Accounts Receivable Supervisor

Newcastle and Stafford Colleges Group

  • £26,113 to £27,219 Per Annum
  • Stoke-on-Trent / West Midlands
  • Permanent
  • Full Time
Posted 3 weeks ago

Accounts Receivable Supervisor
Location: Newcastle under Lyme College
Permanent 37 hours per week
Salary: £26,113 – £27,219

Newcastle & Stafford Colleges Group is financially one of the strongest of its kind in the country with very high success rates, amongst the top 10% nationally.

The group is currently home to a population of over 5,000 full-time students and around 620 students on higher education programmes. We have over 2,000 part-time or adult learners and 2,000 apprentices where we work with over 800 individual employers.

This is an exciting opportunity for a highly motivated, enthusiastic and suitably qualified individual with excellent communication and organisation skills to take on this role in the Finance department.

Reporting directly to the Group Accountant and working alongside a multi-disciplined team, you will be responsible for managing the Group sales position and maintaining the Accounts Receivable Ledger.

Duties are varied and include maintaining debtors details on the finance system, including the creation of new accounts and the amendment of customer details, generating accurate invoices to customers on a timely basis and running and critically reviewing the reports on the ACR ledger to identify the Group’s debt position.

In addition to a good standard of general education you should have completed the CCIM qualification along with previous experience of working in a finance environment. You will have a confident manner with the ability to communicate effectively at all levels, excellent MS Office Skills (Word and Excel) and will be able to work efficiently to tight deadlines.

Duties and Responsibilities:

• To identify and undertake the most suitable action in relation to overdue debt.
• To produce standard debt collection correspondence and to develop case histories, for future reference, by keeping electronic correspondence files for each debtor.
• To consult with the Group Accountant to develop bespoke collection strategies for debts outside the Colleges standard terms including developing relationships with the customer to ensure satisfactory outcomes.
• To liaise with departments to improve debt management processes and educate users, including advice on appropriate lines of communication with other organisations.
• To resolve issues raised by internal and external parties, recommending further action.
• To lead and supervise the Accounts Receivable Team.
• To provide cover for the Accounts Payable Supervisor when required.

Required Skills and Experience:

• Has previous experience of working in a finance environment
• Has completed the CICM qualification.
• Works with accuracy and pays attention to detail.
• Has the ability to organise own workload, work to deadlines and manage the sales ledger function

What’s in it for you?

The college offers an excellent benefits package which includes:

• Employer Pension contributions – up to £6,958 (Local Government Pension Scheme)
• 24 days annual leave per year, rising to 30 following 5 years’ service PLUS bank holidays and Christmas closure
• Electric Vehicle Scheme (Salary Sacrifice).
• Cycle to Work Scheme (Salary sacrifice).
• Subsidised Gym Membership.
• Health-related benefits including a subsidised Health Scheme.
• Excellent Training and Development Opportunities (supported with a dedicated budget).
• Free Parking
• On site restaurant and FREE early morning tea/coffee and toast.

To apply for the role of Accounts Receivable Supervisor, please click ‘Apply Now’ to complete an online application form.

If you are applying via a jobs board, you will receive an email and link that will take you directly to our application form on the Newcastle & Stafford Colleges Group website).

The closing date for completed applications is Sunday 2nd June 2024

This college is committed to safeguarding and promoting the welfare of young people and vulnerable adults and expects all staff and volunteers to share this commitment. All college based positions are subject to enhanced DBS check and are exempt from the Rehabilitation of Offenders Act.

As an equal opportunities employer, we welcome applications from all sectors of the community.

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