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Credit & Collection Accountant


Budapest, Central Hungary, Hungary

Job ID:  37402
Estimated Travel:  0%
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Talent Area:  Finance

Trivium Packaging is a global sustainability leader in metal packaging with more than 60 locations worldwide, nearly 8,000 employees, and an annual revenue of approximately €3.0 billion. Trivium serves a diverse range of customers in a variety of end markets such as food, seafood, pet food, nutrition, beauty and personal care, household care, and premium beverages.

Trivium wants to shape the industry and has embarked on an ambitious transformation journey. In the near term, focus is on building & upskilling the team, deciding where to play & how to win, and increasing financial performance by executing the Trivium Business System (commercial, operational, and supply chain excellence). Sustainability is embedded in our materials and in our actions. Trivium has ambitious sustainability targets and focuses exclusively on products that are infinitely recyclable. Our company sustainability journey has been awarded with a Platinum medal by EcoVadis, the world’s leading rating agent who allocated this award only to the top 1% of the >75000 companies reviewed. Sustainability is embedded in each and every function at Trivium, it‘s in our DNA. The global head office is at Amsterdam Airport; however, many people work in virtual teams from different countries. Our culture is results-driven, entrepreneurial, informal, and highly multicultural. Our people have a high degree of responsibility. 

Purpose of the job: 

Operating Account Receivable and Collection function, strictly following company policies, statutory requirements, SLA. The Credit / Collections team analyzes and controls risk management issues by identifying, measuring, and making decisions on operational or enterprise risks for the organization. Combines business acumen with significant financial perspective to develop solutions that prevent, diminish, or eliminate risk. Credit / collections prevents the possibility of loss or injury to profits and the overall success of the company.

Your responsibilities will be: 

  • Build and maintain relationships with internal and external business partners and stakeholders with special ownership of key clients

  • Manage a collection portfolio by monitoring and collecting open invoices on customer accounts, ensuring compliance with company Credit Management Policy

  • Pro-actively manage complex collection issues and escalate to Credit & Cash Collection Supervisor – actively work on root cause analysis

  • Maintain transparent, accurate and standard collections notes

  • Identify and open dispute case and escalate if needed, support Junior Accountant and Analyst team members with resolution

  • Timely escalation of collection issues to Credit & Cash Collection Supervisor in accordance with department guidelines

  • Evaluate, recommend and communicate credit holds to Trivium associates, as well as customers when necessary and as directed by Line Manager

  • Maintain documentation as per internal controls & SOX /audit requirements

  • Support the organization with timely month-end closing

  • Responsible for the evaluation and management of credit worthiness and limits for new and existing customers (domestic and international) as directed by manager

The benefits you will enjoy:

  • New, inspiring office environment in a centre location of Budapest

  • As our name is new, you can expect exciting finance related projects and challenges

  • We take care of your growth you can always learn from our charismatic, professional leaders

  • A career path that will indicate you to develop

  • A company culture, where we are proud of each other, and where fun and the attitude of giving back to our environment are highly appreciated

  • A community, where you can freely share your own creative ideas and suggestions to create a better world

  • Flexibility and home office - based on team agreement - here you can find real work life blend

This role will suit you if you have the following:

  • College degree (in economics is an advantage)

  • 4+ years of experience in Accounts Receivable, or other finance related field

  • Intermediate verbal and written communication skills in English and any European language

  • Confident user of MS Office (Excel, Word)

  • Solid knowledge and experience using ERP systems (e.g. Oracle, SAP)

  • Good analytical, research and problem-solving skills with keen attention to detail

  • Strong sense of responsibility

  • Excellent team player

  • Supportive attitude and good interpersonal skill set

  • Ability to cope with process changes

  • Digitalization/automation mindset


To reach our goals, we know we need colleagues at all levels who are truly diverse in every way. That’s why we are an equal opportunity employer. All qualified applicants will receive consideration for employment without regard to race, religion, color, age, sex, national origin, sexual orientation, gender identity, disability status or protected veteran status. Our customers come from a wide range of backgrounds, and so do our people and It’s business critical for us to ensure all our people have what they need to perform at their best and can be their true selves at work.