Accounts Receivable - Beauty, Temp to perm

  • Location
    London, Greater London
  • Category
    Accountancy - Accounts Admin
  • Contract Type
    Permanent
  • Salary
    £ 24000 - £ 28000 / Year
  • OrganizationType
    Office

Our Client


One of the fastest growing independent beauty brands, our client has built an incredible worldwide reputation and is quickly becoming one of the most recognized brands in the industry. Due to their continued success, they are expanding and looking for an experienced Accounts Receivable Specialist to join their Finance team.



Accounts Receivable Specialist - EMEA & APAC




Overview


Reporting directly into the CFO, the Accounts Receivable Specialist will be responsible for all customer invoicing, collections and related postings for two brands, EMEA and APAC.


Responsibilities


Invoicing



  • Generate invoices for both brands, UK and Singapore customers daily

  • Produce accurate invoicing by validating against Sales Orders, aligning Tax Codes and ensure all necessary fields are completed correctly

  • Liaise with Account Manager if any discrepancies



Daily Cash Collections and Allocations



  • Assure timely collection of invoiced amounts when due

  • Send reminders to all customers prior to invoice due dates

  • Post all bank receipts to the sales ledger

  • Reconcile daily collections against invoices and follow up on any discrepancies/deductions made

  • Ensure all credits deducted by customers are recorded on Netsuite

  • Follow up with customers to obtain all support documents for deducted credits for Account Manager approval

  • Work with Operations team to confirm all returns are received

  • Escalate any disputes or deviations to proper management team



Reporting



  • Regularly review and manage the accounts receivable aging report

  • Prepare weekly comments on all overdue invoices, with clear and detailed reasoning, to be provided to senior management team

  • Assist Senior Accountant in forecasting expected cash receipts

  • Perform customer statement reconciliations on a monthly basis

  • Complete weekly Invoice Detail Report review to ensure all data is correct

  • Submit Open Credit Memo Report, with explanations to Sales team for review

  • Maintain all accounts receivable files and records



Ad-hoc Tasks as required by the team



Education and Experience



  • Some relevant experience

  • Bachelor's degree in accounting or related field preferred

  • Proactive and self-motivated

  • Must exhibit excellent verbal and written communication skills

  • Ability to prioritise and manage expectations

  • Experience in Netsuite preferred

  • Proficiency in Microsoft Office, especially Microsoft Excel, is essential

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