Brown-Forman Credit/Cash Applications Specialist (Temporary) in Louisville, Kentucky
This is a temporary position that is approved for one year from hire.
Job Summary/Scope: Brown-Forman seeks a temporary employee for a one year assignment in Global Finance supporting Credit and Cash Application.
Determine which credit holds are legitimate and need further review
Run reporting every hour to keep orders flowing through shipment process (up to 100 released orders per day during peak times)
Identify and understand deductions and post on A/R correctly with detail, which will require daily follow-up with customers and detailed text to identify the deduction and process to adjudicate it (i.e., cash application)
Communicate issues to Sales, Customer Service, Shipping, Finance and others as required
Respond to internal calls in order to problem-solve issues with invoices
Laisse between customer, A/P, and A/R departments with commercial field representatives
Follow-up with customers timely with poor remittance detail
Download and send high volume of customer statements to ensure timely payments by month-end.
Coding and approving credit memos and miscellaneous billings through Prodagio/Coupa spend management systems.
Ability to understand process flows in SAP and update table information
Problem-solve netting issues between A/P and & A/R.
Resolve daily issues with POS -- billing inefficiencies, customer master errors, lack of process
Bachelor’s degree in Accounting or related business field with a minimum of one year of experience
Understanding of balance sheet, P&L, cash flow statements and properly spread financials into scoring tool. Must understand credit metrics and ratios related to potential insolvency.
Exposure to Credit and Accounts Receivable
Strong attention to detail
Ability to build relationships internal and external to the organization
Strong customer service skills
Effective communication skills
3-5 years of experience in Credit Department
Knowledge of the beverage alcohol industry
Brown-Forman Corporation is committed to equality of opportunity in all aspects of employment. It is the policy of Brown-Forman Corporation to provide full and equal employment opportunities to all employees and potential employees without regard to race, color, religion, national or ethnic origin, veteran status, age, gender, gender identity or expression, sexual orientation, genetic information, physical or mental disability or any other legally protected status.
Business Area: Global Human Resources
Req ID: JR-00000432