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Accounts Receivable Assistant

Michael Page Finance
England, Cambridgeshire, Peterborough
£20000 - £25000 per annum
Closing date
Dec 7, 2021

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Job Role
Accounts Receivable
Accounting Firm
Contract Type
Full Time
Level of qualification
Part qualified, CIMA
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Job Details

You will be looking after sales accounting duties for a defined portfolio of clients, including sales invoicing, cash receipt matching and posting, amongst many other tasks.

Client Details

This firm provides London and overseas organisations with their accounting infrastructure. The client base consists of 20 high profile companies all operating within the media and marketing services sector, with revenue ranges of £2-30 million turnover. With stability and quality at the heart of this firm, the longevity of their client contracts is no surprise, with most clients having been with them for over 5 years, and a third having been with them for over 10 years.

You will join a relaxed, friendly and calm team with a strong work ethic, in an office with great equipment and furniture.


  • Posting and allocating incoming receipts to the sales ledger.
  • Posting sales invoices/credit notes to the sales ledger and sending them out via post or email as appropriate.
  • Checking/updating relevant PO information
  • Monitoring AR inbox.
  • Assist in resolving customer queries.
  • Issuing customer statements.
  • Dealing with and distributing post effectively.
  • Work closely with the credit control function as required.
  • Willing to assist with other financial duties when needed.


  • A minimum of 2+ year's experience in a similar role.
  • Fast and accurate data entry skills with a keen eye for detail.
  • Comfortable with learning and developing new systems and processes.
  • Excellent interpersonal skills are required. Suitable candidates will be comfortable dealing with people of all levels, internally as well as externally.
  • Computer Literate with sound knowledge of Word and Excel.
  • Previous experience of all round finance roles would be an advantage.
  • Experience of Sage or Sun accounting packages would be an advantage.

Job Offer

  • Join a relaxed, friendly, and bright team, with an open and inclusive environment where the best idea wins, not the loudest voice.
  • Great opportunities for progression due to ever growing client base.
  • Relaxed dress code.
  • Quarterly social events.


Michael Page specialises in the permanent, temporary and interim recruitment of qualified accountants. In fact, our organisation was founded to provide selection and recruitment services for accounting professionals and has been a market leader in this field for more than 35 years.

We have earned the trust of clients in industry and commerce, the banking and financial services markets and the public and not-for-profit sector. We also have an exemplary track record of completing assignments for everyone from small, boutique practices to the Big Four firms.

Many of our consultants have a background in accounting and finance – that’s real, grass roots expertise at your disposal. Combine that with the global reach you get from a company that has over 155 offices in 36 countries and you’re looking at a pretty formidable package. We are confident no other consultancy is better qualified to help you make that crucial, next step in your career.

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