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Accounts Receivable Accountant

  • Location: London
  • Salary: £38000 - £42000 per annum per year
  • Job Type:Permanent

Posted 8 months ago

  • Sector: Accountancy & Finance
  • Contact: Kabir Gulabkhan
  • Contact Email:
  • Start Date: 21/12/2021
  • Expiry Date: 20 January 2022
  • Job Ref: JO0000010248_1640100042

Accounts Receivable Accountant - Retail business

Salary: £38,000 - £42,000

Location: Brent Cross, NW2

Hybrid: Office based, WFH 1 day every fortnight

We are partnering with a leading award winning and innovative British retail healthcare business based in London who are looking for an Accounts Receivable Accountant to join them on a permanent basis.

Accounts Receivable and Credit Control:

  • Responsible for managing the Sales Ledger and Credit Control, ensuring the accounts are up to date, complete, and timely.
  • Liaise with internal personnel and external customers to ensure efficient processing and receipt of customer debt.
  • Support UK National accounts team with the accurate and timely receipt, processing and invoicing of UK Wholesale customer orders.
  • Ensure new customer set-up processes is followed by company personnel, gaining the relevant manager approval, and credit checks before entering new supplier into SAP.
  • Issue on a timely basis customer statements
  • Allocate customer receipts via the bank, to the relevant customer account in SAP
  • Actively chase customers with overdue balances, and ensure the Dunning process is followed
  • Regularly review aged debtors, clearing/processing any credit balances in a timely manner. Agree with Senior Finance Manager actions for outstanding/aged balances.
  • Proactively liaise with Sales team for invoices in query to obtain their swift resolution
  • Manage queries with customers to ensure accounts are accurate and complete, maintaining good on-going relationships.
  • Proactively look are ways to improve efficiency in the AR area, particularly the usage of SAP and automation.


  • Ensure E-Commerce sales/invoices are raised and reconciled with payments on a regular basis. Particularly Chinese E-Commerce sales.

National Accounts Order Processing:

  • Process all UK wholesale orders received direct or via EDI daily
  • Update SAP customer master file with latest sales prices, and promotional prices
  • Manage the Amazon Advance Shipment Notifications in line with the customers requirements
  • Manage effectively customer invoice queries with the National sales or Supply Chain teams

The successful candidate must have a recent experience working as an Accounts Receivable Accountant preferably in a products related business and have experience with EDI processes. You will be well organised with an analytical mind, have reconciliations experience and must be competent using Excel up to V Look Ups and pivot tables.

If this sounds like it could be a good fit for you and would like to discuss in more detail, please apply online ASAP.