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Cash Application Specialist (Remote Working)

Job Description

Cash Application Specialist
I am delighted to be recruiting for a Cash Application Specialist for a global educational platform. My client has over 20 years' experience in the industry and is rapidly growing. With office across the globe, my client has a diverse organisation where they aim to make a difference in education. My client is offering a fully remote opportunity.

The Role
The Cash Application Specialist will be responsible for allocating cash against unpaid accounts receivable invoices and supporting the AR team in any other aspects. The successful candidate will work closely with the sales, billing and accounting teams to help with payment runs, bank reconciliation and other duties. Attention to detail is vital in this role and the ability to communicate effectively with co-workers to meet deadlines. The successful candidate will be responsible for the following:

  • Working with the Accounting team to ensure cash receipts are recorded in the accounting software in a timely and accurate manner.
  • Daily review of multiple bank accounts across various subsidiaries and currencies.
  • Daily review and application of various types of payment such as bank transfers/ACH, check payments and credit card payments
  • Application of customer payments on global accounts receivable balances.
  • Reviewing bank activity, investigating discrepancies, misapplied cash and liaise with various internal functions to resolve queries
  • Researching unidentified payments received using our systems
  • Identify and processing write offs, withholding taxes and other international deductions
  • Customer account reconciliations and other ad hoc tasks
  • Review and instigate customer refunds (credit balances) following internal controls and procedures
  • Assist with maintaining proper internal controls and ensure only authorized transactions are processed.
  • Streamline processes and improve existing procedures.
  • Assist in investigating and providing Audit documentation
  • Flexibility around Month End times and completeness of tasks

The Ideal Candidate
The ideal candidate will have at least 2 years' experience in a similar role and be competent in Excel and previous exposure to accounting systems such as, NetSuite, Oracle, Salesforce or a similar CRM system. The successful candidate will meet the following criteria:

  • Preferred degree in Business/Finance/Accounting; or, 2 years of equivalent relevant business experience
  • Competent in Excel, Google sheets and hands-on exposure to accounting systems
  • Excellent written and verbal communication skills
  • Strong organizational and planning skills with the ability to prioritize and manage a demanding workload involving multiple tasks, responsibilities, and tight deadlines with follow-through and minimal supervision
  • Must be able to move among various tasks and address responsibilities in a 'hands on,' detail-oriented manner with an ability to work efficiently and accurately
  • Dedication to needs of the total organization
  • Self-starter and proactive thinker
  • Attention to detail and accuracy

My client has a generous renumeration package on offer to ensure they attract the best talent in a very competitive market.

  • Fully remote
  • Competitive salary
  • Benefits package
  • Career progression

For further information on this vacancy, or any other Accountancy and Finance jobs in Belfast or wider Northern Ireland, please apply via the link below or contact Hannah MacLaren in the strictest confidence