Accounts Receivable Administrator FTC 12 months

DS Smith Business Services
18 May 2017
17 Jun 2017
Contract Type
Full Time

DS Smith are looking for a Accounts Receivable Administrator to protect DS Smith’s plc investment in its debtors by ensuring the prompt identification and allocation of cash receipts, keeping unidentified and unallocated cash at the minimum possible level. The successful candidate will be a confident Excel user and be experienced with Accounts Receivable cash processing.

The Role:

Reporting into the Self Bill and Cashier Team Leader, the main purpose of this role is to ensure DS Smith’s investments are protected, by ensuring prompt identifications and allocation of cash receipts, as well as keeping all unidentified and unallocated cash at a minimum. Further responsibilities will include:

• Maintain a high level of communication with Credit and Collection team members and site personnel on cash receipt and allocation issues
• Keep the Credit and Collections Manager informed of any issues that may affect the performance of the department
• Write-off low value over/under payments in accordance with the credit policy
• Register all unidentified cash receipts onto the nominated account
• Distribute the account details daily to the Collections team to assist - Identification and allocation
• Notify customer of overpayments
• Process residual credit balances and outstanding credit notes in accordance with the credit policy
• Liaise with Credit & Collections team and site personnel for the administration of payments received for pro-forma orders

The Candidate:

The essentials:

• Excellent working knowledge/experience of Excel
• Strong experience and understanding of Accounts Receivable (large scale - multi-million pound ideally)
• Ability to produce work of an excellent standard, paying meticulous attention to detail at all times
• Ability to prioritise and execute tasks

The desirables:

• Experience of working with SAP