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Accounts Receivable Assistant

Hours of work: 37 hours per week
Working pattern: Full-time (Permanent)
Closing date: Sunday 11 December 2022 

For an informal discussion, please contact Sarah Pook, Accounts Receivable Team Leader on 01273 335248 or by email Sarah.Pook@eastsussex.gov.uk

Job Introduction

Do you enjoy working in a customer centred environment?

This role sits within the Accounts Receivable and Procure to pay team who are part of the Business Administration Service and who are responsible for the raising of all customer invoices and the payment of suppliers for good, works and services. As an Accounts Receivable Assistant, you will be responsible for raising customer invoices, dealing with customer queries, collecting outstanding invoices and allocating payments.

Our goals within the Accounts Receivable Team are:

  • Reduce outstanding debt position
  • Improve the customer experience
  • Increase the number of invoices paid by direct debt
  • Improved reporting and monitoring


We are looking for someone who is customer centred with great communication skills and who has a high level of numeracy skills with experience of Microsoft office. You will have the ability to manage tight deadlines with an adaptable and flexible approach.

If this sounds like the job for you then we can offer you a hybrid working pattern of office and home working within a committed team.

Additional Information

Your starting salary will be pro rata if the above position is part-time or term-time only.

Work Permits: we may be able to obtain a Work Permit for this post but this is subject to meeting the requirements of the UK Border Agency’s Points-based Immigration System.

Due to the restrictions we cannot guarantee that individuals that meet the requirements of the Points-based Immigration System will be issued with clearance to obtain work permits.

If you require any reasonable adjustments, due to disability, to enable you to participate fully in the process please contact the hiring manager on the contact details above.

Reasonable adjustments include things like an offline application form. If you would like to discuss your requirements further, please get in touch.

Equal Opportunities

East Sussex County Council is an equal opportunities employer. We welcome applications from all suitable candidates, regardless of race, gender, sexual orientation, disability or age. All applications are treated on merit.

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  • Job reference
  • orbis/TP/201418/29046

  • Number of positions
  • 2

  • Location
  • Lewes

  • Salary
  • £21,968 - £22,368 per annum

  • Closing date
  • 11/12/2022

  • Organisation
  • East Sussex County Council

  • Department
  • Business Services

  • Contract type
  • Permanent

  • Work pattern
  • Full Time

  • Hours
  • 37

  • Job type
  • Administration and Clerical