Accounts Receivable

Badenock & Clark
South West London
£13.00 - £18.00/hour
13 Jul 2017
12 Aug 2017
Public Sector
Contract Type
Full Time
Accounts Receivable Officer
A local authority in South West London is looking to recruit a Accounts Receivable offer on a six months contract.
Purpose of the role:
To deliver a consistently high quality, cost effective, accurate and timely Accounts Payable, Accounts Receivable and Debtors Invoicing service. Deliver exceptional customer care to the service through efficient and accurate prioritization of tasks, processing of enquiries and documents, attention to detail and prompt error resolution, maintenance of accurate records and databases in line with Service Level Agreements (SLAs).
Key responsibilities:
* Support the development of more effective means of raising, managing and collecting debts;
* Process sales invoices/credit notes and cancellations to the agreed SLAs and in accordance with statutory and Council requirements;
* Maintain the database for raising bulk invoices (Subscriptions) within Excel and Agresso and encourage the use of other methods to raise high volume invoices to reduce the amount of manual input;
* Process invoices, subscriptions and uploads;
* Process and manage debtor accounts using the Council's financial information systems to the agreed SLAs;
* Ensure that all debts raised are appropriately authorised and meet the requirements of the Corporate Debt Policy;
* Deliver a forward facing interaction between internal and external customers and maximise debt collection performance in line with the Council's customer services guidelines.
* Negotiate with the customer to agree repayment terms and conditions for outstanding debt, in accordance with statutory and Council requirements;
* Advise users on the correct coding and VAT treatment of services being invoiced;
* To be responsible for the continuous maintenance of databases to enable Subscription runs for Trade Waste, Licensing and Asset Management to be processed in an accurate and timely manner to the agreed SLAs;
* Promote the use of and process batch input of sales invoices working with Directorates to develop appropriate templates;
* Develop, implement and evaluate alternative charging methodologies to improve performance;

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