KAYAK is looking for a highly motivated Manager, Order to Cash to join our EMEA Finance team, located in London and Zurich. The Manager, Order to Cash, will be responsible for managing the EMEA Order to Cash function and supporting Senior Manager, Finance Operations in delivering high quality service and expertise across business functions. This position requires a detail oriented, curious and highly organized individual who is excited to manage a high-performing team who strive to establish a best in class Order to Cash function. We are looking for someone who is a strong communicator and enjoys working in a fast-paced and continuously changing environment.
 
Responsibilities
You will be working closely with the Senior Manager, Finance Operations, to deliver a high-quality service to internal and external stakeholders. Key responsibilities will be to:
●Manage day to day credit risk, collections, cash application and billing activities and lead EMEA order to cash team.
●Provide managerial support to the EMEA Order to Cash team in resolving disputes, overdue balances and advising on appropriate actions to secure payments and payment plans.
●Develop and analyze controls, systems and processes in order to ensure an efficient and streamlined Order to Cash process.
●Build close relationships with the Commercial team and advise them on all Order to Cash related matters.
●Foster a culture of service excellence and be accountable for meeting agreed KPIs for each area of Order to Cash process.
●Develop a deep understanding of revenue streams and key customers in order to ensure an efficient and streamlined Order to Cash process.
●Increase synergies between different areas of Order to Cash process.
●Perform credit risk analysis and review customers and contracts.
●Monitor high risk customers and manage the escalation process of severely overdue accounts.
●Manage and monitor prepayment process and participate in negotiations with customers.
●Advise Commercial team on payment plans and extensions.
●Active involvement in the bankruptcy process and managing bankrupt customers.
●Identify inefficiencies and process improvements and participate in implementing system changes impacting Order to cash function.
 
Experience
You have extensive experience in managing a team and are used to working in a rapid change environment.
●Bachelor’s/Master’s degree in Accounting, Finance or related field. Swiss or international CPA preferred.
●Accounting experience of minimum 5 years, ideally in a multinational group.
●Strong people management experience, ideally both onsite and remote direct reports, and a keen interest in coaching and developing individuals.
●Proven ability to lead process, control and system improvements and interest in continuously improving efficiency and effectiveness of EMEA Order to Cash function.
●Ability to be in the detail and take a high-level, more holistic view.
●Excellent internal and external stakeholder management and communication skills.
●Exceptional interpersonal skills, both verbal and written, ability to communicate confidently and professionally with all levels within the organization.
●Proactive, self-motivated and hands-on attitude.
●Solution focused with the ability to prioritize and lead multiple tasks in order to meet deadlines.
●Operational knowledge of order to cash process and credit control preferred.

About KAYAK

KAYAK, part of Booking Holdings (NASDAQ:  BKNG), is the world’s leading travel search engine. With billions of queries across our platforms, we help people find their perfect flight, stay, rental car, cruise, or vacation package. We’re also transforming the in-travel experience with our app and new accommodation software. For more information, visit www.KAYAK.com.

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