Accounts Receivable Administrator

  • Location

    Andover, Hampshire

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  • Salary:

    £20000 - £22000 per annum

  • Contact:

    Laurence whiffin

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  • Published:

    9 months ago

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Accounts Receivable Assistant

£20,000 - £22,000


Here at Babcock International we are looking to recruit an Accounts Receivable Assistant for a new permanent position based in Andover.

Reporting to the Sales Ledger Manager, undertake the transactional processing services relating to Accounts Receivable and Credit Control processes.

Main Tasks:

  • Leading the reviews with Business Facing Finance representatives to review overdue debt and current issues.
  • Production of daily cash receipt and cash receipt forecasting reports.
  • Convert sales invoice requests from the business facing finance team to sales invoices for issue to the customer.
  • Customer account setup and maintenance.
  • Provide credit control function for the business.
  • Reconciliation of data transferred from the operational IT solution to the Finance IT solution.
  • Responding to queries from customers.
  • Ensuring the service is delivered to meet or exceed the key performance indicators as referred in the Service Level Agreements.
  • Identifying opportunities to improve the service.
  • Reporting on Credit Control operations including any issues faced in satisfying the customer demands.


  • Daily cash receipt reports.
  • Monthly Business Unit reports including cash forecasting, debt aging, and the status of all actions agreed during review meetings.
  • Customer accounts approved in accordance with the Sector Limits of Authority.
  • Accurately approved and processed invoices and credit notes in the appropriate system.
  • Allocation of cash receipts to match against invoices.
  • Monthly balance sheet reconciliations.
  • Interface reconciliations between IT solutions (VMCS and Navision).
  • Customer Account reviews.
  • Bad debt reviews including recommendations on write-offs.
  • Ad-hoc analysis in support of the Sales Ledger Manager
  • Performance statistics relating to the status of activities within Accounts Receivables and Credit Control administration, throughput of workload and other target related reporting as agreed through the Service Level Agreements.
  • Identify opportunities for continuous improvement of the services provided ensuring engagement with individuals who can validate and progress those opportunities.
  • Materials in support of internal and external audit requirements

What do I need to do the role?

Technical Experience and Qualifications:

  • Accounts receivable experience or Finance Administration experience
  • Understanding of excel
  • Excellent customer service skills
  • Enthusiastic and hard working
  • Keen to progress

What else do I need to know?

This role may be considered for flexible working.

We're committed to providing a great employee experience in a supportive and engaging environment. The benefits you can expect to enjoy include a generous holiday entitlement, competitive money purchase pension scheme with life assurance and a share ownership scheme. You'll benefit from excellent career and learning and development opportunities to ensure that you grow and achieve your full potential.

Job reference: 27470