Element Materials Technology

Collections Manager

Job Locations US-OH-Fairfield


Element has an opportunity for a Collections Manager to join our growing team. This is a great opportunity to lead a strong team and develop your Accountancy career within a Global TIC business.



  • Overseeing staff members and ensuring execution of B2B collections process
  • Creating and implementing strategy to improve the collection of outstanding receivables.
  • Implementing collection policies and procedures to avoid excessive receivables aging
  • Establish self-service reporting of collection activity through our SSC SharePoint
  • Negotiating with customers in cases when non-payment occurs
  • Oversight of our customer credit card payment process
  • Establish and evolve customer set-up and credit checking process
  • Training and mentoring of staff members on the collections team.
  • Lead and execute process improvement projects
  • Ad hoc research and analysis efforts as needed

Skills / Qualifications

  • Degree in Accounting, Finance or similar, professional qualification beneficial
  • 3-5 years’ experience as a collections manager
  • Experience working in a multi-entity organisation with intercompany transactions
  • Accounting/ERP system experience required (Navision / AX / D365 experience desirable) 
  • Must have strong Excel skills
  • Good verbal and written communication skills
  • Excellent analytical skills and an eye for detail
  • Outstanding leadership and managerial skills
  • Strong time and people management skills
  • Self-starter, takes initiative and is proactive


Company Overview

We are Element, one of the fastest growing testing, inspection, certification and calibration businesses in the world.


We deliver critical services in Materials Testing, Product Qualification Testing, Certification, Device Calibration and Advisory Services to the Aerospace, Oil and Gas, Transportation, Industrials, Fire and Building product, Infrastructure and other leading sectors, where failure in service is simply not an option.


Everything we do helps our customers to build better products; get their products to market on time; save them time and money; and minimize the risk associated with product development and production.


Our mission is simple: to be the best testing partner in the world and together we strive towards a common vision of becoming the world’s most trusted testing partner.


We have four values that we strive to live by every single day.

  • Safety - We keep our colleagues and visitors safe
  • Integrity - We act honestly and fairly to do the right thing
  • Excellence - We set new standards of excellence in everything we do
  • Partnership - We work together for the benefit of our customers

When combined with our mission and vision, the ethos this creates, enables Element to deliver one thing. CERTAINTY.  We exist to help make certain that the materials and products we test, inspect, certify and calibrate for our customers are safe, quality, compliant and fit for purpose.

Diversity Statement

At Element, we always take pride in putting our people first. We are an equal opportunity employer that recognizes diversity and inclusion as fundamental to our Vision of becoming “the world’s most trusted testing partner”.


All suitably qualified candidates will receive consideration for employment on the basis of objective work related criteria and without regard for the following: race, colour, age, religion, gender, national origin, disability, and/or protected veteran status, or other characteristics in accordance with the applicable governing laws.

TIC Council Statement

Element is proud to be a full member of the Testing, Inspection & Certification Council (the “TIC Council”), an international association representing independent testing, inspection and certification companies. 


Members of the TIC Council must implement and abide by the TIC Council Compliance Code. Element has therefore issued an overarching Code of Conduct which is supported by our Compliance Programme. A copy of the Code of Conduct and more information about our Compliance Programme can be found in the Governance and Integrity section of www.element.com


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