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Job Description

We are seeking an experienced Collections Team Lead to join our Finance teams in our Paris office. As the Collections Team Lead, you will manage a team of collection specialists to ensure timely and efficient recovery of outstanding debts. This is a hybrid role (2-3 days in the office), reporting directly to the Global Collections Manager.

Job/Role Description :

  • Team lead on the day-to-day collections function 
  • Leading on AR reporting including debtors aging, unapplied cash etc. activities
  • Manage daily, weekly and monthly targets as assigned by management and prioritise the collection of debt within the AR ledger
  • Point of contact for all customer queries and resolve open cases with haste to enable timely reporting. 
  • Perform internal investigation to support customer resolution of identified issues and propose solutions adapted to the client's economic situation.
  • Use experience to support management in decision making process surrounding aged collections from debtors
  • Point of contact with 3rd party debt collection support
  • Liaise with internal teams to understand if accounts should be suspended / reactivated
  • Calculate overdue interest in dunning letters, based on customer type
  • Prepare and pass non collectable debtors to litigation / third party team
  • Resolve disputes by working with internal teams and/or the customer to verify information
  • Continuously look for and create more efficient processes and implement improvements

Qualifications:

  • Fluent French and English is essential (C1)
  • Strong experience across the dunning process, and accounts receivable principles & concepts
  • Minimum 2 years experience acting as Team Lead, within a Large Finance organisation
  • Strong relationship management skills and ability to influence decision-making among senior stakeholders within a matrixed environment 
  • Strong financial acumen and analytical thinking
  • Working knowledge of SAP S4 order to cash and accounts receivable capabilities
  • Highly motivated and detail-oriented with an ability to take ownership and multi-task
  • Proven success in collaborating with external clients as partners
  • Excellent communication skills with the ability to challenge & collaborate
  • Demonstrated ability to work effectively both independently and as a part of a team
  • Excellent Google suite & MS Office skills
  • Experience of lean methodology and continuous improvement is a plus

Benefits

Life at Adevinta comes with its perks! Our Adevintans enjoy the following benefits:

  • An attractive Base Salary.
  • Participation in our Short Term Incentive plan (annual bonus).
  • Employee Stock Purchase Program with a match from Adevinta.
  • Work From Anywhere: Enjoy up to 20 days a year of working from anywhere! Maybe not from the moon - well why not! just make sure you have internet connection!
  • A 24/7 Employee Assistance Program for you and your family, because we care.
  • Win together, lose together is one of our key behaviours. At Adevinta you will find a collaborative environment with an opportunity to explore your potential and grow.


On top of these, we also provide a range of locally relevant benefits. Wanna know more? Apply and ask our recruiters!

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