Accounts Receivable Assistant
Our client is currently recruiting for an Accounts Receivable Assistant to join their A.R Department in Newcastle West, Co. Limerick.
As an A.R clerk, you will manage the A.R ledger for the company and liaise with various departments within the business whilst reporting directly to the assistant accounts receivable manager. This will involve cash application and acting as direct point of contact with our depot managers. You will monitor closely the ledger performance, allocate and run various reports as the business demands as well as promote a sound working environment with your peers. Using a professional and proactive attitude, you will control a set ledger with clear and concise guidance and support, encouraging productivity and ensuring that targets and deadlines are met.
You will also be responsible for customer queries and identify key issues requiring strong analytical and numerical skills. You will work closely with front of office departments including sales and pricing teams. An ability to build strong working relationships is a must.
To be considered, you must have previous experience in an accounts department. Experience in an accounts receivable environment within the food services sector would be advantageous but is not essential.
More essential is your excellent understanding of debt ledgers, payment allocations and overdue.
Knowledge of SOX compliance would also be advantageous.
Experience or an ability to demonstrate your understanding of credit control would again be advantageous.
Ensure customer accounts are maintained to the highest standard
Effectively handle customer queries / escalations
Apply funds with accuracy
Liaise with the credit control team
Assist colleagues as the business demands
Prepare daily reports
To represent the company as required
Train new employee's on the dept's SLA's
You will be accountable for:
Customer Ledger with particular reference to payment on delivery accounts
Maintaining a high level of performance in conjunction with department KPIs
Handling customer queries
Ensuring that all customer records are properly maintained
Ensuring relevant transactions are processed on a daily basis.
Requirements for the Role:
Minimum of 2 years accounts receivable / payable experience
Relevant qualification an advantage
Strong negotiation skills essential
Full class B drivers licence and flexibility to travel
Adecco Ireland is acting as an Employment Business in relation to this vacancy.