Accounts Receivable Assistant

Posted 17 days ago by Pertemps
Location Birmingham Job Type Permanent
Salary £20000 - £22500 per annum Sector Estate Agency & Property Management
We have a fantastic opportunity for an Accounts Receivable Assistant to join a rapidly expanding network of business centres nationwide. 

In a small and fast paced Finance team you, you will report to the Finance Manager and work closely with stakeholders. You will perform accounts receivable duties in line with debtor’s policy.

Key Responsibilities
• Taking a proactive role in managing and collecting debts from company debtors in line with the company’s policy including follow ups
• Preparing weekly aged debt reports 
• 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

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