Accounts Receivable Officer


Salary:

$50000 - 60000 / annum

Location:

Sydney CBD

Date posted:

1 November 2018

Employment type:

Permanent

Job reference:

ALSCAR01112018

Specialisation:

Finance and accounting


Description

The Company

Robert Half is partnering with a leading global hospitality company, spanning the lodging sector from luxurious full-service hotels and resorts to extended-stay suites and mid-priced hotels. For nearly a century, this company has offered business and leisure travelers the finest in accommodations, service, amenities and value and is dedicated to continuing its tradition of providing exceptional guest experiences across its global brands.

Role

Acting as an integral part of the Accounting & Finance team, the Accounts Receivable Officer is the main point of contact for customer invoices and predominately responsible for ensuring that a high volume of customer invoices are processed accurately and timely. Posting payments and keeping the check log up to date are also critical responsibilities of this position. In this role, you will need to be able to juggle your time and prioritize specific projects on a regular basis. Some minimal collections follow-up with consumer clients may be required as necessary. Communicating issues and offering solutions to the Accounts Receivable Supervisor are super important in this position!

  • Post customer payments by recording cash, checks, and credit card transactions according to established procedures
  • Maintain records of deposit and deposit details
  • Prepare bank deposits for customer unscanned checks
  • Verify validity of account discrepancies by obtaining and investigating information from sales, customer service departments, trade promotions and from customers
  • Notify customers of insufficient payments
  • Investigate and resolve customer queries
  • Investigate refund requests to verify legitimacy, prepare for approval, and process refunds once approved
  • Monitor Account details for non-payments, delayed payments and incorrect recording in Accounting software
  • Generate aging report and track explanations for each item in the report on a weekly basis for Accounts Receivable meeting
  • Research and collect data for charge back notices
  • Enter adjusting entry for charge back
  • Any other ad hoc projects or assignments as directed by the Accounts Receivable Supervisor or Controller

Your Profile

The ideal candidate is able to scale with a rapidly growing company, strives for efficiencies in work product, prioritizes activities with the biggest impact, acts with a sense of urgency, is responsive, and goes the extra mile to get the job done well. In addition to the above:

  • Highly detail oriented and meticulous
  • Strong ability to prioritize activities that have the biggest impact
  • Excellent written and verbal communication skills
  • Strong Excel skills, and demonstrated ability to develop spreadsheets for tracking customer outstanding balances and payment metrics
  • Fast and accurate entry skills
  • Process driven & results oriented
  • Demonstrated understanding of the overall accounting process
  • Able to identify inefficiencies and suggest improvements
  • Project management skills
  • Ability to work with both a manual and automated process
  • High proficiency in Microsoft Office applications

Apply Today

Please send your resume in MS Word format by clicking on the apply button or for further information, contact our Sydney office on 9241 6255.

Please note only shortlisted candidates will be contacted.



Sydney

Level 24
1 Martin Place
Sydney NSW 2000
02 9241 6255
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