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Lead Cash Analyst

Lead Cash Analyst

Brand/Group 
Corporate
Job Locations 
US-MI-Rockford
Job Function 
Finance
Min. Exp.(Yrs) 
2
Type 
Full Time

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Overview

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Wolverine Worldwide is a global marketer of branded footwear, apparel, and accessories. With an established global footprint that spans approximately 200 countries and territories, as well as a rock-solid infrastructure, Wolverine Worldwide is dedicated to advancing the following brands that comprise the ever-expanding portfolio: Bates, Chaco, Cat Footwear, Harley Davidson Footwear, Hush Puppies, Keds, Merrell, Saucony, Sperry, and Wolverine. Wolverine Worldwide’s continued success is driven by our ability to stay true to our simple mission: we empower, engage and inspire our consumers – every step of the way.

GENERAL FUNCTION

Works closely with Cash Analysts to ensure proper application of lock box and electronic payments to customer accounts in SAP.  Partners with leadership to provide daily guidance on cash activities within the Department. Implements process improvements, procedures, and reporting that is consistent with the departments stated policies.

Responsibilities

  • Oversees cash activities to ensure that cash has been applied to the appropriate customer accounts, that the appropriate line items have been removed in the resulting clearance process, and that any open residual item left on an account has been properly handled.
  • Coordinates with Cash Analysts and credit staff to resolve unapplied payments.
  • Oversees interaction with Cash Analysts and Deductions team to ensure that the appropriate open credits are properly applied to deductions.
  • Assists with cash application of US/Canada/International customer payments as needed to meet proper service level agreement in support of credit and collections efforts.
  • Administers maintenance of cash application dashboards for reporting metrics regarding customer payments and cash analyst resource allocation.
  • Works with Cash Analysts to resolve recurring payment problems, and otherwise improve cash applications “automatic match” rate.
  • Supports management and bank partners to improve efficiency of cash function.
  • Assists in the implementation and testing of new software and upgrades to current software.
  • Collaborates with leadership to create cash application processes in relation to new projects and process improvements implemented by other functions within the Credit Department.
  • Acts as one of the knowledge experts (Super Users) for SAP Cash Applications within the department.
  • Takes a lead role in the training and development of new and current Cash Analyst employees.
  • Performs duties consistent with the company’s AAP/EEO goals and policies.
  • Performs other duties as required/assigned by manager.

Qualifications

  • Bachelor’s Degree in Accounting, Business or Finance or equivalent knowledge, skills, or abilities.
  • Proven problem solving skills and decision making abilities.
  • Good interpersonal skills and the ability to develop and motivate others.
  • Excellent verbal and written communication skills.
  • Ability to work with all levels within the organization.
  • Strong organizational skills and the ability to multi-task.
  • Proficiency with personal computers, SAP, Word, Excel and certain Internet applications.

Committed to a diverse workforce, we are an Equal Opportunity Employer (Minorities/Women/Veterans/Disabled).