Accounts Receivable Assistant

9.50 - 9.50 GBP Hourly + GBP9.50/hour
12 Jul 2019
30 Jul 2019
Contract Type
We are recruiting for a Credit Controller to work with our client who operates a rapidly expanding and diverse nationwide network of business centres.

In a small and fast paced Finance team, you will report to the Finance Manager and work closely with stakeholders. You will perform accounts receivable duties in line with the company policy. This is a high volume role so good organisation and communications skills are critical.

Key Responsibilities

• Taking a proactive role in managing and collecting debts from company debtors in line with the company's policy

• Liaison with third party agencies to enforce legal processes

• Preparing weekly aged debt reports and report these to the business

• Liaising with key stakeholders to resolve debtor related queries

• Send weekly reminder letters for overdue debts including commencing the legal recovery process in line with company's policy

• Prepare statements, customer status report and all relevant information as required

• Propose write-off of irrecoverable receivables

• Assist the management accountants with sales ledger reconciliation

• Assist in improving the current debt collection process and systems to improve overall efficiency

• Assist the finance team with cash allocations

• Providing administrative support to the team when required

• To actively participate in team meetings, reviews, training and development, as agreed with your line manager

• Assisting the finance team with reconciling customer deposit balances and overseeing the return of deposits where required


• Minimum 3-4 years' experience within credit control is (Desirable)

• Experience in bank account reconciliations (Desirable)

• Working towards or looking to commence ICM (Desirable)

• Minimum Grade C in English and Maths (or equivalent)

• Confident user of Microsoft office 365 (Word, Excel and Outlook)

Key skills/behaviours required for this role:

• Resilient and embraces change

• Professional approach when liaising with internal/external customers

• Excellent communicator

• Working effectively

• Planning and organising

• Attention to detail

• Problem solving

• Team player

• Willingness to learn

If you are interested in this role please apply