Founded in Parma in 1877 out of a shop that made bread and pasta, Barilla is today among the top Italian food groups : leader for pasta in the world, pasta sauces in continental Europe, bakery products in Italy, and the crisp bread business in Scandinavia.
With a turnover of 3.2 Billion Euro and more than 8,100 employees, we are one of the most successful food-producers. The Barilla Group owns 29 productions sites (14 in Italy and 15 abroad) and exports to more than 100 countries worldwide.
Barilla has one way of doing business : Good for You, Good for the Planet. Our corporate headquarters are located in Parma, Italy, and the Eastern European Office is in Athens.
Barilla Hellas is seeking to recruit a Credit Control Professional within the Finance & Administration Department. The individual will be based in Athens, Greece and will report to the Finance & Administration Senior Manager of Eastern Europe.
The objective of the position is to manage the credit control process, ensuring payments are received within timeframe, assessing vendor relationships to accelerate profitability and growth, in alignment with Barilla guidelines.
Ensure payments are received on a timely basis and control the Greek accounts receivable debtors by following the Credit Control Policy
Monitor the customers’ balance and their Due / Overdue, Plafond
Daily Contact with customers for payments and reconciliations. Create and maintain customers rebate agreements
Calculate and issue credit and service notes
Manage monthly and quarterly reporting
Daily cooperation with relevant stakeholders (Marketing, Trade, Supply) for TPR and off invoice discounts, reconciliation etc
Controlling of checks / postdated checks, orders and other receivables
Responsible for customers’ master data maintenance
Support Legal activities on Customers’ Debt with relevant documentation
Support audit requests by collcting relevant data (reports, reconciliation terms, discounts)
A University Degree in Finance, Economics, Business Administration, a Master’s Degree can be of an advantage
A Minimum 3 years of working experience in relevant positions
Very good knowledge of MS Office, especially Excel
Very good knowledge of SAP environment, especially FI modules
Customer focused, highly skillful in building relationships and retaining them, great communication and negotiation skills, analytical thinking, and business acumen
Results focused and accountable, collaborative, able to adapt easily and work independantly, flexible
Proficiency in English