Accounts Receivable Specialist - 1 Year FTC

Galway, Ireland

Production Equipment is a leading industrial distributor supplying over 90,000 products and services to customers internationally across a range of sectors. 

We are currently recruiting for an Accounts Receivable Specialist to join our finance team to ensure that all activities associated with the accounts receivable function are processed in a timely compliant and accurate matter and contribute to the overall smooth running of the finance department. 

Responsibilities of the role: 

  • Carry out billing, collection and reporting activities according to specific deadlines
  • Perform account reconciliations
  • Monitor customer accounts for non-payments, delayed payments and other irregularities
  • Research and resolve customer queries and payment discrepancies
  • Generate aged analysis metrics and review AR aging to ensure compliance
  • Maintain accounts receivable customer master data files
  • Follow established procedures for processing bank receipts, cash, credit card payments, etc
  • Communicate with customers via phone, email, mail or personally
  • Assist with month-end closing process
  • Other duties as requested from time to time


  • Minimum 2 years experience in a similar role
  • Part qualified accountant / accounts technician (desirable, not essential)
  • Solid understanding of bookkeeping principles
  • Hands-on experience with MS Office and ERP software (SAP or equivalent)
  • High level of accuracy and attention to detail
  • Data entry skills along with strong numerical capabilities
  • Excellent communication, research, problem-solving, and time management skills
  • Strong team player, with ability to work on own initiative
  • Ability to prioritise and manage several tasks simultaneously

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