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Brown-Forman Credit Collections and Cash Applications Analyst - LAR in Mexico City, Mexico

What You Will Do in This Role:

Serving as a business partner with the LAR GBS structure and the Mex business unit, the CCCA Analyst is responsible for collection of overdue accounts, payment application, claims & rebate adjustment, disputes settlement, conducting regular credit reviews, credit hold releases, coordinating financial accounting, reporting, and analytical activities with a focus on communicating quantitative and qualitative information in a clear, accurate, and timely manner with a focus on, but not limited to, Mex accounts receivable issues.

The owner of this position will work under LAR GBS structure and will report directly to the Retail Channel Supervisor.

What You Can Expect:

  • Ensure the correct payment application in the SAP system based on the information provided by the Customer.

  • Ensure that the Complemento de Pago (tax payment receipt) is issued based on the information provided by the Customer, and there are no differences.

  • Ensure the correct clearing of the Customers accounts based on the information provided by the Customer.

  • Sales orders release based on the analysis of the Customer account in accordance with credit policies.

  • Ensure the correct payment to Customers of Commercial debts by the sales representatives, review with the Customer the application of the credit memos in order to avoid any differences in the application.

  • Conduct balances and trade debts reconciliations with Customers in accordance with the corresponding credit policies.

  • Ensure the timely collection recovery through payments reminders, calls, emails, or any other source applicable based on the circumstances.

  • Report any significant past due in the AR and/or any situation that could have an impact on collections.

  • Report any significant delay in commercial debts payments.

  • Analysis of charges and/or discounts in payments from Customers (such as: discounts, prices, pieces, returns, logistic charges, etc.)

  • Reconciliation of logistics, returns and Commercial charges with the corresponding area.

  • In case of differences in payments not recognized by BF, set up the claim in the Customers's portal or with the corresponding Customer ́s area and give follow-up until their resolution.

  • Credit memos preparation with the corresponding backup in accordance with policies.

  • AR must be duly updated, that is, up to date in payments and credit notes.

  • AR review and monitoring.

  • Credit lines evaluation and increases thereof.

  • Updating Customer files according to policies.

  • Application for guarantees and their follow-up according to the channel and amount of the corresponding credit line.

  • Credit rate evaluation based on customer payment behavior.

  • Participate in meetings with Commercial area, Customers, Corporate, etc. as required.

  • Provide any credit information requested by internal and external auditors.

  • Analyze, review and determine if the customer claims for discounts not taken in the past, are correct.

  • Participation and involvement in the automation of credit processes, as well as their improvement and efficiency.

  • Clarifications and claims posting in Customer portals and follow-up until their payment.

  • Identification of the payment difference cause: such as: discounts, prices, pieces, etc.

  • Reconciliation of logistics charges and returns with the corresponding area.

  • Discount accruals determination related to the retail channel.

We Are Looking For People Who

  • College/University (Bachelors or Equivalent)

  • Experience in cash application and credit control

  • 2-4 years post qualified experience in cash applications and credit department

  • Knowledge of accounts payable cash application, accounts receivable and credit management

  • Experience in working with SAP - or similar ERP software

  • Working knowledge of MS Office skills or equivalent software

  • General knowledge in the management of self-service portals, such as: obtaining payment breakdowns, account statements, etc.

  • Knowledge in tax regulations, such as: CFDI 3.3. and payment complement (complemento de pago)

  • Ability to multitask, work under pressure and meet deadlines required

  • Strong teamwork and interpersonal skills

  • Financial / ERP System – SAP (FI/CO/BW)

  • Time management

  • Strong Analytical skills

  • Quality Orientation

  • Proactive & shows initiative in continuous improvement

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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 Finance

City: Mexico City

State: Estado de México

Country: MEX

Req ID: JR-00002676

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.

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