Full Time Job

Accounts Receivable Associate & Nordics

Vice Media Group

London, United Kingdom 08-10-2022
 
  • Paid
  • Full Time
  • Senior (5-10 years) Experience
Job Description
ACCOUNTS RECEIVABLE ASSOCIATE

About VICE

VICE Media Group is the world's largest independent youth media company. Launched in 1994, VICE has offices in 35 cities across the globe with a focus on five key businesses: VICE.com, an award-winning international network of digital content; VICE STUDIOS, a feature film and television production studio; VICE TV, an Emmy-winning international television network; a Peabody award-winning NEWS division with the most Emmy-awarded nightly news broadcast; and VIRTUE, a global, full-service creative agency with 25 offices around the world. VICE Media Groups portfolio includes Refinery29, the leading global media and entertainment company focused on women; PULSE Films, a London-based next-generation production studio with outposts in Los Angeles, New York, Paris and Berlin; i-D, a global digital and bimonthly magazine defining fashion and contemporary culture; and Garage, a digital platform and biannual publication converging the worlds of art and design.

VICE x Team

Based in our London office, the Finance department is a newly centralised shared services team for EMEA who play a busy and vital role within the VICE Media Group.

Role X You

As our Accounts Receivable Associate, you will be supporting the Accounts Receivable Manager to ensure accuracy and efficiency of the sales and billing process. Working in a small team, you will perform day to day financial transactions, including verifying, classifying, computing, posting and recording accounts receivables' data.

Responsibilities
• Prepare, verify, and process invoices for sales or services rendered
• Liaise with finance manager/ sales/ project managers for accurate digital billings and maintain billing schedules
• Generate and send out clear/concise invoices and statements
• Follow up and collect payments according to our/ agreed payment terms
• Monitor customer account details for delayed/non-payments or any irregularities
• Review and report on AR aging at invoice level; following up on outstanding invoices at least once per week. Escalating disputed invoices with AR Manager/Sales Manager when necessary
• Reconcile the accounts receivable ledger to ensure that all payments are accounted for and properly posted
• Verify discrepancies and resolve client's billing issues
• Daily banking/ Posting of customer payments first thing in the morning by recording cash and checking transactions and entering them into the general ledger ERP system
• Maintain accounts receivable files and records
• Update the cashflow forecast as and when invoices are promised for payment and a payment date is confirmed
• Support the AR Manager

Experience
• Minimum 5 years Accounts Receivable experience, collection experience required.
• Relevant experience in a similar role, preferably within a busy media/creative business is a plus
• Must have experience using cloud-based ERP system and experience with NetSuite and Salesforce is a plus
• Solid understanding of basic accounting principles, fair credit practices and collection regulations
• Creative, self-disciplined and capable of identifying and completing critical tasks independently and with a sense of urgency

You have these:
• Fluent English speaking and writing
• Strong interpersonal and teaming skills; you are happy to get stuck in
• Excellent interpersonal, verbal, and written communication skills; customer service skills are key
• You have an acute attention to detail and use this to take pride in your work
• Detail-oriented multi-tasker with demonstrated ability to work well under pressure and cooperatively with team members
• Ability to take direction as well as work independently
• You are flexible, agile and adaptable based on changing needs and environment
• A problem solver with exceptional organisational and prioritisation skills; you have the ability to proactively address potential issues or concerns

We would love if you also have these:
• Additional languages: Dutch, French and or German
• Experience in rapidly changing, global business, with a wide range of goods and services under management

Working at VICE

VICE prioritises the ideas and people that other media companies miss. We believe that innovation is a direct result of diverse, inclusive cultures and see it as essential to our staff, culture and business. To learn more read the VICE GUIDE TO VICE.

VICE is proud to be an equal opportunity employer that strives to create and maintain a workplace that celebrates inclusion and diversity. At VICE, we understand that inclusion and diversity are major benefits to our employees, our readers and viewers, and our company culture.

VICE requires that all employees have proper authorisation to work in the UK. Should an applicant require employment sponsorship, VICE will determine, in its sole discretion, whether such sponsorship will be provided.

Jobcode: Reference SBJ-g327vq-3-238-199-4-42 in your application.

Company Profile
Vice Media Group

VICE Media Group is the world’s largest independent youth media company. Launched in 1994,VICE has offices in 35 cities across the globe with a focus on five key businesses: VICE.com, an award-winning international network of digital content; VICE STUDIOS, a feature film and television production studio; VICE TV, an Emmy-winning international television network; a Peabody award-winning NEWS division with the most Emmy-awarded nightly news broadcast; and VIRTUE, a global, full-service creative agency with 25 offices around the world.