Accounts Receivable Specialist

Hays Talent Solutions
United Kingdom
14 Apr 2018
19 Apr 2018
Contract Type
Full Time

Looking for an Accounts Receivable Specialist to join a Global Accountancy firm in Gatwick


This is a shared role, in a team of 3 or 4, with responsibility for assisting in the Accounts Receivable and Credit Management function of the firm by accurate and timely processing of cash, and other receivables related duties, to ensure debtor ledgers are accurate.


  • Accurate allocation of client receipts against debtors ledgers on a daily basis
  • Liaise with credit controllers and other parties daily on allocations
  • Accurate recording of receipts into non-sterling accounts
  • Processing adjustments to cash postings where required
  • Processing refunds where correctly approved
  • Take and process credit card payments from clients
  • Collation, processing and banking of cheques
  • Process write-offs and bad debt requests where required
  • Processing unpaid cheques
  • Issue of Sundry (non WIP) fees for the business
  • Ensure filing is up to date
  • Assistance with credit control function, including contacting clients, if necessary
  • Print copy invoices and client statements as required by supervisor or manager
  • Handle and resolve all basic day-to-day client and business queries
  • Liaise with other key functions of the business as and when required


  • Excellent communication skills, both orally and in writing
  • An ability to follow a structured process to ensure compliance but able to work on own initiative to resolve queries promptly and accurately, adding value to existing processes as appropriate
  • Supportive, positive attitude
  • Numerate and attentive to detail
  • Able to prioritise own workload to meet deadlines from supervisor
  • Willingness to consider improvements to processes and ability to discuss with supervisor

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Our client is an award-winning, professional services firm as part of the world's fifth largest accountancy network with more than 1,000 offices in over 100 countries, including affiliates. They specialise in helping businesses to achieve their goals and adhere to strong values and a One Firm approach. Their strength in the market place is mirrored in their achievements

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