Senior Accounting Administrator - Credit & Collections

Req ID #:  213538
Location: 

US

For 75 years, Charles River employees have worked together to assist in the discovery, development and safe manufacture of new drug therapies. When you join our family, you will have a significant impact on the health and well-being of people across the globe. Whether your background is in life sciences, finance, IT, sales or another area, your skills will play an important role in the work we perform. In return, we’ll help you build a career that you can feel passionate about.

Job Summary

Perform a variety of duties in the collection of delinquent accounts.  

ESSENTIAL DUTIES AND RESPONSIBILITIES:  
⦁    Utilize telephone, fax and e-mail to contact clients and collect delinquent accounts.
⦁    Discuss and arrange payment terms with account contacts.
⦁    Investigate and resolve client disputes.
⦁    Maintain Aged Trial Balance and Collection Queue.
⦁    Prepare and mail client statements and invoices.
⦁    Review and evaluate customer credit lines and payment history.
⦁    Recommend credit line changes and credit holds.  Monitor and review credit risk clients with management.
⦁    Maintain accurate notes on all accounts.
⦁    Work with divisional finance staff to address client billings and questions.
⦁    Perform other administrative tasks, including filing.
⦁    Perform all other related duties as assigned.

Job Qualifications

⦁    Education:  High school diploma or General Education Degree (G.E.D), with additional college-level finance/accounting a course work.
⦁    Experience:  Two to four years related experience and/or training.
⦁    An equivalent combination of education and experience may be accepted as a satisfactory substitute for the specific education and experience listed above.
⦁    Certification:  None.
⦁    Other:  Proficiency in use of electronic databases and spreadsheets required.

PHYSICAL DEMANDS:
⦁    While performing the duties of this job, the employee is regularly required to speak, hear, and work/type at computer.
⦁    Specific vision abilities required by this job include close vision and the ability to adjust focus.

WORK ENVIRONMENT:
⦁    General office working conditions.
⦁    The noise level in the work environment is usually quiet.

Competencies

Collaborate -We collaborate when we partner with each other and promote teamwork, when we communicate clearly and effectively across the hall or around the globe, and when we welcome all forms of diversity and encourage inclusiveness.
Own - We act like owners when we hold ourselves accountable for our actions, when we respond to internal and external client needs with speed and accuracy, when we set and achieve meaningful goals, and when we strive towards continuous improvement.
Lead - We lead when we advocate our purpose and model our values, when we deliver innovation, when we embrace change, and when we appreciate and celebrate the great work of others.
Care - We show we care when we respect each other, our animals and the communities where we work and live, when we create a positive healthy workplace, when we are mindful of our compliance standards, and when we choose to do the right thing.

About Corporate Functions 
The Corporate Functions provide operational support across Charles River in areas such as Human Resources, Finance, IT, Legal, Sales, Quality Assurance, Marketing, and Corporate Development. They partner with their colleagues across the company to develop and drive strategies and to set global standards. The functions are essential to providing a bridge between strategic vision and operational readiness, to ensure ongoing functional innovation and capability improvement.

 

About Charles River
Charles River is an early-stage contract research organization (CRO). We have built upon our foundation of laboratory animal medicine and science to develop a diverse portfolio of discovery and safety assessment services, both Good Laboratory Practice (GLP) and non-GLP, to support clients from target identification through preclinical development. Charles River also provides a suite of products and services to support our clients’ clinical laboratory testing needs and manufacturing activities. Utilizing this broad portfolio of products and services enables our clients to create a more flexible drug development model, which reduces their costs, enhances their productivity and effectiveness to increase speed to market.

 

With over 20,000 employees within 110 facilities in over 20 countries around the globe, we are strategically positioned to coordinate worldwide resources and apply multidisciplinary perspectives in resolving our client’s unique challenges. Our client base includes global pharmaceutical companies, biotechnology companies, government agencies and hospitals and academic institutions around the world. 

 

At Charles River, we are passionate about our role in improving the quality of people’s lives. Our mission, our excellent science and our strong sense of purpose guide us in all that we do, and we approach each day with the knowledge that our work helps to improve the health and well-being of many across the globe. We have proudly supported the development of 86% of the drugs approved by the FDA in 2021.

 

Equal Employment Opportunity
Charles River Laboratories is an Equal Opportunity Employer - all qualified applicants will receive consideration for employment without regard to race, color, religion, sex, sexual orientation, gender identity, or national origin, veteran or disability status.

 

If you are interested in applying to Charles River Laboratories and need special assistance or an accommodation due to a disability to complete any forms or to otherwise participate in the resume submission process, please contact a member of our Human Resources team by sending an e-mail message to crrecruitment_US@crl.com. This contact is for accommodation requests for individuals with disabilities only and cannot be used to inquire about the status of applications.

 

For more information, please visit www.criver.com.


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