Accounts Receivable Project Role

  • Location
    Liverpool, Merseyside
  • Salary
    £ 15 - £ 20 / Year
  • Category
    Accountancy & Finance - Accounts Assistant
  • Job type
    Temporary contract
  • Industry
    Office and Secretarial
  • External Reference

This role is a contract for 12 months working Hours Per Week: 37.50

The team are currently working from home but plan to return to site in Speke in October 21.

The role is part of the Accounts Receivable team and is responsible for performing Collections activities and running and reviewing reports. This role will provide customer support around payments and investigate opportunities to improve customer satisfaction. It will also support ad hoc queries, projects and continuous improvement initiatives. For payment issues and escalations, this role will liaise with collection agencies and with the sales team.

Reporting Relationships:

Roles that this position reports to: Manager, Collections

Direct report roles :None

Key relationships to this position: Finance, Customer Service, External Customers

Main Responsibilities and Accountability's:

1 Run ageing reports and review AR balances

2 Resolve non-payment issues with customers

3 Liaise with collection agencies

4 Liaise with sales team to for payment escalations

5 Process write-offs

6 Respond to ad hoc customer queries

7 Liaise with customer service on customer queries as required

8 Develop collections & customer queries root cause reports to identify opportunities to improve the process and drive customer satisfaction

9 Provide support and assistance with Cas Applications activities during periods of high demand as required.

10 Support ad hoc projects or continuous improvement activities

Position Qualifications and Experience Requirements: Provide hiring requirements for the specified position, including educational, experiential, and competency requirements necessary for the position.

Education Bachelor's degree in accounting, finance, or related discipline; MBA or other advanced degree in related field required. Professional certification (CPA/CMA) preferred.


2+ years' experience in accounting and finance including Accounts Receivable, Accounts Payable, Cash Applications and Collections. Experience in global scientific/pharmaceutical industry highly desirable.


This role requires several important competencies to be successful:

  • Results orientated and results driven, takes ownership.

  • Good communication skills, persuasive.

  • Disciplined, methodical and rigorous. Hands on with "eye for detail" but sees big picture.

  • Pragmatic and flexible

The position also requires the ability to build and maintain sound relationships and collaborate effectively with multiple levels and cross functionally with Finance & Commercial Operations.

  • Previous Experience of Accounts Receivable using SAP.

  • MS Office skills- in particular Excel and Word.

  • Good communication skills.

  • Previous experience of working in a fast paced and changing organisation and dealing with multiple companies and different countries.

  • Previous experience of dealing with customers based in multiple country

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