Job Reference 15269
Job type Permanent
Location Dublin 24
Salary € 0-40,000

The Role

AR / Credit Control

Dublin 24 - Permanent

Salary: €35,000

Start Date: May / June 2020


My client is seeking to appoint an experienced Accounts Receivable / Credit Controller on a permanent basis.

The successful candidate will need to have a minimum of 2 years Accounts Receivable & Credit Control experience.

Experience with Credit Insurance and a Credit Management Qualification would be a distinct advantage

Strong Excel skills and experience using SAP would be an 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.
  • Customers 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 / DSO reports internally and to Group
  • Ad hoc reporting where required internally and for Group
  • 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
  • Excellent excel skills
  • The ideal candidate will have a credit management qualification
  • The ideal candidate will have experience working with credit insurers
  • Values collaborative team work
  • Organized and used to working to tight deadlines
  • Excellent communication skills both written and verbal
  • Flexible and adaptive
  • Conscientious and takes pride in work
  • Commercially minded and willingness to understand our customer’s business with a view to understanding credit risk
  • Keen attention to detail


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

Tel: 045 - 988500 / 085 - 8749410


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