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Accounts Receivable & Credit Control Assistant

Up to £23000 per annum

Job description

Accounts Receivable & Credit Control Assistant

Permanent

£23000pa

Milton Keynes

Our client is looking for an Accounts Receivable & Credit Control Assistant in Milton Keynes

Key responsibilities will include but are not limited to:

  • Accurate maintenance of customer accounts including invoice matching, discount allocation and resolving any queries through to resolution.
  • Chase and maintain overdues including the legal process if required.
  • Prepare statement/chasing letters
  • Banking of customer manual cheques.
  • Maintaining the credit risk insurance and exposure limit
  • Raise miscellaneous sales invoices
  • Credit checks for new customers and maintenance of alerts
  • Assist office managers with credit control problems when required
  • Maintain/advise system credit limits as required.
  • Manage changes on credit insurances for distributors.
  • Meet debtor day targets
  • Accounts Payable supplier maintenance
  • Responsibility for a bank reconciliation

Skills

  • Good knowledge of Accounts Receivable, credit control and bad debt control through to litigation.
  • Knows how to accurately process valid deductions.
  • Able to collect funds while maintaining good customer relationships.
  • Ability to complete Accounts Receivable month-end procedures and annual processing
  • Operational knowledge of general accounting, general ledger, journals, month end close and accounting standards.
  • Intermediate Microsoft excel skills.
  • Broad knowledge of European Accounts Receivable/credit control policies and procedures.
  • Excellent communication skills
  • Able to work to deadlines
  • Ability to independently organize, multi-task and prioritize own work and responsibilities

Education:

  • GCSE grade A-C, Maths and English or equivalent

Experience

  • 3 years relevant AP accounting, desired
  • 2 years' experience supporting and processing AR & AP internationally, desired
  • 3 years relevant experience in cash posting, collection, deduction processing and systems

If you feel you have what it takes, please apply today because we'd love to hear from you!

Ascendant Recruitment is one of Milton Keynes and Northampton's leading recruitment companies, with PA/Administration, Customer Service, Human Resources, Finance and Temporary divisions. Ascendant Recruitment operates as an Employment Agency for permanent recruitment and an Employment Business for temporary recruitment. For more information on our current vacancies please visit and like/follow us on Facebook, Twitter and LinkedIn.

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