Accountant – Accounts Receivable Ref# HP217

  • Aberdeen
  • £35000 - £40000 per annum + + flexible / hybrid working
  • Permanent
  • HP217

Holt Executive are actively supporting a leading connectivity organisation who are growing their Finance Division.

Working in a very focused team environment the Accountant – Accounts Receivable will be responsible for collaborating with operations, sales and finance departments to prepare monthly and project based invoices to present to customers.

The Accountant – Accounts Receivable will keep customers informed of the status of their invoices, payments due and processes involved.

This role is a hybrid role (3 days in the office, 2 at home). The initial weeks will be office based for training.

Responsibilities for the Accountant – Accounts Receivable position:

Billing (50%)

  • Ensures timely and accurate billings including reconciling final invoices against signed contracts to confirm all project and monthly activities are properly represented on the invoices.
  • Organizes invoice information and back-up documents per the specifications of the company’s clients, as required by each client.
  • Performs automated invoice creation and contract set up in company ERP.
  • Assists in month-end closing activities for the company’s accounting department.
  • Maintains company ERP with current contracts.

Accounts Receivable Collection (30%)

  • Proactively drives collection of Accounts Receivable including direct communication with payables departments of the company’s customer.
  • Coordinating with account managers for communication regarding past due amounts, etc.
  • Provides cash collection reports in accordance with Finance timetable.

Accounts Receivable Collection (20%)

  • Supports the finance team with the SOX compliance.
  • Manages and files the sales contracts.
  • Provides back-up to the AP team.
  • Provides general administrative support to Sales.
  • Provides general administrative support to Operations

Key Skills and experience required for the Accountant – Accounts Receivable position:

  • Proven experience as billing clerk or general accounting experience (at least 3 years in a similar position)
  • Excellent planning, organizational and coordination skills.
  • Proven ability to effectively manage time in accordance with department and client deadlines.
  • High-level of attention to detail and accuracy.
  • Good communication and telephone skills.
  • IT proficient with Microsoft Office applications, including Word, Excel and PowerPoint.
  • Works on assignments that are semi-routine in nature but recognizes the need for occasional deviation from accepted practice.
  • Normally follows established procedures on routine work and requires instructions only on new assignments.
  • Teamwork and cooperation in an international and multicultural environment, working with local and remote teams.
  • Autonomy and initiative to propose and lead his/her own projects.

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