AR Specialist


Poznań, PL

Req ID:  83367
Facility:  POZNAN-6731
Department:  AR & Invoicing North America
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 Specialist position will report directly to the AR Manager in North America. The position key responsibilities include cash application, billing activities, and commission calculations.
The AR Specialist position is responsible for third party customer invoices to ensure they are issued timely and accurately and ensuring that output is generated and received by the customer, follow up on non-billed deliveries with internal stakeholders and ensure a smooth month end close process.
The AR Specialist position is responsible for the timely application of incoming cash related to customer payments, resolving customer payment discrepancies and follow up/researching internal stakeholders requests and support automation by reducing manual cash postings.
The AR Specialist position responsibility is 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.

Roles & Responsibilities

  • Analyze daily items that remain unposted or uncleared during the automated cash application process.
  • Perform analysis to identify cash application issues and propose possible solutions to improve performance and automation of AR cash postings.
  • Retrieval and  timely application of lock box and bank statements, identifying chargebacks, discount allowances, and making the necessary adjustments to A/R.  
  • Issue invoices, cancel/rebill and credit/debit notes upon request from Customer Service.
  • Initiate proposed commission payment for approval based on contract.
  • Review, identify and recommend appropriate processes to ensure AR’s best results.
  • Maintain knowledge and understanding of AR related systems.
  • Support automation tools and propose improvements of existing automation.
  • Coordinate with team members and ensure that process documentation, work instructions and activities list of AR department are properly followed.
  • Reviews the monthly AR KPIs dashboard for low automated cash application rates and liaise with SME on root cause analysis and action plan.

Min. Qualifications

  • Bachelor’s degree preferred. Or 2 – 3  years of related experience and/or training; or equivalent combination of education and experience.
  • 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 will be considered an asset.
  • SAP preferred but not required.
  • Strong computer skills and proficient in MS Office Suite including Word, Excel, Visio, PowerPoint and Access.
  • Good interpersonal and communication skills essential given diverse nature of operating landscape and cultural sensitivities.
  • Languages: Fluent in English.
  • Ability to work full-time in the US hours (2PM – 10PM).


  • 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 including a compensation for working in US hours and benefits package.

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

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

Application & Contact

Please send us your resume via the application button.

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