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AR Analyst


Poznań, PL

Req ID:  83418
Facility:  POZNAN-6731
Department:  AR & Invoicing Europe_POZ
Division:  Finance

LyondellBasell (NYSE: LYB): As a leader in the global chemical industry, LyondellBasell strives every day to be the safest, best operated and most valued company in our industry. The company’s products, materials and technologies are advancing sustainable solutions for food safety, access to clean water, healthcare and fuel efficiency in more than 100 international markets. LyondellBasell places high priority on diversity, equity and inclusion and is Advancing Good with an emphasis on our planet, the communities where we operate and our future workforce.  The company takes great pride in its world-class technology and customer focus. LyondellBasell has stepped up its circularity and climate ambitions and actions to address the global challenges of plastic waste and decarbonization. For more information, please visit or follow @LyondellBasell on LinkedIn.

Basic Function

The AR Analyst position will report directly to the AR Team Lead in Europe.
Accounts Receivable Analyst will be responsible for 3rd party customer invoicing, maintaining customer rebate agreement and execute commission calculation as well as managing financial accounts with incoming cash related to customer payments. Continuous follow up/research of internal stakeholders requests.
The AR Analyst will be responsible for timely and accurate preparation of AR related Account Reconciliations and support to Internal and External Audit as required, as well as support in the monthly analysis of KPI’s.
The AR Analyst should develop the relationship with business partners such as the Global Credit, Supply Chain, Sales, Tax and propose improvements to AR KPI’s, discuss issues at internal meetings to ensure alignment and manage expectations of internal customers.

Roles & Responsibilities

  • Analyze daily items that remain unposted or uncleared during the automated cash application process and propose possible solutions to improve performance and automation of AR cash postings.
  • Ensure timely application of auto-bank transactions, identify differences, discount allowances, and make the necessary adjustments to A/R.  
  • Monitor billing invoice due lists, address issues and ensure resolution of queries prior to month end close.
  • Issue invoices, cancel/rebill and credit/debit notes upon request from Customer Service and support journal entries for miscellaneous 3rd party invoices.
  • Review rebate agreements and prepare proposals, issue credit notes after approval, book appropriate manual accruals.
  • Interacts with Sales and Business/Marketing to get agreement on complex rebates.
  • Monitor commission balance sheet account and analyze difference between accrual and payout. Initiate proposed commission payment for approval based on contract.
  • Run control reports related billing and/or cash received when required.
  • Prepares Global AR related Account Reconciliations by analyzing open and aged items. Reports reconciling items based on Account Reconciliation policy and follows up with responsible parties for resolution of unexplained balances.
  • On a quarterly basis provides support to external Auditors in support of regular SOx Audits and Revenue Recognition Audits.
  • Maintain knowledge and understanding of AR related systems.
  • Support automation tools and propose improvements of existing automation processes to ensure AR’s best results.
  • Coordinate with team members and ensure that process documentation, work instructions and activities lists of AR department are properly followed.
  • Reviews the monthly AR KPIs dashboard for low automated cash application and billing timeliness and liaise with SME on root cause analysis and action plan.

Min. Qualifications

  • Bachelor’s degree preferred or 3-5 years of related experience and/or training.
  • Experience in a global, fast-paced, dynamic and deadline driven environment.
  • Exposure to technical GAAP knowledge (USGAAP, IFRS and local country) related to a wide variety of topics, with the ability to extract appropriate accounting elements from business deals/ contracts.
  • Experience with Internal Controls and SOx/404 requirements.
  • SAP preferred but not required.
  • Strong computer skills and proficient in MS Office Suite including Word, Excel, Visio, PowerPoint and Access.
  • Able to multitask and meet aggressive deadlines.
  • Passion for driving continuous improvement.
  • Good interpersonal and communication skills essential given diverse nature of operating landscape and cultural sensitivities.
  • English required.
  • Turkish will be an asset but not mandatory.


  • Builds effective teams;
  • Collaborates;
  • Cultivates innovation;
  • Customer focus;
  • Demonstrates courage;
  • Drives results;
  • Ensures accountability;
  • Instills trust and exemplifies integrity.

We Offer

We offer an environment where we encourage personal and professional growth and where you will be rewarded for your performance and results. You will have the possibility to work with specialist on all fields to develop innovative solutions and to extend your national and international network. In addition, we offer you a competitive salary and benefits package.

The Company's Global Remote Work Policy allows eligible employees the option to work up to three days a week from home.

LyondellBasell is committed to advancing diversity, equity & inclusion (DEI) to ensure a positive experience for all employees.

Application & Contact

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If you would like to learn more, please feel free to contact Anna Cichocka, HR Advisor at 



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