Accounts Administrator
Bureau Veritas
Greater Manchester, United Kingdom
2d ago

Bureau Veritas is a global leader in Testing, Inspection and Certification (TIC) , delivering high quality services to help clients meet the growing challenges of quality, safety, environmental protection and social responsibility.

Since 1828 we offer innovative solutions that go beyond simple compliance with regulations and standards , reducing risk, improving performance and promoting sustainable development.

Our core values include integrity and ethics , impartiality, customer focus and safety at work and are Top Employer for the seventh consecutive year.


Ready to kick-start your career in Finance? Bureau Veritas are recruiting for an Accounts Administrator to join their busy billing team.

A multi-faceted organisation operating across numerous sites to deliver a wide variety of solutions to clients, Bureau Veritas delivers Testing, Inspection and Certification services to some of the biggest household names.

This is a great opportunity to hone your skills, combining supported study with practical learning in a fast-paced environment that is anything but mundane.


Keen to learn, you will combine commercial acumen with the initiative needed to work as part of a busy finance team. Responsibilities include :

  • Generate accurate invoices using the in-house application, ensure invoices are raised with PO’s and against correct clients addresses to minimise credit notes associated with incorrect invoicing
  • Update existing invoicing reconciliations and payment schedules / invoicing grids
  • Customer liaison follow up, queries or questions re invoicing, contracts or PO numbers.
  • Resolve queries & assist on collection from third party clients for the divisions using both telephone contact and written correspondence
  • Manage the assigned debt in query using varied techniques to improve the ageing profile and minimise the cost implication associated with bad debt provisions
  • Liaise with credit control regarding disputed debts on a regular basis to ensure prompt resolution
  • Be a single point of contact for the business stakeholders and monitor all live queries
  • Assist Line Manager and business stakeholders to help prioritise the queries resolution by aged & value
  • Communicate with business stakeholders regarding up-coming bad debt provision risk
  • Create new contracts and amend existing contracts following company procedures and manage contracts responsible for data accuracy
  • Responsible for closing contracts which are finished
  • Assist finance department in the preparation of weekly reports and related reports as assigned
  • Candidate requirements include :

  • 5 GCSE or equivalent Grades A-C (including maths and English)
  • Proficient in IT (Microsoft Office)
  • Proven attention to detail and excellent organisation skills
  • Excellent communication / interpersonal skills
  • Flexibility to deal with multiple priorities
  • Able to work under tight deadlines.

    Employing close to 66,500 employees across 140 locations worldwide, only Bureau Veritas can offer :

  • Structured development programmes to help you fulfil your potential, including face to face and e-learning programmes
  • The opportunity to contribute towards delivering excellence for high profile clients, including some of the world’s most recognised brands
  • A long list of awards recognition including Top Employer four years in a row and continued success in the RoSPA Occupational Health and Safety Awards
  • Plus :

  • Comprehensive financial package including competitive salary and allowances, defined contribution pension, 25 days holiday plus Bank Holidays, various insurances including Private Health Insurance and other flexible benefits to suit individual requirements
  • Please be aware that all roles within Bureau Veritas UK&I may require a DBS, Credit or Security Clearance Check.

    Bureau Veritas is an equal opportunity employer. No job applicant or employee shall receive less favourable treatment because of their gender, marital or civil partnership status, sexual orientation, colour, race, ethnic origin, religion, disability or age.

    Bureau Veritas operates a strict Code of Ethics that ensures the proper conduct of our day-to-day business.

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