Accounts Receivable Adminstrator

Posting Date: 02 December 2019

Location: Andover, Hampshire, GB, SP11 8HT

Company: Babcock

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Accounts Receivable Administrator
Land Defence Centre


About the role


Reporting to the Sales Ledger Manager, undertake the transactional processing services relating to Accounts Receivable and Credit Control processes.


Main Tasks:


  • Leading the reviews with Business Facing Finance representatives to review overdue debt and current issues.
  • Production of daily cash receipt and cash receipt forecasting reports.
  • Convert sales invoice requests from the business facing finance team to sales invoices for issue to the customer.
  • Customer account setup and maintenance.
  • Provide credit control function for the business.
  • Reconciliation of data transferred from the operational IT solution to the Finance IT solution.
  • Responding to queries from customers.
  • Ensuring the service is delivered to meet or exceed the key performance indicators as referred in the Service Level Agreements.
  • Identifying opportunities to improve the service.
  • Reporting on Credit Control operations including any issues faced in satisfying the customer demands.




  • Daily cash receipt reports.
  • Monthly Business Unit reports including cash forecasting, debt aging, and the status of all actions agreed during review meetings.
  • Customer accounts approved in accordance with the Sector Limits of Authority.
  • Accurately approved and processed invoices and credit notes in the appropriate system.
  • Allocation of cash receipts to match against invoices.
  • Monthly balance sheet reconciliations.
  • Interface reconciliations between IT solutions (VMCS and Navision).
  • Customer Account reviews.
  • Bad debt reviews including recommendations on write-offs.
  • Ad-hoc analysis in support of the Sales Ledger Manager
  • Performance statistics relating to the status of activities within Accounts Receivables and Credit Control administration, throughput of workload and other target related reporting as agreed through the Service Level Agreements.
  • Identify opportunities for continuous improvement of the services provided ensuring engagement with individuals who can validate and progress those opportunities.
  • Materials in support of internal and external audit requirements


What do I need to do the role?


Technical Experience and Qualifications:


  • Minimum 3 years accounts receivable experience
  • Good level of excel
  • ERP system experience essential
  • AAT Studier preferred


Skills Profile/Other Requirements:


  • Excellent customer service skills
  • Good communicator
  • Enthusiastic and hard working
  • Keen to progress


What else do I need to know?


We are happy to talk about flexible working. Please ask about alternative patterns of work at interview.


Application Guidance


If you are currently employed by Babcock, please let your line manager know that you’re applying for this vacancy.  You should also let them know if you are attending an interview or assessment for a role.


Please note that you will not be able to access the vacancy details after the closing date so you may wish to keep a copy of this advert and any supporting documents for your records.


We are committed to building an inclusive culture and strives to attract talent who thrive in an inclusive and flexible working environment. 


If you have a disability or need any reasonable adjustments during the application and selection stages please let us know and we will respond in a way that best fits your specific needs.


Closing date: 05/12/2019


Job reference: 29071

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