Credit / Collection Specialist (m/w/d) in Langenhagen


The Credit & Collection analyst plays an important role in supporting business growth across Xylem Europe. In this role you will work with analytical processes including a detailed ‘grounding’ of customer credit. In this you will also work with our customer collection processes across the region. Timely feedback to other departments and sales team  is critical for this position. This role reports to the Credit&Collection Manager and provides support to the finance teams and other key stakeholders for the units assigned. This role requires an enthusiastic and highly motivated professional capable of working in a fast paced environment while collaborating with various business stakeholders in administering the day-to-day operation of Xylem’s Global Finance program.


Essential Duties/Principal Responsibilities:


  • Work with Customer/Country risk assessment across the region
  • Analysis of Key customers financial statements and risk assessment
  • Handling Bank guarantees and letter of credit, work close with our Treasury function
  • Reduce the Account receivable position and achieve the AR KPI`s according to the Group targets
  • Support on creating a Cash culture within the organization to keep the financial objectives
  • Collection activities for assigned portfolio of strategic customers
  • Monthly reporting activities regarding the overdue situation and main drivers
  • Manage customer risk, block and the release of orders, validation of account opening
  • Work as a primary regional point of contact for collections & dispute management for local business unit leader and service provider and partner with other O2C functions (i.e. cash applications, and customer master data) and or local business units leaders (i.e. customer service, order management and or sales)  and or with customer as needed to resolve issues
  • Apply the Group Credit Policy and support the standardization of financial processes across the company
  • Gather feedback from relevant stakeholders and make recommendations for technological and process improvement


  • Bachelor’s degree or relevant Certification in Finance, Accounting, Business or related field, plus a minimum of 2 years of relevant experience in a Corporate Finance environment
  • Previous experience working with Order-to-Cash is required
  • Expertise in customer financial statement analysis, trade reports and credit reference processing preferred
  • Prior experience and knowledge of regional & global credit bureaus (i.e. Dunn & Bradstreet, Soliditte, Equifax, etc.) is preferred
  • Fluent level of German (minimum C-Level) and English, oral and written
  • An understanding of relevant legislation, policies and procedures in the specific countries in the region
  • Experience in a Regional and or Global environment
  • Demonstrate both the ability and motivation to work collaboratively in a team environment, across regions and functions, as well as working independently with minimal oversight.
  • Self-starter who can prioritize tasks and manage deadlines, navigate and be successful in a fast-paced, dynamic work environment.
  • Excellent analytical skills demonstrating an ability to identify root cause, generating and evaluating alternatives, and implementing solutions.
  • Proficiency in MS Excel, Word and Powerpoint 

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Anzeigenart Stellenangebot
Arbeitszeit Vollzeit
Vertragsart Festanstellung
Berufliche Praxis mit Berufserfahrung
Aus- und Weiterbildung Abgeschlossene Berufsausbildung / Lehrabschluss
Berufskategorie Recht, Steuern, Finanzen, Controlling / Finanzbuchhaltung, Mahnwesen
Arbeitsort Bayernstr. 11, 30855 Langenhagen


Xylem Water Solutions Deutschland GmbH

Kontakt für Bewerbung

Herr Niklas Naunheim

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Xylem Water Solutions Deutschland GmbH
Credit / Collection Specialist (m/w/d)

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