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Do you want to make a significant difference in how the world is looking tomorrow and contribute to the innovation of state-of-the-art, cutting-edge technology products?

Then look no further and join our Finance team as an

Accounts Receivable Analyst

What you will do

The Accounts Receivable Analyst will support the Controller and finance team to effectively manage accounts receivable.  Job functions include ensuring accounts receivable amounts are correct and timely billed for all sales orders, cash application is processed appropriately  and past due accounts are resolved timely. Other activities include assistance with multi-state sales tax reconciliations, monthly close support, internal audit responses and providing general support to the Finance Department as needed.  Analytical review of Days Sales Outstanding, outstanding AR by division  and Bad Debt Allowance calculation, including improvements to these metrics are critical to this role. Problem resolution with account activities, order entry and customer account inquiries. Subject expertise in SAP.

Other objectives include, but not limited to, accurate posting of incoming payments, ensuring customers are receiving invoices and statements, account reconciliations, process refinement and other general AR tasks. 


Responsibilities will include


  • Ensure accuracy in processing daily cash receipts, including problem resolution. This includes processing checks for deposit (either via Remote Deposit Capture or manual deposit bank), obtaining Wire/ACH information, posting to the customers account, and reconciling cash with SAP daily.                                                                                                                                                              
  • Responsible for timely payment of electronic invoices.  Must contact customers if invoices are rejected or not accepted by electronic system and then coordinate the resolution.  The resolution may entail adjusting the invoice on the web site, researching the issue in cooperation with other departments at Tecan, or whatever efforts are needed to have the invoice accepted for payment
  • Respond to customer requests from both external and internal sources.  This includes working closely with Order Entry and Customer Service regarding invoice questions such as but not limited to, sales and use tax, PO#, PO amount, short payment debit memos, etc.                                                       
  • Use 3rd party credit rating service  services to help determine and recommend credit limits to Controller and CFO.                   
  • Apply credit memos to correct invoices.                                                                                               
  • Assist with monthly sales and use tax reconciliations and returns.                                                        
  • Process month end reports as requested including processing customer statements. Maintain metric dashboard monthly and pursue improvements to KPIs.                                                                                                                    
  • Analyze and implement process improvements for the Order to Cash Cycle                                                                              
  • File cash receipts and intercompany rebills and confirmations.                                                             
  • Process electronic invoices per customer requirements.                                                                       
  • Maintains customer accounts within SAP by converting a prospect to a customer, adding a “ship-to” address, adding a “bill-to” address, sales tax exemptions, salesperson, or other items as needed.     
  • Complete and return customer written requests, such as W-9, supplier info, electronic payment requests, etc.                                                                                                                                          
  • Ability to work overtime to assist during the year-end financial audit or at other times as required.
  • Special projects as determined by self (approved by supervisor), supervisor, or Tecan management.



What you bring along


  • Strong organizational skills.
  • Self-Starter with high level of commitment and initiative.
  • Ability to identify problems and develop solutions and preventative actions.
  • Possess strong interpersonal skills and ability to supervise and motivate employees.
  • Professional phone etiquette required. (Extensive phone contact with customers, Payables Department and end users along with Tecan’s Customer Service, and Operations Department.  Interacts with Sales and Service Departments regarding collections).    
  • Ability to recognize potential problem areas and resolve them with integrity.
  • Ability to treat confidential information in a professional manner, and discussed only with immediate supervisor, the HR manager, CFO, or President, or a person designated by them.  Any knowledge of confidential information is to be used only in the conduct of official business of Tecan.
  • Excellent written and oral communication skills, ability to interact effectively with diverse groups inside and outside of the organization.
  • Ability to work well under pressure, to multi-task.
  • A desire to make the difference!
  • Proven team player with ability to work independently at times.  



  • Associate or Bachelor Degree from Accredited University Preferred
  • 3-7 years’ experience in accounts receivable and  collections
  • Must demonstrate a good understanding of accounts receivables, cash application, customer invoice flow, internal control policies, and work in conjunction with management to implement and maintain these policies.
  • Strong knowledge of Microsoft Office products including Outlook, Excel, Word and PowerPoint as well working knowledge of  SAP (or similar ERP accounting system) is required


What you will get

  • Comprehensive Compensation and Benefits package
  • Progressive employment conditions
  • Exciting career opportunities
  • Wide range of training courses
  • International and diverse environment (30+ different nationalities)
  • Strong company culture with rich history
  • Global mindset with “Swissness” at heart


Look no further and apply now!

We are looking forward to receiving your application online. Please submit your resume (w/o picture and w/o cover letter, reference letters and diplomas are optional).


We will only consider applications that fully meet our requirements.


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Every lab. Every day. Empowered.
Our vision is to empower every laboratory, every day, around the world with Tecan technology, products and support. We will help to shape the future of automated workflows in life sciences and clinical diagnostics through unrivaled expertise, products and customer support.

We care about our culture.
Our values – trust, highest standards and ambition – are the cornerstones of our business, and give us the framework for the Tecan culture. We foster a positive and empowering environment, which allows us to bring our passion and energy to work. This helps us to deliver on our customer promise – ‘Always there for you’.

Legal entity:  Tecan US Inc.
City:  Morrisville, NC
Country:  US

Nearest Major Market: Raleigh