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Accounts Receivable

  • Location

    London, England

  • Sector:

    Accounting & Finance

  • Job type:

    Temporary

  • Salary:

    Up to £150 per day

  • Contact:

    Nathan McNaughton

  • Contact email:

    nathan@kennedypearce.com

  • Job ref:

    NM - AR2_1561391449

  • Published:

    5 months ago

  • Duration:

    6 months

  • Startdate:

    ASAP

Our client is a London based Media firm looking for an Accounts Receivable to start asap. 3-6 months minimum.

Processes

  • Reviewing and approving new jobs ready for billing and costs and managing these throughout the process, to completion
  • Raising invoices for intercompany and direct clients
  • Using portals and other means to ensure clients receive their invoices in good time and in line with agreed processes
  • Adhering to system based workflows and standard departmental processes
  • Finding efficient working practices to ensure key deadlines are consistently met
  • Acquiring an understanding audit requirements and ensuring all departmental processes are consistently adhered to
  • Reviewing the open jobs report and taking action to reduce all work in progress (WIP)
  • Working collaboratively with the credit control team to resolve queries and ensure prompt payment from our suppliers
  • Creating guides and process documents, so that work can be covered by others in the team as required
  • Ensuring supplier forms are correctly completed and saved down

Reporting

  • Extracting and analysing data to identify trends, risks and opportunities
  • Providing data and reports to the business, working with them to identify and implement appropriate actions in response
  • Running ad hoc reports for colleagues within the finance department and the winder business as required

Relationships

  • Building and maintaining close relationships with Account Managers
  • Working closely with peers across the business to ensure the timely closure of open jobs
  • Responding to queries from colleague across the business (including our joint ventures)
  • Supporting with the on-boarding of new clients
  • Acting as a point of contact for all job-related queries and issues from the Maconomy team
  • Building and maintaining relationships within our joint ventures; completing regular visits to the various offices to conduct one to one and group training and review meetings

Requirements:

  • 1+ years comparable experience gained in an accounts receivable role, within the finance function of a commercial organization
  • Solid understanding of accruals and revenue recognition processes
  • Strong communication skills with the ability to build relationships and interact professionally with external partners and clients
  • Self-motivation and the ability to work independently to meet agreed objectives
  • Exceptional attention to detail with a thorough approach to task completion
  • Calm under pressure and positive in outlook, with the ability to see potential challenges as opportunities for personal and professional development
  • High levels of personal responsibility, with the ability to take full ownership for allocated tasks and see things through to completion
  • Strong time management and prioritization skills, with the ability to manage a high volume of tasks while meeting challenging deadlines
  • Strong excel skills; comfortable using Vlookups and Pivot tables to analyse large data sets
  • Proactive and delivery driven; a structured worker who enjoys following established processes and working to multiple deadlines
  • Naturally collaborative and team orientated in outlook

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