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Accounts Receivable Analyst

Job Requisition ID:  43763

 

Eastman’s current hiring policy encourages and prefers new hires be fully vaccinated before reporting to work in this role when possible. 

 

Founded in 1920, Eastman is a global specialty materials company that produces a broad range of products found in items people use every day. With the purpose of enhancing the quality of life in a material way, Eastman works with customers to deliver innovative products and solutions while maintaining a commitment to safety and sustainability. The company’s innovation-driven growth model takes advantage of world-class technology platforms, deep customer engagement, and differentiated application development to grow its leading positions in attractive end markets such as transportation, building and construction, and consumables. As a globally inclusive and diverse company, Eastman employs approximately 14,000 people around the world and serves customers in more than 100 countries. The company had 2021 revenues of approximately $10.5 billion and is headquartered in Kingsport, Tennessee, USA. For more information, visit www.eastman.com.

 

This is a wonderful opportunity to grow your career in a collaborative and fast paced team environment!

 

Responsibilities

 

This role can be performed either remotely or at the Kingsport Corporate Office.

 

Accounts Receivable Analyst is assigned to Treasury/Global Credit and supports a global, large and complex accounts receivable portfolio. Provides month forecasting and sensitivity analysis as well as supports business teams in understanding key drivers for changes in accounts receivable such that appropriate decisions can be made to optimize overall working capital outcomes.  Overall steward of AR forecasting model driving ongoing improvements in capabilities.

 

 

Responsibilities

 

  • Prepares monthly Accounts Receivable 24 month forecast and waterfall comparisons to be shared with business, accounting, and finance leadership to inform decisions for meeting annual cash flow goals.
  • Prepares quarterly bad debt reserve and monthly bad debt reserve forecast
  • Partners with a broader range of individuals including business teams, accounting/finance teams and cross functional peers to aid decision support and tactical execution
  • Participates actively as a member of working capital team and provides presentation package for comprehensive view of accounts receivable actual results and forecast drivers
  • Identifies and drives ongoing improvements in process. Shares practices and collaborates cross functionally.
  • Delivers analysis package on AR forecast and Bad Debt for monthly Treasury Forecast and communicates key messages and drivers to Treasury Leadership team.

 

Qualifications

 

Functional Skills and Capabilities

 

  • Foundational accounting experience with understanding and knowledge of Accounts Receivable
  • Strong verbal and written communication / presentation skills.  Able to explain complex information clearly and concisely. 
  • Detail oriented with strong problem-solving and critical thinking skills
  • Strong project management and technical skills
  • Productivity / Ongoing improvement mindset
  • High level of initiative and good judgement.
  • Proficient in Excel and Financial Analysis

 

 

Required Experience / Education 

 

  • Bachelor’s degree in accounting/Finance required
  • Experience with SAP, Excel, and Power BI.
  • Understanding and knowledge of Accounts Receivable
  • Experience participating in software program development projects (preferred).
  • Experienced in project management

 

Eastman Chemical Company is an equal opportunity employer.  All qualified applicants will receive consideration for employment without regard to age, race, color, religion, sex, sexual orientation, gender identity, national origin, disability, veteran status or any other characteristics protected by law.

Eastman is committed to creating a powerfully diverse workforce and a broadly inclusive workplace, where everyone can contribute to their fullest potential each day.


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