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AR Specialist (Collections)

Craigavon, NIR, GB

About the Position:

Job Title:                             Accounts Receivable Specialist

Job Location:                      Lurgan, Northern Ireland

Job Type:                            Fulltime - Permanent

Department:                        Global Business Services (GBS)

Reports to:                          Accounts Receivable Team Lead

Hours of Work:          37.75 per week – Monday to Thursday 8am - 4.30pm and Friday 8am – 2.00pm


Position Overview:

The Accounts Receivable (AR) Specialist is responsible for various tasks related to the overall customer billing, dispute resolution, cash application, credit review, and other AR processing and functional activities. This role is specifically focused in the area of customer cash collections and the successful candidate will be accountable for all activities associated with maintaining a ledger to a high level of efficiency.



Specific Responsibilities:

  • Manage customer portfolio to ensure timely cash collection.
  • Respond to and resolve internal/external customer enquiries.
  • Resolved aged past due amounts and maintain a current ledger
  • Review AR accounts for erroneous transactions.
  • Attend and co-ordinate internal meetings to review status of customer collections
  • Any other ad hoc duties as deemed appropriate by management.



Required Skills & Competencies:

  • Functional knowledge of the accounts receivable and collections processes.
  • Customer service focused.
  • Good problem-solving skills.
  • Highest ethics and integrity.
  • Strong communication skills.
  • Flexible to new ideas and ways of accomplishing tasks.
  • Good analytical skills.
  • Highly organised individual.
  • Ability to work as part of a team
  • Ability to meet strict deadlines, work in a team environment and take ownership of tasks.


Essential Education and Experience:

  • Must be educated to a minimum of GCSE level or equivalent including Maths and English.
  • At a minimum one (1) year experience within an Accounts Receivable/Credit department, including proven experience with payment resolution and cash application.
  • Experience of working in a fast-paced environment with a high volume of transactions is essential.
  • A working knowledge of Microsoft Office suite (Excel, Word, etc.).


Desirable Education and Experience

  • Advanced Excel experience.
  • Experience of Oracle or SAP accounting software would be advantageous.
  • Candidates with shared services experience.


Must be a team player able to demonstrate strong customer focus with the energy, drive and commitment to successfully work through any and all issues and objectives related to this role and that of the overall team.


This above description is non-exhaustive and there may be additional duties in accordance with the role.


****We reserve the right to enhance our selection criteria at the short listing stage, if required.****


Completed applications must be submitted through the TTMS system no later than 4.30pm on monday 29th November 2021.


Terex is an equal opportunity employer and appointments are based on merit. We value diversity and welcome applications from all sections of our community.