Accounts Receivable Associate

Monday to Friday 8.30am - 5.00pm

We are currently recruiting for an Accounts Receivable Associate based in our expanding team at our Shared Services centre in Callington, Cornwall.

Shared Services is a part of the Samworth Brothers Group, a 4th generation family business that prides itself on looking after its people and producing high quality products. We are always looking for outstanding people, with great attitudes and an openness to learning to join our family. The size of our business enables us to support career development and progression that will help our people fulfil their potential.

Job Opportunity

Responsible for ensuring that the invoices for the billing run are accurate making sure that the billing timetable for all the businesses are adhered to so that the invoices go to the customers on time, dealing with any customer/business queries via billing and outstanding payments whilst offering exceptional customer service to customers, Business and any 3rd parties.

  • Ensure that debts are paid in a timely manner
  • Meet cash & debtor day targets set by the Senior Accounts Receivable Associate
  • Chase overdue invoices by telephone, email & letter within agreed timescales
  • Maintain accurate records of all chasing activity
  • Regular meetings with Account Directors to ensure all relevant debts are managed as necessary
  • Identify changes in payment patterns and propose action to avert indebtedness
  • Ensure that all transactions are compliant with HMRC regulations
  • Handle disputed bills and negotiate to bring payment within the agreed terms
  • Provide accurate advice on billing queries
  • Respond promptly and completely to both client and internal enquiries
  • Providing ad-hoc reporting as and when requested
  • Generate sales invoices and post to ledger
  • Post payments to accounts and allocate as required
  • Posts customer payments which are received electronically by recording cash and credit card transactions with the system
  • Posts revenues by verifying and entering transactions in the cashbook and posting and matching them onto the system.
  • Updates receivables by reviewing unpaid invoices on the Ageing report and chases any overdue debt from our customers
  • Undertake account reconciliations as required
  • Ensure monthly processing deadlines are met as required
  • Send out monthly client statements/letters as may be agreed from time to time
  • Other duties as delegated from time to time by the Senior Accounts Receivable Associate

 The Right Person

You will be someone who is self-motivated and focussed on the customer. You will demonstrate initiative and ownership. You value others and their contribution and enjoy working collaboratively with colleagues. You will be flexible and adaptable to change. In addition, you will have the following skills:

  • GSCE/A Level’s
  • Previous experience of working within a Finance team (desirable)
  • Computer literate, including Microsoft Word, Excel, PowerPoint, SharePoint, Outlook & Office 365

What We Have To Offer

We provide a terrific range of benefits including great facilities with onsite parking and subsidised restaurants, as well as an excellent retirement savings plan (pension), private health cover (subject to terms and conditions) and a discount scheme ‘Quality Life’ that provides savings at supermarkets, high street retailers and a host of leisure outlets.

Samworth Brothers do not engage with unlicensed gangmasters or third parties. Samworth Brothers will NEVER ask you for money in order to provide you with employment. If you are in any doubt please contact an official Samworth Brothers representative.

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