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Interim Collections Manager Europe – Philips TV/Audio

Full-time
Prague - Holesovice
Posted 2 weeks ago
About Tpv Technology

TPV Technology is an internationally-renowned PC monitor, TV and Digital Signage Displays manufacturer. TPV serves as an original design manufacturer for some of the best-known TV , PC and Digital Signage Displays brands in the industry and distributes its products worldwide under its own brands AOC and Envision. In addition, the company designs, produces and sells Philips-branded monitors, TV's and AVA products, Digital Signage Displays and mobile phones through a license agreement with Philips via its subsidiaries TP Vision and MMD. As an example, the company brings high-quality TV sets to the market: smart and easy to use with sophisticated styling. TPV believes in creating products that touch the human senses and are within reach of all consumers in the markets they operate in. As a leader in the hotel industry, their hospitality TV division serves most the world's major international and national hotel groups, as well as individual hotels, hospitals, cruises and other professional facilities.

About Tp Vision

TP Vision is a consumer electronics key player in the world of audio visual digital entertainment. TP Vision concentrates on developing, manufacturing and marketing Philips branded TV sets (Europe, Russia, Middle East, South America, India and selected countries in Asia-Pacific) and audio products (all around the Globe). We do this by combining the innovative Philips brand heritage with our design expertise, operational excellence, flexibility and speed of TPV Technology. With these combined strengths, we bring high-quality TV sets to the market: smart and easy to use with sophisticated styling. We believe in creating products that offer a superior audio and visual experience for consumers. With Philips TVs, TP Vision is a global leader in the hospitality market. TP Vision is the exclusive brand licensee of Philips TVs for the above listed countries and, on the global stage for the Philips audio products.TP Vision employs close to 2,000 people in several locations around the globe and is 100% owned by TPV, one of the world’s leading monitor and LCD TV manufacturers, selling and marketing Philips branded TVs in China. TPV has been able to drive its growth over the years by leveraging its economies of scale and core competencies in R&D, manufacturing, logistic efficiency and quality.

Scope

Prague (Czech Republic) - Based within the European SSC based in Prague, we do search for Interim Collections Manager heading the Collections team for the whole Europe. The position is open for period of 6 months (back-up for parental leave). Collections Manager leads & organizes the collections and queries activities with the team of 13 people (AR balances open between 150-200 mln EUR), ensuring prioritisation for actions across customer portfolio & effectiveness of the teams.The end goal is to collect the whole cash in time, with limited overdues and write-offs. The Interim Collections manager is responsible for the overall collection services and manages the relationships towards customers & Sales organisations.

Responsibility
  • Overlook Cash Collection and Query management process
  • Check if the processes are executed in line with Collection policy, propose the changes in the processes, if needed
  • Deliver operational results / KPIs as per targets (DSO, AR Aging/Exposure, % of unsolved claims, AR balance confirmation letters)
  • Secure good communication with relevant stakeholders (Customers, Sales director, KAMs, Consumer care, Legal, Order Fulfilment, Credit risk team, Cash application)
  • Securing that Monthly review meetings with Sales organisation are in place (ensure visibility around customer payment behaviour, adherence to agreed payments plans, discipline around payments terms and credit limits. Ensure proper and timely escalation process is in place, including credit block scenarios, with possible pre-payments, legal actions, late payment interests)
  • Ensuring periodic review meetings with Credit risk controllers are done
  • People management - oversee Cash collection team operations from a strategic perspective, define priority areas
  • Regular meetings with the team and two supervisors (1-to-1), coaching of supervisors
  • Support the team in change management
  • Compliance - ensure strong internal controls are in place, to achieve strong and compliant internal and external audit outcome.
  • Accurate and timely month-end reporting and ensuring meeting all corporate deadlines.
  • External & Internal audit - secure GL accounts related to AR are underpinned
  • Secure that revenue samples are delivered on time
What Do We Offer You
  • 6 month Interim Manager opportunity within market established dynamic company with strong brand
  • International environment of a middle size European SSC within friendly company environment
  • Competitive remuneration package plus quarterly bonus
  • Wide range of benefits: 26 days of holidays, 4 sick days, meal tickets, transport allowance, discount on company products, contributions to the pension insurance
  • Attractive work location in Prague 7 - Holešovice, currently mostly working from home office
Education And Related Experience
  • University degree preferably in Finance/Accounting/Economics
  • Minimum 8 years experience in finance, 5 years in Credit & Collection
  • Strong SAP and MS Excel knowledge
  • Fluent in English
  • Previous team leading and people management experience of medium to large teams; ability to transfer management skills into remote home working teams management
  • Ready to be responsible for delivering results. Comfortable accepting stretch goals and willing to make decisions even in ambiguous situations
  • Critical thinker with a big picture orientation, combined with strong analytical skills
  • Project management experience
  • Ability to develop and deploy the new processes and procedures
  • Strong interpersonal and communication skills - ability to present, interact, explain, and negotiate with diverse audience including internal stakeholders like Sales directors/KAMs as well as external customers
  • Open minded, change agent
  • Team oriented in the international environment
More Info

If you are interested in this opportunity, please send us your CV with motivation letter in English. Please contact Lenka Rahma at lenka.rahma@tpv-tech.com.

Acquisition as a result of this vacancy posting is not appreciated.

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