Accounts Receivable Specialist
£28,000 – £32,000pa* (depending on experience)
Our client is a multinational fast casual dining restaurant chain and are looking for a Group Accounts Receivable Specialist to support their finance team based in Battersea. You will be reporting to the Transactional Manager, and where required, Group Accounting and Reporting Senior Manager.
- Responsible for raising and reconciling intercompany and franchise royalty billing and additional charges on a periodic and quarterly basis for the Group.
- Responsible for processing intercompany recharges and reconciling all balances to ensure any queries or disputes are resolved on a timely basis.
- Monitor the invoicing for the Grocery business to ensure invoices are being generated correctly and communicated to external customers.
- Working closely with Supply Chain to ensure all shipments dispatched within the period have been invoiced accurately.
- Manage the Accounts Receivable Ledger period end close process, ensure all invoices, credit notes and receipts are accurately recorded.
- Responsible for resolving any queries and disputes, to ensure timely cash collection.
- Produce weekly reporting of billing and debt statistics with narrative commentary to be circulated to senior management.
- Responsible for all Accounts Receivable documentation to external auditors.
- Regularly and proactively engage with the Business to ensure timely generation of accurate client invoices.
- Continuous seek improvements for a smooth and efficient operation of the Order to Cash process, reducing the time spent on transactional duties.
- Strong IT / system skills, preferably with MS Dynamics 365 and Power BI
- Experience across Accounts Payable and Receivable is an advantage
- Excellent communication skills, including written and spoken English
- Knowledge and ability in Microsoft Office applications including Word, PowerPoint and Excel.
- The ability to manage conflicting tasks to deliver on key priorities, a high level of organisational skills and attention to detail are essential skills for success in this role
- You will have extensive accounts receivable experience, not just credit control experience.
- You will be comfortable liaising with stakeholders at all levels and be able to enforce controls and ensure processes are followed.
- Clear understanding of foreign currency transactions and accounting for variances in FX rates
- Track record of continuous improvement in the field of AR, both processes related, and technology driven.
- Hybrid working + Company Benefits
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