Accounts Receivable

Posted 16 February 2024
Salary £12.00 - £14.55 per hour + PAYE
Job type Contract
Discipline Finance
Contact NameHayley Harding

Job description

MarkJames Search are working with global business, to recruit an Accounts Receivable Assistant on a contract basis. This contract is for a minimum of six months, with the possibility of going permanent. Based in Middleton, Manchester, the company can potentially offer hybrid working (maximum of 2 days a week from home) and offer flexible working between 7.30am and 9pm.

You will be a key member of the finance team, with responsibility for administering accurate collection processes. You will be given responsibility for collecting and allocating cash receipts and ensure that the customer ledger is accurate; outstanding debtor balances are chased on time with repeated follow-ups; key business partners are kept up to date with debt status, trends identify and escalate issues/concerns where necessary. This role would also expect you to highlight, suggest and implement process improvements within the Accounts Receivable department.

Duties & Responsibilities of the Accounts Receivable Assistant:

* To process A/R Cash Receipts
* Make regular contact with customers to ensure timely payment of invoices, logging all contact on appropriate internal systems
* Liaise with internal sales colleagues where appropriate
* To prepare accounts receivable reports as required by local management
* To prepare Accounts Receivable Watchlists for month end/quarter end reporting purposes
* Carry out other duties as and when business requirements dictate as may be reasonably expected by line manager

Skills and experience required for the Accounts Receivable Assistant:

* Previous Credit Control / Accounts Receivable experience
* Experience with dealing with Sales & Customer queries
* Good communication and interpersonal skills
* Confidence and the ability to place pressure tactfully on individuals and companies who owe money.
* The ability to work under pressure

Great opportunity to join a fast paced, busy team! Please apply today!