Energy Impact Partners
Energy Impact Partners

Global Accounts Receivable Process Lead - SAP Implementation

Advanced Microgrid Solutions

Advanced Microgrid Solutions

Accounting & Finance
San Francisco, CA, USA · Mountain View, CA, USA
Posted on Tuesday, October 17, 2023
About Fluence: Fluence Energy, Inc. (Nasdaq: FLNC) is a global market leader in energy storage products and services, and optimization software for renewables and storage. With a presence in over 47 markets globally, Fluence provides an ecosystem of offerings to drive the clean energy transition, including modular, scalable energy storage products, comprehensive service offerings, and the Fluence IQ Platform, which delivers AI-enabled SaaS products for managing and optimizing renewables and storage from any provider. Fluence is transforming the way we power our world by helping customers create more resilient and sustainable electric grids.
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Location: Hybrid in San Francisco, CA
Fluence is embarking on a digital transformation journey to enable the company's mission to create a sustainable, clean-energy future for future generations. Global ERP implementation will be at the core of the transformation and will be a strategic companywide initiative.
We are looking for talented and passionate individuals to join our digital transformation team. As a member of the digital transformation team, you will be responsible for working with stakeholders across the company to design and implement the SAP S4 HANA platform. This is a challenging but rewarding opportunity for individuals passionate about technology and sustainability. This is a unique opportunity to join a team that is at the forefront of the energy revolution. You will have the chance to work on cutting-edge technology, collaborate with talented people from all over the world, and make a real difference in the fight against climate change. If you are interested in a challenging and rewarding career, we encourage you to apply.
We are seeking an experienced and strategic Global Accounts Receivable Process Lead to oversee and optimize the accounts receivable function across our organization's global operations. The Global Accounts Receivable Process Lead will be responsible for streamlining processes, reducing outstanding receivables, and ensuring compliance with financial policies and industry standards.
Accounts Receivable Strategy:
1. Develop and execute a comprehensive global accounts receivable strategy, including credit management, billing, collections, and dispute resolution.
Process Optimization:
2. Lead initiatives to improve the efficiency, accuracy, and effectiveness of accounts receivable processes worldwide.
Credit Management:
3. Evaluate and establish credit policies and guidelines, ensuring that credit risks are managed effectively and in accordance with best practices.
Global Billing:
4. Oversee global billing processes, ensuring accurate and timely invoicing to customers in compliance with contractual agreements.
Collections Management:
5. Implement effective collection strategies to reduce outstanding receivables, minimize aging, and improve cash flow.
Dispute Resolution:
6. Lead efforts to resolve billing and collection disputes in a timely and fair manner, working closely with sales and customer service teams.
Cross-Functional Collaboration:
7. Collaborate with sales, finance, customer service, and other departments to address customer issues and improve the overall order-to-cash cycle.
Credit Analysis:
8. Assess the creditworthiness of new and existing customers, setting appropriate credit limits and terms
9. Prepare and present regular accounts receivable reports to senior management, highlighting key metrics, trends, and areas for improvement.
10. Ensure compliance with relevant financial regulations, industry standards, and internal policies.
Vendor Management:
11. Oversee relationships with external accounts receivable service providers as needed for specialized expertise and support.

What does the ideal candidate bring to Fluence?

  • Bachelor's degree in Finance, Accounting, or a related field; additional certifications such as CCE (Certified Credit Executive) are a plus.
  • Extensive experience in global accounts receivable management, including credit analysis, collections, and dispute resolution.
  • Strong project management and leadership skills.
  • Excellent analytical and problem-solving abilities.
  • Proficiency in accounts receivable software and ERP systems.
  • Effective communication and stakeholder management skills.
  • Ability to adapt to changing financial environments and regulations.
  • Knowledge of industry-specific accounts receivable issues and best practices.
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