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Accounts Controller

Location: North Shields

Salary: £23,000

Job Type: Permanent

Job ID: 166929

NRG is working exclusively with our global client, Formica Group, who are world leaders in the construction industry, with an opportunity for a French speaking Accounts Controller to join their AP/AR Finance team in their European Headquarters based in North Shields.


This will be a hands on role in which you will be responsible for carrying out a range of duties to manage the Accounts Receivable and Payable functions for their France division.



Accounts Receivable

  • Issuing invoices to customers and releasing orders

  • Accurate Cash Allocation of incoming funds & management of failed collections

  • Forecasting expected cash income over a 5 week period

  • Releasing invoices for orders shipped & producing a daily goods released not invoiced report

  • Collections Management - follow up with customers for overdue payments

  • Dispute Management - working with CSD for complaint resolution

  • Aged Item Resolution - collection / resolution of all overdue items

  • Dealing with email queries and escalations professionally

Accounts Payable

  • Invoice Processing – Basware / BPCS / LX systems

  • Transferring invoices ready for payment

  • Creation of new suppliers

  • Intrastat and VAT reporting

  • Failed payment management

  • Administration duties such as post, archiving and filing

Expense Management

  • Daily review of expense submissions

  • Ensuring the correct assignment of expense items and receipts


About You

  • You will ideally be fluent in French, as this role requires you to communicate amongst French customers, suppliers and colleagues in Europe.

  • Have sound experience of working in accounts receivable & payable roles

  • Possess a positive outlook and energy towards your work being able to thrive in a busy environment


If you’d like to have a confidential chat to find out more about this role, please contact Aimie Crozier on 0191 260 4404 or aimiecrozier@nrgplc.com.