The key role of someone who works as an Accounts Receivable role is to ensure their company receives payments for goods and services and records these transactions accordingly. They will secure revenue by verifying and posting receipts and resolving any discrepancies. This role requires the candidate to be organised and have a keen eye for detail.
- Maintaining the billing system
- Generating invoices and account statements
- Performing account reconciliations
- Maintaining accounts receivable files and records
- Producing monthly financial and management reports
- Investigating and resolving any irregularities or enquiries
- Assisting in general financial management and analysis
Experience in accounting is required for an Accounts Receivable role but a Bachelor’s degree isn’t a necessity. However, a degree in the following may allow you to develop your career in accounting further:
- Finance or Economics
- Business Studies or Administration
Within an Accounts Receivable role, you will need to possess the following skills:
- An ability to prioritise and manage expectations
- A keen eye for detail
- An ability to work independently
- But also the ability to communicate articulately and efficiently with other people within the company, as this will be part of your day to day job
- A good mathematical background
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