Pinnacle Foods

Accounts Receivable Analyst

US-NJ-Cherry Hill
Job ID
2017-5603
Category
Finance

Overview

At Pinnacle Foods we are at the top of our game and the key to our success is clear. Everything we do is driven by our purpose: unleashing brand potential, dynamically evolving and improving our already beloved products to bring more convenience, taste, nutrition, and joy to today's consumers.

 

The results? Our well-recognized products are found in 85% of American households and are leaders in their respective categories, holding the #1 or #2 market share position in 10 of the 14 categories in which we compete — and we're just getting started. We are committed to adding value through strategic growth that synergizes our portfolio of "Leadership" and "Foundation" brands and plays to our strengths in R&D, consumer insights, and senior management experience.

Responsibilities

ESSENTIAL DUTIES AND RESPONSIBILITIES:

  • Work with Brokers, Customer Service Representatives, Distribution Centers and Logistics to coordinate the dispute resolution process and reduce deduction inflow
  • Improve existing processes, or design and implement new ones, to reduce inflow of deductions, and/or enhance internal PFC efficiencies
  • Manage A/R processes via the following activities:
    • Perform minor adjustment write-offs
    • Maintain status codes for open disputes
    • Analyze deductions to determine cause and validity
    • Proactively work with customers, Sales, Logistics & Customer Service to reduce inflow of non-trade deductions
    • Expense valid deductions.
    • Work with Sales/brokers to determine resolution path for invalid deductions
    • Pursue repayment of  invalid deductions
    • Work with DC’s to obtain proof of deliveries , track RMA’s as necessary
    • Develop and maintain customer remittance keys in cooperation with CSR’s & Brokers
    • Manage dispute documentation flow
    • Collect past due invoices keep DSO to a minimum.
    • Escalate issues impacting past due invoice balance
    • Research and clear open credits and unapplied payments-keep balance to a minimum
    • Post payments to customer accounts

Qualifications

 SUPERVISORY RESPONSIBILITIES:

  • None

CAPABILITIES:

  • Strong analytical ability & problem-solving skills
  • Ability to multi-task
  • Strong communication skills
  • Attention to detail
  • Follow-up skills

SKILLS/PROFICIENCIES:.

  • Proficiency in the use of MS Office software including Excel and Word
  • Strong prioritization, problem solving and analytical skills

EXPERIENCE:

  • 2 – 5 years’ experience in an AR or Customer Service related position
  • Previous experience processing deductions preferred

EDUCATION:

  • High School Diploma, Associate Degree preferred. 

Pinnacle Foods is an Affirmative Action/EEO Employer – qualified applicants will be considered for employment without regard to protected veteran or disability status, race/color, religion, gender, national origin, age, sexual orientation, gender expression, gender identity or any other legally protected basis.

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