Accounts Receivable Clerk

England, Gloucestershire, Gloucester
£22000 - £25000 per annum + benefits
22 Jan 2019
19 Feb 2019
Jack Watters
Contract Type
Level of qualification
Not qualified

You will provide an efficient and robust AR service for various UK Business Units within a fast-paced, progressive shared service environment.

Client Details

My client are a world-leading manufacturer with a large transactional finance presence in Gloucestershire. Highly progressive, they recruit A1 calibre candidates and offer competitive salaries and good career opportunities.


  • Provide an efficient and robust AR service for various UK Business Units.
  • Provide efficient, timely and accurate posting and allocation of receipts for AR ledgers.
  • Ensure the Business Units have the required support and maintain robust communications.
  • Comply with all legal and audit requirements.
  • Ensure robust control of the receipts, postings, allocations and any queries is maintained, in line with Company processes and procedures.
  • Compile monthly bank account reconciliations for distribution to Business Units.
  • Research and resolve payment discrepancies and other related queries.
  • Run reports for unallocated cash and analyse by age & customer.
  • Prepare bank deposits for cheques received by post.
  • Manual raising of invoices and credit notes.
  • Releasing of billing blocks and releasing of sales orders.
  • Have a proactive approach to obtaining remittances and allocation from Business Unit.
  • Be responsible for month-end closing as per the structured worklist and to stringent deadlines.
  • Collect data and prepare monthly KPI's.
  • Able to cover for all business units for periods of absenteeism to maintain required service levels.
  • Assist with Vendor creation.


Candidate skills & requirements

  • Demonstrable experience of working within an Accounts Receivable or Cash Application team.
  • Experience of working with and influencing key stakeholders of all levels.
  • Intermediate proficiency with MS Excel.
  • Previous experience of SAP System transactions and reporting.
  • Excellent communication skills.
  • Demonstrable experience of working within a Customer Service environment
  • Excellent administrative skills.


  • Experience of KPI reporting.
  • Excellent investigative skills that enable the individual to resolve unallocated cash on customer accounts.
  • Full understanding of banking procedures.
  • Able to competently reconcile bank accounts to systems for several business units.
  • Educated to ALevel Standard, or equivalent.
  • Accounting Qualification is most desirable
  • Customer Service Qualifications & experience are preferred
  • Relevant finance, business and/or account degree or equivalent experience and understanding is desired

Job Offer

This role will pay a competitive basic salary of £22-25,000.

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