Neptune Pacific Direct Line (NPDL) is experiencing a period of significant transformation. Formed in 2020, Neptune Pacific Line acquired Pacific Direct Line, bringing together two of the South Pacific's top shipping and logistics companies to support the full supply chain of our customers in the region. NPDL is part of The Wonderful Company headquartered in Los Angeles, CA. Its other companies include FIJI Water, Justin and Landmark Vineyards, Vintage Nurseries, Wonderful Citrus, Wonderful Pistachios, Teleflora, POM Wonderful and Suterra.
Reporting to the Senior Accountant, this is a 12-month fixed term contract created to assist with current business demands. We are looking for an outgoing and autonomous operator with experience in reconciliations, invoicing and client contact. With strong attention to detail and a willingness to go the extra mile, you are someone with the ability to manage collection issues, process customer claims and assist with a weekly cashflow forecast.
In this role, you will be:
Closely managing customer collections issues and progressing resolutions to meet weekly targets
Researching and processing customer claims of invoice payment, chargebacks, returns, and shipment discrepancies
Assisting with the creation and implementation of a communication schedule to proactively collect on outstanding balances
Conducting weekly detailed reporting of aging status and issues
Providing spreadsheet detail and analysis of key customer accounts
Providing research and support for annual audit requests
Cashflow Forecasting on weekly basis
Working closely with our Shared Services Team in Fiji and assisting with receipt allocation
This role is based in Parnell, Auckland. Working as part of a fun and dedicated team, you will be joining the organisation at a busy time. Therefore, the ability to hit the ground running is essential. This team works hand in hand with the wider organisation so you will receive exposure to a wide range of transactions. Being adaptable, flexible and a forward thinker will really help you succeed in this role. You will enjoy the integrative team culture and work with your peers to ensure deadlines are met.
Here's what you'll bring to the table:
A minimum of two years in an Accounts Receivable role is essential
Intermediate to Advanced Excel skills
Strong reconciliation skills
Experience with Accounting Software such as Oracle, SAP or Xero
Experience with CargoWise would be an advantage
Excellent communication and interpersonal skills, including the ability to work with people at all levels across the organisation with a team mentality
An ability to analyse reports whilst maintaining high levels of confidentiality
You will have excellent attention to detail, with a strong attitude to complete tasks correctly the first time. In addition, you will have a good understanding of what “Best Practice” looks like, armed with a “can do” attitude to enable you to fulfil your role.
You will have the right to live and work in New Zealand at the time of applying. The successful candidate may be subject to undergo a Police Check and/or Pre-Employment Drug Test.
Our NPDL Contribution:
Opportunity for development and internal mobility
Wonderful Giving (wonderfulgiving.com) - allowing you to donate company money to a cause of your choice
Project Wonderful - Staff spend a day in the community helping with various projects
Company focused on wellness and health
If you are a natural analytical thinker and problem solver with experience in Accounts Receivable, then apply now!
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