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Accounts Receivable Assistant (Maternity Cover)

Bristol, South West England, United Kingdom
Competitive Salary
Closing date
May 28, 2024

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Job Role
Accounts Receivable
Contract Type
Full Time
The position: Accounts Receivable Assistant (Maternity Cover)

Life at Elvie; Meaningful work, Exceptional People

We're Elvie. We create smart products, new solutions, and a fair few taboo-busting conversations while we’re at it. Founded by Tania Boler in 2013, we develop extraordinary innovations designed to improve women’s lives. It's a fascinating and challenging area that requires us to solve problems that no one else has ever tackled before.

At Elvie, you’ll be surrounded by people who want to improve everything and everyone around them. People who are passionate about our mission. People who are driven to solve problems and constantly consider the best ways to improve the health and wellbeing of women.

Find out more about life at Elvie here.

We're deeply proud of our values, which are intrinsic to the way we behave every day. We take them seriously because we want our culture to thrive:
  • We make an impact: We’re mission-driven and not afraid to break boundaries. We relentlessly focus on going the extra mile to solve problems.
  • We’re fearless innovators: We are passionate, curious, and data-driven. We continuously embrace change and innovation.
  • We’re in it together: We fail and learn fast â€" always as one team â€" and have fun along the way. We stay authentic and embrace our differences.

Did you know?

In some regions our amazing products are considered to be medical devices. This means we maintain our Medical Device quality management system in compliance with ISO 13485:2016, to support the development of our groundbreaking products

About the role:

Okay, we’ve waffled long enough. So let’s get to the good bit: You.

As the Accounts Receivable Assistant, your role sits within the Financial Control team.

Reporting to the Tax and Treasury Manager, the Accounts Receivable Assistant will be responsible for running the day to day accounts receivable processes, with significant exposure to and involvement in other core components of the finance function.

Hybrid working; a mix of working from our London or Bristol office & working remotely

Employment type: Fixed term for 12 months (please note, you must have the right to work in the UK)

What you’ll be doing at Elvie:
  • Management of the accounts receivable subledger
  • Chase customer debt
  • Verify and post customer payments and credit memos related to accounts receivable
  • Create reports regarding the current status of customer accounts as requested
  • Working with the financial control cash accountant where relevant to manage the invoice finance facility
  • Manage credit insurance cover for all customers, including applying for new limits and reviewing customers whose limit has been exceeded.
  • Review shortage claims from retailers and posting credit memos accordingly
  • Lead the cross functional initiative to reduce shortage claims and maximise amounts reclaimed
  • Acting as point of contact for any customer queries
  • Participate in the year end audit
  • Assisting in process improvements
  • Respond to other AR related tasks that may arise

What we are looking for:

  • Ideally at least 1 year experience in Accounts Receivable role
  • Strong Excel and Microsoft Office skills
  • Knowledge of Netsuite or a similar ERP system
  • Love the idea of working in a fast-paced environment building something from the ground up
  • Have a †can do†attitude and be proactive in seeking solutions
  • Be confident in data handling & analysis in a non-interfaced system environment
  • Have intermediate or advanced Excel skills and an interest in improving on these
  • Have a proven track record of high integrity and a bias for action
  • Be an excellent communicator
  • Have a high attention to detail

Desirable experience:
  • Multi-currency banking platforms ( highly desirable)
  • International trade
  • Retail or ecommerce
  • Invoice & trade financing

The benefits you’ll get:

We're on an exceptional journey. And we can offer you a genuinely purpose-led career with a culture built on trust, autonomy, and flexibility. In addition, we'll give you:

  • Lots of flexibility: whether it’s working from home, doing the school run, or life admin, we understand that flexibility is essential, and we trust you to do the right thing for you and us
  • Share options: we want everyone to have a stake in our success
  • 25 days’ annual leave, plus bank holidays
  • 8 extra life leave days; getting married, moving house, menopause or just things that you can’t put a label on that matter to you
  • 5=10 leave: 10 days’ additional leave on your 5th and 10th years of service!
  • £100 contribution to your home working set up to spend as you see fit
  • An annual personal development allowance of £200 and unlimited access to our learning and development platform, Learnerbly
  • Generous parental leave policies; maternity (16 weeks at full pay, then 8 weeks paid at 75% followed by 15 weeks at SMP rate.), paternity/partner (6 weeks at full pay to take at any point during the first year of your child’s life), shared & adoption
  • Healthcare plans, life insurance, and an employee assistance program for you and your family
  • A tax-efficient group pension scheme
  • Group income protection; protect your salary if you get sick
  • A free Elvie trainer for you to keep or give away when you join
  • Generous employee and friends & family discounts on Elvie products
  • Wellbeing support from YuLife and access to SmartHealth app with unlimited GP appointments for you and your family, plus various well-being initiatives throughout the year
  • Lovely offices in great locations, with drinks and snacks provided, along with fun social events

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