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Accounts Receivable Specialist (Collections)

Craigavon, NIR, GB

About Terex:

Terex Corporation is a $4 billion, publicly traded global manufacturer of lifting and material processing products and services.  The company is passionate about producing equipment that improves the lives of people around the world.  Terex operations are global, yet each office or factory is a close-knit community.  Terex provides team members with a rewarding career and the opportunity to make an impact.  The company values diversity and inclusion, safety, integrity, respect, servant leadership, courage and citizenship.  It’s an exciting time to be part of the expanding manufacturing sector.  Terex is a place where you can work and grow.  By joining Terex, you become a part of some of the most powerful brands in the manufacturing industry.  We are currently expanding our teams, if you're highly motivated, driven and interested in working for a multi-national Company with rewarding career opportunities. Come talk to us!


About Global Business Services (GBS)

GBS UK is a shared service centre based in Lurgan, Co Armagh. We work as part of a worldwide structure supporting Terex entities in the UK, Europe, Asia, Australia and the US. GBS is responsible for a range of financial functions including General Ledger Accounting, Accounts Payable, Accounts Receivable, Business Tax, Travel and Expenses and Payroll.

About the Position:

Job Title:                             Accounts Receivable Specialist (Maternity cover 9 -12 months)

Job Location:                      Terex GBS Lurgan, Northern Ireland (Hybrid)

Job Type:                             Fulltime - Permanent

Reports to:                         Accounts Receivable Team Lead

Hours of work:          37.75 hours per week – Monday – Thursday 8am – 4.30pm and Friday 8am – 2pm (Hybrid Working) or we can offer Monday - Thusday 6am - 4pm with Friday off (To suit Australia hours)


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.





  • Excellent compensation package including competitive salary, healthcare, contributory pension scheme, life assurance cover and team member bonus
  • Hybrid working 
  • 2pm finish on a Friday
  • Progression opportunities & Individual development plans
  • Internal training programs
  • Refer a friend scheme
  • Social Events
  • Discount card – offering you a wide range of discounts at Restaurants, retailers, hotels, gyms and much more
  • 31 days holiday inclusive of bank holidays
  • Reward and Recognition schemes
  • On site free parking


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 customer collections activity and dispute resolution.
  • 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 SAGE 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 all issues and objectives related to this role and that of the overall team.


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


All applicants must demonstrate through their application form, how they meet the criteria for the position applied for


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


Closing date for completed applications will be 7th October 2022 at 12noon.


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