Executive - Accounts Receivable job from London Stock Exchange Group in Colombo, Sri Lanka

Tuesday 19th, May 2020

London Stock Exchange Group

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Accounting / Auditing

Key Responsibilities

 The selected candidate will have ownership for:

  • Support the Assistant Manager and Associate Managers in the set up and invoicing of all new business contracts
  • Managing the inter sales inbox, ensuring all contract stages are logged in to support new business calculations and all contracts are appropriately booked within each quarter
  • Monitoring and tracking the status of contracts between sales, legal and the end customers
  • Completion of new business contract checklist for use in the review of the billing and contract set up
  • Preparing credit notes and re-bills with associated paperwork and distribution of billing documents,
  • Proactively manage ad-hoc requests from within the Finance Team and global business
  • Production of month end revenue accrual journals for unrecognised revenue.
  • Proactively manage debt assigned to billing and supply information regarding the status of credits and re-bills with associated supporting
  • Revenue assurance work to set in relevant controls in the process and assist in reporting of the same to senior management
  • Help with external and internal audit queries
  • Support wider the finance teams where volumes are high/resolution complex to ensure group KPI targets and management reporting deadlines are met
  • Support and initiate continuous improvement around billing processes and associated stakeholders
  • Assist and support cross functional learning across the team
  • Active involvement in system testing and upgrades associated with billing processes

Candidate Profile

The ideal candidate should possess the following:

  • Pursuing relevant degree or professional qualification at the foundation level
  • Minimum of 1 years accounting experience and having experience in an Accounts Receivable team in a large organisation would be an added advantage
  • Strong Accounting/Book-Keeping Entry Knowledge
  • An ability to work automatously by making sensible and well-informed decisions
  • Be a lead proponent in driving a collaborative culture to working across finance
  • Capable of good time management in order to meet tight deadlines
  • Good Knowledge of Microsoft Office Packages. Specially in Excel
  • Effective oral and written English communication
  • Detail focus, and accuracy orientation
  • Planning and prioritizing according to business needs
  • Experience of mainframe accounts systems essential (ideally the candidate will have experience with ORACLE finance systems)

Skills required

communication skills.

Effective oral and written English communication

Good Knowledge of Microsoft Office Packages

Capable of good time management

work as a team