Credit Controller Scandinavia to KONE in Stockholm
Do you want to work in a major global organization that is market leader in its industry? Are you ready to take the next step in your career and take on a one-year challenge? Now KONE is looking for a Credit Controller to manage the team in Scandinavia with location at KONE headquarter in Kista, Stockholm.
As the Credit Controller for KONE Scandinavia, your main responsibilities will be to manage your team and together develop KONE’s credit policies so that an acceptable level of risk is maintained, repayments are made on time, losses are kept to a minimum and arrears are economically collected.
As a member of the leadership team reporting directly to the Finance Director for KONE Scandinavia, this role will suit a passionate and proactive leader looking to develop our organization, as we continue along our journey of digital transformation.
This opportunity is a one-year temporary position, starting Mid-April 2021.
Manage a team of about ten Collection Specialists, Order Administrators and Invoicing Administrators to execute their role in the Manage Collections and Disputes process.
Assure credit worthiness of potential customers (pre-tender).
Maximize receivable cash flow through optimization, development and measurement of collection team.
Analyze and implement continuous process improvements to optimize receivables via utilization of the global KONE process Manage Collections and Disputes.
Responsible to travel within Scandinavia to attend meetings, deliver presentations, problem solve and recommend improvement opportunities.
Assist with managing, directing and maintaining a professional collection infrastructure in accordance with KONE policies and procedures.
Assist Scandinavian management with receivable goals and objectives, timely management reporting, project and customer risk analysis, and coordination of corrective action plans.
KNOWLEDGE, EDUCATION AND EXPERIENCE
To succeed in this role you should have:
At least three years of professional experience from Collection & Accounts Receivable
Ability to lead and manage projects independently
Capability to work effectively and drive change in an international matrix environment
Fluent in English and preferably one Scandinavian language
Willingness to travel
A B.Sc. or M.Sc. degree in accounting, finance, economics or in a relevant field
As a leader you create trust and a sense of team spirit. You clearly communicate the team’s direction, provide support and follow through. You identify and break down barriers to open communication. You communicate with colleagues, clients and management with confidence and clarity. You encourage team members to share and implement their ideas and understand the value of cooperation between functions. You secure needed resources, delegates work and communicates clear expectations.
As an innovation leader in the elevator and escalator industry, we employ over 60,000 professionals globally, and we’ve been taking people to new heights for over 110 years. Our technical expertise and digital connectivity is transforming the customer experience and improving the flow of urban life.
At KONE, we are focused on creating an innovative and collaborative working culture where we value the contribution of each individual. Employee engagement is a key focus area for us and we encourage participation and the sharing of information and ideas. Sustainability is an integral part of our culture and the daily practice. We follow ethical business practices and we seek to develop a culture of working together where co-workers trust and respect each other and good performance is recognized. In being a great place to work, we are proud to offer a range of experiences and opportunities that will help you to achieve your career and personal goals and enable you to live a healthy and balanced life.
HOW TO APPLY
Welcome to register your application in the form of a resume and a personal cover letter. Last day to send your application is 28th of February 2021. Selection may take place on a regular basis and the role may be appointed before the closing date. If you have questions about the role, please contact Credit Controller Sonja de la Chapelle at firstname.lastname@example.org or Eva Bergquist, Senior Recruitment Specialist at email@example.com.
At KONE, our mission is to improve the flow of urban life. As a global leader in the elevator and escalator industry, KONE provides elevators, escalators and automatic building doors, as well as solutions for maintenance and modernization, which add value to the life cycle of any building.
Through more effective People Flow®, we make people’s journeys safe, convenient and reliable, in taller, smarter buildings. Together with our partners and customers around the world, we help cities to become better places to live in. In 2019, KONE had annual net sales of EUR 10,1 billion and at the end of the year over 60,000 employees. KONE class B shares are listed on the Nasdaq Helsinki Ltd. in Finland.
På KONE fokuserar vi på att skapa en arbetskultur som är innovativ och samarbetsinriktad, där vi värdesätter bidragen från varje enskild individ. Medarbetarengagemang är en viktig del av vårt fokus, och vi uppmuntrar deltagande och utbyte av information och idéer. Hållbarhet är en väsentlig del av vår kultur och dagliga rutin. Vi tillämpar etiska affärsmetoder och eftersträvar en samarbetskultur där medarbetare har tillit till och respekt för varandra, och bra prestationer uppmärksammas. Som en utmärkt arbetsplats är vi stolta över att kunna erbjuda en rad olika erfarenheter och möjligheter. Dessa kan hjälpa dig uppnå dina mål i karriären och på det personliga planet, och ge dig tillfälle att leva ett hälsosamt och balanserat liv.
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