Accounts Receivable Specialist

Date: Feb 15, 2024

Location: Aurora, IL, US, 60504

Company: Glanbia

 Accounts Receivable Specialist




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


The Opportunity 


The Accounts Receivable (AR) Specialist will be responsible for processing cash allocations, collections, order releases and credit for group business units. This position will include working and calling on key and problem accounts. This is a permanent position and will report to the Credit Controller.


  • 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  correct late payment issues.
  • Manage customer credit files, updating and reviewing based on credit policies to minimize risk and exposure.
  • Undertake projects as needed and directed to improve credit department processes and procedures.
  • 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). 
  • 3+ years’ experience in Accounts Receivable and Collections role
  • Experience in a shared services environment an advantage.
  • Ability to work in a fast-paced environment and as part of a team.
  • Must be proactive and flexible to work across other teams as required.
  • SAP experience is an advantage.
  • Proficient with Microsoft Office Suite, highly proficient in Excel.
  • Ability to interpret a variety of instructions furnished in written, oral, diagram, or schedule form.
  • Ability to prioritize tasks and handle multiple projects simultaneously.
  • Participate in proactive team efforts to achieve departmental and company goals.
  • Provide leadership to others through example of sharing of knowledge/skill.


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 opportunity will be based in Aurora, IL.


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 acompetitive compensation package including staff discounts, generous family leave policy, health & dental plan, competitive salary, 401K. 


About Glanbia 

The Glanbia Group comprises three divisions: Glanbia Performance Nutrition, Glanbia Nutritional's, and Joint Ventures. Collectively and with our partners we offer an incredible breadth of expertise in nutrition. We employ a team of 6,000 people, work with global food and beverage companies, and sell our award-winning and market-leading products in 130 countries worldwide. 


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