Corporate Financial Accounting & Reporting, Administrator III (EMEA)
Rotterdam, Netherlands


ROLE: Credit Collector
LOCATION: APL Logistics Netherlands, Rotterdam
APL Logistics provides innovative, global supply-chain solutions across Automotive, Consumer, Industrial and Retail markets. These solutions include Order Management, Distribution & Fulfilment, Customs Brokerage and Transportation products delivered across six regions. We also pioneered the use of visual data analysis and offer a robust Data Management and Analytics product suite to understand and solve complex problems that span systems and processes. With roots in ocean shipping and rail transport, our brand was built alongside a culture of deep customer focus and attention, and we are known for providing flexible solutions to complex problems. At the heart of our offering is a global, cross-functional ability to manage customer orders from origin all the way to final destination via a network of global professionals.
In this role you will:
  • Maintain a dedicated portfolio of credit customers for APL Logistics in the EMEA region
  • Perform collection follow-up actions to ensure customer settle the outstanding within the agreed payment terms
  • Ensure the system is up to date with proper collection Status Codes
  • Liaise with internally to solve customer queries and disputes
  • Assist and supports the Working Capital Manager in all AR related activities
  • Performs collection calls to customers whereby the aged debt is being discussed to collect within the agree payment terms
  • Forwards and coordinates all customer queries within the organization
     (high level of admin and communication skills are the key driver)
  • Minimizes bad debt exposure through consistent collections
  • Monitor accounts to identify overdue payments and outstanding debts
  • Investigate historical data for each debt or bill
  • Process refunds
  • Resolve billing and customer credit issues
  • Liaise with cashier team to identify the details of the incoming payments and ensure correct fund allocation
  • Update account status records and collection efforts
  • Report on collection activity and accounts receivable status
  • Performs any other ad-hoc supporting tasks as assigned by the management


  • 1-3 years of experience as a Collection Specialist / Credit Controller  or in a similar role
  • Knowledge of billing procedures and collection techniques is advantageous
  • Working knowledge of MS Office, specially Excel
  • Comfortable working with targets
  • Excellent communication skills (written and oral)
  • Skilled in negotiation
  • Problem-solving skills
  • Patience and ability to manage stress
  • Languages: Dutch native/high proficiency, fluency in English, any other European language is a plus


  • Training and development
  • Good compensation package
  • Inclusive, familial culture & international environment
  • Location in the city of Rotterdam / Flexible remote option

At APL Logistics we’re all here for a single purpose – to deliver. In return, expect us to be equally committed to delivering for you, too. Opportunities to grow and progress. Are you looking for a job that challenges and promotes your career growth? Join us, and you’ll see how everything depends on our network of passionate colleagues, clients and partners.