Accounts Receivable Clerk

Location Sherburn in Elmet
Discipline: Finance
Salary: £22,000 - £25,000
Job ref: 005642
Published: 11 months ago

An exciting opportunity has arisen for an Accounts Receivable Clerk to join us here at Portakabin within our Site Accommodation team based in Sherburn. The role is to support our accounts’ receivable function whilst ensuring that the company operates effectively and correctly within the controls and guidelines set by the Portakabin Group.

This would be a fantastic opportunity for you if you are looking to take a step into a finance related role within a company that values the progression and development of its people. If that sounds like you we would love to hear from you!


Role Details

  • Salary: £22,000 - £25,000

  • Role based: Sherburn in Elmet

  • Contract type: Permanent

  • Annual leave: 25 days plus bank holidays


Role Responsibilities

  • Processing of all cash received and refunds made into SAP.

  • Allocation of payments and refunds to the correct account / invoices as instructed by the client.

  • Management of unallocated cash by review of the ledger; liaising with both internal and external sources.

  • Investigation of all payment discrepancies as and when they arise.

  • Management of credit card processing throughout the month.

  • Processing of weekly direct debit runs.

  • Processing of remittances and cheques into SAP as and when required.

  • Month end reporting of Sales Ledger data.

  • Liaising with customers by phone/email to ensure payments are received in a timely manner.

  • Provision of updates on a monthly cash dashboard to maximise cashflow and minimise bad debt.


Benefits & Opportunities

  • Option to buy 5 days of annual leave

  • Working flexibly principles

  • Contributory pension

  • Annual bonus

  • A range of dedicated health and wellbeing services

  • Employee Assistance Program

  • A chance to give back to your community with an annual Volunteering Day Off

  • Fully funded professional qualifications and membership

  • Cycle to Work Scheme

There is also great opportunity for career progression within Portakabin. Roughly one third of our roles are filled by internal candidates!


Our Ideal Candidate

It is essential that you have the following:

  • Previous experience of working in a team environment

  • Educated to GCSE standard or equivalent

  • It would also be desirable to have:

  • ICM certificate or diploma (or currently be undertaking ICM studies)

  • Previous credit control experience

  • Work experience in Purchase Ledger environment

Even if you do not match all our ‘ideal’ criteria we would still be very keen to receive your CV as we love developing our people and you could be developed into this role.


About Portakabin

As innovators in the science of building, we provide modular buildings for hire and sale, as well as supplying refurbished buildings and construction site accommodation. We deliver building solutions for organisations of any size, in sectors ranging from manufacturing, education and health to transport, utilities and construction.

Portakabin remains in the ownership of the York based Shepherd family and now employs more than 1,750 people across ten European countries.


Apply Now!

We’re keen to get someone started in this role. If you think this sounds like the ideal job for you, please apply as soon as possible as we may close this job advert early if we receive a high number of applications.


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