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Account Receivable & Collection Accountant


Job Type: Permanent
Salary: €35,000 - €45,000
Job Reference: OGKSARCA
Posted: September 5, 2019

Oaklands Global is currently recruiting for an Account Receivable & Collection Accountant on behalf of one of their global leading aviation clients based in Paris.  The role will be working directly with the Finance Manager, the GM and other people with high positions within the group to solve difficult situations, get the right tone with account owners to make them pay and stay on good terms.


  • Post Payments against Customer Invoices as received
  • Issuance of misc invoices and credit memos
  • Preparation and issuance of credit memos
  • Resolution of customers disputes with support of the GM and FM
  • Issuance of proforma invoices
  • Management of AR balances, collections, reminders and contact with customers
  • Intra/intercompany reconciliations
  • Determination of the doubtful accounts and bad debt reserve
  • Declarations of claims, communications with the lawyers
  • Support the valuation of the work in progress
  • Management of customers settings (VAT codes, credit limits etc)
  • Management of the letters of credit (2 customers)
  • Accounting management of transactions related to warranty
  • Expedition & classification of the invoices
  • Assist with monthly and quarterly financial close


  • Fluent (or almost) in English and French
  • Good analytical skills and accounting background
  • Proficient with Microsoft Excel (VLOOKUP, SUMIF, Pivot Table etc)
  • Some experience with SAP would be appreciated
  • Must be proactive, dynamic and adaptable

Why work with Oaklands Global?

Oaklands Global has over 50 years combined experience supporting candidates at all levels to help identify and secure their next position. At Oaklands Global we manage all applications with the upmost professionalism and confidentiality.

If the above opportunity is of interest to you, please apply today to Kathryn Sainsbury in confidence.

Whether your profile is shortlisted to the next step of the application process or not, we will keep you informed by telephone or by email.

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