Posted to MedZilla on 9/19/2017

Takeda Pharmaceuticals

US-IL, Accounts Receivable Coordinator 1702241-MZ


Are you looking for a patient-focused, innovation-driven company that will inspire you and support your career? If so, be empowered to take charge of your future at Takeda. Join us as an Accounts Receivable Coordinator in our Deerfield, IL office.
Takeda is a global, innovation-driven pharmaceutical leader with 30,000 professionals working together across more than 70 countries. We have an unwavering dedication to put patients first for more than 230 years while we live our values of Takeda-ism Integrity, Fairness, Honesty, and Perseverance. We are united by our mission to strive towards Better Health and a Brighter Future for people worldwide through leading innovation in medicine.
Here, everyone matters and you will be a vital contributor to our inspiring, bold mission. As a Accounts Receivable Coordinator US Business Unit FP&A Team, you will be empowered to assist the Sr. Manager of Finance Operations in processing and posting of customer remittances into our Accounting System A typical day will include:
  • Work with the A/R Manager in establishing and enforcing finance policies and incorporating adequate process controls
  • Ensure manual processing of customer remittances and posting to the SAP accounting system; approve posting tolerances within the approval level
  • Review outstanding receivables using A/R aging report; follow-up on the delinquent accounts to expedite collection
  • Identify exception items such as credit override, credit holds, finance charge, special collection and write-offs; conduct research and make recommendations for approval
  • Take necessary actions on exception items and prepare them for processing
  • Assist with credit block review and order release
  • Receive customer inquiries, conduct appropriate research and provide responses to customers
  • Collaborate with chargeback s and rebate administration, as required
  • Assist with sending account statements to customers


  • High School Diploma or equivalent required
  • Minimum of two years experience in A/R or General Accounting
  • Complete understanding of SAP s sales & distribution module
  • Industry Knowledge understands the pharmaceutical industry and the prescription drug distribution process in a large healthcare organization or prescription drug vendor
  • Accounting understands moderately complex accounting concepts and Generally Accepted Accounting Principles (GAAP)
  • Legal understands the laws and regulations affecting credit and collections
  • Communication ability to communicate ideas and data (both verbally and written) in persuasive and appropriate manner
  • Problem Solving ability to identify problems associated with an application and provide specific solutions that resolve the problem
  • Analytical ability to analyze a wide variety of data in order to make informed decisions


  • 401(k) with company match and Annual Retirement Contribution Plan
  • Tuition reimbursement
  • Company match of charitable contributions
  • Health & Wellness programs including onsite flu shots and health screenings
  • Generous time off for vacation and the option to purchase additional vacation days
  • Community Outreach Programs

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