Senior Manager, Credit/Collections

Synopsys - Mountain View, CA (30+ days ago)4.2

Senior Manager Global Credit & Collections

Position summary:
Senior Finance position, located in Synopsys’ global HQ in Sunnyvale.
Reporting to the Senior Director Revenue Recognition, based in Dublin Ireland.
Responsible for the global Credit and Collections team of 8.
Working closely with the C&C leaders in each geography in relation to the operations management, leadership and administration tasks of the global team.
Responsible for optimizing global cash collections, quarterly DSO targets and AR Aging profile.
Maintaining global credit policy, setting customer credit limits and credit approval of significant customer contracts.
Partnering with customer facing teams, building strong relationships both internally and customers.
Provide regular updates to senior management of KPI’s, analysis and trends.
Responsibility for cash forecasting, DSO, Aging and trending analysis.
Working closely with internal teams in the Quote to Cash cycle.
Ensuring optimization and continual improvement of collections, reporting and data analytics processes and implementing industry best practices.

Candidate skills:
Bachelors Degree in Business, Management or Economics.
Minimum of 15+ years relevant experience to include management of proficient local and remotely based teams.
Proven track record in a multinational high tech environment.
Ability to lead multiple team projects simultaneously.
Excellent oral and written communication and organisational skills,
Capable of communicating at all levels within the company.
Strong interpersonal skills with the ability to partner, influence and negotiate.
SAP experience would be an advantage, proficient with MS Office.
Ability to motivate a successful team.