Accounts Receivable Team Leader

Job Overview

Accounts Receivable Team Leader

A production company in Co. Carlow has an immediate vacancy for an accounts receivable/credit control team lead within their finance team.

The team is responsible for the effective management of the company's day to day invoicing and collection operations, servicing customers throughout Europe and Internationally.

As part of the team your principle responsibilities will include:

  • Post and allocate daily receipts to accounting systems and issue customer statements and invoices
  • Oversee the workload of the team to ensure daily and weekly targets around cash collection and debtor days are met.
  • Regular review of Accounts Receivable aging and completion of cash receipt forecasts.
  • Work closely with Finance Manager regarding cash collections status and customer issues.
  • Escalate customer issues to sales and service to expedite payment of invoices as appropriate.
  • Maintain relationship and communication with the regional sales teams and keep in close contact with the factory's production team to manage the order backlog.
  • Liaise with the Transport Department to confirm machine deliveries to ensure timely collection of payment.
  • Encourage teamwork by sharing knowledge, ideas and solutions.
  • Develop and maintain good working relationships with external customers as well internal colleagues.
  • Contribute to team training and development.
  • Any other duties within the scope and purpose of the job as requested by your manager.

Characteristics and skills required for the role:

  • A proven record of delivering exceptional customer service
  • Strong analytical skills, excellent attention to detail and good business judgment
  • Effective communicator, both articulate & verbally presentable
  • Excellent interpersonal skills with an ability to achieve results through influencing others and maintaining strong links with other departments
  • Self-starter possesses flexibility and ability to work under pressure in a fast-changing environment and ambiguous situations
  • Strong record of developing and implementing procedures
  • Positive attitude, team player with an elevated level of initiative, energy and enthusiasm
  • Highly motivated, detail oriented and well organised
  • Proficient in Microsoft Outlook, Excel and Word in addition to having previous working knowledge of an integrated accounting package or ERP system.

Salary will be dependent on experience.

Please send CV to Gavan Kearney or call 056 7775550 for further information.

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