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Application deadline 22 days ago: Thursday 28 Mar 2024 at 23:59 UTC

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This is a temporary fixed-term position until the end of March 2025.

The World Economic Forum, committed to improving the state of the world, is the international organization for public-private cooperation.

The Forum engages the foremost political, business, cultural and other leaders of society to shape global, regional and industry agendas.

Why we are recruiting.

To face the business's growth, the Accounts Receivables team needs additional resources to maintain and guarantee its high level of service, this is a matt. Cover role.

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The Account Receivable Specialist will be in a team of 8 people and report to the Accounting Lead.

  • Responsibilities

    • Management of Account Receivables
    • Booking incoming cash
    • Billings: invoicing and crediting
    • Monitoring the AR Inbox
    • Address all AR queries (internally & externally)
    • Complete vendors form and online payment platforms
    • Perform aging analysis
    • Book and reconcile credit card payments
    • Collaborate closely with key stakeholders on credit control/collection
    • Produce weekly reports for Dept Heads
    • Assist in Ad-Hoc projects
  • Contribute to preparing monthly/quarterly/yearly financial closings

    • Relative balance sheet account reconciliation
    • Recognize Revenue using the Revenue Recognition tool
    • Produce the DSO and Unpaid report for the management reporting pack
    • Manage the Interim and Year End Audit process for AR
  • Credit Control
    • Collaborate closely with key stakeholders on credit control/collection
    • Manage the payment reminder scheduled to be sent for overdue invoices
    • Confidently and sensitively tactfully place pressure on partners/members with an overdue invoice
    • Manage the list of participants registered to events and send external communications regarding the admission policy
    • Collect dues on all open invoices before the start of an event
  • Projects
    • Improve key performance metrics for unpaid (open invoices)
    • Utilize existing tools to improve credit control management


  • Bachelor in Finance or Brevet Federal in Accounting
  • 5 years of experience in financial accounting
  • Excellent knowledge in cost accounting and VAT
  • Excellent spoken and written English and French are a must
  • Excellent IT commands and ability to contribute new implementation
  • Ability to organize workload and to prioritise multiple workstreams
  • High sense of urgency and commitment to objectives
  • Confident and able to present to senior management

Why work at the Forum:

The Forum believes that progress happens by bringing together people from all walks of life who have the drive and the influence to improve the state of the world by building awareness and cooperation, shaping mindsets and agendas, and driving collective action. Join us and become a driver for positive change!

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