Accounts Receivable

Job Title: Accounts Receivable
Contract Type: Contract
Location: London, England
Salary: £24000.00 - £26000.00 per annum
Start Date: ASAP
Reference: BBBH60213
Contact Name: Dora Bagshaw
Contact Email:
Job Published: July 28, 2017 16:22

Job Description

I am working on behalf of a leading and respected London Media Brand who are looking for an Accounts Receivable Coordinator to join their fast paced finance team on a 12 month Fixed Term Contract. The Accounts Receivable Coordinator will play a key role in the Finance team, and will be responsible for providing billing, collection, risk management and associated support to all revenue generating departments.

Key Responsibilities:

  • Proactively target and collect AR debtors balances, ensuring that cash collections are maximised.
  • Apply and allocate cash receipts promptly to ensure that customer accounts are current and up to date at all times.
  • Ensure that revenue has accurately posted to Oracle.
  • Ensure that all revenue impacting credit notes have the appropriate levels of approval and are filed securely for audit retrieval.
  • Identify customer billing queries and disputes and work closely with the business to ensure prompt resolution and collection of funds.
  • Monitor and minimise unapplied and unidentified cash receipts ensuring that open items are applied, refunded or billed.
  • Request credit checks on new and existing prospects, working closely with external insurance partner and internal Sales and Finance teams.
  • Prepare and reconcile advertising risk exposure reports on a regular basis.
  • Review pro-forma billing to ensure that pre-pay clients have paid prior to transmission.
  • Assist the Head of Transactional Processing and Accounts Receivable Manager with the preparation of cash-flow forecasts and cash recovery to ensure targets are achieved.
  • Follow, monitor and enforce accounting policies and procedures.
  • Identify and escalate debtor and revenue risk as appropriate.
  • Ensure that Accounts Receivable deadlines are respected and audit compliant.
  • Ensure that cash collections are maximised and debtor days maintained at acceptable levels.
  • System testing support for projects, defect fixes and enhancements.

Essential experience and skills

  • Experience working within a credit control and billing function.
  • Good numerical ability
  • Proven track record of debtor day and overdue debtor reduction.
  • Appreciation and understanding of revenue recognition.
  • Strong team player
  • Able to work independently but can discern when to escalate a problem
  • Excellent communication skills
  • Good customer service skills with the ability to build and maintain ongoing relationships
  • Works well under pressure
  • Good organisational skills
  • Excellent attention to detail and high level of accuracy
  • Able to identify opportunities to enhance processes and controls.
  • Oracle/Excel

If you have the essensial skill set listed and are able to start the position in August 2017 please get in touch ASAP.

PLEASE NOTE: Due to the high volume of applications we receive we are unable to respond to everyone. If you have not heard from us within 5 working days of sending your CV then unfortunately you have not been shortlisted for the position you have applied for.