Accounts Receivable Clerk

Gloucestershire, Gloucester
£22000 - £25000 per annum + benefits
22 Jan 2019
22 Feb 2019
Jack Watters
Contract type
Part time

You will provide an efficient and robust AR service for various UK Business Units within a fast-paced, progressive shared service environment.

Client Details

My client are a world-leading manufacturer with a large transactional finance presence in Gloucestershire. Highly progressive, they recruit A1 calibre candidates and offer competitive salaries and good career opportunities.


  • Provide an efficient and robust AR service for various UK Business Units.
  • Provide efficient, timely and accurate posting and allocation of receipts for AR ledgers.
  • Ensure the Business Units have the required support and maintain robust communications.
  • Comply with all legal and audit requirements.
  • Ensure robust control of the receipts, postings, allocations and any queries is maintained, in line with Company processes and procedures.
  • Compile monthly bank account reconciliations for distribution to Business Units.
  • Research and resolve payment discrepancies and other related queries.
  • Run reports for unallocated cash and analyse by age & customer.
  • Prepare bank deposits for cheques received by post.
  • Manual raising of invoices and credit notes.
  • Releasing of billing blocks and releasing of sales orders.
  • Have a proactive approach to obtaining remittances and allocation from Business Unit.
  • Be responsible for month-end closing as per the structured worklist and to stringent deadlines.
  • Collect data and prepare monthly KPI's.
  • Able to cover for all business units for periods of absenteeism to maintain required service levels.
  • Assist with Vendor creation.


Candidate skills & requirements

  • Demonstrable experience of working within an Accounts Receivable or Cash Application team.
  • Experience of working with and influencing key stakeholders of all levels.
  • Intermediate proficiency with MS Excel.
  • Previous experience of SAP System transactions and reporting.
  • Excellent communication skills.
  • Demonstrable experience of working within a Customer Service environment
  • Excellent administrative skills.


  • Experience of KPI reporting.
  • Excellent investigative skills that enable the individual to resolve unallocated cash on customer accounts.
  • Full understanding of banking procedures.
  • Able to competently reconcile bank accounts to systems for several business units.
  • Educated to ALevel Standard, or equivalent.
  • Accounting Qualification is most desirable
  • Customer Service Qualifications & experience are preferred
  • Relevant finance, business and/or account degree or equivalent experience and understanding is desired

Job Offer

This role will pay a competitive basic salary of £22-25,000.

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