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Experience HELM as a unique family business and an attractive employer. Through a constant exchange of ideas, our ultimate goal is to offer our customers future-oriented solutions within our global network. At any time, in any place. This allows us to work proactively and think long-term - in operations, quality management, process optimization, product development and distribution. We are innovation drivers, possibility makers and a reliable partner, all in one.

Accounts Receivable Specialist (m/f/d)

Date:  May 11, 2024

Carnaxide, PT, 2790-045

Business Unit:  Service Units
Job Function:  Finance / Controlling / Accounting / Tax
Level of Experience:  Executive

The transactional processes of the SAP-based accounting for 11 European countries of HELM AG are provided as a service centrally from the central Accounting Services team in Portugal via standardized processes. The processes mainly include the activities around the accounts receivables. For this team we are looking for a new Accounts Receivable Specialist (m/f/d).


Your tasks:

  • As the first contact person for the product managers and the supply chain coordinators in 2-3 selected European countries you support in their sales by evaluating outstanding structures of blocked customers and requesting credit limits from our global partner insurance company over digital platforms.
  • You perform account reconciliations for customers in a timely and accurate manner and understand the outstanding structure and reasons for your companies.
  • Fully integrated in SAP you provide dunning letters to and manage dunning blocks for customers and ensure transparency for overdue outstandings to the Business responsibles and support in finding solutions.
  • In specific cases you coordinate the cooperation between the corporate credit controlling situated in Hamburg and the sales functions to also enable business in complicated cases.
  • With a good understanding of the dependencies in SAP you initiate master data improvements of Business Partners to ensure smooth operations for AR.
  • Thanks to your experience you continuously challenge current policies and give recommendations for process improvements and documentations.
  • You visit the headquarters of the countries of your responsibility and strengthen the relationship with the local management, sales and finance teams.
  • Provide support for internal and external audits and support on reporting processes.


Your profile:

  • With your application, you demonstrate at least 3 years of experience in an equivalent accounting function.
  • You should have experience in managing Accounts Receivable either in a SAP company or within a Service Center environment.
  • Showcase your proficiency in SAP and Microsoft Office applications, especially a profound knowledge in Excel is important for this role.
  • You are able to communicate fluent in Portuguese and English. Fluency in Italian, Spanish, French, German, Turkish, or Danish languages is highly valued and would be advantageous for the position.

Every day, each one of us contributes to HELM's success with competence, the highest expertise and unique service. We reward this commitment - not only with international opportunities, possibilities for seminars and further training but also with benefits that offer optimal conditions to reach the perfect work-life balance.

Then please apply with all necessary documents via our application portal.

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