Senior Accounts Receivable Advisor Ref: 10491

School/department: Finance
Hours: Full time hours considered up to 36.5 hours per week. Requests for flexible working options will be considered (subject to business need). This position is hybrid working and you will be expected to work 2 days in the office and once a month you will be located in our Student Centre on campus
Location: Brighton, United Kingdom
Contract: fixed term until 30th November 2024
Reference: 10491
Salary: starting at £27,131 to £31,411 per annum, pro rata if part time
Placed on: 19 December 2022
Closing date: 26 January 2023. Applications must be received by midnight of the closing date.
Expected Interview date: to be confirmed
Expected start date: asap

Job description

  • The University is seeking to appoint an experienced Senior Accounts Receivable Adviser to manage a portfolio of accounts with responsibility for the collection of overdue debts from students, ex-students and commercial debtors. 
  • The successful applicant will manage their own accounts and be part of the wider Financial Operations Department which has responsibility for customer facing finance activities.
  • They should be experienced in credit control processes for commercial and individual debtors.  They should possess strong communication and decision-making skills, have experience of working with high volumes of accounts and be able to organize and prioritize their work in an environment where working with competing demand and deadlines is crucial.

Please contact Dawn Buck at for informal enquiries.

The University of Sussex values the diversity of its staff and students and we welcome applicants from all backgrounds.

You can find out more about our values and our EDI Strategy,  Inclusive Sussex, on our webpages.

Download job description and person specification Ref: 10491 [PDF 159.57KB]

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How to apply

Download our professional services application form - Dec 2020 [DOC 203.00KB] and Personal Details and Equal Opportunities Form [DOC 119.50KB] and fill in all sections.

You must email your completed application, and personal details and equal opportunities form, to

You should attach your application form and all documents to the email in PDF format (we are unable to accept applications as or .pages) and use the format job reference number / job title / your name in the subject line.

You can also send your application by post to Human Resources Division, Sussex House, University of Sussex, Falmer, Brighton, BN1 9RH.

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