Job Reference 17287
Job type Permanent
Location Ballymount, Dublin 24
Salary € 40,000-60,000

The Role

Accounts Receivable Specialist

Ballymount - Permanent

Salary: €40,000 - €45,000

Hybrid Working


My client is seeking to appoint an experienced Accounts Receivable Specialist on a permanent basis.

Candidates must have a minimum of 2-3 years' experience in a similar role.

Experience using SAP would be a distinct advantage


Key Responsibilities:

  • Checking and issuing invoices, credit notes and customer statements on a timely basis.
  • Prompt posting to customer accounts on SAP of all customer payments, credits and debits.
  • Ensuring all details are inputted on newly opened accounts.
  • Cash collection.
  • Assisting business sales managers in debt collections if required.
  • Applying discounts for early payments and cash discounts.
  • Responding to queries on customer accounts and reconciling all payments received.
  • Month end and periodic reporting of aged debtor / debtor days reports internally and to Group Head Office
  • Ad hoc reporting where required internally and for Group Head Office.
  • Liaising with and provision of information to the Treasury Accountant / Finance Team regarding cash forecasts, bank reconciliations and working capital / debt management.
  • Administration of customer rebates and related postings to customer accounts.
  • Liaising with our credit insurers and using their internet portal as a method of communication regarding credit limit / customer risk rating updates.
  • Preparation of reports for annual / periodic credit management meetings with credit insurers.
  • Updating debtor accounts on SAP e.g. addresses, names, credit limits and contact details.
  • Reporting to credit insurer regarding breaches of contract terms and updating customers based on interaction with credit insurers.
  • Applying for new credit limits for existing or new customers and communication of this internally.
  • Escalation of the status of customer accounts to relevant sales manager where required.
  • To develop an understanding of the customers business and keep updated on their financial position where possible using the financial information available to us.
  • Liaising with relevant management regarding credit limit changes.
  • Input to departmental improvements and projects underway in the Finance and Administration Department to ensure we develop as a team and maximise our capabilities.
  • Other duties as directed by the Financial Director or Financial Accountant that may arise

The Person

Key Skills:

  • Ideally have experience of SAP operating systems
  • The ideal candidate will have accounts receivable experience and credit control experience
  • Commercially minded and willingness to understand our customer’s business with a view to understanding credit risk
  • Excellent Microsoft Excel skills
  • Must have a positive outlook and Values collaborative teamwork
  • Organized and used to working to tight deadlines
  • Excellent communication skills both written and verbal, with good attention to detail
  • Flexible, adaptive, Conscientious and takes pride in work
  • Professional and courteous
  • Ability to see opportunities for improvements and execute changes needed


For more information on this role, please contact Damian Ryan.

Tel: 045-988500 / 085-8749410

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