Job Description

  • Job Reference:956782TD_1528886691

  • Job Type: Contract

  • Job Industry: Charity

  • Contact Name: Tom Daley

  • Job Location: London

  • Job Title: Accounts Receivable/Credit Controller

  • Job Salary: £35000 - £35000 Per Annum

Posted On: 13th June 2018

Portfolio Credit control are pleased to be working with a renowned business based in Mayfair in the creative industry who are looking for an Accounts Receivable/Credit Controller on a 12 month FTC.


1 Ensure all sales invoice requests and credit notes are raised and posted to the sales ledger promptly.

1 Check authorisation, coding and VAT on all invoice requests is correct and new customer requests are completed correctly.

1 Ensure the timely collection of due debts. Contact customers via telephone, mail and e-mail to collect due debts and minimise overall total of overdue debts.

1 Maintain a clear record of all contacts and progress made with customers; ensure that promises of payment are promptly followed up.

1 Closely monitor and manage the aged debtor listings.

1 Attend monthly (fortnightly, if required) departmental debtor collection meetings, report on current situation and discuss specific and/or long-standing issues.

1 Record and code customer bank receipts (BACS allocations) to be forwarded to the Cash Office on a weekly basis for posting.

1 Raise and dispatch monthly statements, reminders and dunning letters in Collect (SUN module) to all outstanding debtors.

1 Answer and resolve internal and external sales ledger queries.

1 Ensure sales invoice and credit note filing is kept up-to-date.

1 Undertake regular reconciliations of debtor accounts.

1 Prepare and post the weekly online cash expense journal and monthly credit card journals.

1 Prepare information for inclusion in a quarterly dashboard report of Key Performance Indicators, including completing Monthly Review Schedules (MRS).

1 Support the HOAS with the year-end audit, preparing relevant balance sheet schedules and assisting with external audit queries.

1 Support transaction processing projects to improve efficiency and control of sales reporting across both cash and invoiced sales.

1 Undertake any other duty, which may reasonably be allocated by the HOAS or other senior officer.

1 Comply with all relevant Health & Safety policies, procedures and regulations and takes appropriate and reasonable care for the safety of colleagues and visitors to the Academy.



* Excellent understanding of book keeping and VAT principles, gained from working in a Finance Department.

* Experience of credit control, debt collection and sales ledger work.

* Strong computer skills, specifically EXCEL.

* Experience using SUN systems, including Collect would be an advantage.

* Willingness to learn new systems and to adapt business process to make the best use of new system functionality.

* Well organised, with a methodical and accurate approach to work. Accustomed to meeting tight deadlines.

* Confident and assertive with strong negotiation skills to manage disputed accounts and secure payments in line with agreed terms of payment.

* First class interpersonal and communication skills to develop strong working relationships with internal staff and external third parties.

* Ability to identify problems and proactively use own initiative to solve issues.

* Flexible and adaptable approach to work.


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