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Accounts Receivable Specialist (Lurgan Area)

Job Description

Are you looking for a new opportunity with a global company who can help grow and enhance your career as an Accounts Receivable specialist? You will be working as part of the Global Business Services department to facilitate the financial function of the business. Our global client is a large manufacturing corporation who sell their products and services throughout the UK, America, Australia and Asia.

The Benefits
To attract the best talent, a competitive salary is on offer alongside a host of other great benefits.

  • Bonus Incentive
  • Hybrid working
  • Bike to work scheme
  • 31 days holiday
  • Health-care

And much more…

The Client
Our client is a global manufacturing group who have designed building aids and equipment from as early as 1933. Over the years our client has become a household name in the field of construction and engineering and continues to grow and thrive. Our clients aim is to deliver sustainable, reliable customer driven solutions.

The Role
The Accounts Receivable Specialist is responsible for various tasks related to the overall customer billing, dispute resolution, cash application, credit review, and other AR processing and functional activities. This role is specifically focused in the area of customer cash collections and the successful candidate will be accountable for all activities associated with maintaining a ledger to a high level of efficiency.

As an Accounts Receivable specialist, you will:

  • Manage customer portfolio to ensure timely cash collection.
  • Respond to and resolve internal/external customer enquiries.
  • Resolved aged past due amounts and maintain a current ledger
  • Review AR accounts for erroneous transactions.
  • Attend and coordinate internal meetings to review status of customer collections
  • Any other ad hoc duties as deemed appropriate by management.

The Ideal Candidate

  • Functional knowledge of the accounts receivable and collections processes.
  • Customer service focused.
  • Good problem solving skills.
  • Highest ethics and integrity.
  • Strong communication skills.
  • Flexible to new ideas and ways of accomplishing tasks.
  • Good analytical skills.
  • Highly organised individual.
  • Ability to work as part of a team
  • Ability to meet strict deadlines, work in a team environment and take ownership of tasks.

Essential Criteria

  • Must be educated to a minimum of GCSE level or equivalent including Maths and English.
  • At a minimum one (1) year experience within an Accounts Receivable/Credit department, including proven experience with payment resolution and cash application.
  • Experience of working in a fastpaced environment with a high volume of transactions is essential.
  • A working knowledge of Microsoft Office suite (Excel, Word, etc.).

Desirable Criteria

  • Advanced Excel experience.
  • Experience of Oracle or SAP accounting software would be advantageous.
  • Candidates with shared services experience.

To discuss this vacancy further, or any other Accounting and Finance roles in Belfast or wider Northern Ireland please contact Hannah MacLaren in the strictest of confidence or apply via the link.