Accounts Receivable Clerk

28 Jun 2019
28 Jul 2019
Contract Type
Full Time

Credit Controller for commercial debts (i.e. non-student fees) as part of a credit control team at The University of Warwick. You will be working for a credit control manager as part of a larger cash office team of ~14 in University House, central campus.

Full time role covering maternity leave.

Outline of role:

Contact external customers (all levels within organisations) by phone and email to follow up on outstanding debts

Issue statements and computerised debt chasing letters.

Liase with university departments regarding outstanding debts

Management of customer accounts where a deduction of commission is made, liaising with conference centres and Accounts Payable to clear deduction of sales ledger

Raise paperwork to refund customer accounts with credit balances, overpayments, etc

Duties and responsibilities

Other responsibilities within credit control include:

* Carry out the accurate creation/amendment of customer master records on SAP, so that automatically created documents used for sales invoices and credit control are correct.

* Run credit checks as necessary

* Check that VAT status of companies in this country and abroad is correct i.e. charities are tax exempt etc. and advise departments about application of VAT exempt materials

Other duties in the office which the person may cover in time include:

* Raise manual sales invoices and credit notes when required.

* Assist with the cash office (manual cash handling, counting, floats, and reporting)

* Post bank receipts, and other income transactions from bank accounts or other data sources

* To liaise with departments to resolve any ad hoc queries

Skills and experience

Essential Criteria:

* Educated to GCSE level with excellent numerical skills

* Experience of working in a financial environment

* Good IT and keyboard skills, knowledge of Word, Excel and Outlook

* Experience of sales ledger and credit control

* Ability to prioritize work

Desirable Criteria:

* Experience of large finance systems, preferably SAP

* Experience of cashiering

* Good telephone manner

* Ability to communicate at all levels within the university and externally

* Accurate, clear and concise writing style


University of Warwick

Additional information

Working hours are Monday to Thursday 08:30 to 16:30, Friday: 08:30 to 15:30 (30 min lunch)

Closing date: 30/06/19

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