Accounts Receivable Assistant

Recruiter
Optoma Europe Ltd
Location
Hemel Hempstead
Posted
22 Apr 2019
Closes
22 Apr 2019
Ref
1112102751
Category
Accounting
Contract Type
Permanent
Hours
Full Time
Optoma Europe Ltd, based in Hemel Hempstead is recruiting for a Accounts Receivable Assistant to provide support for the Credit Control Manager. The Accounts Receivable Assistant will be responsible for the following:
  • Reporting to the Credit Control Manager
  • To assist in the daily activities of the credit control function for EMEA for approximately 800 multi-currency accounts, including but not limited to, customer reconciliation, obtaining credit limits from credit insurers, chasing debt, clearing accounts, cash allocation and releasing orders.
  • Responsible for safeguarding the accounts receivable against unnecessary risk, strictly adhering to SOP
  • Review and release held orders
  • Provide related accounting, credit control and administrative support to the Credit Control Manager
  • Reconcile the accounts receivable ledger to ensure that all payments are accounted for and correctly posted
  • Obtaining credit reports for new and current customers to assess financial worthiness for credit facilities.
  • Assist in managing discretionary credit limit expiry dates and advising Sales Managers accordingly.
  • Proactive notification to customers when invoices are due for payment, sending statement reminders and contacting customers
  • Deal with customer queries and work with sales admin to resolve issues.
  • Maintain customer records
  • Credit note administration
  • Major accounts receivable management including allocation, communication with customer through portal, internal chasing of debit notes, matching, closing and allocation of credit notes.
  • Generate reports detailing accounts receivable status together with explanations for late payments
  • Other AD-HOC duties and projects as assigned
  • Assist Credit Control Manager and CFO as required

Candidate Specification:

Qualifications / Experience
  • Good working knowledge of Excel
  • Commercially astute
  • Previous experience in a similar position
  • Experience in credit insurance

Skills / The Right Candidate:

  • High level of accuracy and attention to detail
  • Customer service orientation and negotiation skills
  • Clear communicator in both verbal and writing form
  • Uses initiative and has a proactive approach.
  • Strong problem solving and reconciliation experience
  • Willingness and confidence to challenge
  • Ability to work as part of a team and independently
  • Ability to follow SOP

Optoma Europe Ltd. is an award-winning developer of high-resolution projection and digital display products for consumer, education, business, and professional audio video.

Recently relocated to new offices in Hemel Hempstead; Optoma Europe provide sales, marketing and servicing throughout EMEA with regional offices in Germany, France, Norway, Benelux & Spain.

Turnover exceeds £100M with a Headcount of approximately 160.

Optoma is an innovating company, constantly introducing new product groups to facilitate continued expansion.

The Parent Company is Optoma Corporation with its Head office in Taiwan.

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