Associate Director, Accounts Receivable

Associate Director, Accounts Receivable

Salary $50
Job Type Full Time
Vacancy 5
Job ID 72032107
Employer name
Posted Date 15-05-2021
Expired at 15-02-2022


The Associate Director, Accounts Receivable stewards the entire life cycle of Accounts Receivable processes and is a strategically driven, experienced people manager with 8+years or more of experience managing more than one employee sub-group. This is a driven individual who ensures alignment of area’s priorities with broader organizational initiatives, and regularly champions new ideas and processes. Personnel management and liaising with different employee sub-groups and other senior leaders across all of Linde’s business units is a significant portion of the role; the ability to interface with internal business partners from a variety of cultures and business backgrounds in a critical part of this position.
The position reports to the Vice President, Finance and will be a key part of Finance and Operational teams. Strong organizational, analytical and communication skills are invaluable. This role will be responsible for completing varied activities within tight deadlines and will interact with other finance and accounting, and operations personnel.

Key Accountabilities

  • Manages and oversees all credit, collections and cash applications across the entire organization
  • Management of accounts receivable teams spanning 3 separate business segments
  • Manages other finance professionals who exercise significant latitude and independence
  • Provides support, oversight and strategic vision to direct-reports
  • Involved in setting organization’s timelines and objectives and is accountable for meeting them
  • Interacts frequently with internal and external management concerning projects, scheduling, etc.
  • Stewards the monthly billing and invoicing for customer accounts cycles
  • Oversees all functions related to customer credit management and approval
  • Manages through optimization all collection operational activities, minimizing past due balances
  • Strategically leads and optimizes all Bad Debt minimization efforts
  • Liaises with 3 rd party collection companies on stale A/R balances
  • Liaises with claim management teams for public funded healthcare receivables
  • Manages Cash Applications across all 3 business segments
  • Ensures compliance with all Federal and Provincial regulations
  • Sets culture and tone for area of responsibility


  • Bachelor’s Degree in any Business-related Discipline required
  • CPA highly desirable


  • 8+ years billing/receivables/collections/cash app. experience required
  • 8+ years of managing people directly or indirectly, preferably more than one sub-team of employees
  • 8+ years of leading via influence and communicating at a senior-level

Knowledge / Skills / Abilities

  • Strong analytical skills
  • Must be proficient in Excel and Access
  • Experience in automating work tasks
  • Excellent communication and interpersonal skills
  • Strong collaboration skills across multiple disciplines and must be a team player
  • Must be organized and able to provide consistent and persistent follow-up
  • Oracle BI, Hyperion and/or JD Edwards experience an asset
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