Accounts Receivable Assistant

Cohesion Recruitment Limited
United Kingdom
£20,000 - £24,000 per year depending on experience
07 Oct 2017
08 Nov 2017
Contract Type
Full Time
We are currently recruiting for a passionate and enthusiastic Finance professional to take up an Accounts Receivable Analyst post based at Danone's UK HQ in Chiswick, London. You will report to the Accounts Receivable Manager within a well-established team of Finance professionals providing accounts receivable support throughout a major FMCG company in the UK and Ireland with market leading brands across four divisions: Waters, Dairy, Early Life Nutrition and Advanced Medical Nutrition. As an Accounts Receivable Assistant you will be required to post daily customer payments by recording cash and cheque transactions into SAP, allocate customer payments and reconcile the accounts receivable ledger to ensure that all payments are accounted for and properly posted. Verifying discrepancies, facilitating payment of invoices and performing weekly customer payment runs. This is a varied role within a high pressured environment working to tight deadlines where prioritisation and accuracy is key. The successful applicant will be an experienced Finance professional who has excelled in an Accounts Payable, Accounts Receivable or Credit Control post. Prior understanding of basic accounting principles and proven ability to calculate, post and manage accounting figures and financial records. You will be an ambitious, determined and open team player who works equally as well independently. The role will require you to be eligible to work in the UK with no restrictions. On joining as an Accounts Receivable Assistant, you can expect a challenging but rewarding position with many development opportunities along with a salary between £20k - £24k (depending on experience). Inspiring health and wellbeing is central to the Danone mission and we live this passion for health within our flexible scheme package which includes private medical insurance, pension scheme, health assessment and Danone product vouchers. Please note, our process will include a telephone interview and a HR competency based interview before concluding with a final interview including a testing and/or a case study.
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