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Danaher Corporation Cash Collection Specialist (SAP Knowledge), 6 months contract in Johannesburg, South Africa


  • Responsible for credit collection for RSA and EMEA (as required).


  • Make collection calls on past due customer accounts

  • Chase customers via email/teams for early in time payments including sending statements/invoices/POD’s when required

  • Monitor DSO and A/R aging by customer. Identify actions needed for best collection results

  • Escalate issues to management and to Customer Services as required

  • Partner with rest of AR Finance team and with other departments (Customer Service, Commercial)

  • Month end reporting

  • Release of orders

  • Banking – allocations/remittances

  • Reconciliations of customer accounts

  • Journal entries

  • Knowledge of credit assessment/vetting

  • Onboarding new customers in system for credit application

  • Knowledge of dispute resolution


Complete and pass all assigned and required training and on time


Education or Experience (in years):

  • 5 years of experience in credit collection and AR accounting.

  • 2 years of experience of SAP environment.

  • Advance excel skills

  • Knowledge and skills:

  • Ability to handle multiple assignments under time pressure.

  • Fluency in English essential.

  • Strong analytic and numeric skills.

  • Self-starter but also a team player.

  • Excellent communication skills – written and verbal including enhanced ability to negotiate effectively and influence stakeholders.

  • Excellent time management - Good organization capacities and ability to meet 100% of the deadlines.

  • Professionalism and positive attitude.

  • Good organization capabilities with the mindset to achieve 100% of deadlines.

  • Process improvement skills.

  • Experience of meeting customers in face-to-face meetings

  • High level SAP experience

  • PowerBi – advantage

  • Knowledge of heath industry

  • Knowledge of working with public organisations


Willingness and ability to travel and meet with customers as and when required.

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