AR Lead [ Support China Market]

RM8000 - RM9500 per month
17 Jan 2022
14 Feb 2022
JN -012022-4569043
En Xin Yap
Contract type
Full time
Experience level
Part qualified

As an Account Receivable Lead, your key responsibility is to ensure the accuracy of the entire AR process related to billing, cash applications, credit and collections management, handling dispute, AR reporting and treasury support.

Client Details

Our client is one of the leading companies in the industry and rapidly expanding and growing its business across the globe. They have successfully demonstrated success over the year by constantly evolving and adapting the latest technology as part of the business transformation journey.

By joining them, you will gain first-class in-house training, clear career trajectory. At this juncture, my client is looking to expand the AR team to bring in a true leader to lead the existing team to embark on the expansion journey and grow together as a team in supporting China Region. They have a very warm and open workplace culture which helps make it a good place for further growth and development


  • Ensuring the accuracy of the entire AR process related to billing, cash applications, credit and collections management, handling dispute, AR reporting and treasury support.
  • Take appropriate action/ measure to resolve on long overdue outstanding issues.
  • To support on cash flow optimization by preparing weekly liquidity planning / projection report
  • Reducing our DSO (Days Sales Outstanding) and maximizing profit by keeping slow collections at a minimum and ensuring implementation/execution of effective collection strategies
  • Ensure that all revenue and collection are update to SAP accurately and within time limit laid down in corporate guideline.
  • Monitor and follow up with internal and external stakeholders to ensure the disputes, past due accounts and over credit limit accounts are follow up with prompt actions.
  • Train and coach team on their customer handling and problem-solving skill, all accounts receivable and credit control related topics.
  • Perform credit monitoring Assess customers' credit risk on regular base and highlight any potential risk to the manager.
  • Coordinate the process for the new credit applications
  • Assist with credit assessment report and apply for commercial insurance according to the group guidelines/local policies.
  • Lead and manage team of 8 and responsible for team performance and deliverables.
  • Handling escalations and managing stakeholders - both from retained organization finance and business (customer service, sales, treasury).
  • Identifying areas of continuous improvement and manages work on required solutions.
  • Accountable for AR KPIs and ensures the compliance of the SLAs.
  • Approving and releasing blocked orders.
  • Executing audit requests.
  • Managing month end activities for AR


  • Candidate must possess at least a Degree in Finance & Accounting/Commerce or equivalent and Professional Qualification of any. (ACCA/CPA/ICAEW/MICPA)
  • 6-8 years of experience in Accounts Receivables (AR)
  • Sound knowledge of order to cash life-cycle and basic accounting, credit & collections, creating, formatting and analyzing reports
  • Experience in SAP is a MUST
  • Experience in a shared service or business process outsourcing engagement is a MUST
  • Computer literacy, knowledge in Microsoft Excel and ERP system
  • Ability to speak, read and write Mandarin will be an advantage
  • Thrive in a fast-paced environment, great communication and stakeholder management skill

Job Offer

  • Attractive salary package
  • Vibrant and energetic office culture
  • Excellent career progression
  • Work-life balance

To apply online please click the 'Apply' button below. For a confidential discussion about this role please contact En Xin Yap on +603 2302 4065.

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