Accounts Receivable Assistant

Republic of Ireland, Limerick
22 Nov 2018
20 Dec 2018
JN -112018-33936
chloe slingsby
Contract Type
Full Time
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.

Key responsibilities:

 Ensure customer accounts are maintained to the highest standard

 People skills

 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.

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