SEEKING AN EXPERIENCED BILLING AND CREDIT CONTROL ADMINISTRATOR FOR A SCHOOL IN THE BROMLEY BOROUGH

Recruiter
Reed Accountancy
Location
Dartford, Kent
Salary
25000.0000
Posted
15 Jun 2017
Closes
15 Jul 2017
Sector
Accountancy
Contract Type
Permanent
Hours
Full Time
As one of Kent’s leading independent co-educational day and boarding schools, they are seeking to appoint an enthusiastic, qualified and highly motivated finance
administrator to run our billing and sales ledger department.


The successful candidate will have:

 Sound organisational and administrative skills
 Previous experience of billing, sales ledger and debt management
 Have excellent interpersonal and communication skills
We can offer you:
 Excellent professional development
 A supportive work environment

Job Title: Finance Administrator – Billing and Credit Control

The Accounts Assistant supports the School Accountant in the delivery of an effective and efficient financial
service for the School. This is a full-time role, all year round, including the School holidays.

 Maintaining the School’s parent accounts and updating the Fees Ledger for starters and leavers.
 Recording, processing and reconciliation of pupil Registration Fees and Deposits.
Daily
 Checking bank accounts online.
 Processing and banking of receipts (including Worldpay transactions).
 Updating cash books and posting receipts to parent accounts on the Fees Ledger.
 Processing and posting of any non-fee related income.
 Updating of Debtor’s lists and debt collection reports.
 Chasing of outstanding debts by means of telephone calls, letters and emails.
 Daily update with Bursar re. outstanding debts.
Weekly
 Reporting of aged debt to Bursar via weekly meeting.
 Ongoing debt chasing.
Monthly
 Managing the Direct Debit scheme including advice letters and the processing of collections.
 Reconciliation of Bank Accounts to Cash Book and Nominal Ledger.
 Reconciliation of Fees Ledger including debit and credit balances.
 Assist with reconciliations of control accounts and journal entries.
 Other reconciliations to include Early Years funding, Suspense control a/c, Trips, Collections and
Advance Sums v Pupil Charges Accounts (A301/A302).
Finance Department

Essential
 Sensitivity to the ethos of this Methodist Independent School.
 Minimum of 5 GCSEs (or equivalent) including Maths and English (A-C).
 Sound organisational and administrative skills.
 Previous experience of Book-Keeping and Sales/Fees Ledger.
 Have excellent interpersonal and communication skills.
 Analytical skills.
 Good working knowledge of Microsoft Office applications, especially Word and Excel.
 Attention to detail and commitment to quality.
 Adaptability to maintain highest level of confidentiality particularly when dealing with sensitive issues
 Ability to prioritise own work-load.
 Be a good team-player.
 Ability to be effective under pressure.

Desirable

 A knowledge of education and the independent schools sector
 Experience of PASS Accounts software
 Access to own transport
 Valid driving licence

If you think you have the right experience for this role please apply within.

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