Accounts Receivable Specialist (M/F)

Date:  Jul 13, 2024

The Oberalp Group is a management driven family business - a house of brands that creates high quality technical mountaineering products. We have 6 own brands Salewa, Dynafit, Pomoca, Wild Country, Evolv and LaMunt. As an exclusive partner of other brands in the sports sector we offer our entire know how in communication, sales and image building. 
We are a team of more than 1000 employees in 11 countries worldwide – a group of adventurers and dreamers, mountaineers, looking for their next peak. 

The Accounts Receivable Specialist (ARS) supports the Accounting Department focusing on the processing of invoices, registration of payments, and reconciliation of account discrepancies.
The ARS will be the main point of communication between the wholesale customer and Oberalp for any billing or credit-related topics. The ARS will assist with accounts receivable (A/R), bank imports, EDI invoicing, credit control, collections agencies, and credit insurance. The role will attend multiple credit agency meetings annually (in person and/or digitally) as the Oberalp representative.  
The role is also responsible for uploading vendor invoices into our document management software for verification and approval.

 

Tasks & responsibilities

  • Posting of sales invoices and credit notes
  • Daily bank imports
  • Registration and application of payments received
  • Submission of invoices in EDI portal
  • Customer account reconciliations & maintenance
  • Establish customer credit limits and risk assessment
  • Credit insurance policy - reporting and compliance
  • Credit agency reporting and monitoring – Includes meeting attendance
  • Process credit card payments
  • Distributing monthly past-due account statements
  • Monthly communication of customer account balances to sales agents
  • Regular A/R reporting
  • Manage Blocked Shipments
  • Collaborate with Customer Service and Sales departments with order and shipment planning
  • Upload vendor invoices into document management software
  • Support Finance & Admin Manager as well as the Oberalp Management team and as needed
  • Support Evolv Brand and Yosemite Bum resole service as needed
  • Perform routine and ad-hoc reporting and analysis
  • Responsible for office management tasks such as ordering office supplies
     

Profile

  • Bachelor’s degree in Accounting, Finance, Business, or related field preferred
  • 2+ years of Accounting or Accounts Receivable experience preferred
  • Familiarity with standard concepts, procedures, and practices in Accounting, including US GAAP and general ledger / month-end processes
  • Strong computer skills with a high level of proficiency in Microsoft Office and Microsoft Excel
  • ERP experience is required; Microsoft Navision or Business Central experience is preferred
  • Effective time management skills, including the ability to work efficiently, prioritize projects, and be self-motivated
  • Strong organizational skills and ability to work independently
  • A passion for success, a positive attitude, and a tireless work ethic are all a must
  • Flexibility and willingness to help in any way asked are needed in our team environment
  • Love of the outdoors.  A specific passion for mountain sports such as backcountry skiing, climbing/mountaineering, and/or trail running is a plus.

 

Workplace: Boulder, US

If you are interested to work in a challenging, international and dynamic environment then apply now!