Accounts Receivable Clerk

Bristol (City Centre)
£20000 - £22000 per annum
12 Nov 2017
16 Nov 2017
Contract Type
Full Time

Accounts Receivable Clerk

£20,000 - £22,000 per annum DOE


Ambridge Harris is searching for an Accounts Receivable Clerk on behalf of our established client based in Central Bristol. Reporting to the AR Manager, the key focus of this position is supporting colleagues in the department and internal teams across the company and Third party suppliers

The Role:

  • Ensure that debts are paid in a timely manner
  • Meet cash & debtor day targets set by the AR Lead
  • Chase overdue invoices by telephone, email & letter within agreed timescales
  • Maintain accurate records of all chasing activity
  • Regular meetings with Account Directors to ensure all relevant debts are managed as necessary
  • Identify changes in payment patterns and propose action to avert indebtedness
  • Ensure that all transactions are compliant with HMRC regulations
  • Handle disputed bills and negotiate to bring payment within the agreed terms
  • Provide accurate advice on billing queries
  • Respond promptly and completely to both client and internal enquiries
  • Providing ad-hoc reporting as and when requested
  • Generate sales invoices and post to ledger
  • Post payments to accounts and allocate as required
  • Undertake account reconciliations as required
  • Ensure monthly processing deadlines are met as required
  • Send out monthly client statements/letters as may be agreed from time to time
  • Other duties as delegated from time to time by the AR Manager
  • Keep the company up to date with new credit management techniques and practices

The Candidate:

  • Excellent AR skills with proven experience
  • Can think outside the box
  • Flexibility and Agile
  • Can work under pressure and at pace
  • Credit qualified preferably - or equivalent qual/experience

Due to the high volume of applications we receive it is not always possible to respond to unsuccessful applicants. Therefore if we have not responded to your application within five days please note that on this occasion your application has not been successful

Ambridge Harris is committed to equal opportunity and diversity. Ambridge Harris will not discriminate on unlawful grounds.

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