Job accounts payable in Birmingham, England at The Recruitment Lounge

Job Details

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Company The Recruitment Lounge
Company Website Hiring Organization
Company Address Bristol, United Kingdom
Salary 25000 - 23000 GBP per ANNUAL
Job Location Birmingham, England

Job Description

Accounts Receivable / Credit Controller – Birmingham

Are you all about numbers? Do you just love problem solving and reconciling? Are you currently working in the property (or equiv.) sector and looking for a change? If the answers to those are resounding yeses, then this role has your name written all over it.

What makes this team different?

  • A well renowned property business that specialises in development & social housing
  • A team full of enthusiasm, drive, and success
  • A company where service delivery to their clients is at the forefront of what they do
  • Great company culture with an abundance of support
  • Career progression pathways

You will be doing:

  • Manage and oversee the entire revenue receivables process, including invoicing, collections, and reconciliations.
  • Address and resolve queries related to housing benefit/council contracts and non-payment of invoices.
  • Collaborate with housing benefit/council authorities, providing them with tenant information and necessary documents to ensure timely registration of claims and receipt of payments.
  • Conduct daily reviews and persistent follow-ups on outstanding revenue receipts to expedite collections and reduce overall collection cycle time.
  • Implement measures to identify, analyse, and minimize revenue losses through controlled tracking and reconciliations, thereby avoiding unnecessary write-offs.
  • Maintain a comprehensive database of all payments received against issued invoices, maintaining historical records for future reference.
  • Prepare detailed reports on accounts receivable operations for management review, providing insights into the financial health of the organization.
  • Manage the finance inbox, promptly handling all incoming queries related to receivables.
  • Collaborate with the finance manager to project revenue and track actual payments received against projections. Identify variances and propose remedial measures to minimize discrepancies.

Salary, Hours & Requirements:

  • Circa £23-25k PA
  • Mon-Fri 09:00-17:30
  • Ideally a degree in accounting or AAT qualified
  • Circa 2 + years in a similar role
  • Experienced in Xero & Excel
  • Good communication experience
  • Excellent problem solver
  • Excellent negotiation skills
  • Ability to cope under pressure whilst invoice chasing
  • Being able to maintain relationships whilst also having difficult conversations with people regarding money chasing

Interested? Click the apply button and get the ball rolling.

If you’re not an Accounts Payable but you know an Accounts Payable candidate looking for a new challenge, you should send this to the Accounts Payable candidate, and they should apply for the Accounts Payable role…. Have we said Accounts Payable enough times yet? Jokes aside, not only would we say thank you, but also some vouchers would be on their way to you if they are successful – T&C’s apply*.

Job Types: Full-time, Permanent

Salary: £23,000.00-£25,000.00 per year


  • Company pension
  • On-site parking


  • Monday to Friday
  • No weekends

Ability to commute/relocate:

  • Birmingham, West Midlands: reliably commute or plan to relocate before starting work (required)


  • Accounts payable: 1 year (required)

Work Location: In person

Job Location

Birmingham, England

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