0351-24 Accounts Receivable Assistant – Internal Only

July 1, 2024

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Financial Operations

Aston University John Cadbury House

£24,248 to £25,742
per annum (pro-rata)
Grade:  Grade 05
Contract Type: 
Fixed Term

(6 months)

Full Time
Closing Date:  23.59 hours BST on Wednesday 10 July 2024
Interview Date: 
Wednesday 24 July 2024
Reference:  0351-24
Release Date:  Monday 01 July 2024

Aston University is working to an ambitious 2030 strategy and have entered a new partnership with OES. We are currently looking for an Accounts Receivable Assistant for a 6-month, fixed term contract to support the Accounts Receivable Team.

The post holder will work as part of the Accounts Receivable Team, responsible for the allocation of incoming funds and the collection of debts due to the University in respect of student debt, sponsorship, and commercial income and online courses in the appropriate accounting ledgers. 

The main responsibilities of the role will be to chase overdue debts, provide support and advice to debtors on their settlement and perform daily bank reconciliations. The post holder will also be required to record transactions and clearing variances, assist the treasury function with month end bank account and balance sheet reconciliation and provide ad hoc investigation and analysis.

The post holder will report to the Accounts Receivable Manager and will positively contribute to the delivery of a consistent, high-quality service, ensuring queries are responded to in a professional and prompt manner.

What we offer:

  • Aston University is a dynamic and vibrant campus located within Birmingham city centre, which has excellent transport links via bus or train.
  • Dynamic working is possible for this role, which means working both on campus and from home dependent on the activity. Further information on dynamic working can be found here.
  • Excellent training and development opportunities.
  • A generous annual leave scheme with 25 days bookable leave and a further 13 days of bank holiday and University closure days.
  • Everyday discounts to a number of activities and retailers.
  • Great family-friendly policies.
  • On-site gym and pool with discounted staff membership available.
  • Further information on our Benefits and Rewards can be found here.

Anonymous shortlisting will be carried out for this role as part of Aston University’s commitment to equality and diversity and ensuring a fair and consistent approach to recruitment. Personal details that are included on application forms, including the candidate’s name and address will not be disclosed to the shortlisting panel. CVs will not be considered as part of the shortlisting process.

Aston University is an equal opportunities employer and welcomes applications from all sections of the community.  It promotes equality and diversity in all aspects of its work. We strive to have robust inclusivity strategies in place, including race and sexual orientation, to encourage colleagues to have the confidence and freedom to be themselves in the workplace. For more information, visit: https://www2.aston.ac.uk/about/inclusive-aston

We recognise the value of flexible working.  Please contact the recruiting manager to discuss what flexible working options are available for particular roles.

If you require the job details document or an application form in an alternative format please contact the recruitment team at recruitment@aston.ac.uk

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