excellent verbal and written communication skills.

  • Self-starter, can identify gaps in processes and remediate with limited assistance

  • Works effectively in a team environment, within and outside of the Finance Department.

  • Consistently operates at the highest level of integrity and is never willing to compromise with regards to ethical standards.

  • The ability to take initiative, a sense of ownership and follow through is essential to the health of the organization

  • The ability to openly and willingly communicate at all levels is critical to enhance process efficiency and productivity.

ATTENTION APPLICANTS:

If you are an individual with a disability and require a reasonable accommodation to complete any part of the application process, please let us know. Likewise, if you are limited in the ability to access or use this online application process and need an alternative method for applying, we will determine an alternate way for you to apply. Please contact our Talent Acquisition Team at careers@idexcorp.com .

IDEX Health & Science LLC., a Unit of IDEX Corporation is an Equal Opportunity Employer committed to workforce diversity

Are you ready to join a different kind of company where our people, our culture, and our commitments are centered around providing trusted solutions that improve lives around the world?

IDEX is an Equal Opportunity Employer and Affirmative Action Employer. IDEX gives consideration for employment to qualified applicants without regard to race, color, religion, creed, genetic information, sex, sexual orientation, gender identity or expression, marital status, age, national origin, disability, protected veteran status, or any other consideration or protected category made unlawful by federal, state or local laws (Minorities/Females/Protected Veterans/Disabled).

Business Unit: IH&S (Shared Services)

Job Segment: HST Health & Science Technologies

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