Accounts Receivable Analyst

  • Ascential
  • London, UK
  • Jul 14, 2021
Account Manager Analyst

Job Description

Brand: Ascential
Job function: Finance
Job type: Perm Full Time
Job location: London
Salary: Competitive market rate salary
Job ref: R5527

Ascential are looking for an Accounts Receivable Analyst to join our team in London as part of our Finance function.

This is a newly created role reporting directly to the Credit Control Supervisor. The purpose of this role is to limit and mitigate the bad debt risk for the company through adherence of the credit policy and analysis and understanding of the customer portfolio


Key Responsibilities

  • Responsible for the credit vetting of new and renewal business referrals
  • Produce monthly analysis and reporting on all credit checks and credit limits
  • Support management of the high-risk customers and assist credit control team in the resolution of specific issues
  • Review all adverse credit decisions and provide recommendations for mitigation and approval
  • Attend sales or customer meetings to resolve credit issues when required
  • Maintain good working relationships with the credit control teams
  • Provide credit expertise when required to assist with securing new business
  • Identify any changes in the risk profile of customers and escalate to senior management
  • Ensure queries are resolved in a timely manner according to the SLA
  • Support growth and expansion to new markets/products by supporting risk management policies and processes


Your Experience

  • Solid experience of working in a similar Accounts Receivable role, focusing on risk management
  • Strong communications skills with ability to provide clear credit analysis
  • Confident, adaptable and ability to work effectively under pressure
  • Good excel skills
  • SAP systems experience an advantage
  • Demonstrated experience in Credit Risk and detailed understanding of Dun & Bradstreet
  • Excellent written and oral communication skills
  • Excellent interpersonal skills and contributes to energizing team
  • Process orientated


What We Offer

Our benefits package incorporates what we’re passionate about – unlocking your future, overall well-being and sustainability – whilst giving you control over your benefits.

  • 25 days of holiday per year – with the option to buy or sell between 1-5 days
  • Great learning and development opportunities
  • Pension, Private Medical and Dental Insurance plans
  • Life Assurance; Income Protection and Critical Illness covers
  • Option to opt into the Ascential Shares Scheme
  • Volunteering opportunities
  • Season ticket loans

In addition, we offer flexible benefit packages that include Cycle to Work; Retail Vouchers; Gourmet Card; Gym Flex, Health Assessments and Will Writing.

We also place great importance on health, lifestyle and wellbeing consistently, in which you will have the options to fuel up on free fruit, attend yoga sessions, join our running club, or perhaps taking up on a lunchtime massages.


Inclusive Workforce

At Ascential, our goal is to create a culture where individuals of all backgrounds feel comfortable in bringing their authentic selves to work. We want all Ascential people to feel included and truly empowered to contribute fully to our vision and goals.

Everyone who applies will receive fair consideration for employment. We do not discriminate based upon race, colour, religion, sex, sexual orientation, age, marital status, gender identity, national origin, disability, or any other applicable legally protected characteristics in the location in which the candidate is applying.

If you have any accessibility requirements that would make you more comfortable during the application and interview process, please let us know so that we can support you.

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About Ascential

Ascential delivers specialist information, analytics and ecommerce optimisation platforms to the world's leading consumer brands and their ecosystems.

Our world-class businesses improve performance and solve problems for our customers by delivering immediately actionable information combined with visionary longer-term thinking across Digital Commerce, Product Design and Marketing. We also serve customers across Retail & Financial Services.

With more than 2,000 employees across five continents, we combine local expertise with a global footprint for clients in over 120 countries.

Ascential is headquartered in the UK and listed on the London Stock Exchange.



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