ARI Coordinator in Davenport, IA at Arconic

Date Posted: 11/8/2019

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Job Description

Arconic is currently in search of an Accounts Receivable Imbalances (ARI) Coordinator to join our Global Rolled Products (GRP) business unit in Davenport, IA.
GRP is a dynamic global organization that offers the widest variety of aluminum plate and sheet in the world. GRP is made up of Arconic's rolling operations around the world and is Arconic's most global group with manufacturing and commercial sites in North America, Eastern Europe, Western Europe, Asia, and Russia.  GRP produces the widest variety of aluminum sheet and plate products in the world. Our aluminum is the foundation for many products serving customers in a wide range of industries, including aerospace, building and construction, and automotive systems and distribution.
Position Description:
Under the direction of the Customer Sales, Service & Auto ARI Manager, this position is accountable to provide direct customer service to facilitate the coordination, follow-up, timely resolution and closing of ARIs which are assigned for commercial customers. The ARI Coordinator will be responsible for reporting metrics for the work group. The key role is to manage day-to-day account activities and to act as ARI Coordinator between the business and its customers. The ARI Coordinator position reviews receivables, claims, debits, credits and unapplied cash for domestic and export customers in a manner that ensures optimum cash flow. The ARI Coordinator will work on process improvements and problem solving to avoid reoccurrences and enable ARIs to be closed within 60 days. This role includes coordination with all business unit locations to create a standardized approach to ARI management.
 
Responsibilities:
  • Obtain an in-depth understanding of each customer’s accounts payable and receivable processes to understand the needs of each customer. Incumbent must also obtain a basic knowledge of pricing, Transportation and Quality practices and use this information in a collaborative effort with the Commercial Team, Credit, Quality and Accounting to provide prompt responses, resolution of ARIs and meeting departmental goals;
  • Provide timely, effective resolution to customer account discrepancies;
  • Review customer check remittance data to determine whether the ARI is related to a pricing or a material issue;
  • Prepare accurate credits/debits for customer account discrepancies and forward all related documentation to the responsible party for timely resolution;
  • Develop process improvements to enable closure of new ARIs to established BU targets and provide solutions for the reduction of new ARIs.


Qualifications

Basic Qualifications:
  • Associates Degree from an accredited institution;
  • Employees must be legally authorized to work in the United States. Verification of employment eligibility will be required at the time of hire. Visa sponsorship is not available for this position;
  • This position is subject to the International Traffic in Arms Regulations (ITAR) which requires U.S. person status. ITAR defines U.S. person as an U.S. Citizen, U.S. Permanent Resident (i.e. Green Card Holder), Political Asylee, or Refugee.
 
Preferred Qualifications:
  • Associates Degree in Accounting or Finance from an accredited institution;
  • Minimum of 1-year experience in Accounting, Finance, or Credit role.

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