AR Specialist

  • Job type

  • Location

  • Specialism

    Credit Control
  • Industry

    Technology & Internet Services
  • Pay


AR specialist - Hybrid

Objectives of this role

  • Support the company in optimising our financial transactions and systems by performing reconciliation of payments and customer accounts
  • Communicate discrepancies to management team, identify slow-paying customers, and recommend collection candidates
  • Strengthen and grow relationships with clients by communicating with customers regarding past-due accounts
  • Assist in streamlining the accounts receivable process by identifying areas for performance improvement
  • Exercise integrity and confidentiality in financial reporting, and comply with national and local financial requirements


  • Gather and verify invoices for appropriate documentation prior to payment
  • Maintain accounts receivable records to ensure aging is up to date, credits and collections are applied, uncollectible amounts are accounted for, and miscellaneous differences are cleared
  • Perform daily cash management duties, including the recording of bank deposits, updating and distribution of cash receipt logs, and posting of cash to the accounts receivable sub-ledger
  • Monitor and collect accounts receivable by contacting clients via telephone, email, and mail
  • Prepare analytical and ratio analyses relevant to A/R so management can gain a better understanding of how collection efforts are progressing
  • Support other accounting and finance team members, inventory management, and cost accounting

Required skills and qualifications

  • Strong mathematical skills
  • Understanding of basic principles of finance, accounting, and bookkeeping
  • Superb time management and detail orientation
  • Proficiency with Excel
  • Ability to keep company and partner confidences
  • Proficiency with Oracle, SAP
  • Spanish/Portuguese (advantage)
  • Hybrid working 1-2 days in the office

Preferred skills and qualifications
  • Accounts technician or Finance degree
  • Experience in accounts receivable (or accounts payable) at a multinational
  • Experience in driving process improvement

What you need to do now
If you're interested in this role, click 'apply now' to forward an up-to-date copy of your CV, or call us now.
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Talk to Saidhbh Goonan, the specialist consultant managing this position

Located in Hays Recruitment, Galway, 3a Commerce House, Flood StreetTelephone:091 416 920
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