Accounts Receivable Analyst

Gazprom Marketing & Trading Ltd
10 Jan 2018
09 Feb 2018
Contract Type
Full Time
About us

From origins as a small, independent gas supplier in the North West of England, we have grown to become a major business energy supplier. After just ten years, Gazprom Energy has become the second largest business gas supplier in the UK and we currently supply 34,000 business customers at over 80,000 sites across Europe.

Manchester is home to our European headquarters, a base from which we have expanded into France and the Netherlands. Our teams across Europe are united by the shared ethos of being helpful and making life easier for our customers. In 2015 we won the coveted Energy Supplier of the Year award at the Energy Awards 15, as well as achieving Gold standard in people management by Investors in People for the second time running.

Our culture is defined by our people. Through living our values every day we continue to create a culture that enables us all to succeed. We work as one team with our customers, our parent company and each other in order to understand each other’s needs. With an unstoppable passion for excellence, growth and learning, we’re committed to creating an environment that fosters the development of knowledge, skills and experience, so that our people can thrive and prosper in their careers with us. We believe that we have the best team in the industry which makes us a trusted partner across international capital and energy markets. Our diverse employee base, with a wealth of expertise, knowledge and experience makes GM&T a truly exciting place to work. We encourage new ideas and initiatives as innovative thinking is central to how we do business. Most importantly, we are a growing and developing business where inspired individuals can make a difference and help shape our future.

Role objectives

The responsibility of this role is to support the credit control and accounts receivable function of the Gazprom Energy business. Excellent administration and organisation skills are essential in ensuring support is given at all times and that work is prioritised during the day in order of urgency for completion. A good knowledge of accounting procedures for finance required as the role will involve posting payments, invoices, credits and ensuring that receipts are allocated in a timely manner onto the accounting system. The role involves working very much as part of the team offering ongoing support but also working with own initiative.

Duties & Responsibilities
  • Ensuring daily incoming payments are posted to correct customer accounts and cheques are banked daily
  • Process daily Direct Debit collections
  • Dealing with any Accounts Receivable related queries either by telephone or email
  • Process weekly customer refund requests across Gazprom business entities
  • Unidentified Bank transactions are investigated in accordance with deadlines and keeping unallocated cash and suspense account transactions to a minimum
  • Creating ad-hoc invoices & credit notes when necessary
  • Dealing with internal & external queries regarding refunds, cash allocations and direct debits management
    Allocating cash postings and clearing accounts in preparation for month end
Skills & Competencies
  • Concern for accuracy and ability to meet challenging deadlines
  • Strong attention to detail, with the ability to spot errors and create proactive solutions
  • Diligent and dependable
  • Strong organisational and execution skills
  • Motivated and proactive in achieving results
  • Commercially astute with the ability to solve complex issues
  • Dedication to review and improve existing processes
  • Excellent understanding of Finance procedures
  • Good Communication Skills, internally/externally
  • Able to cope with multiple priorities
  • Mature and professional attitude to work
  • Able to work as part of a team as well as individually, managing own workload
  • Knowledge of working with SAP
  • Experience of working within a finance team
  • Sound understanding of MS Office packages such as excel, word and outlook
  • Ability to work with Alloc8 software (desirable but not essential)

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