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Account Receivable Specialist

Company: Cambrex
Location: Durham
Posted on: June 12, 2021

Job Description:

At Cambrex, its our people that set us apart. We work locally and have an impact globally. Were committed to attracting, nurturing and retaining a passionate and talented team of experts in our fast paced and growing company. You will be valued and recognized. We offer an exceptional benefits package including medical, dental, vision, Life, STD, LTD, generous vacation in your first year, sick time, and retirement savings!

Cambrex is the small molecule company that provides drug substance, drug product and analytical services across the entire drug lifecycle. Known for our scientific and manufacturing excellence and customer focus, we offer a range of career opportunities across our global network of locations. As a team, we share one goal to improve the quality of life for our customers patients across the world.

Primary responsibilities include supporting daily review and recording of incoming and outgoing cash, leading collections of client receivables and performing invoicing.  Position will also assist in some month end close activities.

  • Daily cash application.
  • Ability to identify and resolve discrepancies between customer accounts and payments.
  • Manage incoming emails for all Accounts Receivable requests.
  • Collaborates with project accountants regarding invoice inquiries.
  • Invoices orders timely and accurately in accordance with applicable milestones.
  • Ensures completeness of invoicing to customers.
  • Manages the delivery of invoices to clients either via mail, electronically, or via upload.
  • Maintains electronic and hardcopy support for invoicing.
  • Drives collections activity to improve net DSO.
  • Partners with team members and manager to identify and implement improvements to achieve operational efficiencies.
  • Performs other work-related duties as assigned.

  • Associates degree
  • 5+ years in accounting or finance experience, or equivalent combination of education and experience
  • Invoicing/Billing experience required
  • Demonstrated experience in transactional accounting role
  • CDMO experience preferred
  • Pharmaceutical and manufacturing industry knowledge preferred.
  • Proficiency in Microsoft Office (Word, Excel, PowerPoint), email and voicemail
  • Microsoft Great Plains experience preferred; SAP experience preferred
  • Experience with accounts receivable required
  • Solution driven individual that can understand root cause of issues, recommend solutions, and drive the solution to improve process accuracy.
  • Strong problem resolution skills, resolving issues in a timely manner.
  • Ability to work under strict deadlines and balance multiple workload demands.
  • Demonstrates leadership abilities, is a self-starter and self-finisher with high energy level and positive attitude.
  • Strong communication with internal customers, external customers and team members.
  • Ability to listen and respond well to external customers, partners and colleagues at all levels.
  • Strong attention to detail, accuracy, flexibility, organizational and interpersonal skills, team-oriented and analytical skills.
  • Ability to organize and work concurrently on several projects, assessing what may differ from project to project.
  • Ability to interact with staff from multiple departments.
  • Highly goal and result oriented.
  • Prioritizes tasks according to business objectives and can pursue several objectives simultaneously
  • Can work independently with a high degree of self-motivation, with the ability to understand and carry out day to day responsibilities.  Proactively seeks out guidance when needed.
  • Tackles problems with enthusiasm and curiosity.
  • Treats colleagues at all levels with respect.

Keywords: Cambrex, Durham , Account Receivable Specialist, Other , Durham, North Carolina

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