An Accounts Receivable Officer makes sure a business or organisation receives payments for products or services they have provided. You’ll be part of a larger accounting department and your role might involve generating invoices, processing payments received and issuing receipts. Accounts Receivable Officers maintain customer accounts and may have to prepare financial reports when required.
An Accounts Receivable Officer needs to be highly organised. You’ll be working with several clients at once so you’ll need to be able to multitask. It’s important that you have good attention to detail and can communicate any issues to relevant members of your team. An Accounts Receivable Officer needs to have a strong understanding of their company’s financial procedures and should be able to work with current financial software.
There are 2 courses available for people who want to become a Accounts Receivable Officer.