Accounts Receivable Supervisor

Posted 07 February 2024
Salary £30000 - £35000 per annum, Benefits: plus amazing benefits and hybrid working
Discipline Transactional & Part Qualified
Contact NameHarriett Busby

Job description

About the Company:

Axon Moore are delighted to be working with an exciting, fast paced eCommerce business based in Manchester City Centre to appoint an Accounts Receivable Supervisor, which is a key role in the finance team. The business has a global following, is rapidly gaining popularity and has a small number of key retailers they supply to.

We are looking for an experienced Accounts Receivable Supervisor to lead the AR team of two direct reports. You’ll be part of the management team, reporting into the Finance Director and will oversee everything accounts receivable, credit control and maintaining good and sound customer relationships. This is a very hands on role.

We would like to hear from those with experience in Accounts Receivable within an eCommerce business, whether you're experienced as a Supervisor or looking for a step up. 

Salary and Benefits:

Salary £30,000 - £35,000 DOE, hybrid working, discretionary bonus scheme, 25 days holiday plus bank hols and your birthday off, staff discount, cost price/subsidised lunches and breakfasts with free barista coffees and hot drinks, pension scheme, well-being allowance and a city centre location with fantastic tram/train/bus links.

What we are looking for you to do/key responsibilities:
  • Preparation of accurate customer invoices to be sent out in a timely manner.
  • Maintaining all customer account records, especially credit limits and contact details.
  • Investigate and resolve customer queries, providing account statements and payment history as required.
  • Manage outstanding invoices and follow up any aged debt, including issuance of collection letters and/or legal action.
  • Collect outstanding payments and resolve any balance discrepancies.
  • Monitor credit status of customers and adjusting where necessary.
  • Review credit terms and update where necessary, taking into account payment history and financial stability.
  • Approval and rejection of orders based on credit availability.
  • Monitor payments received via various platforms (bank transfer, credit card, etc.)
  • Reconcile payments to customer accounts.
  • Account reconciliation, resolving any discrepancies and unapplied payments
  • Month-end sales reconciliation.
  • Monitoring and supervising the team based on KPIs, in a way that reflects the culture and in a way you’d like to be supervised.
  • Assessing the AR processes for efficiency and accuracy, improving where required.
  • Looking at digital improvements and automation where possible.
Professional qualification and competencies:
  • Preferably 3+ years’ experience in a similar role within AR or Credit Control.
  • A degree or finance related qualification would be desirable.
  • Experience in a retail/e-commerce role would be hugely desirable.
  • Intermediate level of competency with Microsoft Excel and Word.
  • Efficient using accounting systems and ERP systems and various payment platforms such as Klarna and PayPal.
  • Solid knowledge of the workings of the AR function, including best practice and working to strict deadlines.
  • Essential to have a common sense and enthusiastic approach to dealing with problems.
  • A high level of accuracy and attention to detail.
For more information, please contact Harriett Busby at Axon Moore