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Collections Specialist

Country/Region:  ES
Job function:  FINANCE

Job title – Collections Specialist

Location – Barcelona, Spain

Job model – Hybrid


We are currently seeking a highly motivated, strong analytical and problem-solving Collection Specialist to join our team. Your main responsibility will be undertaking all collections activities in accordance with the Company Policy.


At dsm-firmenich, being a force for good is not optional. Diversity, Equity & Inclusion is a shared responsibility woven into our daily work, benefiting to our People, Customers & Communities and driving business value. Equal access to opportunities is a given, belonging is a shared feeling, authenticity is celebrated.


Your key responsibilities

  • Daily review and monitor assigned accounts in African countries through the Collections Tool along with all applicable collection reports, including dispute management.
  • Proactive outbound collection calls, emails, dunning letters.
  • Complete customer account reconciliations, as required.
  • Work closely with Commercial, Customer Experience & customers to reduce/eliminate overdue invoices targeting no provisioned items in the portfolio.
  • Accountable for the end-to-end process for the notifications created in the SAP Dispute Management Tool in SAP.
  • Assist the Credit team to review blocked accounts and overdue status to ensure compliance with AR Corporate Credit Policy.


We bring

• A space to grow by encouraging and supporting curiosity and an open mindset

• A flexible work environment that empowers people to take accountability for their work and own the outcome

• Barrier-free communities within our organization where every employee is equally valued and respected – regardless of their background, beliefs, or identity

• A culture that prioritizes safety and well-being, both physically and mentally

• An eagerness to be one team and learn from each other to bring progress to life and create a better future

• A firm belief that working together with our customers is the key to achieving great things


You bring

• Minimum of 2 years of prior experience in collections

• Fluent communication skills in both English and French, both spoken and written is a must, and knowledge of German would be a plus.

• Good negotiation ability

• Technical / Professional knowledge in collection processes

• Professional interpersonal skills and the ability to adjust and interact with all levels of stakeholders including clients

• Proficiency in Microsoft Applications with advanced level in Microsoft Word, Excel, Powerpoint and Outlook



Equal Opportunities Commitment 

dsm-firmenich is fully dedicated to inclusion because when people feel engaged and empowered, their creativity and innovation drives unprecedented progress. We aim to build a workplace where opportunity really is equal, so everyone can thrive. We do not discriminate: there’s a place for everyone at dsm-firmenich.
dsm-firmenich is an Equal Opportunity and Affirmative Action Employer.
dsm-firmenich people are as diverse as our customers. For us that includes a commitment to ensuring equal employment opportunities for all job applicants and employees. Employment decisions are based upon job-related reasons regardless of an applicant's race, color, religion, sex, sexual orientation, gender identity, age, national origin, disability, marital status, genetic information, protected veteran status, or any other status protected by law.
We are committed to providing reasonable support for disabled applicants in our recruiting process. Should you need assistance, and are comfortable to share this, please let us know.

About dsm-firmenich

As innovators in nutrition, health, and beauty, dsm-firmenich reinvents, manufactures, and combines vital nutrients, flavors, and fragrances for the world’s growing population to thrive. With our comprehensive range of solutions, with natural and renewable ingredients and renowned science and technology capabilities, we work to create what is essential for life, desirable for consumers, and more sustainable for the planet. dsm-firmenich is a Swiss-Dutch company, listed on the Euronext Amsterdam, with operations in almost 60 countries and revenues of more than €12 billion. With a diverse, worldwide team of nearly 30,000 employees, we bring progress to life™ every day, everywhere, for billions of people.

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