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Experienced Accounts Receivable Clerk

Closing Date for Applications - October 1st 2018

We are looking to take on board an AAT qualified (or experienced) candidate with prior knowledge in Accounts Receivable. This is a demanding and fast pace role and perfect for somebody who likes to be challenged daily and is confident in communicating across the business. With a competitive salary, great benefits and the chance to join a growing company, this Accounts Receivable role is a fantastic opportunity to build on experience and develop in a varied role.


Job Purpose

As an Accounts Receivable Clerk, you will be responsible for providing effective, efficient financial and administrative operations for all accounts receivable services in compliance with financial policies and procedures.

You will be working in a evolving environment and will therefore be expected to undertake appropriate duties as required for the effective operation of the department.

Duties include:

  • Deal with invoices queries in an effective and timely manner
  • Generating and sending out invoices and customer statements
  • Process accounts and allocate incoming payments
  • Perform day to day financial transactions, including verifying, classifying, computing, posting and recording accounts receivables datas
  • Reconcile the accounts receivable ledger to ensure that all payments are accounted for and properly posted
  • Verify discrepancies by and resolve clients billing issues
  • Generate financial statements and reports detailing accounts receivable status
  • Receives, researches and resolves a variety of routine internal and external inquiries concerning account status, including communicating resolution of discrepancies to appropriate persons
  • Reviewing account statuses and generating age analyses, enabling aged debt invoices to be chased
  • Being on the look-out for delayed or missed payments and other such irregularities
  • Assisting with the month end close and preparing monthly metrics and statistics
  • Daily reconcile and approve direct debit files. Ensure that all BACS reports are downloaded and addressed
  • Upload and update daily sales figures to the bank
  • Responsible for the daily reconciliation of the bank account ensuring all bank statement lines are matched to the receipts and payments posted on the system and prepare a full balance sheet reconciliation
  • Reconciling and allocating rebate accounts
  • Assisting the Finance Manager as an when is required

Knowledge and skills:

  • Excellent communication skills (both verbal and written) with the ability to communication financial issues with non-finance professionals
  • Meticulous attention to detail and accuracy
  • Highly organised and a “completer-finisher”
  • Excellent numeracy skills
  • High-energy, enthusiastic self-starter capable of autonomous working
  • A self -starter with a positive, enthusiastic “can do” attitude and a down to earth approachable manner
  • A problem solver with the ability to assume responsibility and act on own initiative 
  • Advanced Excel knowledge is a must
  • Strong planning and organisational skills
  • Ability to work accurately in a busy, demanding environment, whilst adhering to stringent deadlines

Salary: Depending on experience

Working hours: Monday to Friday 8am - 4pm

Benefits: Pension, Free car parking, 20 days holiday per year plus bank holidays, Healthcare Scheme, Life Assurance

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