philips

Finance Officer/Credit Officer

Posted Sep 18, 2019
Project ID: PHILJP00020642
Location
Eindhoven , Noord Brabant
Duration
6 months (Oct 1, 2019 - Mar 31, 2020)
Hours/week
40 hrs/week
Payrate range
Unknown
The Philips Intellectual Property & Standards Organization:
On the basis of its substantial investments in R&D Philips generates new technologies and other intellectual property (IP). To safeguard a proper return on these investments Philips Intellectual Property & Standards organization (IP&S) protects the fruits of Philips R&D through intellectual property rights (IPRs).

The IPR portfolio is used to support the Philips product divisions in achieving their business goals. In addition, IP&S actively seeks opportunities to license Philips’ technologies to third parties, by which technologies can be shared with many partners and be brought to the market place even quicker.
Moreover, IP&S drives research and development programs in the area of content management systems and other areas of interest with the aim to generate technologies, which it actively uses in setting new standards, in the areas of content management and health.
IP&S also actively participates in the formulation of formal standards and regulations, like for safety, radiation and other product requirements, in order to safeguard favorable conditions for market access for products sold by Philips’ Sectors.
To perform all its tasks IP&S has around 245 IP professionals and 75 support staff located in 19 offices in 11 countries around the world.
IP&S closely co-operates with all Philips businesses, research and development organizations and has extensive contacts with IP agents, IP offices and other governmental bodies in the various countries of the world.
IP&S is currently using an own developed system for the registration of the contracts and all the financials.

For the License Administration Department we are looking for a Finance Officer/Credit Officer (50/50)
Your responsibilities:
You will be working in the IP&S organization as a Finance Officer/Credit Officer (50/50) for multiple license programs. The Finance Officer/Credit Officer is part of the total License Administration Department. The License Administration Department is executing the license contract administration for Philips Healttech and Signify. As a Finance Officer/Credit Officer you are responsible for the daily activities. You report directly to the Manager License Administration Department.
The key areas for responsibility for Finance Officer are:
•   Responsible for correct registration of all bank transactions.
•   Collects, verifies and processes manual accounts and reversals.
•   Collects, verifies and processes Royalty Reporting Forms.
•   Supporting the overall internal control process.
•   Invoicing source tax.
•   Produce standard reports.
•   Propose improvements in the FinOff process and the, currently used, GALA system.
•   Responsible for own Balance sheet and P&L accounts for specification and correctness. Timely solving of old items by yourself or set out actions to the responsible people.
•   Incidental business support.
•   Execute the ICS-Sox part of the FinOff activities.
•   Support activities for the in- and external audits.
•   Responsible for the FinOff part of the Month End Closing process.
•   Participant of the regular Contract to Cash meeting.

The key areas for responsibility for Credit Officer are:
•   Responsible for correct registration of all credit ratings.
•   Responsible for correct registration of the open AR positions, including the aging.
•   Responsible for management reporting of the open AR positions.
•   Together with the BP’s handling the process of the doubtful debtors.
•   Member of the weekly IT meetings for the reporting Portal.
•   Produce standard reports
•   Propose improvements in the Credit management process and the, currently used, GALA system
•   Responsible for own Balance sheet and P&L accounts for specification and correctness. Timely solving of old items by yourself or set out actions to the responsible people.
•   Incidental business support
•   Execute the ICS-Sox part of the Credit management activities
•   Support activities for the in- and external audits
•   Responsible for the Credit management part of the Month End Closing process.
We are looking for:
•   Bachelor Degree in F&A, Economics or Business Administration or equivalent experience
•   Team player
•   Understanding of /experience working with a financial system is a pre.
•   Pragmatic and hands-on approach
•   Customer service focus
•   Show determination to achieve excellent results
•   Excellent understanding of F&A processes and tools
•   Good communication skills
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