Accounts Receivable Specialist

General Administrative - Finance Veenendaal, Netherlands


About our company


Founded in 2001, BlackLine is a fast-growing leader in cloud financial close solutions. Our team of professionals helps our customers to automatize key financial and accounting processes from several offices across US, EMEA and APAC. Our vision is to modernize the finance and accounting function to enable greater operational effectiveness and agility. We offer a diverse, open and collaborative environment, with teams that work cross-functionally.

The role


Reporting to the Billing & Collection Manager EMEA, the accounts receivables specialist will have the responsibility to manage a portfolio of customer accounts in their dedicated ledger. This includes maintaining a high level of customer relationships across EMEA, whilst performing financial analysis as well as identifying & solving collection issues. The ideal candidate thrives in a challenging, international environment, and has good understanding of the software products & solutions.

Duties and Responsibilities

  • Monitor aging of the EMEA portfolio and reduce the bad debts through proactive collection techniques
  • Investigate and resolve customer queries
  • Maintain excellent communication (oral & written) with internal and external stakeholders
  • Monitor monthly reminders
  • Ensure daily cash application
  • Perform and assist with AR reports
  • Assist with AR closing tasks
  • Assist in creation and optimisation of procedures for collection



  • Proactive mindset with attention to details
  • Excellent planning and organisational skills, including the ability to respect deadlines and prioritize workloads when necessary
  • Strong verbal and written communication skills, able to build strong internal and external working relationships
  • Strong analytical, hands-on, IT-technical and problem-solving skills




  • 2 – 5 years of practical experience in an AR role required
  • Bachelor’s degree or equivalent required
  • Native or near native in English required, a second European language (German, French, Dutch, Italian) is an advantage
  • Proficiency with MS Office (Outlook, Excel, Word, PowerPoint)
  • Experience within the technology space preferred
  • Software or SaaS experience preferred
  • Experience working with NetSuite, Financial force, SalesForce preferred

Equal Employment Opportunity

BlackLine believes that our diversity is one of our greatest strengths, and we do not tolerate discrimination. It is our policy to recruit, hire, train, and promote individuals, as well as administer any and all personnel actions, without regard to sex (including pregnancy, childbirth, breastfeeding or related medical conditions), race, natural hair, religion (including religious dress and grooming practices), color, gender (including gender identity and gender expression), national origin (including language use restrictions and possession of a driver's license issued under Vehicle Code section 12801.9), ancestry, physical or mental disability, medical condition, including HIV and AIDS, genetic information, marital status, registered domestic partner status, age, sexual orientation, military and veteran status or any other basis protected by federal, state or local law or ordinance or regulation.

We’re proud to continue to stand by this policy and will grow our company with attention to this instrumental belief in our hiring and promotion practices.

We encourage applications from all qualified candidates and will reasonably accommodate applicants’ needs in accordance with applicable law throughout all stages of the recruitment and selection process. If you need a reasonable accommodation to assist with your job search or application for employment, please contact us by sending an email to [email protected]