Permanent
Accounts Receivable
Richmond
up to 37k

Accounts Receivable Accountant

Ref: 297| Posted: 25th Nov 2021

Accounts Receivable Accountant

Full time permanent role 

International, well-known brand name organisation, requires an experienced Accounts Receivable Accountant to join their amazing team based in Richmond. You will enjoy free breakfast and snacks, Wellness days, summer working hours, volunteering days and much more. Mix of office/WFH. When you are in the office, you can enjoy a fantastic working environment and being part of a friendly, successful team! 35 hours per week, Monday-Friday with flexibility to start earlier/finish later, to enjoy a better work/life balance.

A long established company offering a number of lifestyle brands with commitment to making sure their products are friendly to the environment and with plans towards helping to make the world a cleaner, greener place.

As AR Accountant, you will be responsible for maintaining the sales ledgers of 3 brands, chasing debts and issuing credit notes for stock and price claims, rebates and promotional trade spend agreements. The role will report into the Senior Accountant.

As AR Accountant you will be responsible for:

Maintenance of Sales Ledgers:

  • Prepare sales ledgers with commentaries to be reviewed with Senior Accountant
  • Contact customers (major supermarkets but also smaller independent stores) to chase overdue invoices

Processing and Analysis of Trade Spend documents

  • Recording, documenting, getting approvals of trade spend documents received from customers: sales teams and retailers agree on promotions that must be accounted for accurately and in a timely manner by the AR Accountant

Analysis of Debit Balances:

  • Investigate and analyse debit notes deducted from customers’ payments
  • Liaise with Sales team to solve price queries
  • Liaise with Supply Chain to solve stock queries

Ad-hoc duties:

  • Annual external audit: provide auditors with invoices, proof of deliveries, respond to invoice-related queries

The successful candidate for the role of AR Accountant will:

  • Have at least 2 years experience in AR (accounts receivable) ideally working on large accounts
  • Excel skills
  • Good written French would be an advantage

In return the AR Accountant will receive a basic salary of up to £37,000 and 25 days holidays. No weekend working and a strong social/work balance.

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