Part Time Billing Assistant - Wakefield

  • Location

    Wakefield, West Yorkshire

  • Sector:

    Accountancy & Finance

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  • Salary:

    £19000 - £23500 per annum + benefits

  • Contact:

    Gemma Watmough

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  • Published:

    7 months ago

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Sewell Wallis are currently recruiting for an experienced Part Time Billing Assistant to join a well known, established business based on the outskirts of Wakefield. Due to a period of growth and acquisition this is a newly created role that reports directly into the Finance Manager. This is an excellent opportunity to join a company that has experienced double digit growth for the past three years without exception and is an investor in people. The role itself is a start to finish role including the allocation of cash. The ideal candidate will be able to commit to working three full days a week (22.5 hours) however over time there could be some additional hours offered if required. There is free onsite parking provided, an onsite canteen and 25 days holiday on offer for the right candidate.

The successful candidate will have full responsibility for elements of the billing and credit control process this includes;

-Creating credits and re-bills to ensure accurate billing on a daily basis.
-Amending pricing and billing details.
-Dealing with all queries, complaints and account amendments.
-Communicating with internal and external customers to gather and update information.
-Analysing billings to identify trends and investigating as necessary.
-Managing any electronic billing.
-Sending billed data consumption reports, copy invoices and billing performance reports to customers as required.
-Providing key analysis around the billing process to stakeholders.
-Reviewing and analysing aged debt and making calls to recover monies.
-Agreeing debt collection targets and negotiating payment plans.
-Payment handling.
-Ensuring that credit notes are processed correctly, monitoring reasons for credit notes being raised.
-Identifying problem debts that require escalation.
-Allocating cash and dealing with any complex invoicing.
-Actively engaging, on a monthly basis, with managers and partners on debt and billing status and preparing monthly summary reports.
-Advising on current processes and looking at existing policies and procedures with a view to improve efficiency.

You will:

-Have experience of working within a finance team and will have proven experience of billing/ cash management and will have a track record of reducing aged debt.
-Have excellent IT skills particularly in Excel and database management.
-Have strong analytical skills and be able to identify areas of improvement and errors.
-Be able to work within a fast paced environment.
-Be confident with the full billing and credit control process.
-Have strong written and verbal communication skills.
-Be able to communicate at all levels and be able to liaise with managers and clients.
-Be able to prioritise your own workload to meet deadlines.

For further details please contact Gemma Watmough.

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 www.sewellwallis.co.uk