Established in 1980, Precor (www.precor.com) sets the standard for quality, innovation, and performance in exercise equipment. Precor has distinguished itself as a worldwide industry leader, providing state-of-the-art fitness equipment to health clubs, hotels, spas, fitness centers, and private homes all over the world. Precor strives to bring a personal touch to the experience of every exerciser, relate to operators in the industry in a personal way, and cultivate a culture that believes in mutual respect and the overwhelming returns of sharing. 

POSITION TITLE: Credit & Customer Finance Manager – Precor EMEA
LOCATION: Garching near Munich, Germany

POSITION DESCRIPTION:
As Credit & Customer Finance Manager, you will act as a business partner to regional and country operations teams in EMEA fulfilling the following responsibilities:
  • Manage planning and forecasting processes for accounts receivable
    • Performs analysis on the credit risk of the EMEA receivables portfolio by reviewing delinquency trends, identifying credit risk, and projections
  • Participate in monthly reviews, follow ups and approval of actuals focused on credit and AR, providing recommendations to leadership
  • Drive governance & compliance, managing policy adherence
  • Act as partner to Amer Financial Shared Services
  • Set Cash Collection targets
  • Engages with direct reports and peers to align goals with organizational goals and objectives, establish performance metrics, provide feedback and develop talent
  • Oversee the Precor Leasing Business acrros the region and continue to build relationships with our existing customer finance vendors. Seek out and establish new relationships with both local and multi country finance vendors to provide customer financing options
  • Implement new processes, within the Precor Leasing Business and risk asses opportunities at EMEA level
  • Monitor and manage the customer finance recourse portfolio. Provide monthly reporting on all transactions
  • Help drive special projects as needed
YOUR PROFILE:
  • Bachelor’s or master’s degree, preferably in finance or business administration
  • Minimum of 5 years of experience with credit/AR, ideally in an international environment
  • Strong financial and analytical skills
  • Excellent communication skills with the ability to effectively deliver information to all levels of the organization
  • Good understanding of accounting processes and operational dependencies
  • Initiative to take on responsibility and confidently discuss topics with country management
  • Proactive, team-oriented attitude
  • Willingness and interest in driving change and improvements
  • Accurate and quality-driven working style
  • High level of system and PC skills (SAP R/3, SAP BI, MS Office)
  • Expertise in leveraging MS Office Tools (Excel, Word, SharePoint, etc.) to gather and distribute financial data among remote team members
  • Fluent in English and German, French is a bonus
  • Passion for sports is an advantage
REQUIRED COMPETENCIES:
  • Financial and strategic business analysis 
  • Proactivity towards driving process improvements
  • Entrepreneurial and commercial thinking
  • Adaptability and responsiveness to change
  • Relationship-driven and team-oriented and ability to work in a team
  • Leasing Experience
WHAT WE CAN DO FOR YOU:
  • An interesting role in a dynamic industry
  • An opportunity for independence and ownership
  • Career progression opportunities
  • A friendly and vibrant working environment on a motivated, international team

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