Accounts Receivable Specialist

Salary/Rate:£28,000 - £32,000 per annum + 25 days holiday + bank holidays
Job type:Perm

About the Role

Sewell Wallis are delighted to be working with a growing, innovative company based in Sheffield, where there is a fantastic opportunity for an experienced Accounts Receivable Specialist to join their small, supportive team.

The successful candidate will be responsible for managing and maintaining all aspects of accounts receivable for the business. Working as part of a small, friendly finance team, this role will suit a candidate who is comfortable working autonomously, with excellent communication and interpersonal skills.

Key Responsibilities

  • Generate and send out invoices to customers.
  • Create working relationships with customers with regular spoken dialogue.
  • Reconcile customer accounts and resolve any discrepancies.
  • Monitor customer receipts and follow up on overdue accounts.
  • Process incoming receipts in compliance with financial policies and procedures.
  • Prepare and maintain various reports related to accounts receivable internally and for group.
  • Communicate with customers to address enquiries or to resolve payment issues.
  • Collaborate with the sales team to resolve any billing issues.
  • Assist in month-end closing and financial reporting activities.

Candidate requirements

  • Proven experience as an Accounts Receivable Specialist or in a similar role.
  • Proficiency in accounting software and MS office, particularly Excel.
  • Strong attention to detail and accuracy.
  • Excellent organisational and time management skills.
  • Good understanding of accounting principles and practices
  • A proactive approach is vital


  • 25 days annual leave + bank holidays
  • Flexible working hours
  • Early finish on a Friday
  • Westfield Health benefits
  • Pension scheme
  • Onsite parking

If this role sounds of interest, or you would like any further information, please don't hesitate to get in touch!

To apply please send your CV, quoting our reference and specifying which website you saw this position advertised on. Due to the high volume of applications please accept that if we have not responded to your application within seven days, your application has not been successful. Sewell Wallis is a specialist recruitment company with a vast amount of experience in our industry we offer permanent, temporary and interim recruitment support for accounting and finance, human resources and business support positions. We recruit at all levels within finance from Purchase Ledger Administrator and Credit Controller level through to Financial Controller and Director positions. With offices in Sheffield and Leeds, we are well situated to cover all of South Yorkshire, West Yorkshire and Manchester. Please visit our website for more information on accountancy and finance jobs and human resources or business support positions.

Job ref: LB/4695Post Date: 09.05.24

Meet Our Recruiter

Lawrie Bacon

Lawrie Bacon

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