O2C Credit and Collections Manager (M /F) - Italian Speaker

Purpose & Overall Relevance for the Organization:

The Order to Cash (O2C) Manager leads an O2C team and be responsible for maintaining adherence to Global Policies, drive strategic topics throughout the team, manage O2C topics and provide ongoing support to the O2C Director. In this position he or she will be managing projects, including process standardisation related as well as tools implementation ones. The O2C Manager will act as escalation point for the process related issues both from the customer and the colleagues and be responsible for managing the Global Business Services (GBS) O2C staff and balancing work flow of the function.


Key Responsibilities:

  • Responsible for the service delivery of an O2C team serving the customers, delivering performance that meets or exceeds service level agreement targets
  • Responsible for the credit, customer billing, cash applications, collections & dispute management processes, customer & Price Data Management
  • Drive continuous improvement in the O2C team by introducing Lean principles and developing team members
  • Project manage the implementation of technology solutions
  • Manage customer relationship, which includes problem resolution and root cause analysis
  • Manage the relationship and support requests from partner Finance departments and other stakeholders in the business
  • Facilitate review of the accounts receivable position of the customer to sales and finance teams
  • Act as escalation point for the process related issues
  • Work with relevant stakeholders and provide the O2C GPO with recommendations pertaining to O2C technology and process improvements
  • Manage the process and improvement focused projects for O2C
  • Establish and maintain strong financial controls over the work performed


Key Relationships:

  • Finance Team
  • Process Owners
  • IT & Corporate Solutions
  • Sales Team
  • Customer Service
  • Portfolio of Customers


Knowledge, Skills and Abilities:

  • Excellent written and spoken English and Italian skills
  • Good communication and people management skills
  • Customer orientation and empathy
  • Attention to detail
  • Experienced user of SAP
  • Complete familiarity with Excel
  • Knowledge of LEAN methodology is a benefit

Requisite Education and Experience / Minimum Qualifications:

  • BA degree in Accounting, Finance or Economics
  • Minimum of 5 years of relevant experience in End-to-End processes specifically for O2C activities
  • Experience with process improvement and root cause analysis
  • Experience in an O2C Manager role
  • Proven work experience in people management/ demonstrated ability to manage a medium-sized team
  • Experience in project management
  • Experience in Shared Service environment is considered a plus


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Job Title:  O2C Credit and Collections Manager (M /F) - Italian Speaker

Brand:  adidas
Location:  Porto
TEAM:  Accounting & Finance
State:  13
Country/Region:  PT
Contract Type:  Full time
Number:  306589
Date:  Feb 22, 2021