Accounts Receivable Administrator

Bath, Somerset
£21,585 - £25,728 per annum
07 Jun 2018
19 Jun 2018
Contract Type
Full Time

Accounts Receivable Administrator

Department:  Finance

Location: Newton Park, Bath

Line Manager: Accounts Receivable Team Leader

Rate of Pay: £21,585 - £25,728 per annum

Contract: Permanent

Hours: 37 hours per week, 52 weeks per year

Ref: 05/18/101185A

Closing Date: 12 midnight GMT, 19 June 2018

Interviews: Thursday 28 June 2018

About us

At Bath Spa University we work with one clear vision: to be a leading university in creativity, culture and enterprise. And we place collaboration at the heart of everything we do. With ever growing student numbers, we make sure our people are engaged and empowered by blending digital technologies, international perspectives, work-oriented connections and inspirational teaching. Together we’re on a journey to transform our students’ lives. And it starts with people like you.

Finance is responsible for the management of the University’s financial affairs. We contribute to the strategic direction of the University and provide advice and support to Governors and Senior Management. Finance also support and advise the Schools and Services within the University.

The Accounts Receivable Team form part of Finance Operations as well as Accounts Payable, Cashiers and Student Funding.

About the role

The post holder will support the Accounts Receivable Team Leader in the delivery of all aspects relating

to the provision of student and external customer debt management for the University in accordance

with the University’s procedures, policy and regulations.

About you (requirements)

Under the direction of the Accounts Receivable Team Leader you will provide support with student, sponsor, Student Loan Company and external customer invoicing and assist with account and debt management for the University.

You will have a proactive approach towards customer service, good IT skills, including excel and word, demonstrate good communications (verbal and written), negotiation and problem solving skills. 

The role requires you to be able to prioritise your own workload and work to tight deadlines; to be pro-active and to take the initiative when required, in particular to develop and improve systems and processes within a changing environment.

Previous experience of working within a financial operations environment, including accounts receivable activities is required. You must be a customer focused, positive team player with a ‘can do’ attitude with strong attention to detail.

Experience of using accounting/bespoke finance systems and a knowledge of the Higher Education sector would be an advantage

We offer excellent facilities and benefits to our staff.  These include a nursery, childcare vouchers, pension scheme, flexible working practices, an employee assistance programme, and family-friendly policies

We value a diverse workforce and welcome applications from all sections of the community

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