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Associate Accounting Specialist- Front Office for EMEA

Date: Feb 17, 2019

Location: Montevideo, UY, CP91600

Company: Sabre

Req ID: 42496

Job Family: Finance/Accounting


Sabre is the global leader in innovative technology that leads the travel industry. We are always looking for bright and driven people who have a penchant for technology and want to hone their skills. If you are interested in challenging work, being part of a global team, and solving complex problems through technology, business intelligence and analytics, and Agile practices - then Sabre is right for you! It is our people who develop and deliver powerful solutions that meet the current and future needs for our airline, hotel, and travel agency customers.

Job Description

We are part of the Sabre Finance Team! At Collections, we team up with our stakeholders to achieve portfolio’s recovery goals, increase payments rate, driven for process efficiency by the hand of teamwork to fulfill our objectives. Cross functionality is very important to our team, so you get to learn about different team’s processes, different markets and business units (travel agencies, hotels and airlines/airports), which increases your business knowledge, makes your job much more interesting, varied and increases your career development opportunities.  


General Description


As Collections Analyst you work from financial data to manage the status of delinquent accounts, that have past due balances, and determine best collection actions to be taken (calls, mails contacts, payment plan, debt recovery negotiation, writing off, credit memos requests and business case outlining for leadership decision making). 


You get to interact with the Billing Teams, Cash Applications, Legal, Sales teams and Accounting as internal customers. All of them have collections related matters to work on, and that helps you develop a good network within our organization.

Front Office Negotiation Collectors who achieve their goals by analyzing the account status from a financial and operational perspective, customer’s profile and impact rate on the portfolio and therefore triggers collections efforts communicating directly with customers, with the use of negotiation methodology adding value to our service and providing a great customer experience.  

Job Requirements

  • Fluent English language (oral and written) is required for this opening. In addition, we require Italian, German or French as a second language, also with an advanced level.
  • Effective language and communications skills, willingness and ability to reach out to customers by phone or email and negotiate payment while maintaining excellent customer service manners.
  • Accounting skills/background or accounts collections experience will be considered a plus.
  • Excel skills with filters and pivots are needed
  • SAP, iCRM, SalesForce and/or SharePoint systems knowledge will be considered a plus
  • Be able to use procedures and good judgment when working individually
  • Be able to handle an important workload effectively and meet aggressive deadlines
  • Organizational skills and prioritization are key to the role of a collector
  • Attention to detail and ability to keep a dynamic pace of work
  • Excellent follow up / research skills
  • Self-motivation, engagement and drive for results are highly valued
  • Willingness to work in a team environment and contribute to build the best working environment with a positive attitude.


Reasonable Accommodation

Sabre is committed to working with and providing reasonable accommodation to applicants with disabilities. Applicants applying for a Sabre position with a disability who require a reasonable accommodation for any part of the application or hiring process may contact Sabre's Employee Relations Department at


Affirmative Action

Sabre is an equal employment opportunity/affirmative action employer and is committed to providing equal employment opportunities to minorities, females, veterans, and disabled individuals. EEO IS THE LAW


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