Assistant Revenue Accountant

£25000 Per Annum
14 Oct 2016
21 Oct 2016
Recruitment Team
Job Title
Experience Levels
Part Qualified
Contract Type
Full Time

Assistant Revenue Accountant

Our client is currently recruiting for an Assistant Revenue Accountant. The purpose of this position is to ensure revenue is collected from customers and to support the sales function to resolve customer queries. The Assistant Revenue Accountant is also responsible for helping to prepare daily, weekly and monthly reports, reconciliations and journals for the revenue department. The employee must monitor payments into the bank account, invoices, credit notes, and refunds in a professional business environment.

Our client is the market leading and most recognised provider of services in their sector in the UK. They operate from over 500 locations and have a client portfolio that includes institutional investors, corporate and private, as well as local authorities and NHS trusts. With an annual turnover of over £¼ billion they serve more than 60 million customers a year.

Their sector has seen huge, exciting changes in the last decade and will continue to see innovations that transform their business as well as their customer journey. As technologies available to our client evolve, it offers greater opportunities to create a service proposition of today, tomorrow and the future.

Assistant Revenue Accountant – Role Responsibility

  • Contributing to the team to make sure that duties and tasks are covered and completed in a fair and timely manner
  • Controlling credit and chasing debt for credit and non-credit accounts
  • Working with spreadsheets and journals in Oracle/ TM1
  • Preparing daily and weekly season ticket reports using SQL database and excel
  • Calculating and checking to make sure payment amounts and records are correct
  • Answering any queries regarding invoicing on accounts
  • Chasing remittances and cash for payment allocation
  • Reconciling finance accounts on smaller product ranges with Credit Facilities
  • Setting up new suppliers on Oracle and amending suppliers details
  • Accounting for RBS charges
  • Maintaining Credits in the Void and creating manual invoices and credit notes
  • Running BACS reports to check for payments processed
  • Manage the refund process to ensure refunds are due, paid via BACS and correctly recorded
  • Manage the batch cancellations, manual cancellations and credit adjustments on a daily basis
  • Some account management of our larger corporate clients to ensure all queries are resolved, account changes are processed and monies due are paid
  • Assist ATOS (3rd party system supplier) with customer queries on invoices and refunds
  • Assisting sales team with query resolution and customer complaints
  • Produce statements of account
  • Investigate unpaid credit notes, manual invoices and manual credit notes
  • Updating the Access SQL database when necessary
  • Running reports on a daily, weekly and monthly basis
  • Balance sheet reconciliations
  • Month end journals and variance analysis
  • Writing process notes

Assistant Revenue Accountant – The Ideal Candidate

  • 2 years previous experience in a similar role required
  • Understanding of double entry book-keeping
  • Preferably a candidate studying towards accountant designation
  • Oracle experience preferable, though not essential
  • Ability to work to tight deadlines
  • Previous credit control experience
  • Experience of dealing with large corporate clients in an account management way
  • Ability to deal with manual workarounds on complex systems and processes
  • Knowledge of the retail, hospitality or property (multi-site) sectors preferable
  • Ability to build professional relationships with wide range of stakeholders;
  • Ability to prioritise, work under pressure and deliver to agreed deadlines;
  • The drive to pursue innovative ideas;
  • Thoroughness, accuracy and attention to detail in all aspects of work;
  • Service driven and professional;
  • Highly motivated, able to work independently and in a team;
  • Enthusiastic approach to change.