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Accounts Receivable Assistant

Accounts Receivable Assistant

Accounts Receivable Assistant

JWR Employment Specialists are delighted to be working with a leading producer of animal, agriculture, and garden care to recruit an Accounts Receivable Administrator to join their busy accounts team. The role which is based in Oranmore will report to the financial controller and will manage the company’s debtor ledger.

This role would suit someone who enjoys working in a fast-paced environment and is looking for an opportunity to learn and progress in their career.

Duties and responsibilities include;

  • Manage and allocate bank payments daily, reconciliation of bank accounts;
  • Processing receipts, debits, credits & transfers on accounts package;
  • Account reconciliations, customer rebate & discounts calculations;
  • Management of invoice discounting facility;
  • Management of credit terms/limits and company policies in respect of same;
  • Extensive liaison with internal members of staff and customers to ensure invoice/query-handling procedures are adhered to;
  • Executing well-planned collection initiatives to ensure payment deadlines are met;
  • Resolving customers and management queries as required with speed, accuracy and efficiency;
  • Setting up new customer accounts after performing relevant credit checks;
  • Month end close;
  • Ensure that all prepared communications are accurately documented in a timely manner;
  • Assist in reception and telephone management if required.
  • Supporting management staff with implementation of procedures;
  • Ability to suggest, demonstrate, implement and support process improvement;
  • Prepare and analyse regular business reports;
  • Support of internal and external audit requests.

Skills, experience and Education.

  • Irish Institute of Credit Management qualification, Advanced Diploma in Bookkeeping or similar.
  • 2 years’ experience in a similar role or within busy accountancy team.
  • Excellent communication skills and an excellent telephone manner;
  • Team player with strong interpersonal skills;
  • Excellent time management, organisational and prioritisation skills;
  • SAP Business One accounts package experience desirable but not a pre-requisite;
  • Strong knowledge of Microsoft Office, especially Excel.