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Receivable specialist Dow Chemical Terneuzen

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Do you have an excellent knowledge of foreign languages like German, English and/or Spanish? You do? Than we might have the vacancy for you! At Dow Chemical you can be the main part of any invoice related matter. With your analytical and communication skills, you’ll have no problems to fulfill the job to the best of your capabilities. Do you want to know what’s behind the corner at Dow for you? Then keep reading!

Employment agency Manpower is looking for an receivable specialist with an excellent command of the German and English language for Dow Chemical in Terneuzen.

Within your role you will be the main point of contact for any invoice related matters.  It is integral to the success of the company’s cash flow objectives as well as achieving key enterprise targets (Percent Current Receivables and Days Sales Outstanding). You will be performing the following tasks when you join the Dow Chemical team as an accounts receivable specialist:

  • Reviewing root cause analysis and working closely with the Work Process Coach, Team lead and business
  • Issuing all customer sales adjustments according to business standards or agreements and validating that adjustments meet internal control compliance (by ensuring that legal, financial and auditing requirements are met)
  • Making calls for customers to determine reasons for non or short payments
  • Investigating and resolving dispute cases, including contacting customers to resolve issues and/or obtain additional information
  • Influencing customer payment behaviors to help ensure payments are made within a timely manner
  • Performing proactive collection on near-due invoices of significant value to help optimize cashflow and reduce DSO
  • Supporting customer account conciliations such as offsets, manual cash applications, and account reinstatements to provide accurate financial statements to customers and Dow
What’s in it for you?
  • Gross salary between 2,300 and 2,900 euros per month
  • Reimbursement of travel expenses at 0,19 euro per km
  • Reimbursement of Westerschelde tunnel expenses
  • Free access to E-learning platform Studytube via Manpower
  • A full-time job of 36 hours a week
  • Pension accrual through Manpower
  • Fixed term Manpower contract at the Dow Service Centre


  • EQF or mbo level 4 degree (associate degree) or higher
  • A minimum of one year of working experience in a comparable role such as customer support employee
  • Excellent command of the English, German and/or Spanish language (at least C1 level according to the Common European Framework of Reference for Languages)
  • Advanced knowledge of SAP and Microsoft Office applications (Access, Excel and Word)
  • Availability of 40 hours per week
  • Valid Dutch work and/or residency permit
Living in or near Terneuzen, Goes, Middelburg or Bergen op Zoom is preferable but not compulsory!
How to apply
  • Apply online via the “Solliciteer direct” button
  • To speed up the application process, we kindly ask you to send your CV in English
  • Fill out the questionnaire that appears after you have logged in and written down your motivation (without your answers we are not able to further process your application)
  • Assessment of your application will be performed based on your CV, the questionnaire and any additional information provided
  • The local Manpower office will contact you for an interview by phone or a live interview at Manpower
  • Possibly, a job interview will be scheduled with you and the company

Scholing: MBO

Over de werkgever

The Dow Service Centre in Terneuzen, which employs more than 700 talented employees, is the international service provider for the Dow Chemical Company. The Service Centre is not located on the Dow Chemical plant, but in the city of Terneuzen itself. Dow’s Service Centre employees represent over 50 different languages and nationalities from all across the world. The Service Centre supports Dow and its joint ventures in Europe, the Middle East, Africa and India a wide variety of areas, such as logistics, customer service, finance, human resources, translations and much more. Not only does the Service Centre support clients during their ordering processes, they also employ people who handle tax coordination and HR activities. The Terneuzen location is part of a global service network with offices in Midland (USA), São Paulo (Brazil), Mumbai (India), Shanghai and Tianjin (China). In 2018, Dow was recognised as a Top Employer! The company supports local initiatives such as public events, festivals, and nature-related projects.

The Dow Service Centre consists of an energetic and multicultural team of talented individuals of all ages. They are all enthusiastic, curious, and enterprising colleagues!

Wat wij bieden

2300,00-2900,00 bruto per maand

Uren per week: 40

Salaris: € 2.300,- tot € 2.900,-


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Over Manpower
Bijna niets in het leven is voor mensen zó essentieel als het vinden en behouden van zinvol werk. Wat dit betekent, is voor iedereen anders. Manpower biedt tijdelijke, flexibele en vaste banen. Onder meer binnen de financiële en zakelijke dienstverlening, overheid, klant contact centra, logistiek en productie. Het is onze passie om mensen verder te helpen. Dat doen we met een enorme gedrevenheid. We helpen je om succesvol te zijn bij een sollicitatie en dagen je uit om je te (blijven) ontwikkelen. Eerlijkheid vinden we belangrijk; we zijn transparant, staan open voor feedback en we doen wat we beloven.



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