Location: Milton Keynes, Buckinghamshire
Salary: Up to £13.50 per hour
Posted: 6 days ago
Contract Type: Temporary or Contract
Industry: Office Support
Contact Name: Tanya Lyons

Accounts Receivable - Clerk

Job Description

Barker Ross is currently looking for Sales Accounts Receivable for a Client based in Kiln Farm, Milton Keynes.

Job Summary:
To assist the AR Supervisor in the provision of a first-class credit control function is support of the business
Accounts receivable duties include ensuring accuracy and efficiency of operations, processing and monitoring incoming payments, and securing revenue by verifying and posting receipts.

Working hours:
Monday - Friday (you will need to be flexible with the hours)


Proven working experience as Accounts Receivable Clerk
Solid understanding of basic accounting principles, fair credit practices and collection regulations
Proven ability to calculate, post and manage accounting figures and financial records
Data entry skills along with an eye for numbers
Hands-on experience in operating spreadsheets and accounting software
Customer service orientation and negotiation skills
Intermediate knowledge of Microsoft Excel and Word
Good verbal and written communication skills

Essential Job Duties:

▪ Processing accounting receivables and incoming payments in compliance with financial policies and procedures
▪ Performing day to day financial transactions, including verifying, classifying, computing, posting and recording accounts receivables' data
▪ Preparing bills receivable, invoices and bank deposits
▪ Reconcile the accounts receivable ledger to ensure that all payments are accounted for and properly posted.
▪ Credit management of AR accounts
▪ Opening of new AR accounts and credit review
▪ Accurate and timely processing and allocating of customer payments
▪ Dealing with old debt efficiently to minimize the aging using the appropriate communication method
▪ Verify discrepancies and resolve clients' billing issues
▪ Query resolution and arranging/processing credits memos where necessary withing company guidelines
▪ Reviewing and resolving customer overpayments, both new and historic, efficiently, and accurately.
▪ Oversee the dunning process for customers and ensuring smooth running
▪ Ensure credit memos and associated invoice cancellation or refunds are processed within the company guidelines
▪ Facilitate payment of invoices due by sending bill reminders and contacting clients
▪ Generate financial statements and reports detailing accounts receivable status
▪ Ad-hoc duties and project work as directed by the AR Supervisor
▪ General administration tasks to support the finance team as required
▪ Where necessary provide cover for absent team members
▪ To be responsible for your own Health and Safety and be aware of factors affecting your colleagues to maintain a safe environment
▪ To report any accidents, potential hazards to your Line Manager immediately

Qualifications (Typical Experience, Typical Education, Knowledge/Skills/Abilities)

Education: 5 GCSE level including Math and English Grade C or above

If you would like to be considered for this role please give us a call on: 01908 695 959 option 1 or send your CV to:


This vacancy is based in the United Kingdom. Barker Ross Staffing Solutions only operates in the UK and can only process applications from candidates who are currently a resident and eligible to work in the UK.

Whilst we endeavour to contact you following your response due to the high volume of applications this cannot always be possible. If you have not had notification within 7 days unfortunately your application has not been successful.

This vacancy is being advertised on behalf of Barker Ross Group who is acting as a recruitment agency.

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