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Brown-Forman Credit/Collections/Cash Applications (CCCA) Analyst -APAC in Tokyo, Japan

Meaningful Work From Day One

Serving as a business partner within the APAC GBS (Global Business Solutions) structure, supporting principally the Japanese business unit, the CCCA Analyst is responsible for managing the collection of overdue accounts, payment allocation, claims adjustment, disputes settlement, and invoices offsetting. Also conducting regular credit review, credit hold release and preparing analyses with a focus on communicating quantitative and qualitative information in a clear, accurate, and timely manner with a focus on, but not limited to, Japanese accounts receivable & credit limit issues.

The owner of this position will work under the GBS structure and should be able to work remotely and stay in command of all Japanese A/R & Credit related operations.

What You Can Expect

  • Manage Account Receivables in cooperation with Customer Service and the Sales Team

  • Reconcile the customer balance and the credit situation with the collaboration of Accounting and Sales Team

  • Coordinate with the Account Manager, Customer Services, and Accounting teams regarding collection, claims deduction, cash application, and banking operations

  • Review on credit hold orders, address issues for timely credit hold release

  • Conduct periodic credit review and recommend credit lines to new and existing customers per Credit Policies and Procedures

  • Co-ordinate the creation and maintenance of customer records with the GBS Master Data Manager.

  • Assist in the implementation of new processes and procedures where necessary

  • Preparing weekly customer aging & shipment reports. Sharing information with appropriate parties concerned

  • Assist with month-end close in generating aging report with comments on past due invoices, perform DSO analysis, recommend provision for bad debt, and accrual for bad debt write off

  • Verify that transactions comply with Credit policies and procedures and SOX requirements

  • Set up and maintain customers’ credit files containing financials, credit agency report, and collection records

  • Perform other receivables (not from customers) if required

  • Assist to prepare reports per request from Credit and Accounting Department

  • VAT filing–output tax part

  • CIT filing– Sales Revenue Reconciliation

  • Invoice Management

What You Bring to the Table

  • College/University (Bachelors or Equivalent);

  • 3+ years of qualified experience in credit, collection, and accounting

  • Knowledge of accounts receivable, cash application and credit management.

  • Maintaining general ledgers

  • Experience in working with SAP, Business Warehouse or similar software

  • Excellent written & verbal communication skills (English and Japanese)

Brown-Forman Corporation is committed to equality of opportunity in all aspects of employment. It is the policy of Brown-Forman Corporation to provide full and equal employment opportunities to all employees and potential employees without regard to race, color, religion, national or ethnic origin, veteran status, age, gender, gender identity or expression, sexual orientation, genetic information, physical or mental disability or any other legally protected status.

Business Area: Global Finance

City: Tokyo


Country: JPN

Req ID: JR-00005587