Accounting Operations Representative - Beijing

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Posted Mar 12, 2018 - Requisition No. 65864

The Role

Bloomberg's Accounting department is looking for an enthusiastic, quick- thinking and dedicated individual to join our Customer Financial Services ("CFS") team in Beijing. As part of this dynamic group, you will be responsible for leading customer relationships from a finance perspective, with a core responsibility of credit control. In addition, the role requires excellent customer service skills while working with external customers and internal Bloomberg departments; the ability to multi-task; keen attention to detail; strong analytical skills; and an enthusiastic attitude. The APAC CFS team primarily services our Asia-Pacific customers but also works with other Bloomberg teams and customers globally.

We'll trust you to:

  • Have a primary focus on credit control, including handling a portfolio of customer accounts in the areas of: accounts receivable, customer service, billing and credit monitoring and reporting
  • Maintain positive relationships with our customers by providing excellent service
  • Be accountable for a sizable collections portfolio and meeting specific targeted goals related to the aging of open receivables.
  • Be responsible for processing customer refunds, write-offs, escheatable items, and preparing delinquent customers for third party collections.
  • Be responsible for tax-related receivables, including the collection of withholding tax certificates and processing the corresponding entries in Bloomberg’s accounting system
  • Maintain existing credit control processes and design new ones in the aim of increased efficiency, transparency and control
  • Handle reconciliation of customer payments
  • Collaborate with our internal Sales, Contracts, Installations and Billing Teams in order to resolve outstanding issues
  • Manage ad-hoc projects, including participation in global project teams

You'll need to have:

  • A university degree in relevant fields
  • A high level of multi-tasking, trouble shooting, and complex problem solving skills while utilizing multiple system interfaces and addressing a high volume of work in a fast-paced environment
  • Strong verbal and written language ability: Native Mandarin speaker and fluency in English
  • Ability to adjust priorities quickly under pressure in order to meet deadlines.
  • Flexibility within a constantly changing environment
  • Exceptional interpersonal skills
  • Ability to cooperate and collaborate effectively with team members
  • Strong working knowledge of Microsoft Office – especially Excel

We'd love to see:

  • 3-6 years of recent and relevant experience in accounting operations, corporate collections, and/or Accounts Receivable
  • Mainland China experience is highly preferred
  • Knowledge of SAP is an asset
  • Adept at learning new technologies and software
  • Ability to effectively manage multiple tasks and projects in a fast-paced environment
  • Well-organized, strong sense of responsibility, and a great teammate

If this sounds like you:

Apply. If we believe you're a good match we'll get in touch to let you know the next steps.

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