Building a Better Plant-Based Future together

Credit & Receivables Manager FR & BE

Credit & Receivables Manager FR & BE

About us!

At Upfield our purpose is clear: we make people healthier and happier with nutritious and delicious, natural, plant-based products that are good for you, our planet; and with packaging that’s free from plastic.

We are the largest plant-based company in the world, and we believe in doing what’s right for our people, our customers and the planet. We’ve got iconic brands like Rama, Country Crock, Blue Band and Flora that people all over the world know and love. We’ve been a trusted category leader since 1871 and yet we feel like we’re only just getting started.

Performance, Passion and Care define who we are as a company, how we work every day, and the responsibility we feel toward our Associates, our consumers, our business partners and our world.

We have big ambitions to grow this business and we want to attract the right people – those that love what they do, thrive on responsibility and are looking for limitless career defining opportunities.

You’ll have to enjoy working in a fast-paced environment and it will take hard work and determination; we will give you the ownership you need to make an impact. You’ll have to deliver on the commitments you make. And we’ll give you the freedom and flexibility to do your job and build your own career. 

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Your Personal Power! 
At Upfield we want you to bring your ideas, your motivation and desire to succeed! This part of the role is up to you to complete.

Mission Statement  
At Upfield our purpose is clear……Making people healthier and happier with great-tasting, healthy and natural plant-based products which are good for our planet!

We are a highly entrepreneurial fast-paced team running a multi-billion Euro business across 60+ countries with the mindset of a start-up! We are agile, creative, fast-to-market and obsessed with customers and consumers.

About the role

We are currently looking for a Credit & Receivables Manager FR & BE to join our Finance team.

Key Accountabilities

  • Management of customer payment performance and trade term compliance
    • Become the interface between our clients’ accounts payables, Upfields customer service and the FSS
    • Distribution and follow up of actions to Customer Service / FSS / Sales teams…
    • Point of contact for our clients’ Accounts Payable
  • Supports the group’s hub on cash allocations / understanding of payment remittance advices
  • Manage and mitigate bad debt and minimize bad debt provision
  • Manages credit limits in agreement with Finance director
  • Ensures timely and accurate billing
  • Develops a cashflow culture within the organization

Skills and experience required

  • Looking for a top tier candidate, with a very strong track record of delivery in previous Finance roles
  • Minimum 5 years of working experience
  • Cash culture: cash is king !
  • Analytical skills, excellent understanding of “Order to Cash”
  • Comfortable to work in a business development environment where everything is to be built
  • Experience / able to work with stakeholders in other countries
  • Very strong work ethic, resilience in the face of pressure, good team player, ability to meet multiple stretching deadlines, great communication skills and excellent attention to detail
  • Able to communicate in a professional environment in English / French. Dutch is an important plus.
  • Position based in Brussels or Rueil Malmaison (right next to the RER station)

Interested in this role?
Please apply online. Your application will be reviewed against our requirements and we will be in touch shortly to provide you with an update on the status of your application.