Cargill Collection Specialist in Pulilan, Philippines

Collection Specialist

Cargill provides food, agriculture, financial and industrial products and services to the world. Together with farmers, customers, governments and communities, we help people thrive by applying our insights and over 150 years of experience. We have 150,000 employees in 70 countries who are committed to feeding the world in a responsible way, reducing environmental impact and improving the communities where we live and work.

Description

Position Purpose

This position is responsible to monitor credit compliance, collection activities and support services of CAN business in the designated locations.

This position will support FSAs, FRM Manager in credit management and identify risk of default payment for proper collection activities, improvement of collection process by leverage bank services and connect with CBS for update of payment / overdue status

Credit is a key contributor in the overall success of CAN Philippine business. This role will require excellent business partnering and persuasion skills in order to manage risks and business objectives.

Principal Accountabilities

70% - Collection monitoring and support services

  • Work closely with CBS Finance Team to ensure daily / weekly update for collection plan

  • Ensure sufficient early warnings signs are given to the business when payment behaviors of customers is out of line.

  • Connect with customers for collection activities

  • Work with banks or collection agents in relation to collection services

  • Provide in-depth analysis on AR Quality and determine action plans for improvement

  • Review and approve hold and release at delegated authority or escalate to approvers as defined under local credit annex;

  • Review bad debts accounts and assessment of collection probable for further actions or write off on quarterly basis

  • Perform customer visit( if any) for any dispute relating to collection activities

  • Work with legal for litigation process for bad debt cases.

30% - Credit analysis and compliance support

  • Ensure full compliance to local Credit Policy in the day to day activities

  • Actively work with credit manager to drive improvement of local processes or defining follow-up action plan to address such non-compliancy

  • Connect with CBS for customers data in relation to risk assessment

  • Support FSAs for analysis of customer performance as requested

  • Approve credit hold and release at the delegated approval authority

  • Ensure proper documentation in place as required by the policy and or credit approval

  • Create a culture of cooperation and maintain a sound communication with customers, the commercial team, CBS and FRM team.

Qualifications

Minimum Required Qualifications

  • University graduate.

  • Minimum 3 years of accounting or collection control experience.

  • Experience in credit and collection, banking services

  • Strong Learning and execution agility

  • Strong problem solving and conflict management.

  • Demonstrated ability to understand and use technology to improve process and control.

  • Demonstrated change agility.

  • Excellent communication skills, both written and verbal.

  • Business level of English Proficiency, both written and verbal.

Preferred Required Qualifications

  • Bachelor’s Degree in Finance or Accounting

  • Proficient knowledge in current business financial processes and systems.

  • Familiarity in animal feed farm industry, animal husbandry or agricultural environment

  • Demonstrated ability to work with teamwork culture of continuous improvement, process optimization and intellectual curiosity.

Job Finance/Accounting

Primary Location Philippines-03-Pulilan

Schedule Full-time

Job Type Standard

Shift Day Job

Req ID: PUL00085