Accounts Receivable Assistant

Optoma Europe Ltd
Hemel Hempstead
22 Apr 2019
22 Apr 2019
Contract Type
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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