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Accounts Receivable Specialist / Credit Controller

Job Title: Accounts Receivable Specialist / Credit Controller
Contract Type: Permanent
Location: Sydney CBD, New South Wales
Industry:
Salary: Bonus
Start Date: ASAP
Reference: 176907_1507247217
Contact Name: Nandani Gosai
Contact Email: sarahm@porterallen.com.au
Job Published: October 06, 2017 10:46

Job Description

The company

This leading Corporate Global Insurer within a niche market is currently undergoing rapid growth. They pride themselves on their innovative approach and engaging professional employees who can truly contribute big ideas to for future expansion and development.

The role

They currently have an outstanding opportunity for an ambitious finance officer to join their finance team in a newly created permanent position due to growth. The role is reporting to the Senior Financial Accountant and will involve managing of the accounts across all divisions, including broker accounts, premiums and insurer remittances.

The desired candidate will have a background within credit control / accounts receivable essentially gained within the insurance industry with experience in dealing with broker accounts and a solid understanding of insurance. At least 3 years' experience working within a credit control environment with excellent stakeholder management skills is essential.

Responsibilities

  • Responsible for Credit control and debt collection, working in an autonomous manner
  • Monitoring of premiums that fall due / overdue
  • Preparation of broker statements
  • Liaising between departments to management the progress of collection
  • Reconciliation of statements and payments made to offshore centre
  • Matching of receipts and unallocated funds, resolving discrepencies
  • Monthly reporting to credit control manager
  • Debtor management

Skill requirements

  • Minimum of 3 years experience as a Debt Collections / Accounts Receivable officer within insurance
  • Fast and efficient data entry, attention to detail
  • MYOB, iBAIS and Business banking online, advanced Excel
  • Fast learner, adaptable and quick to pick up systems
  • Able to work independantly with excellent stakeholder management skills