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Taryn Dunbar

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Accounts Receivable Officer

Job Details

Sector:
Accountancy & Finance
Location:
Type:
Permanent
Salary:
£26000 - £28000 per annum
Reference:
5743_1652430815

Job Description

Our client is an extremely reputable and growing business based in Leamington Spa who offer a diverse range of services to a dedicated customer base. The business specialises in delivering these goods and services through a global network, and in turn, gives back financially into the community through charities and schools. Due to expansion, they are now looking to acquire the services of a Accounts Receivable Officer to join their small, collaborative and highly motivated team. The ideal candidate will have previous experience working in a comparable role and will possess excellent communication skills. In return, the business offer a fantastic career platform and genuine opportunity to develop and grow. They also offer an incredible benefits package, inclusive of a company car/car allowance, free food at meal times, generous pension scheme, flexi buy/sell holiday package and private medical cover.

Accounts Receivable Officer main responsibilities:

  • To ensure the timely and accurate processing of invoices and ensure collection of
  • Payments
  • Assist in the generation of financial statements and reports detailing accounts receivable status.
  • Assure timely collection of monies due to organisation.
  • Monitor and report on deviations from credit standards.
  • Assure timely and accurate invoicing.
  • Manage cash application making sure all cash receipts are applied properly.
  • Post customer payments by recording payment transactions and post revenues by verifying and entering transactions.
  • Update receivables by totaling unpaid invoices.
  • Negotiate with clients in non-payment cases.
  • Prepare monthly, quarterly, annual and ad-hoc forecasting reports and organize records of invoices, bills and deposits.
  • Perform high-quality invoicing and collection procedures that comply with legislation and best practice.
  • Investigate account discrepancies by obtaining and investigating information from sales, trade promotions, customer service departments and from customers.
  • Resolve valid/authorized and invalid/unauthorised deductions.
  • Resolve collections by examining customer payment plans, payment history, credit line and escalating as appropriate.
  • Summarize receivables by maintaining invoice accounts, coordinating monthly transfer to accounts receivable account, verifying totals and preparing reports.
  • Ensure all invoices are accurately entered into the accounting systems.
  • Work collaboratively with other teams across the business, when required, to the wider Finance team.
  • Provide cover within the department when other team members are on leave.

Key Skills & Experience:

  • Fluent written and spoken English is essential.
  • High school diploma or Qualifications in Accounting/Finance
  • Demonstrable experience of precision and consistency
  • Possess excellent IT skills, including experience of working with Microsoft Excel and knowledge of Sage Line.
  • Some accounts receivable or other accounting experience
  • Excellent attention to detail, time management, and organizational skills.
  • Enjoy working on own initiative and as part of a team to deliver results, learn and share knowledge.

Additional Information:

Working Hours: Monday-Friday

If you would like to apply for this opportunity, please submit an up-to-date CV including details about your current or most recent salary and your availability/notice period. You can also call Taryn Dunbar on 01295 983576 for a discreet and confidential discussion about the role.

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