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Accounts Receivable Assistant

Wrexham Technology Park, Wrexham, United Kingdom
Competitive Salary
Closing date
Jun 26, 2024

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Job Role
Accounts Receivable
Contract Type
Full Time

Accounts Receivable Assistant


Ipsen Biopharm Ltd


Ipsen is a growing and dynamic specialty-driven biopharmaceutical company focussed on innovation and specialty care.

The patient is at the heart of everything we do, and we also care for our employees because they are the ambassadors who truly make a difference. We attract and develop bold, agile and entrepreneurial individuals who take full ownership of their decisions, leaders drawn by a purpose to make a direct impact through their work in people's lives, all of which is underpinned by our Ipsen Way of Being.

The Accounts Receivable Assistant will operate in the Finance Shared Service Centre team, within the framework of the Company and Group accounting policies, procedures and internal controls.

The objective of the role is to ensure the accuracy and efficiency of operations, processing and monitoring of incoming payments, and securing revenue by verifying and posting receipts.

Main responsibilities
  • Processing and raising of third party (non-product) and intercompany sales invoices, including credit notes and customer refunds.
  • The allocation of payments received, in compliance with financial policies and procedures.
  • Sales Ledger maintenance, including the reconciliation of Third-Party Accounts Receivable subledger to the General Ledger.
  • Management of AR Mailbox (es) and the resolution of queries and enquiries, which may include the processing of credit notes and customer refunds.
  • Intercompany netting.
  • Escalation of unpaid invoices in accordance with agreed procedures.
  • Supporting the monitoring of credit limits through the release of sale order blocks
  • Upload of bank statement transactions into the ERP system
  • Produce supporting schedules for BFC (consolidation tool) reporting relevant to Accounts Receivable, including the Revenue Reconciliation between BFC and SAP
  • Input data for Key Performance Indicators relating to the accounts receivable activities.
  • Provide external auditors with information and explanations relating to the financial accounts as requested.
  • Undertake problem-solving in areas relevant to primary duties.
  • Follow and encourage others within the business to follow set procedures and processes.
  • Ad hoc work and cover work for other FSSC processes as and when required.

What we're looking for...
  • Previous experience in Accounts Receivable or Treasury duties, preferably using SAP
  • Proficient user of MS word and Excel
  • Excellent team player but equally comfortable working independently
  • Flexible and pro-active approach to work to support with changing business requirements and deadlines
  • Well organised with a keen eye for detail

Why Ipsen...
  • We are a business that is experiencing exponential growth and change, therefore presenting a wide range of opportunities and challenges, particularly here at our Wrexham site
  • A fantastic culture and working environment with many long-serving employees
  • Huge commitment to Diversity & Inclusion - almost 50% of our top 160 leaders are women
  • A genuine focus on the environment and sustainability - our Wrexham site is powered by 100% renewable electricity
  • Competitive salaries and enhanced benefits package which includes annual bonus, generous pension scheme, wellness allowance and so much more.
  • Recognised globally as a 'Best Place to Work' in the 'Large Organisation', 'for Wellbeing' and 'for Women' categories
  • The pride of working for a company that directly impacts and changes lives for the better

IPSEN is committed to equality of opportunity for all staff and applications, individuals are encouraged to apply regardless of age, disability, sex, gender reassignment, sexual orientation, pregnancy and maternity, race, religion or belief and marriage and civil partnerships.

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