Accounts Receivable Specialist

  • Location:

    West End, London

  • Sector:

    Part-Qualified Finance

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  • Salary:

    £32000 - £35000 per annum

  • Contact:

    Chris Parker

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  • Published:

    8 months ago

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  • Start date:


I am currently working with a exclusive fashion brand based in Central London, who are seeking a tangible goods experienced Accounts Receivable Specialist to join them on a permanent basis. Positioned as number two in the team, you will take a fully hands on approach to your ledger as well as being a point of escalation for other members of the team too.


  • Weekly aged debt reporting to the FC & FD
  • Month end and Invoice Financing reconciliations
  • Develop and maintain good relationships with all customers and internal stakeholders
  • Open communication with the Account Managers to effectively manage the accounts and to give visibility of any issues and concerns.
  • Prioritise and manage workload to meet strict deadlines and key performance indicators.
  • Identify high risk debt where possible on an on-going basis and escalate collection procedures to minimise the likelihood of bad debt.
  • Effectively chase all customers to ensure prompt payment of outstanding invoices and maximise cash receipts.
  • Ensure customer queries are processed and resolved in an efficient and timely manner.
  • Raising Invoices & Credit Notes.
  • Allocate funds received correctly and in timely manner.
  • Accurate maintenance of all sales ledger accounts.
  • Carry out ad hoc tasks as requested in line with the role to support the wider finance team.

About You (incl. soft skills, technical skills and ways of working)

  • Proven strength in building great relationships and is a dynamic team member with a strong interest in fostering effective collaboration within and across the organization.
  • Professional and logical approach
  • Proactive, organized and with a keen eye for detail
  • Proven experience in creative problem-solving
  • Excellent written and verbal communication skills
  • The ability to work effectively in a fast-paced, demanding environment
  • Willingness to learn and self-develop with a "can-do" attitude
  • Strong Excel skill-set (V-Lookups & pivot tables essential)
  • Sage 200 experience is an advantage but not essential.

If this role looks like it could be a good fit for you please apply via this advert or to be fast tracked, please send your CV directly to me with a brief covering note at


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