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Accounts Receivable Specialist

Our client is a leading independent wholesale company based in Cork. An exciting opportunity has come up to join their team in an Accounts Receivable Specialist role. This is a permanent, full-time position and would suit someone with an accounts assistant/credit controller background. The Accounts Receivable Specialist will lead the Accounts Receivable team and will work closely with the Financial Controller on delivering the overall company strategy.

Key Responsibilities:

  • Ensure payments received are allocated to correct accounts against specific invoices.
  • Implement appropriate collection techniques, resolve customer invoice queries, and liaise with customer service.
  • Maintain excellent standards of customer service in dealing with customers.
  • Debt chasing via telephone, letter, email and updating systems in real time.
  • Allocate client payments and process credit card payments.
  • Undertake account and statement reconciliations.
  • Meet collections targets, and provide month-end reports to include aged debt.
  • Ensure compliance with policies and procedures and provide support to clients as needed.

Key Requirements:

  • Previous experience within a busy finance department, specifically within an Accounts Receivable or Credit Control function.
  • Good IT/Microsoft Office skills.
  • The ability to lead and manage staff.
  • High level of accuracy and attention to detail with strong numerical ability.
  • Dynamic individual with the ability to work on their own initiative in a fast-paced environment.
  • Ability to multi-task and prioritise workload with excellent attention to detail. 

For a confidential discussion and more information on the role, please contact Megan O’Doherty