Accounts Receivable Controller

Recruiter
Location
Bury St Edmunds
Salary
Competitive salary + study support + benefits
Posted
01 Feb 2017
Closes
03 Mar 2017
Ref
2943301
Contact
Fluer Kelleher
Qualification Level
Part qualified
Contract Type
Permanent

ForFarmers is the largest internationally operating Total Feed Solutions Company for sustainable, conventional and organic farming in Europe. It has production facilities in the Netherlands, Belgium, Germany and the United Kingdom they employ over 2,370 employees and generate a turnover of € 2.2 billion (2015). 

ForFarmers maintain their market leading position through their nutritional expertise, quality products, continuous innovation and excellent customer service. The need for an efficient and sustainable agricultural sector, and the requirement to minimise the environmental impact of food production and distribution is becoming more and more important to our world so it is an exciting time to join the industry. 

Due to continued business growth organically and by acquisition ForFarmers are relocating their office from Ipswich to new purpose built offices in Bury St Edmunds, Suffolk. Accounts Receivable Controller role working within a fast-paced and high volume accounts receivable department, you will provide administration support to both the Account Receivable and Credit Control teams. 

This will include processing and allocating various methods of payments (BACs, Cheques, Direct Debits and Debit/Credit cards); opening and distributing daily post; managing the flow of department emails to ensure the correct action is taken; answering enquiries in a timely and efficient manner; investigating, recording and answering requests for query solutions from customers and/or internal departments; and maintaining relevant paperwork and filing. 

The successful candidate will possess accounts receivable experience or transferable administrative skills gained within a busy process driven environment. Strong attention to detail, an investigative mind-set and the ability to work under pressure in an accurate and timely manner will be key. A professional, friendly and diplomatic customer-focused approach will be essential combined with an excellent telephone manner. Knowledge of Microsoft Excel, Word and Outlook is required along with an enthusiastic approach to learning new systems and processes. 

ForFarmers are offering a competitive salary and benefits package including study support with the opportunity to progress your career with a market leading, fast moving and changing world-class business. 

For more information about the role please visit their dedicated recruitment website hays.co.uk/jobs/forfarmers or contact Fleur Kelleher the retained consultant working in partnership with ForFarmers.