Accounts Receivable Team Lead

Job description


  • Processing of large volumes of sales invoices daily
  • Liasing directly with customers, resolving invoice discrepancies when required.
  • Issue credit notes when required.
  • Maintain an effective and professional credit control system
  • Managing customer accounts managed via an online portal
  • Manage any outstanding sales balances and contact customers before the balances become overdue.
  • Monthly preparation of an Aged Debtors report and providing a weekly KPI of aged debt to Group Financial Controller and Group Finance Director.
  • Carry out new customer set up process including evaluation of credit history, working with internal divisions on approving initial credits terms.
  • Ensuring ongoing compliance with internal procedures in relation to the prescribed authorisation for the set-up of all new customers and verification of references.
  • Monitor credit limits ensuring credit terms agreed with customers are in line with company standards
  • Proactively review and monitor processes & procedures and with management approval implement improvements were possible in response to changing business needs


  • Minimum of 5 years accounts receivable experience, preferably overseeing a team
  • Comprehensive and in-depth knowledge of credit control processes to be demonstrated
  • Proficiency in integrated accounts packages and Microsoft applications (Excel)
  • Strong numeric, analytical skills and attentiveness to detail

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