Account Receivable Officer

Melbourne Permanent
  • Great Work Culture
  • Competitive Salary

About Our Client

Our Client is one of the largest professional property firms in Australia. The business puts an emphasis on maintaining strong client relationships and are thus searching for a candidate who can demonstrate excellent stakeholder engagement. Our client offers an excellent employee training program and access to great employee benefits. They have recently implemented a new flexible working initiative, which the incumbent will have access to.

Job Description


Reporting directly to the Finance Manager, your role will include:Management

  • Manage debtor collections by following up on overdue payments with clients via phone and email

  • Work closely with internal managers and fee earners within the business to provide periodic status updates on aged debtors

  • Support the Finance Manager and other managers by providing ad-hoc information and reporting as required


  • Receipt all incoming payments within the Financial ledger

  • Process credit card payments via phone requests

  • Deposit any cheques or cash received at the company's designated financial institution

  • Reconcile bank accounts daily and at each month end for audit purposes

  • Update cash flow forecasts to incorporate actual daily cash collections

  • Investigate, reconcile and issue refunds to clients with prior approval from managers


  • Provide estimates of receivables to Finance Manager for inclusion in cash flow forecasts and company budgets

Financial Analysis and Reporting

  • Reconcile incoming electronic payments from clients

  • Reconcile client overpayments and maintain an adequate set of reporting to assist with issuing refunds

  • Maintain an adequate set of AR reporting for audit purposes

  • Provide analyses on cash collection trends on an ad-hoc basis

  • Complete all AR and debtor reporting as required

  • Calculate monthly bad debt expense

  • Reconcile the General Ledger for Aged Debtors with the Debtors Subledger to ensure balances agree at each month end; investigate and rectify variances as necessary

And other ad-hoc tasks.

The Successful Applicant

The ideal candidate will have 3+ years of experience with accounts receivable, preferably in a professional services environment. The successful candidate will have proven experience in identifying, developing and implementing process improvements. They will be disciplined and organised with a strong work ethic, whilst also having great attention to detail.

What's on Offer

  • Opportunities for career progression

  • Outstanding salary
Georgina McEwen
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+61 3 8616 6215

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Georgina McEwen
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+61 3 8616 6215
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