Basingstoke 01256 336 100

Winchester 01962 865 152

Accounts Receivable Clerk

  • Location

    Alton, Hampshire, England

  • Salary

    £25k per year

  • Contract

    Permanent

  • Reference

    3099

Credit Controller

Reporting to: AR and AP Manager

On behalf of our client we are looking for a Credit Controller/Accounts Receivable Clerk to ensure that all outstanding funds are collected in a timely manner by proactively reviewing the sales ledger and chasing for payment on a timely basis with the objective of minimising the DSO and aged debt.

Accountabilities and activities:


  • Proactively review the sales ledger to identify invoices that are falling due for payment or overdue
  • Chase all invoices for payment, prioritising by age and value where necessar
  • Answer customer queries in a timely manner.
  • Raising all invoices and Pro Forma’s for fulfilled orders and ensuring these are sent to customers on a timely basis.
  • Access portals for electronic invoicing to customers.
  • Circulate mid and end of month statements are sent to customers on a timely basis to maximise cash collection.
  • Customer accounts to be set-up on system and file data.
  • Log and allocate cash postings onto Netsuite on a timely basis.
  • To ensure that the Shared AR spreadsheet is updated daily with the latest data, deleting any customers that have paid.
  • Identify any overdue balances that need to be escalated to the AR Manager for further action.
  • Assist the AR Manager in the production of the weekly cash forecast review.

Any other reasonable duties which may be required by management from time to time.

Candidate specification - Essential Requirements:


  • Effective telephone manner
  • Excellent interpersonal and communication skills with ability to build and maintain positive working relationships with customers
  • Ability to work confidentially and to treat issues with sensitivity
  • Knowledge and experience of Sales Ledger
  • Excellent organizational skills, with the ability to prioritize work and manage a number of tasks concurrently
  • Ability to work individually on own initiative
  • Willingness to work as part of a team and take on colleagues’ tasks when the need arises, and to provide cover during periods of absence or peak periods.
  • Ability to work to a high level of accuracy
  • Excellent experience of all Microsoft Office applications, especially Excel

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