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Primary Location: 

Singapore, SG

Function:  Finance & Control
Job Category:  Support Functions

Credit Controller


Wärtsilä is an innovative technology company known for being a forerunner in the Marine and Energy markets. Every day, we – Wärtsilians - put our hearts and minds into turning Wärtsilä's purpose of enabling sustainable societies with smart technology, and our Smart Marine and Energy visions into reality. Our ultimate aim is to provide increased value to both our customers and society. New, game-changing ideas and continuous improvement have been part of our DNA since 1834. Together, we can create new business opportunities and more sustainable future that we can all be proud of. 

We want to transition the world towards a cleaner future. By pushing the boundaries of engineering and technology, we can make it work. We are always on the lookout for future-oriented talent – want to join the ride?

 

We are now looking for a customer-oriented and energetic

 

Credit Controller

 

to join our Wärtsilä Global Credit Control (WGCC) in Singapore. The WGCC purpose is to keep financial risk on acceptable levels and to increase the global visibility of receivables while supporting in providing an overall insight of the customers by handling the credit management in Wärtsilä Marine and Energy business. In addition, WGCC is responsible for implementing the Global Credit Management instructions and processes, ensuring customers receive harmonized and equal treatment from all Wärtsilä lifecycle business entities within the WGCC scope.

 

About the position

In this position, you will be responsible for:

  • Monitoring Accounts Receivable while chasing debt via telephone and email for timely payments from Customers and reduction in debtor days.
  • Reviewing Credit application and supporting documents, analyse financials and payment behaviour to perform Credit Worthiness assessment to set and maintain credit limits as per global process.
  • Processing and generating reminder letters accordingly to the timeline.
  • Registering and updating promised payments and disputes.
  • Investigating and resolving queries relating to non-payment of invoices.
  • Monitoring Customer ledger, reconciliations and advice for clearing incoming payments.
  • Periodic review with Sales for AR collection, Customer blocking, Bad debt, Disputes, and action plan follow up to meet set collection targets.
  • Evaluating uncollectible accounts receivable and propose usage of External Collection agency and/or Legal measures, write off or escalations as necessary and reduce bad debts to minimum.
  • Liaising and building strong relationships with both internal and external stakeholders.
  • Internal Control steps and support on Audit tasks (internal and external) related to Credit Management.

 

For us to be the best match, we expect from you:

 

  • Solid knowledge and understanding of Credit Management framework and processes with competency in SAP FICO processes including FSCM.
  • In addition to having a B.Sc. degree in Finance or Accounting, at least 3 years of work experience in Credit Management (B2B environment).
  • Strong analytical skills (balance sheet and financials analysis, credit risks and exposures) with a high attention to detail.
  • Excellent communications skills and ability to multitask and prioritise a demanding workload while being able to work independently under pressure.
  • Fluency in English is expected, other languages are seen as an added advantage in our global business environment.
  • Positive and proactive, result driven and Customer oriented attitude.
  • Logical thinking and problem solving skills.
  • Personable and confident manner with the ability to build and promote strong working relationships with stakeholders in different locations.
  • IT Literate with knowledge of MS Office applications.

 

Why you and us

We are an ambitious and growth oriented organisation. We are passionate about the work we do and hope to find a colleague with this shared passion. We foster openness, trust and respect and are looking forward to welcoming a new member to strengthen our team. We offer opportunities to further develop your talents and competencies in an international working environment.

 

Contact & next steps

If you feel excited to be part of this dynamic working environment and think your personal skills and qualities match the job requirement, we look forward to receiving your application through our careers portal by 31st October. In case you have questions about the open position, please contact recruiting manager Ms Lim Lay Khim at laykhim.lim@wartsila.com.



Last application date: 31/10/2020


This is Wärtsilä

Wärtsilä is a global leader in smart technologies and complete lifecycle solutions for the marine and energy markets. By emphasising sustainable innovation, total efficiency and data analytics, Wärtsilä maximises the environmental and economic performance of the vessels and power plants of its customers. In 2019, Wärtsilä’s net sales totalled EUR 5.2 billion with approximately 19,000 employees. The company has operations in over 200 locations in more than 80 countries around the world. Wärtsilä is listed on Nasdaq Helsinki. Find out more at www.wartsila.com