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Accounts Receivable Assistant

  • Job Type :

    Permanent

    Full-Time

  • Salary : Up to £33,000

Leading US law firm is looking to hire a new Accounts Receivable Assistant to work in their busy Finance department, this role will be 9:30am to 5:30pm and currently working 3 days in the office with a salary to £33,000.  This firm has a very close and friendly Finance team so ideally looking for a team-player who is bright, enthusiastic with an attitude of no job too big or too small and is easily to get along with.

 

Duties will include:

 

  • Partner debt management, chasing unpaid invoices and monitoring the payment status of e-billed invoices.
  • Preparation and distribution of Partner AR reports. Schedule and attend Partner meetings.
  • Effective management and resolution of client queries.
  • Proactively identify, monitor and report on aged AR/issues to AR Supervisor.
  • Provide regular, timely and concise collection notes to include up to date information on collection status.
  • Identify issues with slow paying clients and assist to improve their debtor days.
  • Improve current overpayment and duplicate payment process.
  • Work closely with the Billing Team on invoice re-issues/amendments.
  • Assist AR supervisor in the preparation of information and reports for the regular finance and AR meetings.
  • Perform various administrative duties such as duplicating and scanning of invoices, providing invoice copies, electronic filing and other support as it arises.
  • Provide high levels of customer service to lawyers , staff and clients of the firm while observing confidentiality of client and firm matters.
  • Ensuring compliance with VAT and Solicitors Accounts Rules.
  • Perform various administrative duties such as duplicating and scanning of invoices, providing invoice copies, electronic filing and other support as it arises.
  • Undertaking any other tasks or responsibilities that reasonably fall within the remit of this post.

 

Education and/or Experience

 

  • Highly numerate
  • Education to A level standard or equivalent
  • A minimum of 1 year of experience in an AR role.
  • Intermediate Excel, knowledge of Word and PowerPoint
  • A minimum of 1 year of experience in a professional services firm (ideally a law firm).
  • Good working knowledge and understanding of ebilling Hub, and other Electronic billing systems.
  • Foundational understanding of VAT regulations within the UK and Europe.