Aston University

Aston University

Accounts Receivable Manager (0788B-23)

Accounts Receivable Manager Finance Department Location: Aston University Main Campus

Salary: £37,099 to £44,263 per annum Grade: Grade 08 Contract Type: Permanent

Basis: Full Time Closing Date: 23.59 hours GMT on Monday 20 November 2023 Interview Date: To be confirmed Reference: 0788B-23 Release Date: Monday 13 November 2023

Aston University is a thriving HE institution in the heart of Birmingham.

Financial Operations manages the day-to-day financial transactions of the University and supports budget holders across the institution to maintain financial control.

Reporting to the Financial Operations Manager, the Accounts Receivable (AR) Manager will be responsible for the operational activities of the AR function. This includes managing the AR team and all the tasks required to deliver a high-quality AR service to all stakeholders.

This is a great opportunity to lead a dynamic team and be part of the wider finance team supporting the University, with opportunities to develop finance leadership and team management skills.

The AR Manager will manage the entire process of collecting payments from customers ensuring that the front facing teams (Credit Control and Cashiering) provide an efficient response to queries received from all stakeholders including students, conference delegates and other stakeholders of the service provided by the teams who contribute to the AR function.

The main responsibilities of the role include the management and development of the AR team members, daily management of income streams, reconciliations of ledgers across the University and ownership of KPI's and management reporting to monitor and control team performance.

Experience in management of financial accounts, cash management and credit control is essential along with strong and advanced Excel capabilities and the ability to inspire and lead a team.

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Job details


Accounts Receivable Manager (0788B-23)


Aston University


United Kingdom


November 14, 2023

Application deadline

November 20, 2023

Job type



Business and Economics

About the employer

Aston University is a leading public research university in the UK. Established in 1966, The university campus is located on a green 60 acre, self-contained site in the center of Birmingham. Aston University is an internationally acknowledged center for education and research endeavor. The university offers undergraduate, postgraduate, apprenticeship, foundation, and executive programs across disciplines. It also offers arrays of online courses. All the programs offered at the university are designed corresponding to the trends and demands of the industry and business globally.

The various faculties and schools of the university include Engineering & Applied Science, Aston Graduate School, Languages & Social Sciences, Aston Business School, Life & Health Sciences, and Aston Medical School. The team of faculty of Aston University comprises highly qualified professors as well as experts from respective industries. Modern tools and logical approaches like case studies are adopted in teaching methodologies. Besides theoretical sessions, the university gives emphasis on the practical training of students. Skill development programs are carried out to inculcate dexterity for leading-edge technologies among students.

Aston University boasts a world-class infrastructure at the campus offering the finest learning experience. There are hi-tech laboratories, libraries, studios, and IT centers, and seminar halls at the campus supporting an environment for advanced knowledge. Aston University is a hub for world-leading research initiatives. To undertake the highest quality of research, the university has established advanced research centers. 78% of the research has been evaluated ‘World-leading’ by Research Excellence Framework (REF) 2014. The university has teamed up with universities and research institutes across the world for knowledge sharing and collaborative research initiatives. Further, the university maintains partnerships with the industry for sponsored research programs.

Aston is a university of global repute. Students across the world come to study at a prestigious university. The university considers all the aspects of students. It provides counseling, medical, legal (VISA and other), and other services to students. There are indoor and outdoor sports arenas, fitness centers, swimming pools, cafeterias, banks, and other facilities at the campus.

The university offers modern accommodation facilities to students. There are various student clubs at the university that organizes sports meets, music fests, dance competitions, literary fest, art exhibitions, and other events. All these events comprise cross-disciplinary participation that helps to build team spirits among students. Aston University offers various scholarships and study loans to students so that all can have access to education beyond any financial barrier. Aston University maintains a high record of placements. Students passing from the university are recruited by leading companies with high remuneration packages.

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