AR Specialist - Interviewing now

Posted on Jun 11, 2019 by CV-Library

Belfast, County Antrim, United Kingdom
Call Center & Customer Service
Immediate Start
£20k - £60k Annual
Full-Time
HAYWARD HAWK is actively recruiting for an experienced Accounts Receivable Specialist to join a Global Leader in both Technology & Manufacturing with offices based in Belfast.

This is a fantastic opportunity for an Accounts Receivable professional to join a well-established, friendly Finance team, working a vital role.

About the role

Reporting directly to the Finance Manager the Accounts Receivable Specialist will have full responsibility for the companies Accounts Receivable function including credit control.

This is an interesting and varied role that offers the opportunity to liaise globally with our client’s customer base.

Key responsibilities will include:

Accounts Receivable



Sales invoicing - Responsible for the timely processing of invoices & forwarding to customers on daily basis.

Sales Credits – processing credit notes on customers’ accounts following relevant approval from management and forwarding to customers

Statements – Producing customer statements following month end & forwarding to customers.

Credit Applications – Creating new customer accounts following web searches and credit reports and relevant approval from management.

Daily monitoring of bank services & allocating cash against customer accounts.

Month-end close of AR ledger and reconciliation to the GL

Assisting with external & internal audit queries Credit Control



Checking customer accounts on daily basis for invoices coming due for payment and requesting payment transfers.

Sending payment reminders and following up with customers on debt recovery.

Checking with internal staff (e.g. Sales & Support) on issues recorded and confirming current status

Working with internal teams, including Group Legal, on debt recovery.

Month end checks on cash received & allocations

Prepare monthly aged debt analyses with commentary for senior management

Letters of Credit

Updating LOC records – maintaining up-to-date information & communicating to relevant personnel.

Arranging shipments as and when goods are ready to ship, processing LOC in order to make presentation to the bank to claim funds.

Processing discrepancies on LOC documents following presentation to the bank.

Monitoring of and following up on unpaid LOC The ideal candidate



2 years’ + experience in an Accounts Receivable role

Knowledge and experience of working in a finance function dealing with a high volume & variety of data

Experience of improving processes & facilitating change with own area of responsibility

Experience in the manufacturing sector is desirable

Strong organisation & communication skills

Ability to work well as part of a team

Sage Line 500 experience (Desirable) Your Reward



This company offers an attractive salary & benefits package

Fantastic flexible working opportunities - Early finish of 1.30pm every Friday

Paid holidays

Pension scheme For further information on this vacancy, or any Accountancy & Finance roles in N. Ireland, please apply via the link below or contact Emma Braniff in the strictest confidence on (phone number removed)

Reference: 210201868

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