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AR Cash Application Analyst-Korean Speaker

Date: Dec 19, 2018

Location: Alabang Muntinlupa, 00, PH, 1781

Company: W. R. Grace & Co.

Requisition ID: 2262 

Built on talent, technology, and trust, Grace is a leading global supplier of catalysts and engineered materials. The company’s two industry-leading business segments—Catalysts Technologies and Materials Technologies—provide innovative products, technologies, and services that enhance the products and processes of our customers around the world. Grace employs approximately 3,900 people in over 30 countries.

Job Description

Job Purpose:

Responsible for managing the cash application and allocation process. Applying hands-on experience in Cash Application and Allocation, Account Reconciliation and Customer Service issues and will be responsible for helping meet or exceed Cash Application targets. To provide support to the Cash Application and Allocation Supervisor.


Key Responsibilities:

  • Responsible for ensuring that cash application and allocation is completed in an accurate and timely manner.
  • Perform daily reconciliation of payment discrepancies and contacts Credit and Collection team for prompt resolution.
  • Investigate and coordinate any unidentified receipts to Credit and Collection, Treasury, Business and other relevant parties to ensure timely resolution.
  • Perform reviews of credit/debit memos, unauthorized deductions and other adjustments posted to customer accounts as well as verifying the proper offsetting of credit/debit memos and unapplied cash as authorized in writing by the customer
  • Perform subsequent clearing and posting as needed.
  • Prepare and post manual journal entries as necessary.
  • Perform monthly Cash GL account reconciliation.
  • Actively participate in monthly, quarterly and yearly closing activities.
  • Oversee the tracking, proper posting and offsetting of all prepayments on customer accounts.
  • Ensure compliance with Sarbanes-Oxley (SOX) controls in regard to cash application processes and procedures.
  • Drive process improvement within the Cash application scope.
  • Maintain confidential records of all AR/cash application transactions for audit compliance.
  • Research and respond to all inquiries concerning the function, account reconciliations, remittance advice/payment application and takes appropriate action.
  • Assist with quarterly and yearly audit by internal and external auditors.
  • Assist Cash Application and Allocation Supervisor with preparation and analysis of relevant reports such as Scorecard and other adhoc reports.
  • Actively participate in engagements with multiple stakeholders
  • Ensure compliance to on-going departmental goals and objectives and communicates progress through quantifiable measurements (i.e. DSO, deduction and aging analysis, past dues, bad debt recovery, and collection effectiveness index) on a monthly basis.
  • Supports the Global Credit Function to facilitate and participate in the order-to-cash function.
  • Prepare Daily Cash Summary report
  • Prepare and perform analysis of Unclaimed Property and Cash Summary for Corporate
  • Prepare Advance Refining Technology (ART) weekly and monthly cash balance report
  • Prepare and perform analysis of Unapplied and Shortpayment report

Required Skills


  • Strong customer service orientation, interpersonal, negotiation and analytical skills as well as demonstrated experience working effectively in a diverse and fast-paced environment.
  • Fluent in Korean both oral and written
  • Strong communication and presentation skills.
  • Ability to collaborate effectively across functional business organizations.

Required Experience

  • Experience in Shared Services / Business Process Outsourcing industry, preferably with multinationals
  • Proficient in Microsoft Excel and Powerpoint to assist with various reports.
  • SAP & BW experience preferred.

Preferred Qualifications

  • 3+ years Cash Application and Allocation/ Revenue Chain experience. 
  • BA/BS degree or any related Finance/Business equivalent preferred.

Grace is not accepting unsolicited assistance from search firms for this employment opportunity. Please, no phone calls or emails. All resumes submitted by search firms to any employee at Grace via email, the Internet or in any form and/or method without a valid written search agreement in place for this position will be deemed the sole property of Grace. No fee will be paid in the event the candidate is hired by Grace as a result of the referral or through other means.