AECOM Credit Control Team Leader in Brisbane, Australia

Requisition/Vacancy No. 154485BR

Position Title Credit Control Team Leader

Job Category Finance and Accounting

Business Line Support/Cross Services

Country Australia

State/Province/Region AU - Queensland

City Brisbane

Why Choose AECOM? AECOM is a premier, fully integrated professional and technical services firm positioned to design, build, finance and operate infrastructure assets around the world for public- and private-sector clients. With nearly 100,000 employees — including architects, engineers, designers, planners, scientists and management and construction services professionals — serving clients in over 150 countries around the world, AECOM is ranked as the #1 engineering design firm by revenue in Engineering News-Record magazine’s annual industry rankings, and has been recognized by Fortune magazine as a World’s Most Admired Company. The firm is a leader in all of the key markets that it serves, including transportation, facilities, environmental, energy, oil and gas, water, high-rise buildings and government. AECOM provides a blend of global reach, local knowledge, innovation and technical excellence in delivering customized and creative solutions that meet the needs of clients’ projects. A Fortune 500 firm, AECOM companies, including URS Corporation and Hunt Construction Group, have annual revenue of approximately $19 billion. More information on AECOM and its services can be found at www.aecom.com.

About the Business Line

AECOM Shared Services

We support our employees globally by coordinating and managing the day-to-day operations of General Accounting, Human Resources, Administration, Marketing and Information Technology. We pride ourselves on ensuring we deliver the best customer service possible to our people while building trust and relationships with all of our constituents.

Job Summary

AECOM is looking for an experienced Team Leader to join our Credit Control team, supporting the business with the collection of invoices already billed. This role is responsible for driving cash as well as the operational collections process using the AECOM Billings and Collections System (ABC).

Leading a team of experienced Credit Controllers, you will be responsible for the ANZ credit control process and management of the Days Sales Outstanding (DSO), including the ongoing development of best in class credit management procedures. You will also be responsible for cash applications and the daily relationship management of our offshore processing team in India, ensuring that a high level of data integrity is maintained.

Your duties will include, but are not limited to:

• Daily line management and team support;

• Assisting with the target setting process;

• Forecasting collections using Promise to Pay information sourced from collectors;

• Highlighting risk of payment defaults using Dun & Bradstreet reports;

• Assisting in the collection of debts on a timely basis to minimise the risk of debt becoming uncollectable;

• Establishing working relationships with client contacts within AP teams;

• Building / maintaining relationships with Project Managers across the region ;

• Maintaining comments and status codes for assigned debt portfolio.

Minimum Requirements

· 5+ years’ demonstrated experience working in a credit control function;

· Previous experience leading a team, including target setting and performance appraisals – essential;

· Experience working within a dynamic, high pressure environment, preferably a consulting environment.

You will have strong communication skills, both written and verbal, and will be able to communicate at all levels. Your ability to manage multiple tasks and prioritise deadlines, particularly during high pressurised monthly deadline periods, will be the keys to your success in the role.

Preferred Qualifications

  • High level proficiency in Excel (including v-look ups, pivot tables and volume data manipulation);

  • Prior experience in Oracle is highly advantageous.

What We Offer

AECOM is a place where you can put your innovative thinking and business skills into high gear and work alongside other highly intelligent and motivated people. It's a place where you can apply your skills to some of the world's most challenging, interesting, and meaningful projects worldwide. It's a place that values the diversity of our areas of practice and our people. It's what makes AECOM a great place to work and grow. AECOM is an Equal Opportunity Employer.