Accounts Receivable Manager – Polish

Job title: Accounts Receivable Manager – Polish

Company: Syngenta

Location: Madrid

Job Description: Company DescriptionSyngenta Crop Protection is a leader in agricultural innovation, bringing breakthrough technologies and solutions that enable farmers to grow productively and sustainably. We offer a leading portfolio of crop protection solutions for plant and soil health, as well as digital solutions that transform the decision-making capabilities of farmers. Our 17,900 employees serve to advance agriculture in more than 90 countries around the world. Syngenta Crop Protection is headquartered in Basel, Switzerland, and is part of the Syngenta Group.Follow us on Twitter at , and on LinkedIn at .Job DescriptionThe Account Receivable Manager (ARM) is responsible for high quality and consistent Trade Finance Credit Management (TFCM) operational service support to the local organization.AccountabilitiesHow:

  • Be a trusted finance partner, supporting all activities in scope, on recurring and ad hoc finance topics.
  • Build relationships across multiple finance functional teams and commercial teams to share and align best practices.
  • Build strong business relationships with customers.
  • Develop understanding of Syngenta’s business and interaction between the different business units and functional reporting lines.


  • Operates all functions defined in the local Trade Finance Credit. Management policy. This includes financial authorizations according to the local delegation of authority (DoA) reflecting the segregation of duties between the TFCM and ARM.
  • Credit Assessment: The ARM analyses all customers as per the existing customer segmentation, and initiates and coordinates all measures to reduce risk exposures for the relevant customers. This includes financial authorization according to the local Delegation of Authority (DoA), reflecting the segregation of duties between TFCM and ARM and blocked orders review.
  • Credit Control: Implementing and maintaining a system of credit checks and controls to minimize the risk of late or non-payment.
  • Debt Collection: Overseeing the collection of outstanding debts, e.g. contacting customers directly, negotiating payment plans, or initiating collection procedures. The ARM carries out all collection activities in line with the collection strategy.
  • Dispute Resolution: Managing and resolving disputes and discrepancies related to billing and collections in a timely and professional manner.
  • Cash Allocation: Ensuring that incoming payments are correctly allocated to the respective customer accounts and invoices.
  • Reporting: Preparing regular reports on the status of accounts receivable, aging of receivables, Bad Debts Doubtful Provision and write-offs, cash flow forecasts, and other financial metrics related to receivables.
  • Process Improvement: Continuously reviewing and improving accounts receivable processes and systems to increase efficiency, accuracy, and customer satisfaction.
  • Compliance:
  • Ensuring that all accounts receivable activities comply with relevant laws, regulations, and company policies.
  • Participate and support Credit Committee.
  • Support Internal and External Audit.

QualificationsCritical knowledge and experience

  • Polish Native is mandatory.
  • Minimum 3 years’ experience in a corporate credit management team.
  • Bachelor’s in Economics or Finance.
  • Good knowledge of the company’s ERP system (SAP); knowledge of FSCM is preferential.
  • Experience working in matrix and international environment.
  • ood knowledge of Microsoft Office products.
  • Work permit for Spain, availability to start work in Madrid.
  • English fluent required and German language would be a plus.

Additional InformationWHAT WE CAN OFFER

  • A culture that promotes work/life balance, celebrates diversity and offers numerous events throughout the year.
  • Flexible working arrangements.
  • Possibility of being part of our #FutureOfWorkPolicy: 3 days at home, 2 at the office.
  • Competitive salary and benefits package.
  • A role that contributes to valuable and impactful work in a stimulating and international environment.
  • Learning culture and a wide range of development options, including access to learning platforms (Degreed, LinkedIn Learning, O’Reilly)

Salary: €40000 – 50000 per year

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