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Date: Oct 11, 2018

Location: Benton Harbor, MI, US, 49022

Company: Whirlpool Corporation

Requisition ID: 25506 

Whirlpool Corporation is consistently recognized by Fortune Magazine as one of the World’s Most Admired Companies. Our values are the driving force behind everything we do. Respect, integrity, diversity and inclusion, teamwork and the spirit of winning propel our teams to excellence. Get to know us and see what it's like to be part of the world's leading major home appliance company.

Function Overview:
The Shared Services Specialist will foster relationships with customers/suppliers providing support in the areas of problem resolution and process improvements. Key elements of this Entry-Level position are to apply credits/payments, perform root-cause analysis of credit/payment issues, prepare and report results of analysis, and monitor and manage reporting and controls involving Finance processes. This includes identifying and reconciling disputed amounts, creating debit/credit memos and generally improving cash flow.


Job Responsibilities:

  • Bring your refined problem-solving skills to a fast-paced office environment.
  • Work independently with minimal supervision.
  • Maintain contact with suppliers, carriers, and/or trade partners to correct any credit/payment issues that would negatively impact cash flow.
  • Monitor and review operations reports correcting any issues that would prevent timely payment.
  • Provide detailed, fact-based reporting of root cause analysis and resolution.
  • Proactive monitoring of reporting and vendor accounts to ensure timely invoice posting and payment.
  • Assist other business functions to ensure clear understanding of Finance processes and procedures to correct any payment errors.
  • Identify process improvement opportunities and implement corrective action.
  • Create and maintain process, procedure, policy and control documentation.
  • Provide consistent and regular communications to team and manager/ adviser as appropriate.
  • Prepare and present detailed root cause analysis to an internal and external audience.
  • Perform special assignments and/or projects as needed.
  • Support other Finance functions as required.
  • Approval of invoices suspended or rejected in third-party system.

Minimum Qualifications:

  • Bachelor’s degree 
  • 1+ years of experience in Accounting or Bookkeeping


Preferred Qualifications:

  • Accounting or Finance degree preferred
  • Excellent computer skills, preferably on a wide range of applications such as Microsoft Office Skills, Excel, Word, PowerPoint, SAP & BW, Google Apps, etc.
  • Detailed knowledge of payment terms, credit/collection.
  • Experience with query tools (Business Warehouse).
  • SAP knowledge.
  • Familiarity with Sarbanes Oxley and U.S. GAAP.





About us


Whirlpool Corporation (NYSE: WHR) is the world’s leading major home appliance company, with approximately $21 billion in annual sales, 92,000 employees and 70 manufacturing and technology research centers in 2017. The company markets Whirlpool, KitchenAid, Maytag, Consul, Brastemp, Amana, Bauknecht, Jenn-Air, Indesit and other major brand names in nearly every country throughout the world.


At Whirlpool Corporation, we believe that all people matter. Celebrating diversity and including thousands of perspectives empower us to create products that blend into every concept of home. Whirlpool Corporation is committed to equal employment opportunity regardless of race, color, ancestry, religion, sex, national origin, sexual orientation, age, citizenship, marital status, disability, gender identity or Veteran status. 


Additional information about the company can be found on Twitter at @WhirlpoolCorp. 

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