Finance Administrator

We are looking for a conscientious, hard-working Finance Administrator to join our Finance Team based in Kensington, on a full time basis.

We are excited to offer a full time position within our Finance Team based in our Kensington Location. We are looking for a conscientious, hard-working person who is able to work well towards individual deadlines, and who also enjoys working as part of a team; helping others when and if they are able. 

This is a full time post, consisting of 40 hours per week, Monday — Friday. Usual hours of work are between 9am — 6pm with a 1 hour lunch break. 

The successful candidate will work with the Finance Team and report directly to the Finance Manager. 

Main duties and responsibilities:

  • Collection of cash from individual patients and resolution of account queries to specified timescales, in order to achieve cash collection targets 
  • To work closely with the various Admin teams in all clinics to ensure they are adhering to the Credit Control Process and achieving cash collection targets 
  • Resolve customer/​patient queries and maintain regular customer contact by phone and e‑mail.
  • Ensure appropriate contact is made at the earliest possible stage on overdue debts in accordance with the Credit Control Process 
  • Use initiative and imagination to achieve targeted results, while promoting customer goodwill 
  • Work with a minimum of supervision on collection of overdue accounts 
  • To plan, organise and manage own workload to ensure your contribution to the company’s monthly financial reporting process is achieved in a timely and accurate manner 
  • Accurate remittance entry and reconciliation of group and patient accounts 
  • Data entry with speed and accuracy 
  • Cover for group insurance account collection and reporting 
  • Ad hoc Credit control tasks 
  • Recording and reconciling all monies received during the month 
  • Filing of all invoice remittances 
  • Ensuring that financial information is processed in accordance with company procedures and processes 
  • To attend finance meetings and document key information and decisions as required 
  • To build and develop relationships with main insurance companies 
  • To input accounting data into the accounting system with speed and accuracy 
  • To be able to work in a busy office environment, demanding high levels of concentration while inputting, checking and making calculations, while also coping with frequent interruptions, e.g. responding to staff and patient enquires 
  • To identify and resolve errors and discrepancies 
  • To observe and maintain client confidentiality 
  • To attend staff meetings and company events as required 
  • To engage in the monthly review process with the Finance Manager 
  • Any other duties which may be required and agreed with the Company

Required Skills:

  • High standard of both verbal and written English essential 
  • Professional , articulate, friendly and approachable behaviour essential as a large portion of time will be spent dealing with the general public 
  • An ability to self motivate, organise and prioritise own workload 
  • Excellent attention to detail 
  • Strong organisational skills 
  • An understanding, acceptance and adherence to the need for strict confidentiality. 
  • A good understanding of MS Outlook, Word and Excel 

Desirable Qualities:

  • A team player 
  • Able to work well under pressure 
  • Flexible
  • Enthusiastic
  • Motivated and focused 

To apply for this role please send your CV, covering letter and references to Recruitment with the subject line Application: Finance Administrator’.