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Accounts Receivable and Reconciliations Supervisor/Manager

  • Location: London
  • Sector: Finance
  • Salary: £30000 - £35000 per annum
  • Job type: Contract/Interim/Temporary
  • Date posted: 19/06/2018
  • Job reference: PDE

LMA Recruitment are exclusively partnered with a global FMCG business based in Central London. They are currently growing exponentially and aggressively and are in need of a Senior Accounts Payable clerk to manage the workload. To be considered for this role, you must have at least 12+ month's experience as an AP and have supervisory experience.

Role description:

The Senior AR and Reconciliations Clerk will be responsilbe for the following across all countries in which Deliveroo operates:

  • Facilitating entire billing process for customers and be accountable for all billing elements of global customer relationships
  • Issuing Statements of Accounts
  • Facilitating all areas of credit control i/e running credit checks, requesting trade references, chasing debt, suspending customer accounts, managing debt recovery agency relationship
  • Managing complex customer billing queries and disputes and working closely with the business to ensure prompt resolution and collection of funds
  • Continual review of customer accounts to ensure cash is being collected to payment terms and ensuring any issues are raised with the Customer and relevant Account managers
  • Maintaining customer data in ERP system
  • Facilitating payments processing including processing cheques, credit card payments direct debit electronic payments to the sales ledger
  • Allocate cash to customer invoices
  • Producing weekly/monthly operational reports and tracking against KPIs, ensuring the relevant information is communicated on outstanding debts and issues/solutions highlighted
  • Cash collection forecasting: Production of accurate forecast cash receipts updated on a daily/weekly basis including commentary on any discrepancies from the previous forecast
  • Maintaining the sales ledger reconciling customer accounts, managing write offs and unreconciled items
  • Assist with Month End activities including producing Bad Debt provision schedule
  • Facilitating entire automated bank reconciliations process and be accountable for reconciliations system
  • Providing reports on reconciliations exceptions and follow up on exceptions resolution

About you:

  • Strong understanding of the AR process, having held a Sales Ledger Clerk or Credit Control position previously for 3+ years
  • A good understanding of P&L activity
  • Strong systems experience and MS Office experience with strong proficiency in Word and Excel
  • Highly organised with the ability to work under pressure and to work to demanding deadlines
  • Able to work independently but can discern when to escalate a problem
  • Excellent communication skills
  • Excellent customer service skills with the ability to build and maintain ongoing relationships

An open-mind in a cool, young and vibrant office environment is critical for this role. Multi-national business experience previously with a company is beneficial but not absolutely necessary. If you have experience with direct debit processing and happen to have proficiency in French, Italian or Spanish, this would be a huge benefit. This role is paying £30,000-£35,000 per annum and has strong potential to go permanent as well after the initial 6 month FTC.

If you are interested, please apply today as the turn around will be very swift for this role!

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