Senior Analyst, Accounts Receivable in Vancouver, WA at ScottsMiracle-Gro

Date Posted: 3/6/2020

Job Snapshot

Job Description

Here at Scotts Miracle-Gro there is no such thing as a typical day.  Our culture is constantly energized by new and exciting growth opportunities and at a rapid pace.  Every Associate plays an important role in providing innovative solutions for today’s gardeners and growers and contributing new ideas to improve operations. In our company you need grit, it is what we were founded on over 150 years ago and is what keeps us growing. Regardless of your level in the organization there is a platform for your voice to be heard and the ability to influence change. Family, community and hard working values are weaved into all that we do. Come grow with us, where we develop and nurture the next generation of leaders. ​

At The Hawthorne Gardening Company, we think people are like the right place you will grow and flourish. Are you an advocate of making the world a more beautiful place by inspiring others, championing new ideas and being intellectually curious? Are you not afraid to roll up your sleeves and get your hands dirty?  If so, then we want you as part of our family. 

We are looking for a Sr. Analyst, Accounts Receivable who will grow at our Vancouver, WA corporate headquarters.

This position is responsible for working on all aspects of accounts receivable, including order management and B2B call center activities. 

In this role you will:

  • Drive continuous improvement by examining existing processes and technologies.  Work with cross-functional teams on the development of solutions in the areas of claim resolution, collections, account compliance processes, and B2B call center processes.  Identify, analyze, and work with appropriate parties to resolve system or process issues.   

  • Work together with Supply Chain, Sales, Finance, Category Management, Supply Planning, and our retail partners to resolve issues and to ensure that account service processes are being executed with responsiveness and accuracy, while supporting the overall goals of the company.

  • Perform accounts receivable activities including: cash application, troubleshooting of customer payment deductions, processing and monitoring accounting documents, and supporting related collection activities.  Audit invoices, orders, and account systems for pricing, terms allowances, and materials to ensure accurate processing throughout the program year. 

  • Collect and publish program-related materials to support our retail partners while driving common processes and learnings within the team. Compose training materials and direct training sessions for existing and new associates. Participate in and execute special projects in areas such as metric reporting, product and customer questions, audit requests, and Sarbanes-Oxley requirements.

The perfect person will have:

  • B.S. in Business Administration required.  Majors preferred:  Operations, Logistics, Accounting, Finance

  • 3 - 5 years experience in a customer service, financial services, accounts receivable, or supply chain role.  Experience interfacing with a retail customer base or in account management.  Experience with ERP systems, planning systems, call center systems, or proven ability to work with systems and technologies

Some other nice to have’s:

  • Superior analytical and troubleshooting skills.  Ability to work cross-functionally within the organization as well as with customers.  

  • Strong PC skills; ability to use Microsoft Office suite. 

  • Desired ability to use SAP R/3 and BW.  

  • Professional presence; ability to communicate effectively via phone & email.  

  • Willingness to work in excess of 40 hours per week as needed.

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Scotts is an EEO Employer, dedicated to a culturally diverse, drug free workplace.

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Notification to Agencies:

Please note that the Scotts Miracle-Gro company does not accept unsolicited resumes from recruiters or employment agencies. In the absence of a signed Master Service Agreement, and specific approval to submit resumes to an approved requisition, the Scotts Miracle-Gro company will not consider or approve payment regarding recruiter fees or referral compensations.