AR Clerk with French

Smiths Medical
31 May 2018
18 Jun 2018
Contract Type
Full Time
Smiths Medical in Ashford is seeking an Accounts Receivable Clerk with French language to join the company on a permanent basis. The role will cover responsibilities and day to day activities related to invoices and payments of customers from France and Italy.
We are looking for an individual who has ability to work with numerous data tools and databases and ensure smooth administration flow of customers’ financial data.
This is a great opportunity to become part of a large organization which is passionate about improving and saving the lives of patients through high quality, innovative medical devices and services. This role gives an opportunity of future career progression.

Duties and Responsibilities:
• Maintain sales ledger – apply payments, including currencies; to chase debtors; to resolve queries; to raise intercompany invoices/credit notes.
• Liaise with customers, internally and externally.
• Prepare monthly and quarterly debtor returns.
• Cover for other members of the A/R team.
• Engage others, promote, and participate in Environmental, Health, and Safety initiatives, focusing on continuous improvement.

Required skills and experience:

• Educational requirements: Methodical work practices.
• Knowledge: Working knowledge of credit control; basic accounting knowledge.
• Skills: Oracle experience; proficient in the use of Excel spreadsheets, Outlook and Word.
• Must speak French; with Italian an advantage
• Customer service orientation, with strong written and oral communication skills; and the drive to ensure duties are completed to given deadlines

About us:
Smiths Medical is a leading global provider of medical devices for the hospital, emergency, home and specialist environments. Our products are used during critical and intensive care, surgery, post-operative care during recovery, and in a series of high-end home infusion therapies.

We offer 11 of the most respected and easily recognizable brands within our portfolio: Portex™, Medex™, Deltec™, Level1™, Pneupac™, CADD™, BCI™, Jelco™, Medfusion™, Graseby™ and Surgivet™.

Smiths Medical employs some 7,850 people, with manufacturing concentrated in the US, the UK, Mexico, Germany, Czech, China and Italy. Most territories are serviced through wholly-owned local sales and distribution companies.
As part of Smiths Group plc, a FTSE 100 UK based company, Smiths Medical is well positioned to invest in continuous improvement, technological innovation and customer service

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