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AR Specialist

Posted 7 days ago

  • Sector: Accountancy & Finance
  • Contact: Hamza Akram
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  • Duration: 3 Months
  • Start Date: 27/06/2022
  • Expiry Date: 20 July 2022
  • Job Ref: JO0000011113_1655720896

  • Contract type: Full-Time (London and WFH)
  • Location: London, England
  • Rate: £135 - £150 per day
  • Duration: 3 months contract
  • Contact email:

This is a fantastic opportunity to join an exciting and global business in our ever growing and knowledgeable accounts team. The role will be there to provide necessary support to the expanding finance function across all entities.

About you…

You are the AR Specialist overseeing and supporting with the accounts receivable ledger. You will be keen to get involved in all other areas that you would expect to see in a finance shared service (FSS) team including VAT and other ad-hoc tasks. You will report into the Group Finance Manager. You make sure the business completes all supplier payments and controls expenses by receiving, processing, verifying, and reconciling invoices. You're an approachable and diligent individual who can easily communicate financial and commercial matters to non-financial managers, with attention to detail and financial service delivery at the heart of what you do.

The role…

Your key responsibility will be to oversee and support the existing AR function and its current team. From setting up supplier accounts, reconciling suppliers' accounts, dealing with expense claims, and reconciling credit card statements, inspecting delivery notes and quotations to supporting sales invoicing, credit control and VAT where necessary.

You will be an "all-rounder" and will be able to pick up a variety of different tasks when required.

You will report any exceptions to the Group Finance Manager and recommend actions to improve supplier management and client management across the Group.

You bring relevant and credible skills to add value to the business and have a natural instinct in making sure actions and tasked are completed by deadlines and understanding of what to do, to achieve this in a complex and fast paced environment.

You will have responsibility for supporting the implementation of company internal controls and governance.

Skills and responsibilities…

  • Purchase order process and management, in finance system
  • Purchase invoice entry in Sage 50/Deltek and finance system
  • Credit card management and data entry
  • Providing guidance to more junior team members when issues arise.
  • Expenses management
  • Work to month end timetables and deadlines
  • Support UK Accounts Receivable
  • Ad hoc requests from the Group Finance Manager
  • Results-orientated and service delivery focused.
  • High attention to detail.
  • Able to work in a busy and fast-paced environment.
  • Strong interpersonal skills, ability to communicate and manage well at all levels of the organisation essential.
  • You will be used to working in a global, multi-currency environment.


  • 5 years of AP/AR experience.
  • Deltek experience would be a bonus.
  • Experience of dealing with non-financial managers.
  • Experience of completing VAT returns, although not essential.

Only shortlisted candidates will be contacted.