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Date: Oct 11, 2018

Location: St. Joseph, MI, US, 49085

Company: Whirlpool Corporation

Requisition ID: 26801 

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.


Accounts Receivables Specialist – Kitchenaid

Functional Overview
The Shared Services Specialist will foster relationships with trade customers supporting Whirlpool's Brand Value Creation, Every Home Everywhere and business strategies.


This position is responsible for managing the order to cash process consisting of credit, collection, debit management and customer relations for a portfolio of accounts.


This position will report to a Shared Services Team Advisor within the Trade Partner Financial Services (TPFS) organization.  The Shared Services Specialist will collect trade customer accounts receivable payments and take action as necessary with past due balances. This includes identifying and reconciling disputed amounts, problem resolution, initiating debit and credit memos for discrepancy resolution, provide project leadership to improve departmental cash flow and set a positive leadership example for TPFS. 


In this position, you'll have the opportunity to interface with trade customers, field sales, logistics, and order entry and deployment functions to develop plans and processes to ensure relationships optimize sales and cash flow. 


Job Responsibilities

  • Manage accounts receivable and monitor credit worthiness of trade customers.
  • Support order approval guidelines,
  • Manage accounts within credit lines 
  • Perform risk management on critical past due situations.

Minimum Requirements

  • Bachelor Degree
  • 1+ years of Accounting or Finance experience

Preferred Requirements

  • Degree in Finance, Accounting or Business field of study 
  • The ability to identify and implement process improvements, prepare and analyze data to provide meaningful recommendations to leadership.
  • Requires excellent computer skills on a wide range of applications such as Excel, Word, Power Point, SAP, etc.
  • Experience in order management, credit, and collections with emphasis on internal routines such as cash application, claims, accounting, letters of credit, bankruptcy, and the Uniform Commercial Code, and an understanding of the Sales and Logistics (Reverse Logistics) areas.
  • Must be an excellent communicator, possess good analytical and problem solving skills, act independently and negotiate win-win solutions with a wide range of customers and internal Whirlpool process partners.
  • Excellent interpersonal, organizational and presentation skills.



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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