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Accounts Receivable Team Leader


Bucharest, B, RO

Company:  Goodyear

Location: RO - ROMANIA SRL   
Goodyear Talent Acquisition Representative: Lavinia Elena Protopopescu  
Sponsorship Available:  No
Relocation Assistance Available: No 



The Opportunity

The Accounts Receivable Lead is responsible for providing an efficient and cost-effective Accounts Receivable service to all divisions served by GBRS, in order to ensure that the compliance to the company polices and commercial requirements of internal and external customers are met, and that the assets of the business are effectively controlled to avoid any operational loss, coordinating activities needed in ensuring the accuracy of the Companys' Accounts Receivable system based on set policies and procedures, to facilitate the company's ability to optimise cash flow by ensuring customer payments are received efficiently, supporting management of credit risk efficiently, mitigating exposure of bad debt risk and maintaining statement of outstanding debtors as well as providing complete receivable forecast information.                                                                                     

"Lead the team on day to day operations in regards to control and collections management of the Debtors accounts and portfolio. Empower, develop and lead the team to obtain the desired results."                                                                             


Main Duties And Responsibilities

  • Planning, scheduling and directing the work of the Accounts Receivable department including development and implementation of  procedures and methods to monitor work activities and ensuring appropriate levels of resource; analyzing department budget to determine budget needs or reductions; establishing procedures and policies to improve effectiveness of the Accounts Receivable Team.                
  • Manage the functional process of the Accounts Receivable department, including the processing of bills, invoices and credit notes, the processing of receipts and direct debits, the maintainance of customer data, the mitigation to exposure of bad debt risk and maintainance of statement of outstanding debtors, processing of Accounts Receivable information into General Ledger, archiving of source documents, forecasting and GL Reconciliations and timely resolution of. Assists the Manager Treasury with forecasting of Receivables.                      
  • Lead the delivery of Shared Services Objectives based on the principles of superior customer service, continuous improvement and best-practice management techniques. Maintains excellent relationships with internal and external customers so as to ensure mutual goals are achieved and up-to-date knowledge of best practices within the Accounts Receivable environment.                              
  • Identifies areas of potential process improvement within the Accounts Receivable environment, and assists with the implementation of these improvements. Develops and enforces appropriate policies, procedures and internal controls, so as to protect the assets of the company. Ensures Customer Terms are reflective of agreements and Company Policy through regular review and changes maintained on a timely basis.                  
  • Provides reporting of receivable information to management within agreed timeframes. Develops appropriate Best practise benchmarks together with comparative Operational and KPI’s Dashboard Reporting for the Accounts Receivable group and takes action if performance is poor.                  


To Join Our Team You Will Need

  • Accounting / administrative degree or other similar professional qualification     
  • Minimum 3 years experience as a Team Leader                                                                                       
  • Minimum 3 years experience of coaching and Leading Others                   
  • Proven experience and record of process migrations and transitions         
  • Acted as a Process Lead, Change Agent and Continuous Improvement Agent  
  • Experience in SAP and ERP Receivables Systems                                                                                   
  • Experience in Receivables Process Automation and Systems Solutions           
  • Previously worked in a high volume/fast paced environment - Customer Facing, Transactional, and Analytical
  • Experience in People and Performance Management                     
  • Detailed knowledge of Accounts Receivable process, solid financial analysis and problem-solving skills 
  • High-level of proficiency in various computer applications including Intermediate Excel skills        
  • Strong project and change management skills, familiarity with project management approaches and tools required                                                                                                        
  • Excellent English communication skills (verbal and written),                                                   
  • Other European language a plus                                                               
  • Strong people leadership skills, people development experience, proven ability to lead, motivate and train
  • Detail oriented, strong planning and work flow management, superb organizational skills            
  • Ability to handle multiple priorities and meet deadlines                                     
  • Interpersonal and relationship building in an intercultural environment          



Goodyear is one of the world’s largest tire companies. It employs about 72,000 people and manufactures its products in 57 facilities in 23 countries around the world. Its two Innovation Centers in Akron, Ohio and Colmar-Berg, Luxembourg strive to develop state-of-the-art products and services that set the technology and performance standard for the industry. For more information about Goodyear and its products, go to

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