Date Posted
04 Jun 2019

Cobham Plc are recruiting for an experienced Accounts Receivable Assistant to provide financial and clerical support by ensuring receipts are managed and controlled by verifying and reconciling them in accordance with established policies and procedures in an efficient timely, and accurate manner.


The position will be based in Wimborne, Dorset however for the first few months the role will be based in Marlow, Buckinghamshire. This is to support the transfer of the Marlow back-office finance function and of the role on an ongoing basis to Cobham Plc in Wimborne. This will be an opportunity for an ambitious individual to be involved in a key change management project in Cobham and develop their skillset further.


Candidates must be flexible to commute and/or live away from home during this initial period and have access to their own vehicle. Cobham will cover travel and/or subsistence expenses during initial role location at Marlow, as required


As an Accounts Receivable Assistant your skills and qualifications will ideally include:

  • Accounts receivable experience and use of an accounting ERP software system essential.

  • Experience working as part of a Finance team in a complex organisation is essential.

  • Experience communicating and working with external suppliers to your business, to resolve accounts queries is essential.

  • Ability to prioritise and manage your own diary to achieve required goals/ deadlines.

  • Experience of working within a finance team and a deadline driven environment essential.

As an Accounts Receivable Assistant your main responsibilities will involve:

  • Support a robust and effective control environment
  • Participate in knowledge transfer from current business finance team

  • Support the key performance indicators by effective delivery in Order-to-Cash areas.

  • Ensure accurate and controlled processing of all customer invoices and receipts

  • Provide robust credit vetting and credit limit proposals for each customer account

  • Provide identification and explanation for discrepancies and non-payment of invoices as well the necessary corrective action

  • Make collection calls and work with Customer buyers and the internal sales team to keep accounts current

  • Request and process credit references, and Dunn and Bradstreet reports

  • Assist with the internal audit and period-end compliance

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Paul Marsden
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