Collections Analyst

Univision Teaneck, NJ

About the Job

Position Summary

Univision's Collections Department is seeking highly motivated AR/Collections Analyst. The Collections Analyst assumes the responsibility to maximize cash flow while ensuring invoices are cleared and paid in a timely manner. Proactively partnering internally and externally to identify payment trends and resolve issues causing a delay in payments. Ideal candidate will have collections experience working in a Media Company or Advertising Agency.

Job Responsibilities

  • Manages timely payment of invoices. Collects all past-due balances for designated sales area, keeping AR balance current by performing monthly a ledger review and account reconciliations as needed.
  • Works with Univision's cash application team to proactively resolve unapplied cash and timely posting of payments
  • Analyzes and determines best practices to achieve maximum results, often dependent on individual customer needs.
  • Maintains a constant focus on achieving and surpassing established collection targets.
  • Advises management of potential problems with customer's cash flow, works to minimize risk, resolve credit problems, and late payment issues.
  • Researching and processing discrepancies and credit adjustments as needed
  • Send A/R Statement of Account reports to clients monthly, with regular follow-up until account balances are resolved
  • Demonstrate a positive attitude, good work ethic and promptness in accomplishing all tasks
  • Perform other duties as assigned

Required Skills & Experience

  • Advanced MS Excel skills required (e.g. vlookups, pivot tables). Proficient in MS office suite (MS Word, MS PowerPoint) preferred
  • Excellent verbal and written communications skills to deal with all levels of an organization
  • Effective time management and strong problem-solving skills

Desired Skills & Experience

  • Bachelor's Degree or four years of related work experience

Eligibility Requirements

  • Must be willing to work from office in Teaneck, NJ
  • Employment/education will be verified
  • Applicants must be currently authorized to work in the United States on a full-time basis