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Accounts Receivable Clerk

Ref code: SUK99099511
Customer Service & Call Centre, Finance Transactional
£26k - 27k per year
Derby, Derbyshire, England
Office Based

SF Recruitment has partnered with a brilliant company based in Derby who are looking for a Permanent Accounts Receivable Clerk to join the finance team. This role is being recruited on a full time basis.

This is a busy department where every day is different, and our client is looking for a keen individual who has strong accounts receivable experience and a keen interest in improving processes and procedures.

Accounts Receivable Assistant is responsible for the AR and Credit Control processes, ensuring these are followed accurately and done within the required timescales.

Key Tasks & Responsibilities:

  • Actively chase outstanding customer debt in accordance with agreed terms
  • Prompt resolution of customer queries
  • Distribution of statements and invoices to customers
  • Identifying cash collection risks and reporting any identified risks to management
  • Credit checking of new account customers and initial review of credit worthiness
  • Reconcile AR ledger at Period End ensuring month end deadlines are met and all reports are run.
  • Posting of cash and matching to invoices on a timely basis
  • Liaising with Customer Service and other teams to ensure accurate recording of customer returns
  • Processing refunds and credits to the ledger on timely basis
  • Building and maintaining relationships with account customers to facilitate the collection of cash and minimise overdue debt
  • To provide ad hoc support to the wider finance team as required
  • Develop functional understanding of systems processes and controls to effectively perform role

Required Skills & Experience:

  • Strong technical accounting knowledge and to fully understand the transactional finance function.
  • Experience of processing and handling large volumes of data
  • Reconciliation of accounts with high volume/low value transactions
  • Proficient user of Microsoft Excel 
  • Strong numeric and analytical skills
  • Strong communication skills
  • Comfortable making and receiving calls to customers
  • Enthusiastic and adaptable working style, keen to identify opportunities for improvements
  • Adaptable and keen to learn

The ideal candidate will have previous experience in a similar capacity with proven capability and ability to work towards targets, with excellent Excel skills and enjoy working as part of a team. You will have the ability to work in a fast-paced environment and a can-do approach to your work.

I am looking for a strong Accounts Receivable candidate who is looking for a new and exciting position within a small and friendly finance team; please apply for immediate consideration.

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