Hybrid working - Accounts Receivable Clerk

Location West Yorkshire
Discipline: Transactional
Job type: Fixed Term
Salary: ££23k - 26k per year
Contact name: Alexander Jones

Contact email: a.jones@in2-consult.com
Job ref: ARLS
Published: about 1 month ago

Job Title: Hybrid Working - Accounts Receivable Clerk

 

Salary:

£23,000 - £26,000 per annum Dependant on experience

 

Location:

Leeds City Centre

 

About the Client:

My Client is a global leader in low-carbon energy supply and services. We have been active in the UK energy market for over 20 years, and our investments in energy infrastructure are focused on energy storage and renewable energy (solar, wind, biogas), whilst supplying energy to organisations of all sizes.

They  are reshaping the energy future by reconciling economic performance with a positive impact on people and the planet, and we are looking for people who are committed to help turn our vision into reality.

 

Job Duties:

 

  • Ensure all entries to be recorded to the accounts receivable ledgers including invoices, credit notes, payments, refunds etc. are recorded in an accurate and timely manner.

  • Ensure all customer related cash transactions are cleared through general ledger in accordance with the daily cash clearing process to ensure bank reconciliations are accurate and clean.

  • Support the ongoing process to improve data and reduce unallocated amounts on the accounts receivable ledger through proactive dialogue with internal colleagues and customers.

  • Accurately allocate accounts receivable transactions on a timely basis in accordance with agreed policies.

  • Execute Direct Debit collections and refunds in a timely and controlled manner.

  • Ensure external audit requests are completed in a timely and efficient manner through effective planning, good internal communications.

  • Supporting financial accounting processes as required including supporting monthly financial closes and forecasting activities.

 

Key Requirements:

  • Accounts receivable processes experience within a large complex organisation.

  • Direct Debit scheme operation

  • Preferable knowledge of the Direct Debit scheme rules

  • Highly numerate

  • Proven ability to produce work under tight deadlines

  • Able to analyse problems and identify solutions using Microsoft Office tools

  • Demonstrated practical approach to problem solving

 

Education:

A minimum of a high school diploma or equivalent is required. A degree or certification in accounting or finance is preferred.

Experience:

Previous experience in accounts receivable or a related financial role is preferred. Knowledge of basic accounting principles and practises is essential.

Knowledge and Skills:

  • Understanding of financial regulations
  • Ability to maintain confidentiality
  • Problem-solving skills
  • Numerical proficiency
  • Ability to meet deadlines

Preferred Qualifications:

  • Professional certification such as ACCA or CIMA
  • Experience with ERP systems
  • Past experience within the Energy sector / Utilites sectors
  • Past experience with High Volume transactional enviroment