Accounts Receivable Specialist

Date: Nov 15, 2023

Location: Aurora, IL, US

Company: Glanbia

Glanbia Business Services

Accounts Receivable Specialist 


Join this dynamic team focused on delivering better nutrition for every step of life’s journey 



The Opportunity 

An opportunity has arisen for an Accounts Receivable Specialist to join Glanbia Business Services in Aurora. This is a permanent non-exempt position and will report to the Credit Controller.

The Accounts Receivable (AR) Specialist will be responsible for processing cash allocations, collections, order releases and credit for group business units. 


  • Management of a portfolio of customer accounts.
  • Allocate customer payments to invoices along with posting deductions taken to reconcile to remittance and payment received.
  • Research and provide deduction backup and/or data analysis needed for further processing of credits or charge back of deduction.
  • Constant reconciliation of company aging balances vs. balances per customer identifying and resolving discrepancies.
  • Contact past due customers and address slow pay customers to correct late payment issues.
  • Review orders requested to release compared to aging status and credit limit to determine if release is allowed.
  • Manage customer credit files, updating and reviewing based on credit policies to minimize risk and exposure.
  • Ensure customer is in tolerance of approved credit limits and terms extended.
  • Assist in monthly department reporting and various reporting of accounts receivables.
  • Work internally with customer service, sales and other departments to identify and correct recurring customer payment issues and ensure smooth workflow. 



The Skills you will bring to the team

  • Bachelor’s degree preferred in a related discipline (business, finance, accounting).  
  • Proven experience in Accounts Receivable and Collections role
  • Experience in a shared services environment an advantage.
  • Strong organizational and communication skills
  • Proficient with Microsoft Office Suite, highly proficient in Excel


If you think you have what it takes, but don't necessarily meet every single point on the job description, please apply!


Where and how you will work  

The role will be based in Aurora, Illinois withhybrid working arrangements available through ourSmart working modelwhich allows you a greater choice in how you work and live, giving you a better work-life balance.  


What we would like to offer you!  

The opportunity to develop your career on a global stage, continuous learning through an on-demand learning platform, and a competitive compensation package including staff discounts and a competitive salary




At Glanbia, we celebrate diversity, because we know that our individual strengths make us stronger together. We welcome and encourage interest from a variety of candidates, we will give your application consideration, without regard to race, color, religion, sex, sexual orientation, gender perception or identity, national origin, age, marital status, protected veteran status, or disability status.


At Glanbia, our culture celebrates individuality, knowing that together we are more. 



Nearest Major Market: Aurora
Nearest Secondary Market: Chicago